THE ASEAN SECRETARIAT IN JAKARTA INVITES ASEAN NATIONALS
FROM CAMBODIA, INDONESIA, LAO PDR, MALAYSIA,
SINGAPORE, and THAILAND
TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING VACANT POST
DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR
COMMUNITY AND CORPORATE AFFAIRS
The entry into force of the ASEAN Charter on 15 December 2008 had provided new impetus to ASEAN’s integration efforts by establishing a legal and institutional framework required to achieve the ASEAN Community by 2015. The ASEAN Secretariat (ASEC) had been positively positioned to provide all the functions required to support the Community-building process effectively. This includes a structure that is aligned to the requirements of the Charter and three respective Community Blueprints, namely those for: ASEAN Political and Security Community (APSC), ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), and ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC).
Presently, ASEC has vacancy for the post of Deputy Secretary-General for Community and Corporate Affairs (DSG CCA). The duty of the DSG CCA is to lead the Community and Corporate Affairs Department of the ASEAN Secretariat (ASEC), ensuring that ASEC has in place the systems, procedures, and resources required to fulfill its mandate. DSG CCA will lead two (2) Directorates and six (6) divisions;
1. Community Affairs Development Directorate:
i. AIPA, ASEAN Foundation, AHRB & Other ASEAN Associated Entities Division
ii. Public Outreach and Civil Society Division
2. Corporate Affairs Directorate:
i. Human Resources Division
ii. Administration, Protocol & Conference Services Division
iii. Finance & Budget division
iv. Legal Services & Agreements Division
v. Information Technology Division
1. Contributing to the collective leadership of the Secretariat.
i. To model the Secretary-General’s publicly stated “core principles” in all work.
ii. To fulfil responsibilities as a member of ASEC’s Executive Committee (ExComm).
iii. To contribute to the overall strategic direction of ASEC to ensure it fulfils its mandate effectively.
iv. To represent the collective position of the ExComm to all staff
v. To liaise regularly with other Deputy Secretaries-General to ensure policy and operational consistency in the work of ASEC.
vi. To advise the Secretary-General on matters on which he requests input.
vii. To ensure the effective communication of ExComm’s decisions to staff with the Department.
2. Representing ASEAN Secretariat at external meetings relating to the mandate and priorities of ASEC.
i. To represent ASEC at senior officials and Ministerial meetings and in meetings of other key committees making policy decisions and setting the parameters for Secretariat operations.
ii. To analyse and make recommendations on matters of strategic and policy significance and provide ASEC’s inputs to the relevant meetings to facilitate decision making.
iii. To manage relevant external relationships and develop network of contacts both within ASEAN bodies and regional and international organisations to facilitate the work of ASEC
3. Establishing and maintaining appropriate governance frameworks for ASEC.
i. To provide guidance to the Directors for Community Affairs and Corporate Affairs, in implementing and establishing continuous improvement to the Community Outreach and Corporate Development Framework for ASEC
ii. To monitor compliance in the implementation of proper regulations and policies to govern Secretariat operations, particularly in relation to staffing and financial matters, as well as matters associated with the hosting of ASEC in Jakarta.