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Director’s Executive Assistant & Internal Communications Officer, Malaysia MAL-1277
East Asia
Country / Territory
Kuala Lumpur
Corporate Headquarters
Job Category
Administration, PA & Secretarial
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade H
Vacancy Description
Salary: Payband H (min MYR 2.884 gross monthly salary / Contract: 4 months fixed term contract/ Location: Kuala Lumpur/ Closing Date: 29 August 2017 (23:59 UK Time)

Director’s Executive Assistant & Internal Communications Officer

We are looking to recruit for the post of Director’s Executive Assistant & Internal Communications Officer. You will work as an executive in supporting the Director Malaysia and other departments to effectively communicate information about key British Council activities to a range of internal and external stakeholders. You will also be responsible for executive support for the country director.


You will be based in the Kuala Lumpur centre and will be responsible for the executive support for the Director Malaysia and communication of key information to British Council Malaysia staff and the wider BC network.You will work closely with colleagues to ensure this message is disseminated to key stakeholders. You are also expected to organise and coordinate occasional regional visits and events held in the Kuala Lumpur office or across Malaysia.


In this role, you will have the opportunity to work in a multicultural and international organisation; which believes in and works hard to share its core values, such as equality and diversity.


To be successful, you will have a university degree and at least 3 years’ experience of working in communications and administration.


In return, the British Council offers an international working environment and growth prospects for the future as part of a rapidly expanding organisation. In your application, please include evidence of the relevant experience which you possess, matched against the criteria listed in the Role Profile and Person Specification for this post.


For further information please see Role Profile and British Council Generic Behaviours. 


In our commitment to promote EDI (Equality, Diversity & Inclusion), if you are using our CV upload function to apply - kindly note that we are not interested in collecting any information that is irrelevant to the job such as marital status, age, photograph, etc.

If you prefer to use the British Council application form to apply, kindly download the respective form here:
External candidates -
External Application form.doc
Internal candidates - Internal Application form.doc

Malaysia Operations

The vision of British Council Malaysia is to support UK education organisations to work ever more deeply with Malaysia, across all sectors, be the top provider of high-quality services to support the teaching, learning and assessment of English in Malaysia and to build new audiences for UK creativity. This can be achieved by building capacity, developing audiences, showcasing UK creative excellence, strengthening our position as the top provider of high-quality English training, teaching and assessment and to position the UK as Malaysia’s preferred partner across all aspects of Education.


Start Date: As soon as possible

If you are interested in applying and feel that you are suitable for the role, please apply before 29 August 2017 (23:59 UK Time).

For any queries related to this job, please email EA.Recruitment@britishcouncil.org.sg and the East Asia Recruitment Team will aim to respond as quickly as possible.

If you are an internal candidate, please remember to include the full version of your most recent end-of-year-record of performance and confirm when the system prompts you to, that you have discussed the application with your line manager.


Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to try and avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.


The British Council is a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record checks, in line with legal requirements.