Vacancy Announcement: KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT ADVISOR

THE ASEAN SECRETARIAT INVITES ALL CANDIDATES TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING VACANCY: KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT ADVISOR Tasks and Activities Under the overall guidance of the Deputy Secretary-General for Community and Corporate Affairs Department (DSG CCAD) and direct supervision of the Director of Corporate Affairs Directorate (DIR CAD), the Knowledge Management Advisor is part of the KM Core Team. KM Advisor will be responsible for fostering and managing relations with both the internal and external stakeholders on the knowledge and document management services, as well as advising ASEC in matters related KM as necessary. The KM Advisor shall perform the following tasks: KM Capacity Building Work closely with the KM Core Team to ensure that the systems are mainstreamed throughout ASEC in systematic and appropriate process; Provide training and coaching to the KM Core Team members on strategic KM framework and standards so that ASEC is able to achieve and maintain KM maturity level; Help promote knowledge sharing across all ASEC Departments; Liaise with KM Function Team, staff members and stakeholders to ensure that KDMS will be fully utilized; Provide policy advice related to KM; Provide inputs and support in the design and delivery of KM training programmes; Identify, analyze and prepare risk mitigation plan and manage anticipated resistance; KM Policy and Strategy Development Lead the development of corporate KM policy and document management sharing; Provide substantive inputs to shape the development of KM strategy, standard and tools; Contribute to relevant knowledge exchanges to promote KM objectives; In collaboration with Information Technology and System Division (ITSD) and the to-be-selected consultancy firm, provide inputs in the design, architecture, and creation of essential...

Tender Announcement – “Development of Financial Literacy Programmes for Growing Micro Enterprises” project

Needs and Objectives The goal of this project is to improve the financial literacy of micro-enterprises in order to increase the potential for growth and support their participation in the local economy. The project aims to establish a dataset for CLMV governments to promote financial literacy programmes to micro enterprises, and suggest approaches that would enable them to make informed, evidence based policy choices to improve financial literacy for micro-enterprises. Scope of Services The consultancy will be undertaken over a continuous effective period of 11 calendar months with approximately 50 person weeks. Work will commence immediately after contract signing. Qualifications In its proposal the bidder should demonstrate experience in: In-depth knowledge and proven experience in financial literacy core concepts; Extensive and relevant work experience in financial literacy, strengthening financial management in CLMV countries; Experience in working with business associations, preferably in CLMV countries; Experience in the analysis, design, implementation and evaluation of financial literacy strengthening/capacity building programmes; Proven track record in data collection and analysis; Proven experience in facilitating discussions/consultations; Extensive knowledge and experience in project development; and Proven skills in report writing and conversing in English. Bidding Interested consulting firms are invited to submit a proposal in response to these Terms of Reference. This proposal should be in two parts: Technical and Financial components. The Technical component should present the following information: A brief discussion indicating the bidder’s understanding of the needs of the project; A brief analysis of key issues; A methodological discussion of how the bidder proposes to address those needs including assessment of key issues, analytical strategies that will underlie the project, specific techniques to...

TENDER ANNOUNCEMENT: ASEAN Capacity Building Roadmap for Consumer Protection 2019 – 2025

Needs and Objectives The project aims to develop an ASEAN regional capacity building plan for consumer protection based on needs assessment under the ASAPCP 2025 as well as national priorities. The ASEAN regional capacity building plan will strengthen consumer protection regimes in the AMS as well as help ACCP and AMS in promoting awareness and garnering support for ASEAN’s consumer protection capacity development agenda. Scope of Services The consultancy will be undertaken over a continuous effective period of approximately seven (7) calendar months with approximately 60 days of professional services. Work will commence immediately after contract signing. Qualifications In its proposal the Consultant should demonstrate: Extensive knowledge in consumer rights, enforcement of consumer laws, and consumer demands for safe and sustainable consumption practices as well as current and emerging consumer concerns and related issues; Substantial work experience in the field of consumer protection preferably in ASEAN and AMS; Proven track record in assisting countries in establishing and enhancing their consumer protection programs and related initiatives; Extensive experience in the conduct of capacity and training needs assessment and design of capacity building programs; Research and survey design expertise; Thorough understanding of ASEAN and ASEC procedures is needed and willingness to adapt is required. Familiarity and having extensive professional contacts with consumer protection agencies in AMS; Familiarity with the prevailing condition and environment, particularly in consumer protection, in AMS; and English proficiency and good report writing skills are prerequisites Bidding Interested Consultant/Consulting team are invited to submit a proposal in response to these Terms of Reference. This proposal should be in two parts: Technical and Financial components. The Technical component should...

TENDER ANNOUNCEMENT: Development of Framework for Improving ASEAN Infrastructure Productivity

Needs and Objectives The goal of the project is to promote and improve infrastructure productivity in ASEAN. As a result of this project, it is expected that the stakeholders and beneficiaries mentioned above will have a better understanding of approaches in conducting diagnostics of infrastructure productivity and more capable to make informed, evidence-based policy choices towards improved infrastructure productivity. Scope of Services The consultancy will be undertaken over a continuous effective period of twelve (12) calendar months with approximately 76 person weeks of professional services. Work will commence immediately after contract signing. Qualifications In its proposal the bidder/bidding team should demonstrate: Thorough understanding and in-depth knowledge of ASEAN, ASEAN Community and ASEAN Connectivity; Thorough understanding of infrastructure issues, trends, and related recent developments preferably in the ASEAN context; Experience working with and having established network amongst urban planners as well as infrastructure cooperation and development stakeholders across ASEAN, including MDBs, SOEs, and/or the private sector; Proven track record in working with multi-stakeholder in a participatory manner, including with high-level government officials, bilateral and multilateral institutions, civil society and NGOs, particularly in consensus building and work plan facilitation; Proven track record in data collection and analysis on regional and global survey/research; Extensive knowledge and experience in project management; Thorough understanding of monitoring and evaluation of development projects, particularly in outcome setting and identification of performance indicators; A thorough understanding of ASEAN, ASEC and AADCP II procedures will be considered of added value. Bidding Interested consulting firms are invited to submit a proposal in response to these Terms of Reference. This proposal should be in two parts: Technical and Financial components....

Vacancy Announcement: Knowledge Management Advisor

THE ASEAN SECRETARIAT INVITES ALL CANDIDATES TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING VACANCY: KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT ADVISOR Background: The ASEAN Secretariat (ASEC) was established in February 1976 by the Foreign Ministers of ASEAN. Currently staffed with about 370 people, the mission of ASEC is to initiate, facilitate and coordinate ASEAN stakeholder collaboration in realizing the purposes and principles of ASEAN as reflected in the ASEAN Charter. ASEC is the delegated central repository of all ASEAN documents. Over the years, many documents including legal instruments, agreements, protocols, blueprints, plan of actions etc. have been adopted and concluded by ASEAN. Although there has been an accumulation of documents, no corresponding Knowledge and Document Management System has been developed to effectively and efficiently retrieve, share and distribute information/knowledge to both internal and external stakeholders. ASEC is currently in the process of designing and developing a Knowledge and Document Management System (KDMS) and establishing a KM Core Team to manage the to-be-established KDMS. The roles of KM Core Team include: Publishing and storing all approved, validated document in the system Developing KM strategy, policy and SOPs; Conducting inventory of ASEC existing information artifacts and quality control of contents in KDMS; Designing incentive and promoting the culture of knowledge sharing in ASEC; and Developing and executing overall ASEC KM strategy including transforming information into knowledge. Therefore, the ASEAN Secretariat is seeking qualified candidate to apply for the position of Knowledge Management Advisor to support its KM Core Team in carrying out their assigned tasks effectively. This position is supported by the ASEAN-Australia Development Cooperation Program Phase II (AADCP II) as part of the program’s commitment to...