AUN Programme Officer Recruitment

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Position Title: ASEAN University Network (AUN) Programme Officer
Application Deadline: 16 January 2022
Expected Start Date: Beginning of February 2022

Job Description 

The Programme Officer should take an active role within the organization and be proactive and self-reflective while under the supervision of a senior member of the AUN Secretariat. We are looking for young graduates who seek to use their writing and communication skills to help the development of higher education within the ASEAN region. We also seek young graduates who are not afraid of voicing their own ideas and initiatives that they feel are meaningful. Most of all, we are looking for someone who seeks the betterment of their colleagues as well as themselves. 
The Programme Officer is responsible for managing and overseeing a number of projects under the ASEAN University Network Secretariat and participating in various AUN activities, including policy meetings, youth flagship activities, webinars, international conferences, Quality Assurance activities, and other related projects. This role may involve progressing and monitoring a project from conception to conclusion, designing and formulating the specifications, layout working timelines, scheduling internal team meetings, and evaluating post-event details. Additionally, this position will expect extensive levels of communication with stakeholders inside and outside the AUN umbrella as persons-in-charge of relevant projects. 
The Programme Officer should possess the following competencies:


  • Ability to work and manage on different types of projects that require different outlooks and mindsets
  • Able to monitor a project from conception to conclusion
  • Designing and formulating specifications and proposals
  • Laying out working timelines, scheduling meetings, and evaluation
  • Highly organized and good self-management
  • Analytical and creative thinking

Writing and Communication

  • Ability to write and communicate to different types of audiences
  • Attention to detail and consistent writing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with colleagues as well as various external parties, including but not limited to academic officers from various academic institutions, international organizations, outsourced services, government representatives, etc.
  • Intercultural awareness and sensitivity

Working Hours: Monday-Thursday from 10:00 - 19:00 (GMT+7)
Salary: 30,000-33,000 THB and other benefits
Employment Type: One year contract with possibility of extension


  • Bachelor’s Degree or above 
  • Fluent in verbal and written English and Thai
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google (particularly Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and their Google equivalents)
  • Thai national 

Previous Experience

No previous work experience is required. Although experience may give you an edge, we give more value for someone with a young, fresh outlook and a personality that meshes well with the team.


  • Ability to travel abroad
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Proactive, assertive, and highly adaptable
  • Experience in photography and video editing is an advantage
  • Be able to effectively work in many environments, including remote and on-site (at the office or when hosting international activities) 
  • Proficiency in a 3rd language (Chinese, Japanese, Bahasa, etc.) is an advantage

How to Apply

  1. Submit the application via Google form by 16 January 2022. In the application form, you will need to upload the following documents:
  2. Current Resume 
  3. Cover Letter 
  4. Proof of completing your highest education degree
  5. Proof of additional qualifications/certificates (optional)
  6. English language proficiency test results (optional)


Deadline for application submission: 16 January 2022
1st Round of Exam: 22-23 January 2022
2nd Round of Exam and Interview: 31 January 2022
Final Interview: 3 February 2022

About the organization

The ASEAN University Network is an intergovernmental organization and sectoral body under ASEAN working towards the development of the ASEAN higher education sector through promoting the collaboration of the region’s leading institutions and talents.

The AUN is widely recognised as a vital mechanism for the build-up of an active and renowned ASEAN community in higher education. The network currently has 30 Member Universities within the ASEAN region, as well as over 200 affiliated ASEAN institutions and 21 universities from China, Korea, and Japan. The AUN also contains 17 Thematic Networks across ASEAN, including the ASEAN University Network - Quality Assurance (AUN-QA), all committed to various areas of higher education. With the strengths and expertise of our members, the AUN can play a major role in broadening the integration of the 10 ASEAN countries into one cohesive ASEAN Community and narrowing the development gap among them, which are the ultimate goals of ASEAN.
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Address: Office of the AUN Secretariat
17th Floor, Chaloem Rajakumari 60 Building, Chulalongkorn University, Phayathai Road, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Note: As we expect high volumes of applications, we will only contact shortlisted candidates after the application period. In the absence of any reply from us some time after the application period, please consider that your application has not been selected. This should in no way be seen as a reflection on your skills or the quality of your experience.
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