Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Program Coordinator (AANZFTA Support Unit)

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Job Description

AECSP is a multi-stakeholder initiative with complex sectoral implementation plans and follows the results-based approach in its management. As such, Project Management, monitoring and systematically reporting on progress and achievements are critical for keeping a diverse range of stakeholders involved and informed. Working within relevant lines of reporting, the Program Coordinator shall serve as the ASU focal point for supporting ASEAN Secretariat and AANZFTA Parties in the implementation of the ECWP. The Program Coordinator will have the following main responsibilities: 1. Oversee the programming, Design, implementation, monitoring and review of AECSP resources, under the direction of the FJC and EC-SC, and in Coordination with the AECSP Advisor, the Assistant Director Programme Coordination and Project Management Division (PCPMD), and other relevant divisions at the ASEAN Secretariat; 2. Coordinating with the AECSP Advisor to plan, direct and monitor the operation of the AECSP Support Unit (ASU) to implement AECSP; 3. Supervise the performance of ASU staff; 4. Provide inputs to FJC, EC-SC and AANZFTA subsidiary bodies in the strategic development and implementation of the annual Economic Cooperation Work Programme (ECWP); 5. Provide technical inputs and Capacity Building support to the FJC and its subsidiary bodies on AANZFTA ECWP related matters; 6. Serve as resource person/provide advice and technical assistance, as appropriate, on implementation-related issues/problems; 7. Liaise with other stakeholders, institutions and other relevant divisions of the ASEAN Secretariat; and 8. Perform other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the AECSP Adviser, FJC and EC-SC.
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