General Manager

General Manager

Faculty/Department: SDG Secretariat Office

Campus: Kuala Lumpur

Direct Reporting line to Vice President, UCSI Group


Principal objective of the Assignment

The UCSI Group SDG Secretariat has the principal objective to develop the Sustainability and SDG Roadmap and its horizontal and vertical coordination and implementation within UCSI Group, and to process and engage with stakeholders to support in their functions, in promoting and implementation of the Agenda.

Deliverables and Outputs

  • Support the development and monitoring of the sustainability practices and SDG Roadmap, including potentially the integration of a strategy for smooth implementation;
  • Support the development and implementation of a stakeholder engagement plan, including organization of engagement activities including workshops and other events related to the Agenda;
  • Serve as liaison between the SDG Secretariat and different stakeholders, including Government entities and external organisations at all levels;
  • Monitor horizontal integration of SDGs into the University and all the Group subsidiaries;
  • Provide regular updates on SDG progress, including outcomes of SDG initiatives and activities;
  • Draft policy briefs, speeches, presentations and other documents as required;
  • Provide technical advice and act as resource person to the SDG Steering Committee.
  • Ensure financial sustainability of the Secretariat Office.

Provision of Monitoring and Progress Control

The Executive Director will report directly to the Vice President of UCSI Group and when needed, she/he will be required to provide update to the management on progresses of various plans and initiatives.


  • At minimum, Master’s Degree in Economics, Development, Political Science or related fields.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in SDG development related activities, advisory role on effective development cooperation, politics, governance, project/programme management, and capacity development;
  • Experience in managing multi-stakeholder engagement;
  • Experience in carrying out research and preparing policy briefs;
  • Prior experience with government, UN agencies and other international organisations is desirable; 
  • Strong English and Malay language proficiency.

Deadline: 31 Jan 2023 | Last Update: 17 Dec 2022

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