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ERIA is a leading international research institution where top economists work together and conduct research to develop practical policy recommendations for economic integration among the economies of ASEAN and East Asia. ERIA provides great opportunities for staff to tackle and study a broad range of subjects and meet academic and non-academic interests.

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Director of Healthcare Services

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is a unique and leading international organisation where high-grade economists work together and conduct economic and/or policy studies to derive practical policy recommendations. ERIA provides many opportunities to tackle a broad range of subjects and meet academic/non-academic interests.

ERIA launched the Project on the Development of Healthcare Services Collaboration Platform to Realize the Asia Health and Human Well-Being Initiative (‘the Project’), aiming for setting up an organizational basis to implement international cooperative projects and build a network among public, private, and academic sectors in the field of medical and healthcare services in Asia since April 2020. The Project is a part of the actions under the Asia Health and Wellbeing Initiative (AHWIN) led by the government of Japan (please refer to this page) and more focusing on exploring the challenges and providing policy recommendations in setting up the organisational basis in Asia, particularly in India, Philippines and Viet Nam.

In order to achieve the purpose of the Project, ERIA critically needs an expert who has relevant expertise and can closely collaborate with the experts on medical and healthcare services in India, Philippines, and Viet Nam.

ERIA is pleased to open the following full-time position for a senior staff through an open-call selection process:

Director of Healthcare Services

Job Duties

Under broad direction of the President and other senior management officials:

  1. Undertake study on identifying challenges and measures to establish the organizational basis to promote international collaborative projects aiming for the promotion of healthcare-related business in India, Philippines and Viet Nam and draw up a report on the study including policy recommendations in collaboration with counterparts in India, Philippines and Viet Nam.
  2. Liaise with governments, business representatives, and international organisations in East Asia and beyond.
  3. Attend meetings and symposia and represent ERIA as needed.
  4. Give lectures to the government officials related business circles and others as required.
  5. Supervise subordinate staffs who work for the Project as needed.
  6. Perform other related duties as assigned by the ERIA President and/or other senior management officials, particularly on other topics related to healthcare in general.

Qualifications 

  1. Education and experience
  • Master’s degree or PhD in health, social, or management science relevant to the position, such as, but not limited to, Public Health, Health Systems, Health Economics, Sociology, Gerontology, Public Management or other related fields.
  • Experience in the above fields or equivalent that can be proven by the record of articles published in professional or academic journals, edited volumes, and/or other major publications.
  • Knowledge of and research experience in Southeast Asia, East Asia, and South Asia are strongly preferred.
  • Working experience as a civil servant and/or at any international organization would be an asset.
  1. Language requirements
  • High proficiency in oral and written English.
  • Knowledge of official languages of Philippines and Viet Nam would be an asset.
  1. Nationality
  • Any nationality can be accepted, but a citizen of India, Philippines, or Viet Nam would be preferable.

Working Conditions

  1. Salary and benefits: Depending on the candidate’s degree and experience.
  2. Term: 2 or 3-year fixed-term appointment in principle, with a probationary period of 6 months, renewable upon reappointment by the President, depending on performance and continuation of the project.
  3. Working location: ERIA Annex Office, Sentral Senayan II, 5th & 6th Floors, Jl. Asia Afrika No. 8, Gelora Bung Karno – Senayan, Jakarta Pusat 10270, Indonesia

How to Apply

Send a full resume and a one-page motivation letter to [email protected] as soon as possible. The motivation letter should describe your professional competence, your knowledge and interests about ERIA, and why you would be a good candidate for the job. Please write ‘Application for  Director of Healthcare Services’ in the subject field. ERIA only accepts applications submitted through this mail address.

Entry on duty: as soon as possible

Deadline for application: Until the position is filled.

Please note that ERIA does not charge fees at any stage of our recruitment process. If you have questions in this respect, please feel free to contact us at [email protected]

         

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Coordinating Officer

 Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of management staffs of the ERIA, especially the Deputy Director General (ERIA Representative to ASEAN), and the Policy Design Department of the ERIA, the coordination officer will perform the following activities, but not be limited to:

  1. Devising and maintaining office systems, including data management and filing
  2. Screening phone calls, inquiries and requests, and handling them when appropriate
  3. Organizing and maintaining schedule of relative officials of ERIA and making appointments
  4. Arranging meetings and greetings for visitors at all levels of seniority
  5. Taking dictation and minutes of meetings
  6. Dealing with incoming email, faxes, and post, often corresponding on behalf of the manager
  7. Arranging travel, visas, and accommodation as well as, occasionally, travelling with the manager to take notes or dictation at meetings or to provide general assistance during presentations
  8. Responsible for a part of accounts and budgets
  9. Taking on some of the manager's responsibilities and working more closely with management
  10. Being involved in decision-making processes
  11. Striving to understand ERIA’s research fields and ERIA itself to communicate with outsiders, especially officials of the ASEAN Secretariat and relative organisations in the region

Education

  • Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Economics)
  • Strong academic record

Qualifications

More than 2 years of work experience (i.e. Business, Administration, Management)

Requirements/Competencies

  • Female/Male
  • Max 40 years old
  • Honesty and reliability
  • Discretion and an understanding of confidentiality issues
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English
  • Flexibility and adaptability to juggle a range of different tasks and to work extra hours to meet deadlines
  • Ability to undertake simultaneous tasks
  • Organised
  • Proactive
  • Comfort working both independently and collectively in a team with the other ERIA officials
  • Ability to cooperate and communicate with officials of the ASEAN Secretariat, Mission of AMS and dialogue partners to ASEAN, related organisations in the region, and policymakers

Working Location

Office will be provided at the ERIA Headquarters in the Heritage Building of the ASEAN Secretariat after its /uploads/media/Career-Opportunities/2020-February-ERIA-Coordination-Officer-Vacancy.pdfrenovation. During the renovation, the office is the ERIA Annex Office.

Address:

(Headquarters) The ASEAN Secretariat, 70A, Jl Sisingamangaraja, Jakarta Selatan 12110, (Annex Office) Sentral Senayan II 5-6th Floors, Jl Asia Afrika No 8, Gelora Bung Karno, Senayan, Jakarta Pusat 10270

How to Apply

Send a full resume, a one-page motivation letter, and a writing sample that best reflects your ability to [email protected] as soon as possible. The motivation letter should describe your professional competence, your knowledge and interests about ERIA, and why you would be a good candidate for the job. Please write ‘Application for  Coordination Officer’ in the subject field. ERIA only accepts applications submitted through this mail address.

Entry on duty: as soon as possible

Deadline for application: Until the Position is filled.

Please note that ERIA does not charge fees at any stage of our recruitment process. If you have questions in this respect, please feel free to contact us at [email protected]. For additional information, please refer to ERIA’s website: Coordination Officer

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Research Associate

Job Duties

 Under the direct supervision of research staffs, the successful candidates will perform a wide range of research-related activities, especially, but not limited to, the following activities:

  1. Conduct literature searches on specified topics as requested.
  2. Assist researchers in maintaining databases and coordinate with statistical agencies.
  3. Provide statistical analysis as requested.
  4. Organise and attend meetings/conferences related to research activities.
  5. Provide research-related work which includes writing and/or editing research reports and documents.
  6. Perform other research activities as necessary.

Qualifications

  1. Education and experience
    1. Master’s degree in Economics, Development Economics, Statistics, and/or other related fields; or Undergraduate degree in Economics Development Economics, Statistics, and/or other related fields preferably with at least two years of relevant experience.
    2. Strong academic record.
  2. Key competencies
    1. Training and/or experience in conducting quantitative research work.
    2. Essential skills in using some databases, such as Econlit, CEIC, WITS, etc.
    3. Essential skills in using some statistical or programming software packages, especially STATA.
    4. Capacity to adapt and take initiatives and ability to undertake simultaneous tasks. 
    5. Ability to cooperate and communicate with academics and policymakers in the region.
    6. Excellent communication and writing skills in English.
    7. Comfort working both independently and collectively in a team with the other ERIA staffs.
  3. Appointment Condition
    1. Competitive remuneration with health benefits
    2. Local hire

Working Location

The office will be provided at the ERIA Annex Office.

How to Apply

Send a full resume with a one-page description of study interests with their relevance to policy, a list of publications, as well as a sample paper that best reflects the candidate’s ability to [email protected] as soon as possible. When you email us, please write 'application for research associate' in the subject field. ERIA only accepts applications submitted through this mail address.

Entry on duty: As soon as possible

Deadline for application: Until the position is filled.

Note: ERIA does not charge fees at any stage of our recruitment process. Send your questions, if any, to [email protected]. For additional information, refer to the ERIA website.

2020 Recruitment for Research Associate

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