Lead Coordinator, ACE – Partnership



Service Level Agreement (SLA)

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A lead coordinator supports a Programme Manager to complete projects on time and within the proposed budget. Coordinates programme schedules, resources and information and liaises with other teams members and external partners/clients to define the requirements, scope and objectives for a programme. Works closely with partners/clients to ensure the goals, objectives and aims of the projects are being met as it evolves. Leads ACE Special Projects for APEC events, UNDP Youth Co:Lab Summit and/or any other special projects tasked as when required. To support in delivering other programmes (Global Market-Fit Programme, MyStartup Hub, Strategic Global Partnerships).

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Job Requirements

  • Min Bachelor's Degree from a recognised university (any related field).
  • Min 6 to 8 years of working experience in some or all the following: programme or project management, corporate and stakeholder development, startup entrepreneurship and innovation.
  • Experience in project or programme execution and demonstrates knowledge of the business and startup ecosystem within ASEAN and International context.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work well under pressure, able to manage programmes through completion, on time and on budget.
  • Comfortable with minimal supervision but highly result-driven.
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead subordinates, manage work priorities as well as manage team relations (people-oriented).
  • Strong and clear communicator and attention to detail.
  • Willing to travel internationally and familiar with International issues/affairs.
  • Proficient in English and Bahasa
  • Possess own transport with a valid driving license
  • Ability to connect across startups, investors, corporates, partners and government agencies to deliver integrated strategy for MaGIC.
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  • Support the Programme Manager in creating a project plan which includes project schedules, milestones, tracking of project budget, due dates and any other resources required for the project.
  • Ensuring projects meet deadlines, its day-to-day work plans and arrangements.
  • Optimising and improving processes and the overall approach where necessary according to SOP and Programme governance. 
  • Identifying areas of improvement (programme design, policies & procedures) and leading the development and continuous evolution of the APEC & UNDP programme deliverables. This includes the strategic direction based on MOSTI’s input. 
  • Support the Programme Manager in liaising and coordinating with external and international parties. 
  • Assist the Programme Manager on matters related to International relations, ensuring the Malaysian impression and image as a friendly/helpful country for the startup business.
  • Conducting project review and creating detailed reports for management as required
  • Ensuring all incoming and outgoing project documentation is in line with MaGIC’s governance guidelines. 
  • Coordinate the venue, logistics, speakers and event management for all relevant programmes.
  • Assist the Programme Manager in planning and execution of various programs and projects under ACE, which includes Global Market-Fit Programme, MyStartup Hub, Strategic Global Partnerships, and other related projects. 
  • All other duties related to ACE key deliverable as assigned by Senior Manager ACE and agreed upon by the contractor.

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Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC)

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MaGIC discovers and empowers technology startups and social innovators through creativity, innovation and technology adoption, and develops a vibrant and sustainable entrepreneurship ecosystem in Malaysia. Since its inception in 2014, MaGIC has provided its community of start-ups, investors and ecosystem players with capacity building programmes, market & funding opportunities and regulatory assistance that impacted more than 100,000 aspiring and seasoned entrepreneurs with overall value creation of RM1.9 billion. As an agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), MaGIC facilitates, navigates and enables the ecosystem with the mission of strengthening Malaysia’s position as an emerging innovation nation.