RYSE is a Malaysian research and social outreach programme. Our vision is to reduce youth unemployment and increase upward socio-economic/wealth mobility of Malaysian youth. Our mission is to expose, upskill, and support youth through entrepreneurship and employability programmes to increase their chances at upward mobility. We are currently supported by Citi Foundation and hosted in Asia School of Business.
We run entrepreneurship and employability programmes to train and to support young people who are interested in starting up their own businesses or upskill themselves to improve their employability. Research data collection is also embedded in the programmes to contribute to academic research on entrepreneurship and youth employability.
About the Team
Excellence & Meaningful Impact
Proactivity & Curiosity
Respect & Integrity
We work in ways that are:
Intentional & Reflective
About the Role
We are looking for an Programme Manager to join us on our mission to create upward mobility for Malaysian youth. Other than relevant qualifications and experiences, we need someone who shares our mission and is aligned with our core values. We are looking for someone to start immediately.
Working hours are Mondays – Fridays, 9am – 6pm. There will be an hour unpaid lunch break. Salary ranges from RM4,500 – RM5,500 per month, depending on levels of commitment and experience. No employment pension fund or insurance is included as it is a contract-based job. Insurance allowances will be provided for full-time employees.
The work base is at Asia School of Business but the Programme Manager is also expected to be independent to work remotely and maintain constant communication with the team on dates decided by management.
The Programme Manager will be overseeing, organising and executing in the functions of Programme, Research and Marketing. The person will:
Co-develop detailed project plans with the Programme and Research team to guide the team and stakeholders, aligned to the mission and vision of RYSE.
Review and revise project plans based on available resources, changing needs and requirements of the Programme and Research teams.
Develop and manage project timelines to ensure timely delivery and completion.
Co-create, review and deliver curriculum for projects.
Mentor or coach RYSE participants to achieve co-owned goals.
Measure and evaluate project performances to produce impact reports.
Compile, submit and present project status reports to management and other stakeholders.
Co-create and review marketing campaigns, social media content or marketing initiatives with the Marketing team.
Build and maintain partnerships with other organisations.
Responsible for communication of progress updates on programme implementation cross-functionally; with various organisation’s departments and / or stakeholders (i.e. school stakeholders, private sectors) in the placement region.
Be part of the recruiting process and human capital management of the RYSE Team.
Take part in promoting a company culture that encourages top performance and high morale.
Co-lead in budgeting, financial planning, reporting and auditing.
Support communication between the team and the management.
Other administrative or Programme tasks required.
**You are expected to be flexible and ready to occasionally assist with additional tasks beyond the job description.
Passionate about social impact and youth empowerment
Independent self-starter with high levels of responsibility and integrity.
Minimum 2 years of experience in teaching and/or training
Minimum 1 year of experience in managing projects or programmes
Strong stakeholder management skills; interpersonal and relationship building skills and able to work collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders.
Works well under pressure in a fast-paced and intense working environment
Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Excellent organisational skills; attention to detail; and time management skills
Good leadership qualities with the ability to provide direction
Excellent verbal and written proficiency in English and Bahasa Malaysia
Intermediate mastery of Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word
Experience in impact measurement
Experience or educational background in entrepreneurship
Have practical knowledge of budgeting, cash-flow management, and expense reporting
Experience in designing marketing visuals or managing marketing platforms
Good proficiency in Mandarin or Tamil
If interested, please send an email to email@example.com with your CV, and a cover letter highlighting why you want to join RYSE and how you can contribute.
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