The Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) a.k.a Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok is a community-based organisation based in Jalan Pantai Baharu, Kuala Lumpur. Established in March 2011, its mission is to promote and protect human rights in Malaysia in accordance with established international human rights principles, treaties and law.

The MCCHR has two main programmes:  1) strategic litigation programme – it files a number of test cases/appeals against Court decisions to effect changes in human rights; and organises training for lawyers and law students; 2) UndiMsia! programme – this is the first-of-its-kind civic education project in Malaysia, which is aimed at increasing ownership and strengthening effective participation of Malaysian youth in the democratic process.

The MCCHR is looking for a Project Assistant to assist the MCCHR in carrying out its activities.

Job Title : Project Assistant

Start date : 2 January 2017

Duration : 1 year with the possibility of extension

Employment type : Full-time

Duty station : Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok, Kuala Lumpur

Supervisor : Project Manager

Gross Salary : RM2,300/month

Deadline for application : 10 November 2016


Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)/Project Manager (PM), the Project Assistant performs the following responsibilities:

– Provide support to the CEO/PM in the implementation of their tasks for the achievement of project results;

– Organise, coordinate and facilitate meetings, UndiMsiaChats! and other events/functions related to the project activities;

– Manage the MCCHR Resource Centre;

– Maintain and upload reports and notice of events on the blog and social media platforms;

– Update and mobilise volunteers on project activities and events;

– Make pertinent logistical arrangements for the prompt and effective implementation of project activities;

– Assist the CEO/PM to draft periodic reports and project proposals;

– Assist in drafting meeting minutes and field reports;

– Assume overall responsibility for administrative matters such as registry and maintenance of project files, records, database of volunteers, and archive of media reports;

– Assist in monitoring budget expenditures and maintain a proper record of approved project budgets and their revisions;

– Assist in preparing proposals for budget revisions and periodical budget reports as required for budget preparations and audit;

– Assist in responding to queries from donors with respect to financial aspects of the project, liaise with donor-appointed and external auditors;

– Advise and assist on all aspects of allowances, travel claims and other financial matters and calculate payments due for claims and services;

– Perform other related duties as required.


– Good knowledge and understanding of project organisation with a focus on impact and results;

– Ability to build good relationships with civil society organisations, youths and other stakeholders;Ability to implement, monitor and evaluate the development of projects and its activities;

– Ability to formulate and manage budgets, contributions and financial reporting;

– Good communication (spoken and written) skills including the ability to convey concepts both orally and in writing, in a clear and concise style;

– Team-oriented, possesses a positive and constructive attitude and works well with others;

– Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimum supervision but at the same time commitment to team building;

– Demonstrates commitment to the MCCHR’s mission, vision and values;

– Displays cultural, gender, religion, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, disabilities sensitivity and adaptability;

– Shares knowledge and experience;

– Ability to inspire and work with youths from diverse cultural and social backgrounds;

– Ability to travel to locations in Malaysia.


– University degree, with a keen interest in social/political sciences, law or other related field. Good knowledge in human rights is an advantage;

– At least two years of experience in administrative work, public administrative or other substantive area is required;

– Previous experience in developmental assistance or related work for a donor organisation, governmental institutions, NGO or private sector is desirable;

– Good knowledge of Microsoft Office;

– Fluency in both oral and written Bahasa Melayu and English is essential.

Submission Guideline

You are kindly requested to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to [email protected] by 10 November 2016. Please indicate the title of the post in your cover letter and email subject line. Only candidates who meet the qualifications and requirements for the mentioned position will be called for an interview.

The MCCHR is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.



Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) is a non-profit based in Kuala Lumpur with the mission of promoting active democratic participation and human rights awareness.

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