The Maritime Institute of Malaysia (MIMA) is a policy research institute set up by the Malaysian Government to look into matters relating to Malaysia’s interest at sea, and to serve as a national focal point for research in the maritime sector. Established in 1993, MIMA was incorporated under the Companies Act 1965, as a company limited by guarantee and not having a share capital, with its own Board of Directors.

the Maritime Institute of Malaysia, an independent policy research institute set up by the Malaysian Government to undertake research on matters relating to Malaysia's maritime interests, invites applications for the position of RESEARCHER at the CENTRE FOR MARITIME ECONOMICS AND INDUSTRIES based in Kuala Lumpur.

Job Responsibilities
  • Undertake policy research on issues related to the maritime industry
  • Produce research papers with timely, relevant and implementable recommendations that can be useful to policymakers
  • Publish commentaries, articles, papers and other types of publications on issues related to the maritime industry
  • Compile database of statistics and information related to the maritime industry
  • Monitor and analyse issues, trends and developments in the maritime industry and related fields
  • Organise events such as stakeholder meetings, forums, seminars, conferences and workshops
  • Establish and foster relationships with regulatory agencies, industry players and other relevant parties in the maritime industry.

  • Master in Maritime Studies, Business Administration, Economics, International Business, Management, Statistics, or related fields
  • Minimum five years working experience, preferably in a research environment or in the maritime industry
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English and Bahasa Melayu
  • Good analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work under pressure and within tight deadlines
  • Good at building, maintaining and enhancing networking
  • Computer savvy
Kindly submit your application, together with a detailed curriculum vitae, current and expected salary, and a recent photograph, by 19 July 2012 to:

Director of Administration and Finance
Maritime Institute of Malaysia
Unit B-06-08, Megan Avenue II
No. 12, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng
50450 Kuala Lumpur

Or emailed to:

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified

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