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Southeast Asia Regional Office Manager

Join our growing Southeast Asia team, based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

We are seeking an organised, dedicated and experienced Office Manager to oversee the daily office operations of our Southeast Asia Regional Office. Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, this is an exciting opportunity for someone who is committed to our values and mission to be part of our growing and busy team in our Southeast Asia office.

About the role

This post will involve management of office administration and provision of Finance, HR and IT support. The Office Manager should be an independent, motivated and well-organised person with high attention to quality and detail in order to effectively manage office and finance systems and carry out all administrative activities to ensure the smooth running of the regional office. Proforest is a growing organisation and therefore requires a dynamic and adaptive individual who can manage conflicting priorities.

Summary of responsibilities

  • Manage all day-to-day office administration and maintenance tasks
  • Organise internal and external meetings, conferences and workshops
  • Liaise closely with other Proforest offices and particularly the UK office
  • Support staff with travel arrangements and logistics 
  • Manage contracts and relationship with service providers Arrange supplies of stationery and other office consumables, and ensure maintenance of equipment
  • Implement office health and safety procedures and ensure they are observed
  • Carry out risk assessments (workstation, fire risk)
  • Manage office finance budget, including book-keeping and financial reporting

Essential requirements for the role

You will need the following qualifications and skills:

  • At least a basic university degree and/or an equivalent recognised professional qualification in a relevant discipline (e.g. business administration, accounting, financial management, etc.)
  • Min. 2 years’ experience in a similar role (office and finance administration/management)
  • Good understanding of accounting rules, experience in bookkeeping and financial reporting 
  • Computer literacy, in particular very good MS Excel skills 
  • Fluency in English and Bahasa Malaysia


The salary is commensurate with skill and experience but within the range of MYR 4,500-6,000 per month.

To apply

If you are interested and suitable in the position, please download the job description for further details.

You will need to send your CV, a cover letter and your salary history to

Application Deadline: 11 September 2015
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by 28 September 2015

Proforest is an equal opportunity employer.

Download the job description for this role. (PDF 237 KB).