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Vacancy for Program Officer

We are inviting women from East Asia with relevant experience to apply for the above post.

Date of commencement of appointment: 15th July 1999.

Duties and responsibilities:

Responsible for the coordination, organising and actual implementation of Specific projects/programs of CAW. Build, strengthen, consolidate links with local, sub-regional and regional network, contacts and partner organisations. Initiate, organise training programs, campaigns and actions on issues concerning CAW and her network groups. Share in the administrative tasks in the secretariat office, whenever necessary. Help the program Coordinator to evaluate CAW's activities/ Projects.


The candidate should be from East Asia (Hong Kong, Macau, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, or China). She must have experience on women and/or workers' issues and organising in her own country. Understanding issues relating to Gender Equality and Workers. Knowledge and experience in Coordinating projects, Networking and Cooperation with Partner Organisations within Asia and internationally would be an asset. A good command over English as well as basic computer skills is essential. She is expected to travel to different countries in Asia and must have the ability to work with people from different Asian Countries.

Salary will be based on Experience. The other benefits include annual increase, medical, Employment and travel insurance, annual bonus of one month's pay, and 18 days' paid annual home leave with air ticket.

For those interested, please send resume/ Biodata with expected salary and two reference letters to CAW secretariat in Hong Kong latest by 30th March, 1999 to:

Committee for Asian Women,
Unit E, 4/F., Skyline Tower,
18 Tong Mi Road, Kowloon,
Hong Kong.

Tel: (852) 2722-6150 Fax: (852) 2369-9895 Email:

( note: CAW is shifting the secretariat to Bangkok by July 1999 and the program officer will be based in Bangkok.)