Academic Position
 

1) Senior Lecturers and Lecturers (Based in Main Campus, Penang)

Responsibilities:

The appointees will be responsible for teaching, developing and coordinating the delivery of courses in one of the following areas and undertake research and publications in relevant areas.

> School of Business and Administration

   1) Finance

> School of Science and Technology

   1) Construction Management

> School of Education, Languages and Communications

  1) Early Childhood in Education
 

The Job:

  • Oversight, delivery, coordination and development of learning materials for undergraduate and postgraduate courses (ODL, OL and classroom lecture) in the prescribed fields within the School.
  • Setting of assignments and examination papers and marking schemes.
  • Recruitment, training, management and evaluation of part-time tutors.
  • Liaising and working with external examiners, writers and assessors of learning course materials.
  • Working with other support units of the University including the Registry, Library, Educational Technology and Publishing Unit in the delivery of learning and teaching.
  • Assisting the School in developing new academic programmes, enhancing delivery and learning, facilitate seminars and other projects relevant to WOU.

Requirements:

  • A minimum Master degree and preferably a PhD from an accredited University in the relevant discipline.
  • Excellent command of English and competency in Bahasa Malaysia.
  • Experience in Teacher Education and teaching, specialisation in early childhood education {*for School of Education, Languages & Communications}.
  • Experience in Open Distance Learning programmes and/or a record of research and publications would be an added advantage.

Interested applicants are invited to email us your comprehensive resume including academic certificates and a recent passport-sized photograph to hr@wou.edu.my

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


Academic Support Position

1) Manager - Quality Assurance and External Relations (Based in Main Campus, Penang)

Responsibilities:

  • Directly responsible for the coordination and management of all Quality Assurance (QA) functions of both the Online Distance Learning (ODL) and Face to Face full-time (F2F) delivery provisions of the University. 
  • Be actively involved in promoting specific programmes and serving as a training facility (in partnership with similar organisations) on QA.
  • Directing and coordinating the services for the secretariat of the Senate Committee on QA, Teaching and Learning (QATL). 
  • Provide leadership and facilitate in the development of quality assurance protocols and systems in line with internationally accepted norms.
  • Monitor and ensure the implementation of QA practices in all areas of activities in the University.
  •  Ensure compliance with conditions as laid down by regulatory bodies where appropriate.
  • Oversee the conduct and compilation of the evaluation of student performance data and development of ways to improve student performance in association with Educational Technology and the Schools.
  • Conduct on a periodical basis quality audit with a view towards strengthening the existing quality systems and practice.
  • Promote and establish collaborations with institutions locally and abroad.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree or equivalent qualifications from a recognised reputable institution.
  • Minimum 8 to 10 years related experience in a managerial position (preferably from the Higher Education Institution).
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal relationship skills and ability to work closely with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Able to carry out internal audits and other verification activities as well as ensure compliance to all aspects of Quality Assurance standards and benchmarks.
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Bahasa Malaysia.
  • Computer literate.

Interested applicants are invited to email us your comprehensive resume including academic certificates and a recent passport-sized photograph to hr@wou.edu.my

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

2) Officer - Quality Assurance (Based in Main Campus, Penang)

Responsibilities:

  • To facilitate the development, improvement and revision of Standard Operating Procedures of various departments;
  • To facilitate any continuous improvement process and assist in the preparation for external audit [eg. Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) etc];
  • To ensure the development, delivery and monitoring of programmes conform to MQA / MOHE requirements;
  • To undertake other related duties as may be assigned by the Director, and/or Management from time to time.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Degree in Business Administration or its equivalent with 2-3 years of working experience.
  • Good command of spoken and written English.
  • Computer literate especially in MS Words and Excel.

Interested applicants are invited to email us your comprehensive resume including academic certificates and a recent passport-sized photograph to hr@wou.edu.my

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


Non-Academic Position
 

1) Assistant Manager - Finance
  Work Location - To be based in Main Campus or one of our subsidiaries

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate month-end and year-end closing of accounts.
  • Review and ensure proper maintenance of accounting transactions in accordance with company and statutory requirements, regulatory guidelines and established accounting standards.
  • Review accounting transactions and ensure quality in terms of accuracy, completeness and timeliness of data input and the generation of reports.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of standard and ad-hoc management reports.
  • Support and perform monthly review on financial and business analysis required for business decision.
  • Review existing systems and procedures and implement internal controls.
  • Oversees and coordinate fixed asset and inventory process i.e. physical inventory audits.
  • Design, improve, implement and maintain computerised accounting systems.
  • Design, develop, improve, implement and maintain proper standard operating processes, policies, procedures in accordance to University governance and control requirements & conduct necessary training to end user.
  • Responsible for the consolidation of group accounts and preparation of statutory accounts.
  • Respond to audit queries from internal and external auditors.
  • Assist in financial planning, budgetary planning, cash flow planning and treasury functions.
  • Lead projects and provide consulting to management & other business partners on cross functional impacts.
     

Requirements:

  • A recognised Bachelor's degree in Finance / Accounting / ACCA / CPA or equivalent qualification.
  • A minimum of 5 years working experience in the related field.
  • Self-starter, flexible and ability to meet tight deadlines and work independently.
  • Excellent organisation skills, project management skills, leadership skills.
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Bahasa Malaysia.
  • Possess strong analytical & problem solving skill, highly motivated and result oriented.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and good internal control concepts.
  • Experience in corporate income tax is an added advantage.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Knowledge of GST is a MUST.
  • Computer literate especially in MS Office.
  • Good interpersonal skills, team player with good communication, with proven ability to partner across divisions and team members.


Applicants should be Malaysian citizens or hold relevant residence status.

Interested applicants are invited to email us your comprehensive resume including academic certificates and a recent passport-sized photograph to hr@wou.edu.my

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

2) Executive/ Sr Executive - Finance
     Work Location - To be based in Main Campus or one of our subsidiaries
 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for proper treatment and compliance of all accounting transactions and policies.
  • Work closely with business counterparts and accounting team to support business reporting model.
  • Assist in financial planning, budgetary planning, cash flow planning, treasury and control functions.
  • Setting up internal control systems, financial policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for filing of statutory, business statistics, quarterly GST, withholding tax submission and other types of returns as required by local tax and legal legislation.
  • Performing monthly financial close activities.
  • Monitoring of regional centres collection, bank collection and student refunds.
  • Responsible for Accounts Payable processing and issuance of cheques.
  • Prepare tax & audit schedules.
  • Prepare Management reports, financial & business analysis for business decision.
     

Requirements:

  • A recognised Bachelor’s degree in Finance / Accounting / ACCA / CPA or equivalent qualification.
  • A minimum of 3 to 6 years working experience in the related field.
  • Knowledge of GST is a MUST.
  • Computer literate especially in MS Office.
  • Knowledge in ERP is an added advantage.
  • Good interpersonal skills, team player with good communication, with proven ability to partner across divisions and team members.
  • Self-starter, flexible and ability to meet tight deadlines and work independently.
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Bahasa Malaysia.

Applicants should be Malaysian citizens or hold relevant residence status..

Interested applicants are invited to email us your comprehensive resume including academic certificates and a recent passport-sized photograph to hr@wou.edu.my

 

3) Officer / Executive - Finance
     Work Location - To be based in one of the subsidiaries of Wawasan Open University


Responsibilities:

  • Perform all fees collection.
  • Prepare the details weekly daily collection reports.
  • Maintain the listing for tuition fee collection and rebates.
  • Maintain the excess fee schedule.
  • Perform the supplier invoice entry.
  • Monitor the staff advance payments.
  • Maintain fixed asset register.
  • Perform bank reconciliations.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Accounting or equivalent Professional Accounting qualifications with 2 to 3 years related working experience.
  • Excellent and proven project management skill.
  • Ability to work well with all levels.
  • Knowledge of ERP system.
  • Good command of spoken and written English.
  • Computer literate especially in MS Office and other Accounting System.

Interested applicants are invited to email us your comprehensive resume including academic certificates and a recent passport-sized photograph to hr@wou.edu.my

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

4) Executive / Officer, Marketing & Admission - Johor / George Town (Penang), Cheras (Selangor) / Petaling Jaya   (Selangor)

Responsibilities:

  • Support and maintain admission, examination and student records.
  • Responsible for all aspects relating to the marketing of the University and its programmes.
  • Develop marketing plans and potential student database.
  • Handle all enquiries and convert all leads from CRM.
  • Assist in counseling and provide guidance on enquiries on advance standing.
     

Requirements:

  • Degree/Diploma or equivalent in Business Studies, Mass Communication, Finance or Accounting with minimum 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Applicants with telemarketing skill and experience will be an added advantage.
  • Able to work on weekends.
  • Working hours: 10 A.M. - 7 P.M. (Tuesday to Sunday where Monday is a rest day and there will be an off day between Tuesday to Friday depending on the duty roster arranged).
  • Applicants should be Malaysian citizens or hold relevant residence status.

Interested applicants are invited to email us your comprehensive resume including academic certificates and a recent passport-sized photograph to hr@wou.edu.my.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

5) Officer / Executive - Customer Service (Based in Main Campus, Penang)

Responsibilities:

  • To be a primary contact person in the University Call Centre unit to answer queries and handle feedback.
  • To be the coordinator between the Main Campus & Regional Centres in managing students & prospects in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system.
  • To assist in University events, road shows, education fair and all other promotional activities as required.
  • To assist in direct marketing initiatives e.g. e-newsletter, SMS, phone calls, etc.
  • To conduct student survey and student retention activities and preparing reports.


Requirements

  • A recognised Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or equivalent qualification.
  • Possess good understanding of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, Customer Experience (CE) approach.
  • Minimum 3 years working experience in Call Centre operations.
  • Must be able to produce CRM related reports and presentation as and when required.
  • People oriented with experience in management and administrative work.
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Bahasa Malaysia.
  • Computer literate especially in MS Office.
  • Applicants should be Malaysian citizens or hold relevant residence status.

Interested applicants are invited to email us your comprehensive resume including academic certificates and a recent passport-sized photograph to hr@wou.edu.my

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

6) Officer - General Services and Administration Department (Based in Main Campus, Penang)

Responsibilities

  • To supervise Front Office operations.
  • To provide support in administrative duties including front office support, telephone programming coordination, liaising with vendors for sourcing of quotations, raising purchase requisitions and preparing reports.  
  • To coordinate Internal events.
  • To coordinate and manage Office Keys.
  • To handle Tenancy Agreements & Contracts.
     

Requirements

  • A recognised Bachelor's degree in Business Administration/Management or equivalent qualification.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in office administration.
  • People oriented with experience in administrative work.
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Bahasa Malaysa.
  • Computer literate especially in MS Office.
  • Applicants should be Malaysian citizens or hold relevant residence status.

Interested applicants are invited to email us your comprehensive resume including academic certificates and a recent passport-sized photograph to hr@wou.edu.my

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.