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Positions Vacant


The present Director, Technology and Innovation will complete his contract with the ABU in the first quarters of 2018. Applications are sought to fill this important position.

This is one of the most senior positions in the ABU Secretariat, reporting directly to the Secretary-General, and responsible for contracted staff and temporary staff who are employed from time to time to work on special projects.


The key responsibilities of the position are:

  • The overall management and supervision of the Technology, Innovation and IT departments, liaise with the ABU Technical Committee, the Technical Bureau and its working parties, and taking actions on decisions of the General Assembly on technical matters.
  • The preparation of an annual activity plan and budget for the  Technology and IT departments to meet the requirements of the ABU Strategic Plan and the ABU Activity Plan.
  • The planning, management and implementation of activities, a key focus of which will be projects to assist ABU members in raising the standard of their technical/technology skills from early planning, development and implementation, and operational aspects.

Further information on this vacancy, and requirements for this application, please download here.


Applications will only be considered from candidates with a recognised degree in a relevant broadcast engineering or multimedia technology, and with a minimum of 15 years’ experience in broadcasting technologies of which at least 5 years should have been spent in a senior management position.

The applicant should be a citizen of a country within the ABU region, and should have experience in organising large events such as conferences, seminars and training workshops.

Remuneration & Benefits

The salary for this position will depend on qualifications and experience. If the successful applicant is a non-Malaysian citizen, salary and allowances will be free of income tax in Malaysia.


Applications to reach either by post to:

The Secretary-General
Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union
P O Box 12287
50722 Kuala Lumpur

or by e-mail to Dr Javad Mottaghi: javad[at]

Application closing date: 21 May 2018

Recruitment of Manager Production & Delivery Technologies

ABU is now advertising for the role of Manager, Production & Delivery Technologies. Applications are sought to fill this position in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The incumbent would be responsible for projects and activities assigned to him/her related to the production and delivery technologies area. The ABU employs international experts in broadcast technologies to work within the ABU Technical Department in Malaysia.

The individual should possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in electronics, telecommunications or electrical engineering. A strong background in radio and television engineering, with at least 7 years’ experience in production areas, transmission areas, including broadcast transmitters, SHF links, antennas and satellite systems, would be advantageous.

Further information on this vacancy, and requirements for this application, please download here.

Applications should reach the ABU Secretariat by May 21st and should be sent to: geraldine[at]

Application closing date: 21 May 2018

Assistant, Secretary-General Department


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • assisting the Secretary-General, Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General and senior staff of SG Department with logistics and documentation for meetings, workshops and seminars;
  • day-to-day routine administrative duties such as preparing letters, faxes and emails, filing;
  • maintaining database for the work of the department;
  • organising events and coordinating travel arrangements;
  • Liaising and interacting with members and stakeholders.


  • university degree and at least 3 years of experience in administration;
  • high level of spoken and written English;
  • proficiency in Microsoft Office and experience in data base;
  • team player and strong interpersonal skills.

For further information on this vacancy, and requirements for this application, please download here.

If you/your organisation is interested to apply, please send a short Covering Letter stating your motivation and relevant experience, CV, photo, salary sought and notice required to be given to current employer by e-mail to javad[at]

Application closing date: 31 March 2018

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