Assistant Manager, Greater Islamic Economy (GIE) Unit

Job Purpose:

  • This role supports the CCO’s Office Department in managing programs and initiatives under the HDC’s GIE framework.
  • Embarking on identifying and developing new strategic initiatives within the GIE framework which require working and engaging directly with external stakeholders from the relevant ministries, agencies and bodies.
  • Oversee the overall process management, document preparation, application processing and successful implementation of the programs and initiatives under the GIE Unit and CCO’s Office.
  • Support the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Office Department in managing cross-functional programs and initiatives as and when required.
  • Oversee compilation of documents, reports and files related to GIE’s programs and initiatives.

Key Tasks and Activities:

       A. Greater Islamic Economy (GIE) Matters:

  • Identify and propose new programs and initiatives within the GIE framework
  • Develop program management process and documentation required to implement the identified and approved programs (i.e application form, evaluation report, letter of award and agreements)
  • for the Program Wakaf Halal PKS and any other future programs to be initiated by the GIE Unit.
  • To facilitate the setting up of a program management team, secretariat and/or committee to over the implementation and governance of the programs.
  • Oversee team of Account Managers to evaluate applications for endorsement (where applicable)
  • To oversee the funding allocation and management of expenses for the programs and initiatives managed by the GIE Unit.
  • To carry out due diligence, prepare evaluation reports and present application to the respective program’s evaluation committee.
  • To prepare reports post-site visits and intervention programs for the program’s recipients.
  • To prepare and conduct presentations and knowledge-sharing sessions to the public and potential applicants on the initiatives.
  • To support the organizing and participation of outreach activities, promotional activities and events for the initiatives.
  • To build rapport and ensure appropriate stakeholder engagement is maintained at all levels (internal and external to HDC) for the initiative.
  • To manage and assist all matters pertaining to HDC’s Shariah Committee.
  • To identify potential collaboration with external parties to initiate new programs to support Halal industry development, locally or globally.

         B. Other Duties:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams for inter-departments operational activities integration.
  • To perform any other tasks/activities as deemed fit for the proper execution of his/her duties as delegated by the HOD and/or the CEO.


  • To be aligned with the Commercial Division and HDC’s Corporate KPI.

Requirements (Minimum qualifications and experience):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management or a related field.
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience working in government or private sector environments.
  • Able to multi-task, work long hours and in different time zones (if required), communicate and adapt to a fast-paced, dynamic business environment, independently or in a team.
  • Exposure and experience in working and handling matters pertaining to corporate service, project management, business development and stakeholder management.

Skills (Technical knowledge and expertise):

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Proficiency in Bahasa Malaysia and English.
  • Familiar with stakeholder engagement, good interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Competency in business planning, report writing, minute-taking, presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a positive can-do mindset.


Job Type: Full Time

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