Assistant Director, Grade 41 (Contract)

Salary Range [based on year of experience] RM2,083.00 - RM9,549.00
Annual Salary Increment Rate RM225.00
Fixed Entertainment Allowance RM300.00
Fixed House Allowance RM300.00
Cost of Living Allowance RM300.00


  • To assist in collecting data on specific sectors in the market as well as managing all statistics related to anti-competitive practices cases.
  • To assist in reviewing market and economic analysis and evaluating the economic merits of competition cases.
  • To assist in conducting economic studies to determine market forces in investigating cases of abuse of dominant position.
  • To assist in the preparation of a regulatory framework for specified sector and conducting empirical studies as well as preparing economic reports.
  • Other tasks directed by Superior from time to time.


  • An advanced university degree in Economics (Bachelor degree or equivalent), or with at least two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the bachelor degree in Economics.
  • At least 1 year of experience in a related field;
  • Strong interest in microeconomics and/or competition and regulation economics;
  • Strong analytical and writing skills;
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English;
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain complex economics concepts to a non-technical audience;
  • Independent and self-motivated
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Broad knowledge in economics and competition issues;
  • Experience and worked in multidisciplinary and/or international research team
  • Able to work in team with multiple capabilities and to work closely with other Division to ensure the effectiveness of the research outcome/result

In addition to the required relevant experience and mass communication knowledge, candidates should portray of the following:

  • Committed and dedicated to organisational goals and objectives;
  • Strong interpersonal skills such as negotiating, problem-solving and knowledge-sharing; AND
  • Ability to work under pressure with the right attitude, strong integrity, uphold teamwork principle, highly resilient with professional character.



Closing Date of Application:

* Due to large number of applications, we regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. If you do not receive any reply within 3 months, your application has not been shortlisted.