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Assistant Manager, Tech & Data

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Posted 22 January, 2020

Fixed Term Contract


About the Job

Assistant Manager is involved in the implementation and supervision of various projects, from supporting concept development to observing minor details. An Assistant Manager will perform various tasks to help upper management ensure that business or operations are successful. 

To support MaGIC’s strategy for the development of startup entrepreneurship ecosystem as a key national agenda in Malaysia by providing the following: 

  • Technical development providing content support for events, programmes and MaGIC activities 
  • Design, development, deployment and support of digital services for internal use and external interaction with the wider community, nationally, regionally and globally
  • Research, learn and teach emerging technologies, practices and implementations that can further improve the processes of the wider team within MaGIC and the community of startups within. 


  • Promote and facilitate changes in products, services and organisation through design methodologies. 
  • To be able to manage design at scale and create consistency for users through the set-up of the organisation’s design system. 
  • Set and ensure design quality standards are maintained 
  • Manage expectations across stakeholders from initiation to completion 
  • Adopt best practices that are practical given the requirements and environment 
  • Collaborate to deliver solutions successfully with cross teams that are inter department and with external parties 
  • Mentor and train peers and junior, and provide design leadership 
  • Adopt design processes and output that are maintainable, clear, concise and re-usable in various context
  • Continuously update documentation and comments of design uses, practices, tools used and common library of resources 
  • Escalate issues observed for resolution upon realisation of potential issues 
  • Continued self-learning of tools and approaches

Job Requirements

  • A degree/diploma in Design, preferred but not required 
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in related field
  • Product & Project Management
  • UI/UX and implementation
  • Basic understanding of HTML, CSS, Javascript web development languages
  • Equipped with or willing to learn various innovation methodology like Design Thinking
  • Negotiation & Presentation skills
  • Good communication skill is required to collaborate with various stakeholder

About Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC)

MaGIC enables and supports the sustainable growth of entrepreneurship in Malaysia. Our goal is to drive sustainable entrepreneurship ecosystem development through innovation and creativity by creating value and new economic drive for Malaysia. We help entrepreneurs at every stage of their journey by collaborating with other government agencies, industries and stakeholders. To build our nation’s innovation and creativity skills as well as grow talent, we offer dynamic programmes and capacity-building initiatives. MaGIC also positions Malaysia as a gateway into ASEAN for entrepreneurs to expand their business and reach. Social entrepreneurship is a key focus for us too as we aim to drive the movement forward through community engagement, capability development and social impact measurement initiatives.

MaGIC is an agency under the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (MEDAC) with a mandate that realises the aspirations of the National Entrepreneurship Policy 2030 (Dasar Keusahawanan Nasional 2030) and contributes to the evolution of Malaysia into an entrepreneurial nation.