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Coordinator, Cross Border Projects


Who We Are

IJM is the global leader in protecting vulnerable people from violence. Our global team of over 1,000 professionals are at work in over 25 countries. Together, we are catalyzing a global revolution that will rescue millions, protect half a billion, and make justice for the poor unstoppable.

Motivated by God’s call to seek justice for the oppressed, we believe that the way we work is as important as the results we achieve. We are a global community that cares for one another. We value joy and celebration, and we strive to provide professional excellence to all those we serve.

The Need

IJM is seeking a Coordinator for IJM’s project focused on strengthening law enforcement responses to CyberTipline reports in Malaysia and the Philippines. The role is expected to be the primary in-country representative to Malaysian government partners for IJM’s Center to End Online Sexual Exploitation of Children (the “Center”), Online Sexual Exploitation of Children (OSEC) Programs, and Forced Labor Slavery (FLS) Programs. The Coordinator will have a dual role in supporting relationships for the OSEC and FLS Programs. The ideal candidate would have good relational, organization, and execution skills. The position is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and may require travel within Malaysia and regionally.


Networking & Partnership

  • Manage and maintain relationships with project stakeholders to ensure completion of project objectives
  • Collaborate with Center, OSEC Hub, FLS Hub, and country program staff to deliver project completion on time, managing expectations for delays or changes in plan

Documentation, Reporting & Data Management

  • Monitor and document project activities and assess compliance with intended purpose of the project
  • Provide project-related activity reports as necessary
  • Document minutes of the meeting and make it available for reference


  • Provide regular communications to supervisor and Center staff on progress toward project completion
  • Participate in discussions with external project stakeholders and provide updates on status of project, including challenges, highlights, and next steps
  • Facilitate meetings where appropriate and distribute minutes to project team members

Events and Logistics

  • Coordinate necessary logistics for project activities (training events, travel, etc.), including scheduling, transportation, lodging, finance, facility rentals, participant registration, communication, and record-keeping
  • Execute vetting process for training participants by collecting personal information, properly submitting it to the US Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, and communicating to government partners the vetting results; ensure only properly vetted officials are registered for and participate in grant-funded training activities
  • Limited international travel, while optional, may be available.

General tasks

  • Provide project administrative support as needed
  • Undertaking project tasks as required to support project completion
  • Participate in IJM’s spiritual formation, staff care, and professional development programs
  • Perform other related duties and tasks assigned by the Program Office Director, Malaysia


  • University bachelor's degree preferred in International Development, Public Policy, Business, Law Economics, Public Health, Criminal Justice, or another related field;
  • At least two years of experience in project coordination or a related field;
  • Demonstrated success in project coordination and relationship management;
  • Previous knowledge and experience of law enforcement engagement is preferred
  • Proven ability to communicate and collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Strong computer skills, including mastery of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Zoom;
  • Fluency in English and Bahasa Malaysia (especially oral);
  • Knowledge of standards relating to professional writing, citation, and grammar;
  • Knowledge or awareness of OSEC issues, anti-OSEC programming, NGO and government engagement in Southeast Asian countries preferred

Critical Qualities

  • Mature orthodox Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed;
  • Self-starter with strong initiative;
  • Disciplined with priorities;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and self-awareness;
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication;
  • Flexible, collaborative and eager to support others;
  • Effective team player who fosters collaborative environment; and
  • Adept at creative problem solving.


Send Job Application (Resume, Cover Letter & Statement of Faith*) to:

*What is a statement of faith?
A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with IJM. The statement can either be incorporated into the cover letter or submitted as a separate document and should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship.

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