Advertised:10/22/2013 | Closing Date:11/21/2013

Sime Darby is a Malaysia-based diversified multinational involved in key growth sectors, namely, plantations, property, motors, industrial equipment and energy & utilities. Founded in 1910, its business divisions seek to create positive benefits in the economy, environment and society where it has a presence.

With a workforce of over 100,000 employees in over 20 countries, Sime Darby is committed to building a sustainable future for all its stakeholders. It is one of the largest companies on Bursa Malaysia with a market capitalisation of  more than RM 55 billion (USD 17 billion) in 2013.

Sime Darby Plantation is one of the world's largest listed oil palm plantation companies, producing about 5% of the global crude palm oil (CPO) output. It is a fully integrated player in the oil plam value chain with oil palm plantations in Malaysia, Indonesia and Liberia, as well as downstream operations across the globe encompassing the manufacture and distribution of oils and fats products including biodiesels, oleochemicals and neutraceuticals. It is also present in the consumer goods sector, producing cooking oil and fruit juices, among others.

For more information about this division, please visit http://www.simedarby.com/Core_Businesses.aspx.

In support of our strategic business growth, we invite applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions:

Sime Darby Plantation Sdn Bhd

Senior Executive, External Communications | 676
Selangor - Ara Damansara


• To prepare and write communication materials for the Company and its subsidiaries and to finalise and get the necessary approval prior to external publication i.e. news releases, corporate announcements, media statements, speeches, web content etc.

• To manage media invitation to events and supervise media personnel during press conferences.

• To do media monitoring through media monitoring agency and/or monitor all online activities and presence of Sime Darby Plantation on the internet and to assist in providing analysis and dynamic report of the monitoring.

• To manage the Company’s website including to execute any sort of enhancement and updates and to ensure that all information and content provided are correct, up to date relevant and in adherence to Group’s web policies and guidelines.

• To assist in the development and execution of any external communications plan(s) and with media, non-governmental organisations and any other relevant external parties to enhance the corporate presence and positive visibility of the Company in the eyes of the public.

• To prepare and edit the material and write up for the development of the Sime Darby Group’s Annual Report.

• To supervise the preparation of internal paperwork for the section’s administrative matters.

• To assist in the preparation and execution the Company's Crisis Communication Plan.


  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications or any other related fields.
  • Excellent command in written and spoken English and Bahasa Malaysia
  • 3-5 years working experience in related fields - PR / Corporate Communications/ Media Analysis / Website Development would be an added advantage
  • Team player, proactive and innovative

Only shorlisted candidates will be notified.

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