Job Posting

Cluster Manager/ Technical Expert (m/f) in the area of Industry 4.0, Digitalization, Smart Technology for ACES (Asia Center of Excellence for Smart Technologies)

Location: Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur (also possible Kuantan, East Coast)

Contract: Initially until October 2019 but can be extended upon the success of the project


The Asia Center of Excellence for Smart Technologies (ACES) is a joint initiative of the Malaysian government (ECER) and TUM International GmbH. The objective of ACES is the development of new high-tech based value chains in Malaysia in order to foster Industry 4.0. The Cluster Manager shall support the Malaysian project partner (ECER) and facilitate the implementation of projects developed together with the project management company (TUM International GmbH). The place of duty will be Malaysia, with trips to Germany, if required.


– Support the implementation of governance structure, incl. Interim structure and organizational processes

– Liaise with clients in order to identify and define project requirements, scope and objectives

– Conduct site visits and workshops with potential partners

– Ensure that clients’ needs are met as the project evolves

– Act as the point of contact in Malaysia and communicate project status to all participants

– Assign tasks to internal teams and assist with schedule management

– Monitor project progress and handle any issues that may arise

– Break projects into doable actions and set timeframes accordingly

– Conduct technology scouting

– Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports

– Ensure standards and requirements are met through conducting quality assurance tests


– Experience in international projects

– Master degree or equivalent

– Solid organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management

– Collaborative skills and openness, intercultural competence

– Strong client-facing and teamwork skills

– Fluency in English

– Knowledge in Industry 4.0 or Industrial Site Management would be an asset

Additional information

– Own office space in Malaysia at our partner’s facilities (ECER)

– Travel for business purpose is part of the working time and expenses are all covered

– Annual vacation: 30 days

– All visa/permit procedures and costs are covered by the project investor

Please send your complete application to Jürgen Gradl, Senior Project Manager: [email protected]

More information here.

Daniela Wischinski

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