Promoting an understanding of Islam that recognises the principles of
justice, equality, freedom, and dignity within a democratic nation state

Career Opportunities

Sisters in Islam (SIS) is a leading Malaysian women’s NGO working for justice and equality for Muslim women. Through the Telenisa Legal Clinic, SIS provides information to women who seek advice on matters relating to Muslim family laws. SIS also undertakes research and advocates for legal and policy reform on issues related to Muslim women’s rights.

SIS has widened the space for public debate and discussion on Muslim women’s rights overall as well as other issues of fundamental liberties. The work we do has far-reaching impact and has support regionally and globally.

Current Vacancies. Deadline submission 15 April 2019.

1. Administrative Officer.
Reporting to the Finance and Operations Manager.

Job brief
The Administrative Officer has the responsibility of ensuring the administrative activities within the organisation run efficiently. This includes providing secretarial support to the Executive Director and Operations Manager related to correspondence and document preparation; general administrative and support to the administration and management of SIS.

2. Programme Officer.
Reporting to Outreach and Empowerment Manager.

Job brief
The role of the Programme Officer is to primarily assist the Outreach and Empowerment Programme Manager to conceptualise, implement and evaluate effective, timely and appropriate projects and programmes for the Unit. This will help to promote a better understanding of issues in Islam that uphold the principles of equality, justice, freedom, and dignity within a democratic state framework.

3. Communications Officer.
Reporting to Communications Manager.  

Job brief
To advance and effectively communicate the SIS mission and vision by engaging the broader public as well as identified target groups on advocacy issues and raising SIS's profile, primarily through communication tools, publications, SIS media, and events.

    Kindly submit your application including cover letter, CV and contact information of three references to Sarinah M. Salleh, Finance and Operations Manager and email to

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