Datin Azlaily Abd Rahman, a law graduate from University Malaya (graduated in 1987) who also possesses many accreditation from various institutions including the TRAIN THE TRAINER accreditation and certification from HRD Corp, was the Deputy CEO of Social Security Organization (SOCSO). She started her career in SOCSO in 2001 as the General Manager of its Legal Division. In 2007 she was promoted to be the Senior General Manager in the Management Division and later went on to head its Corporate Division. In 2016 she was promoted to be the Deputy CEO (Corporate) wherein during her tenure as the Deputy CEO she introduced and executed many policies beneficial and relevant for employers and employees in all industries.
She retired from SOCSO on 31st December 2021, nevertheless her passion and inspiration to share her knowledge and experience particularly in Social Security Administration in Malaysia remain undiminished.
Its noteworthy that prior to her career commencement at SOCSO, she started her career as a practicing lawyer in Messers Manjit Singh & Associates for about a year before joining the Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC). In the AGC, she held many positions and portfolios among others as Legal Advisor/ Senior Federal Counsel/ Public Prosecutors to Ministry of Defense, Income Tax Department, Ministry of Land and Cooperatives and Ministry of Human Resources. Due to her ever evolving passion in promoting the importance of social security coverage, she successfully led her team and created the National Competency Standard (NCS) on the Social Security Administration in 2018 and the same was recognized and approved by the Department of Skills Development for all public and private institutions in Malaysia in 2020. It is her noble desire to see social security to be taught in institutions like the TVETs and maybe even in schools in the future. The book titled “Social Security Protection Guide in Malaysia” in 2020 was her brain -child wherein she was also the editor of the same. In 2019, she led the program called SOCSO ON THE GO and held seminars in various states in Malaysia in relation thereto. It is a program to disseminate knowledge and to reach out to the employers, union members and Federation of Employers.