Monday, November 30, 2009

Plan, People and Cultural Manager, Deadline December 14, 2009.

Plan Timor-Leste seeks new members

In support of its current growth, Plan Timor Leste wishes to recruit an experienced People and Culture Manager

Plan is an international NGO that works in over 45 countries to achieve lasting improvements in the quality of life of children, young people and families. It has been working in Timor-Leste since 2001.

Reporting to the Country Program Director, the People and Culture Manager will implement Plan’s global HR Strategy (with due regard for local conditions) in support of the achievement of Plan Timor-Leste Country Strategic Plan, through excellent people management practices.  As a key enabler of Plan’s organizational strategy, this role not only manages the provision of human resources administration expertise but will also manage Plan Timor-Leste’s organizational development, employee relations and change management efforts and activities

The position is Dili based but will require some visits to the districts and possibly overseas.

The successful candidates will have:
  • University degree in Human Resources or equivalent work experience
  • At least 3-5 years of experience working in  an Human Resource generalist management role, preferably in the Timorese context
  • Experience successfully implementing organisational Human Resource policy and practice
  • Experience in at least one Human Resource specialist function, including but not limited to:  organisational design, organisational development, employee relations, performance management, reward management, recruitment and selection, training, learning and development
  • Excellent written and spoken English, fluency in Tetum and Bahasa Indonesian highly desirable

This is long-term appointment and salary and benefits will be competitive for the right candidate. 

Copies of the job descriptions can be obtained via email from or from Plan Timor Leste, Rua Pantai Kelapa, Dili, Timor Leste. Applications need to be in writing, with a covering letter and a current CV, both in English, and should be submitted by email or hand, not later than 14 December 2009. Any questions can be directed to the above email address or phone (+670) 331 2492.

This position is open to residents of Timor Leste. Plan is committed to gender equity, and suitably qualified female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Plan takes active measures in recruitment and employment practices to ensure children are protected. The successful applicant will be expected to comply with Plan’s “Say No to Child Abuse” policy.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for an interview.