Friday, January 29, 2010

Ministry of Finance, Senior Budget Adviser, Deadline February 15, 2010.

Senior Budget Adviser

Government of Timor-Leste
Planning and Financial Management Capacity Building Program, PFMCBP-Ministry of Finance Timor Leste
Closing date: 15 Feb 2010
Location: Timor-Leste - Dili

Planning and Financial Management Capacity Building Program

Position Senior Budget Adviser

Objectives To undertake a mixture of capacity building efforts and capacity support (operational activities), aimed at building institutional capacity in the National Directorate of Budget and in particular to support the newly appointed Director of Budget

Reporting Director-General for State Finances
Senior Management Adviser, State Finances

CounterpartsNational Director, Budget Directorate

DurationTo 30 June 2011

LocationMinistry of Finance, Dili, East Timor

Selection Criteria

  • A University degree, (preferably a Master’s) in a field relevant to the position or equivalent work experience of at least 12 years in a public financial work environment, within a central agency, a Treasury or Budget Unit
  • Experience working in a developing country in a government budget division, with knowledge of capacity development approaches
  • Significant experience in the development and execution of national budgets
  • Significant experience in supporting the implementation of a new structure, systems and processes
  • Significant experience in the development of new systems and processes, specifically FMIS with the objective to devolve the budget preparation to line agencies
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and conduct capacity building strategies for staff including adult learning methodologies for the transfer of skills and knowledge
  • Proven track record in the development and implementation of a client focused work culture
  • Proven ability to approach problem solving in a culturally sensitive manner to ensure cooperation, ownership and acceptance
  • Fluency in English

  • Knowledge of Tetum, Portuguese or Bahasa Indonesia.

Project Background

The Ministry of Finance of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste is looking to recruit a Senior Budget Adviser for its Planning and Financial Management Capacity Building Program (PFMBP). PFMCBP is a five-year technical assistance program supported by a grant from the International Development Association and a co-financing Multi-Donor Trust Fund. The Program started in late 2006, and is scheduled to close in July 2011. PFMCBP provides technical assistance to sustainably strengthen planning, budgeting, public expenditure management and revenue administration for growth and poverty reduction, with emphasis on efficiency, effectiveness, accountability, integrity, service culture, and transparency.

PFMCBP has assisted the Government of Timor-Leste take forward an important reform agenda. Key achievements include implementation of a major reorganization of the Ministry of Finance; strengthening public expenditure management through simplification and strengthening of treasury systems and processes, and increased delegation of authority to line ministries; improved revenue management, including increased transparency in tax administration and reinforcing Petroleum Tax administration; and a gradual improvement in macroeconomic planning. There are important challenges ahead as the Ministry of Finance implements a strong reform program in a capacity constrained environment. PFMCBP itself has a challenge to build capacity and enable an increased transfer of responsibility to Timorese public servants.
The Ministry of Finance is responsible for the strategic management of PFMCBP, through its Senior Management Committee chaired by the Minister of Finance. There is a dedicated Program Implementation Unit that is responsible for day-to-day program management and implementation which has been integrated recently into the newly established Directorate General Corporate Services. A Supervisory Committee of donors to PFMCBP, also chaired by the Minister of Finance, provides regular oversight on program implementation and achievements. The World Bank is responsible for program supervision, to ensure it is aligned with agreed objectives and financing agreements.

Scope of Work

The Senior Budget Adviser will work to build the capacity of his/her counterparts, the Director of Budget Directorate and the Director of Planning (Expenditure Review). Activities will involve a mixture of capacity building efforts and capacity support (operational activities), aimed at building institutional capacity in the planning / expenditure review directorate, and contributing to the development of a budgeting system which encompasses a robust planning process. Key areas of focus include managing the integration of the work of the Planning / Expenditure Review Directorate with the Budget Directorate, working to enhance coordination and client focus in dealings with line ministries, and assist with the development of a strong and integrated planning and budget system. The Lead Adviser will also assist the National Director to coordinate the work of the other Budget Advisers

The position involves work with national counterparts to ensure that the following tasks are managed:
- Where requested, report to and advise the Senior Management and on matters of budget design and execution;
- Develop the management and leadership skills of the National Director, focusing in particular on:
  • clear comprehension of his core roles and responsibilities;
  • identifying how directorate workflows fit into these roles and responsibilities;
  • effective delegation;
  • realistic workload assessment and planning; and
  • inculcating some basic concepts of team-building.
- Support the development and execution of the national budget in line with the budget guidelines;
- Assist in the integration of the services provided by the Ministry to Line Ministries in the areas of budgeting, planning, treasury functions and procurement.
- Build capacity within the budget and expenditure review units with a view to, over time, a greater percentage of the work of the units can be undertaken independently by national staff,
- Build the capacity of local staff to oversee the management of line Ministry budget processes;
- Support the development of new systems and processes as the budget design is gradually computerised onto the FMIS and devolved to line agencies;
- Provide advice and support to the implementation of the performance budgeting element of the FMIS;
- To instill and further develop a client focus culture in the budget and expenditure review units.
- Provide advice on the budgetary impacts of various government initiatives to the Minister for Finance;
- Provide holistic/ strategic advice on ministry issues, as requested; and,
- In consultation with the Professional Development Program director, identify training needs for staff in the National Directorate of the Budget and Planning and develop strategies to secure the necessary skills needed to ensure the long term viability of the National Budget Directorate.
- Perform such other technical and inline functions as may be required by the Program Services Directorate or the Ministry of Finance.

Key Deliverables
  • 16-month Assignment Workplan within four weeks of commencement
  • Managerial strengthening program for the National Director of Budget to be approved by the SMA and DG
  • Integration of services from MOF to line ministries.
  • Updated systems and processes for budget book presentation.
  • Reports and memoranda recommending required actions (including legal action)
  • Monthly Progress Reports to the National Director of Budget and the DG for State Finances, copied the SMA for State Finances, against the Work Plan
  • End of Assignment report to the PIO no later than 10 working days prior to the end of contract

Performance Evaluation

Performance of the Senior Budget Adviser will be assessed by the Director-General for State Finances and the SMA for State Finances in accordance with the performance review framework for advisors in place in the Ministry.

There is probation period of three months.
How to apply
Please visit our website at and go to ‘Employment Opportunity’ to learn about our recruitment process and your application requirements including how to address the Selection Criteria in your application.

Applications need to be sent to our Programme Implementation Officer-PFMCBP at email address,, no later than 17:00hours Timor-Leste time on, 15th February 2010.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Reference Code: RW_8245CE-22

ADB, Portfolio Management Officer, Deadline February 12, 2010.

Portfolio Management Officer

The ADB-Special Liaison in Timor-Leste (SOTL) was established to assist its Headquarters in the implementation of projects and programs, in project processing, country programming, and economic and sector work. It also coordinates ADB’s activities with other resident diplomatic and donor missions, NGOs, academic institutions, local think tanks, private sector and other members of the civil society.

Description of Responsibilities

To assist the RM in handling loan/TA administration, portfolio management, sector work, and other general sector activities.

For more details about the position, visit

Reporting Arrangement

The position reports to the Head, Project Administration Unit.

Selection Criteria

Specific criteria include
·         suitability to undertake the responsibilities mentioned at the required level
·         bachelor's degree in Economics,Business Administration, Finance or Engineering, preferably at post-graduate level, and exposure/experience in project administration/management
·         at least 5 years of professional experience in project administration/management
·         some exposure to the various stages of the project cycle (e.g. project planning/feasibility analysis; detailed design; project implementation/construction supervision/contract management) is desirable
·         experience in working for ADB or World Bank or other multilateral/bilateral funded projects is an advantage
·         sound knowledge of government institution/administrative systems/procedures in project implementation and management. Sound knowledge of competitive bidding procedures and exposures to the domestic construction and consulting industries in the host country.
·         experience/exposure to designing and implementation of electronic procurement systems would be an advantage. Exposure to project implementation procedures, particularly procurement and consultant guidelines and/or FIDIC conditions of contracts in internationally-financed projects.
·         ability to participate in multi-disciplinary missions or lead a mission of technical specialists
·         client focus and commitment to results
·         effective report writing and communication skills in English. Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets analysis and information technology.
·         familiarity with local languages and institutions

The Asian Development Bank’s vision is a region free of poverty. Established in 1966 and headquartered in Manila, Philippines, ADB’s multicultural staff come from over 50 member countries. The advertised position is a local staff position with a local remuneration package.  It is open only to persons who are nationals and residents of Timor-Leste.  The position is for a 3-year fixed term appointment.
ADB offers a competitive salary and benefits package applicable to local staff. While the position advertised is for the Special Liaison Office in Timor-Leste, ADB staff may be required to serve in any location outside the Resident Mission at the discretion of Management.

Send application quoting Ref. No. EXT-NO-10-001-SOTL by 12 February 2010 to:

Resident Representative

Special Liaison Office in Timor-Leste
Asian Development Bank
ADB Building, Avenida Dos Direitos Humanos Dili, Timor-Leste
Fax: +670 332 4132
Email: <>

Gender and cultural diversity is a core recruitment value and women are actively encouraged to apply.

Due to the volume of applications, ADB will not be able to respond to inquiries about application status and will only contact shortlisted candidates.  Applications lacking the job reference number and job title or using the wrong e-mail address will not be considered.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

UNICEF, Child Protection Officer (Re-advertise), Deadline February 05, 2010.

Post Title: Child Protection Officer, Justice for Children
VN. No.: HR/VN/2010/006
Duty Station: Dili, Timor-Leste
Budget Level: NO-A, Fixed Term
Section: Child Protection
Applications to be sent to:
Date of Issue: 27 January 2010
Closing Date for Applications: 05 February 2010

Under the close supervision of the Child Protection Officer, Justice for Children, L-2, contributes to programme planning, administration, implementation, monitoring and the evaluation of the Child Friendly Police Stations activity of the Justice for Children Project.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Undertakes ongoing field visits to established and new sites for the Child Friendly Police Project, Initiative in collaboration with the Vulnerable Persons Unit (VPU) and Community Police of PNTL/UNPOL. Reports on “child-friendly” criteria in line with established UNICEF / PNTL Guidelines for the Child Friendly Police Stations Initiative and recommendations for enhanced child-friendly police services for vulnerable children.
  • Communicates with counterpart local authorities (PNTL, VPU) on project details. Recommends courses of action to the supervisor.
  • In collaboration with other Project Officers and activities in the Child Protection Programme, facilitate necessary training for Community Police, VPU and other counterparts on the Rules of Procedure for VPU officers as well as district and national level referral mechanisms for children at risk, child victims and juvenile offenders. Regularly monitor progress and skills development of former participants in trainings for further recommended skills-building activities.
  • Investigates queries regarding authorization, delivery or payments and follows up with Finance, Administrative, Supply and Programme staff related to payments, advances to governments and liquidation of accounts to PNTL on the Child Friendly Police Stations initiative. Ensures that activities are in accordance with plans of action as well as the guidelines for Child Friendly Police station and the Rules of Procedure for Children at Risk, Child Victims and Juvenile Offenders.
  • Supports the Community Police of the PNTL/UNPOL to conduct outreach activities with children, families and communities on the role of the police vis a vis child protection and where and how to report child protection violations as well as awareness raising activities on priority child protection concerns.
  • Collects and assembles data and background information with regard to the Child Friendly Police Station initiative and provides updated information on financial and administrative status for analysis and report purposes to the NO-2 and Child Protection Specialist.  Analyzes activity status and recommends appropriate adjustments. 
  • Monitors the flow of supply and non-supply assistance to identified Child Friendly Police Station sites. Drafts supply and financial documentation.  Collects and records information on supply/non-supply inventory, distribution and utilization.

·         Education: University degree in Social Sciences, or a related technical field.
·         Experience: Minimum of two years professional work experience in project administration, including data collection and analysis.
·         Computer: Computer skills, including internet navigation, and various office applications,
·         Language(s): Fluency in English and another UN language required. Knowledge of the local working language of the duty station is an asset.

  • Analytical and conceptual ability; communication skills.
  • Planning and monitoring skills; ability to organize work & projects.
  • Ability to make timely and quality judgments and decisions.
  • Commitment to continuous learning for professional development.
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a multi-cultural environment, and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within and outside the organization.
  • Initiative, passion and commitment to UNICEF’s mission and professional values.

Application is open for TIMOR-LESTE NATIONALS ONLY. Applications will be considered only if accompanied by an updated CV and P11 form, as well as the two most recent PERs/Evaluations (for UN staff).  Regret letters will only be sent to short listed candidates.
Applications which do not meet the specified minimum requirements or are received after closing date will not be entertained.

Candidates who have already applied for HR/VN/2010/003; do not need to apply again.

Concern Worldwide, Senior Finance Officer, Deadline February 05, 2010.

Job Vacancy

Position:                      Senior Finance Officer            
Grade:                         E                        
Location:                    Dili            
Reports:                      Country accountant
Date:                           Jan 2010                   

Concern commenced work in East Timor in September 1999. Concern TL’s head office is situated in Dili but also operates in 2 field locations namely Los Palos in Lautem and Same in Manufahi.

With direct reporting to the country accountant, the SFO is responsible for carrying out partner audits in Dili and the field locations, responsible for the disbursements from the Dili cashbox and bank account, maintaining cash and bank books, preparing daily, weekly and monthly cash counts and bank reconciliations and assisting the country accountant in the preparation and completion of the monthly accounts.

Technical Responsibilities:
  • To visit partner offices, carry out detailed audits (checking vouchers, supporting documentation and internal controls);
  • To provide guidance and training, where necessary, to partners on finance issues;
  • To submit audit visit reports, findings & recommendations, follow up on audit issues and maintain up to date audit files for each partner.
  • To make disbursements and record transactions accurately in the Dili cash and bank books and float control sheets;
  • To carry out daily, weekly and monthly cash counts;
  • To prepare cheques for disbursements and perform monthly bank reconciliations;
  • To perform bank functions such as withdrawals, lodgements, bank transfers and collecting statements;
  • To ensure that prior to payments being made each payment voucher is accompanied by all relevant supporting documentation, includes accurate posting codes and proper authorisation has been received;
  • Review the monthly cash and bank books received from the field locations ensuring payment vouchers are accompanied by all relevant supporting documentation, including accurate posting codes and proper authorisation, within strict deadlines,
  • To prepare month end nominal ledger journals;
  • To process and disburse pay packets to all staff including field staff;
  • To ensure all taxation liabilities are deducted and paid on to the ETRS on a timely basis;
  • To monitor international staff personal accounts;
  • To maintain an organised and complete filing system for all finance files;
  • To transfer money to field offices on time, ensuring all amounts requested have been approved by the programme coordinator and country director;
  • To assist in the closing down of the field offices and the Dili office;
  • Support area managers, component managers and other staff members by providing guidance regarding budget coding, the use of standard forms and explanation of Concern finance policies and procedures;

Administrative Responsibilities:
  • Liaise with the partners on issues found as a result of audits carried out;
  • Liaise on a monthly basis with Programme staff on cash requirement needs;

External: Partners, banks, suppliers and other NGO’s;
Internal: Country accountant; area managers, Dili & field finance staff, country director, assistant country director – systems and programme staff.

Education (Knowledge): 
  • A formal qualification in accounting or equivalent financial experience;
  • At least two years experience in a similar role;
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in English;
  • Good working knowledge of excel spreadsheets;
  • Ability to work within a small close team within limited resources;
  • Proven numeracy skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Work as a team member and work cooperatively. 
  • Ability to work well independently. 
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Operational Management
  • Understands Concern systems and policies and applies them effectively
  • Effectively utilizes resources
Program Management
  • Understands program needs
  • Effectively oversees and monitoring and evaluation of programs
Managing Human Resources
  • Work within a team environment
Problem Solving
·         Ability to solve basic problems
  • Identifies issues, problems and opportunities
  • Identifies problems early and informs line manager
Results Driven
  • Ensures goals, objectives and deadlines are met
Role Model
  • Builds effect work practices through role model
Organization Knowledge/Sensitivity
  • Is committed to the mission of Concern
  • Is respectful both within the organization and with external interactions

  • Adapts and learns
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism
  • Accept instruction from superiors
Clarity of Communication
  • Communicates in ways that are easily understood
  • Is effective in both oral and written communication
  • Effectively communicates across departments
Interpersonal Skills
  • An ability to work with all grades of staff
Builds Trust
  • Lives up to commitments
  • Shows consistency between words and actions
  • Consistently works toward the aims of the organization

Application process

To apply for those positions, send a cover letter, current CV and professional references by email to or delivery by hand at Rua Gov. Laserda da Maia, Vila-Verde or Concern Office Lautem and Manufahi,

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

MercyCorps, Program Manager (National), Deadline February 03, 2010.

Position Description

Job Title:         Program Manager, Agricultural Livelihoods (National)
Program:         SECURE – Sustainable Crop Production, Utilization, and Resource management through Capacity Enhancement in two Districts of Timor Leste 

Location:         Dili with frequent travel to Manufahi and Ainaro districts, Timor Leste

Program/ Department Summary:
Mercy Corps has been working in Timor Leste since 2005, with current programming focusing on Youth Capacity building, Environment, and agricultural livelihoods. In the SECURE program, funded by the European Commission, Mercy Corps will work with 4500 farmers, 59 Agriculture Extension workers of the Ministry of Agriculture, and women groups over a period of 3.5 years aiming at achievement of the overall objective of Improved agricultural production and storage and development of market linkages for food insecure communities while increasing household resource management skills for more stability against shocks. This overall objective will be achieved through the following expected results.

1-                  59 MAFF extension workers with increased capacity to provide specialized technical support to farmers in their geographic target areas

2-                  4,500 farmers with increased capacity in farming and storage techniques for improved production

3-                  30% of target households with increased  income from sales from crops

4-                  30% of target households with increased income from sales from crops

The SECURE program will be implemented in Manufahi and Ainaro Districts of Timor Leste.

General Position Summary:
The program manager will be responsible for the implementation of the SECURE program – both program design and field-based activities – working to achieve program objectives and targets.  Responsibilities will include staff supervision, reporting, budget management and establishing monitoring and evaluation systems. The Program Manager will take part not only in program implementation but also identifying needs and priorities for future program activities and designing appropriate interventions and longer-term strategies.

Essential Job Functions:
Vision, Leadership and Strategy - Under the overall Mercy Corps strategy, work with Director of Programs to communicate a clear vision of present and future program goals; provide leadership and direction; develop a program strategy in collaboration with key team members. Communicate strategy to all team members, local partners, local beneficiaries, local and central government and the international community present in Timor Leste.

Commitment to Quality Program Development - Assemble all components necessary to insure quality programming. Conduct regular field visits to ensure quality standards met.  

Commitment to Staff Development – Recruit and manage an informed, motivated and efficient national team with a particular focus on staff development. Conduct effective performance management.

Through Mercy Corps’ district coordinators, work closely on a day to day basis with local partners, IMM in Manufahi and HIR in Ainaro to insure quality implementation of the program, budget management, reporting mechanisms, improvement/development of M&E mechanisms, and improving overall staff and institutional capacity of both organizations.

Management and Administration - Oversee management of all field activities, including overall management of “Same” field office,  and necessary office functions for the SECURE program, ensuring high quality performance from staff and local partners and program delivery focused on planned results. Coordinate effectively with Program support staff in Dili office.

Finance, Compliance Management and Accountability - Coordinate and manage program budget within approved spending levels and ensure compliance with EC and Mercy Corps rules and regulations. Coordinate with finance Manager and team. Ensure effective co-financing relationships with complementary programs.

Representation and Diplomacy - With the guidance of the Country Representative, develop and maintain both internal and external relationships in the field to ensure optimum program success, including international and local NGOs, government officials, donor representatives, beneficiary communities, media and the general public.

Program Development – As integral member of Mercy Corps Timor Leste senior management team, assist in inter-program transitional activities, ongoing strategy and programming as needed.

Reporting, Monitoring and Evaluation – Ensure that M&E is integrated into responsibilities of all program staff. Build M&E support team to assist program staff and local partners.

Security – Active engagement in security management and compliance with all security protocols. Ensure all program planning and implementation take security management into consideration. 

Organizational Learning – As part of Mercy Corps’ agency-wide Organizational Learning Initiative, all team members are responsible for spending 5% of their work time in formal and/or non-formal professional learning activities.

Overall – Conduct himself/ herself in a manner professionally and personally to bring credit to Mercy Corps and in no way jeopardize its humanitarian mission.

Supervisory Responsibility: All SECURE program staff

Accountability: Reports Directly to: Country Representative – Timor Leste

Works Directly With: National, provincial and district representatives of relevant ministries of Timor Leste; representatives of European Commission, International NGOs, Food Security Working Groups,  other Mercy Corps programs, and Mercy Corps administrative and finance staff.

Knowledge and Experience:
  • Degree in Agriculture or related field.
  • Minimum five years experience with community-based program management.
  • Experience working with government officials and integrating them into programme implementation.
  • Experience building capacity of diverse team and Local partners.
  • Experience in, or familiarity with, agricultural livelihoods programs and best practices.
  • Strong writing, reporting, organization and communication skills.
  • Fluency in written and verbal English.
  • Previous experience working in politically sensitive and/or insecure environments.
  • Previous experience working on similar programs in Timor Leste or region and Tetum / Portuguese / Bahasa Indonesia language skills a plus.

Success Factors:
The successful Program Manager will be familiar with the opportunities and challenges of agricultural livelihoods programming, with a strong combination of team leadership, grant management and reporting, and donor and government communication skills. The position requires an ability to think creatively about improving community livelihood security and promoting institutions for long-term agricultural and agri-business development. The conditions of Timor Leste demand someone who is flexible, culture savvy, and has the ability to manage programs with limited resources, infrastructure and means of communications.

Living Conditions/ Environmental Conditions:

The position is based in Dili. Frequent travel will be needed to Manufahi and Ainaro districts for program oversight for coordination and regular program updates at Mercy Corps’s country office. Reasonable and geographically appropriate means of transportation will be provided for travel to these areas.

Interested candidates (Timorese Nationals) can submit their CV and application through e-mail by sending to: JOBS@TL.MERCYCORPS.ORG with “Application for the position of Program Manager” in the subject line. Last date for submitting the applications is Wednesday, Feb 3, 2010.

Monday, January 25, 2010

World Vision International Timor-Leste, Bé Ba Moris Project Coordinator (Baucau Area), Deadline February 8, 2010.

World Vision International – Timor Leste

Baucau Area Program – Baucau District



World Vision Timor Leste, a non-profit Christian Humanitarian Organization, committed to working with the poor and vulnerable, is seeking qualified national staff to fill the following vacant positions in Baucau:

Applicants should submit an application letter, CV and other documents to:
World Vision Timor Leste
Human Resources Department
Rua Jacinto de Candido/Rua D Fernando
Caicoli, Dili
P.O. Box 43, Dili. Timor Leste
Applications are due on Monday, 8 February 2010 at 5:00pm



Purpose of the Position

In Baucau district, a major priority is to decrease diarrhea prevalence, which is a major objective of the Bé ba Moris Project.

The Project Coordinator will assist the Manager and Associate Manager in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the projects. The Project Coordinator will supervise Facilitators and work collaboratively with staff and the community to ensure that the project promotes empowering and sustainable development outcomes.

The successful applicant will ensure that the project is implemented effectively, based on the project design and budget.


Major Responsibilities

·         Effectively represent and model World Vision’s mission, vision and core values through good relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
·         Ensure that program and project approaches, interventions and processes are consistent with the transformation development model and community empowerment approach. 
·         Ensure gender balance, Christian commitment and child protections are integrated into project planning, implementation and evaluation.
·         Assist Managers to prepare project proposals.

Project Management:
·         Planning – promote community level planning and project development. 
·         Ensure that relevant parts of the proposal (including log frame and budget), Plan of Action, and Indicator Tracking Table are translated into Indonesian or Tetum and have been provided to and explained to each Facilitator.
·        Implementation and monitoring - Work with staff to develop monitoring systems and tools for staff to use to track the progress of project implementation and capture learnings.  Plan and track project activities to ensure they are completed within the given timeframe and budget.
·         Accountability – prepare and revise annual budgets, and manage project and budget reporting according to World Vision and donor requirements. Ensure high standards of stewardship and accountability for all resources. Manage and monitor funding commitments, spending against budgets and financial reporting. Maintain up to date and accurate records of project documents, agreements, correspondence and data.
·         Learning – document and disseminate key lessons learned through staff reflections, community and project site visits, monitoring tools and evaluations. Communicate strategies to appropriate stakeholders; and participate in networks/working groups as agreed by the Manager.

Staff supervision:
·         Build a team of highly committed and competent staff, ensuring cooperation and coordination among relevant staff. 
·         Provide strategic direction and support your staff, including identifying problems and solutions. 
·         Implement the Performance Development Management system.

Partner Relations:
·         Network within and outside of WV to maximize resources.
·         Regularly visit project/communities (at least once every month).
·         Represent Managers in coordination meetings when requested.

·         Adhere to World Vision Core Values and Policies.
·         Follow any new procedures and guidelines designated in circulars from National Director.
·         Comply with WVTL internal policies and procedures.
·         Perform other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

University degree in relevant technical field (eg. Engineering, Health or Development)
Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to supervise staff
Competence in spoken and written English communication
Literacy in Microsoft Word and Excel
Understanding of the Humanitarian industry
The ability to think strategically and solve problems
A minimum of two years of appropriate professional experience

Demonstrated experience in project design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and report writing

Work Environment
Be willing to work in a team environment, collaborate with staff in other district offices, and travel and stay overnight at project sites (about 20% of the time).

For more information and detailed position descriptions, please call (670) 331 2834.

Applicants should submit an application letter, CV and other documents to: HR Department, World Vision Timor Leste, Rua Jacinto de Candido/Rua D Fernando, Caicoli, Dili; or P.O. Box 43, Dili, Timor Leste. 

Only short listed candidates will be notified and applications will not be returned.

World Vision Timor Leste is committed to the principles of workplace diversity.
Women are encouraged to apply.

Closing date is Monday, 8 February 2010 at 5:00pm