Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Oxfam, CDO (Community Development Officer), Deadline January 22, 2010.


Oxfam international is currently recruiting for a position to work within Suai team.

Position:                      CDO (Community Development Officer  
Type of contract:        Fixed term Position
Location:                    Suai- Covalima

The community development officer will be expected to work closely with the sectoral coordinators as well as with partner technical staff members to ensure community needs are addressed in a holistic manner and ensuring that experience and skills are shared among partner organisations and Oxfam
Oxfam Australia offers staff training and development to all national staff.  The position comes with a competitive salary USD 339.75/month and benefits (including a pension), job security and a relaxed working environment.  Please contact Benigna Martins/Manuel Eliseu on 3312605 if you have the skills below and are interested in the position.

This position is based in Suai, with travel within the District, Dili and Oecusse

1. Knowledge & Experience Required
·         Minimum six months practical experience in community based programming and working with communities and CBOs.
·         Proven experience in providing  training, facilitating workshops, mentoring varied elements within rural communities and CBOs and/or developing  training materials
·         Practical experience working in a development program in Timor-Leste preferably in integrated rural development programs.
·         Understanding of Gender issues as they relate to rural development

2. Skills & Personal Attributes

·         Dedication to working with local communities and CBOs
·         Excellent oral and written communication skills
·         Ability to work independently with little day to day direction, and also to work as part of a team
·         Ability to work alongside program teams in a supportive, collegial way
·         Ability to work in a systematic and organised manner and meet deadlines
·         A high level of Indonesian/Tetum language skills (desirable)
·         Good computer skills, including excel and word
·         Commitment to promote gender analysis throughout the community, CBOs and within Oxfam.

Application forms and full position description are available from Oxfam Office in Matadouro, Dili. The closing date for this position is 22 Jan 2010. Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview. Any query should be directed to Benigna Vicente Martins/Manuel Eliseu (Tel: 3312605) during office hours 8 – 5pm

This position is available for East Timor citizens/resident only