Wednesday, March 10, 2010

The Asia Foundation, Election Monitoring and Voter Education Program Manager, Deadline March 19, 2010.

The Asia Foundation Timor-Leste (an International NGO) is currently seeking for candidates for the position of Election Monitoring and Voter Education Program Manager who will support an extensive running program of ‘Support for Local Governance, Election and Civil Society Program.

The position’s key responsibilities and qualifications include:

Elections Monitoring and Voter Education Program Manager

Under supervision of Chief if Party, GEC Project, this person will be responsible in assisting the formation and strengthening of a civil society coalition to monitor election; facilitating and coordinating program support to the civil society coalition; facilitate development and implementation of public information strategies to increase public awareness of electoral laws and processes; fostering communication and cooperation between civil society and concerned national government agencies; coordinating with established national and international civil society organizations engaged in supporting elections; organizing national events such as conferences, workshops, forums and dialogues; develop, implement, report on , carry out monitoring and evaluation of the Elections Monitoring and Voter Education; work with prospective grantees to develop program activities; determine program feasibilities; monitor and facilitate programs; obtain timely and useful reports; critically evaluate outcomes.


Holder of a degree in public administration, economics, management, political science or related subjects from and international accredited university or college (a master degree will be an advantage); experience in project management or implementation; familiar with Timor Leste’s election laws, rules, regulations procedures and penalties; familiar with Timor Leste’s government institutions involved in election (CNE and STAE and the UN Electoral Support Team); Fluent in English as well as Tetun and Portuguese; good writing and public speaking skills (English and Tetun); experience in facilitation will be an advantage.

One year contract.

Applications: For a full position description please contact Joaquina da Fonseca on +670 3313457 or by email Please send cover letter and CV by COB Marc 19, 2010 to The Asia Foundation, No. 20 Rua de Nu Laran Bairo dos Grillos, Dili, Timor-Leste. Only short-listed candidates will be acknowledged and contacted. 

The job is open for Timorese nationality and Permanent Residents only.