Thursday, April 1, 2010

World Vision International, Livestock Facilitator (Baucau Area), Deadline April 16, 2010.

World Vision International – Timor Leste

Baucau Area Program - Baucau



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

Livestock Facilitator (1 Position)

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 or branch office in Maliana, Baucau & Aileu
P.O. Box 43, Dili. Timor Leste

Applications are due on 16 April 2010 at 5:00 pm

Purpose of the Position

Under the direction of the Project Coordinator and Facilitator, ensure that the project is implemented effectively, based on the project design and budget.

Major Responsibilities

Project implementation:
·         Provide input into the annual operation plan (POA) and detailed implementation plan (DIP) based on the project design.
·         Liaise with the community and government authorities regarding project.
·         Train farmers: Increase livestock farmers’ knowledge and skills primarily through providing field training (training green grass, procurement medicines treatment farmer practices).
·         Make sure that livestock farmer group plant fodder green for cows
·         Identify and establish livestock farmers group, demonstrate better technologies
·         Weekly activity schedule and monthly reports submitted. Produce weekly schedule for submitting to IGP PC
·         Innovation and improvement. Make recommendations on continuous improvement of the processes.
·         Improvement of technical knowledge through reading, study and participation in trainings. Reads handouts, information from websites, books and other information relevant to increasing knowledge and performance excellence

Reporting, Monitoring & Evaluation:
·         Develop monthly work plans and submit these to Project IGP Coordinator.
·         Assist the M&E Coordinator, Project Coordinator, and the community in data collection for project assessments, proposals, budgets, monitoring and evaluation.
·         Provide input into M&E framework.
·         Provide input into the midterm and final evaluation of the project.
·         Make recommendations on continuous improvement of processes.

Financial Management:
·         Provide input into annual budgets.
·         Manage and handle expenses related to the Project budget line to ensure optimal spending of funds, with the support of Project Coordinator.

Capacity development
·         Participate in the Performance Development Management (PDM) System.
·         Assume personal responsibility for career development, and improve technical knowledge through reading, on the job learning and training.
·         Be open to change, seek to continuously improve processes, and think creatively and innovatively.   

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

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Tertiary education in relevant field
Good presentation and communication skills for a number of different audiences
Fluent in Tetum and/or Indonesian (Makassae’e, Uai-Mua’a)
English language skills (can speak, read and understand English)
Competent in the use of Microsoft Office computer programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
A driver’s license may be required
Minimum 2 years of work experience in related field
Proven project management skills
Proven time management and organisational skills
Experience facilitating development projects and/or working with community members.
Proven experience as a team player

Work Environment
Will work with all strata of the village but with an emphasis on women and children.
The incumbent will provide guidance, support, coaching and mentoring to team members in the given focus area and ensure a culture of collaboration and communication is maintained.

·            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 16 April 2010 2010 at 5:00 pm