Wednesday, May 12, 2010

World Vision International - Timor-Leste, 2 Positions (Aileu), Deadline May 22, 2010.


World Vision International – Timor Leste

Aileu Area Program – Aileu District



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 positions in Aileu:

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 22 May 2010 at 5:00pm

CLTS/PHAST Facilitator (2 Positions)


Purpose of the Position

Under the direction of the Project Coordinator, ensure that the project is implemented effectively, based on the project design and budget.  Decrease diarrhea in the community by increasing the community’s capacity to manage their water and to control sanitation-related diseases by promoting health awareness and understanding, which leads to environmental and behavioral improvements.


Major Responsibilities

Project Implementation
·         Assist project Coordinator to prepare annual operation plan (POA) and detailed implementation plan (DIP) based on the project design.
·         Liaise with the community and government authorities regarding project.
·         Together with the Project Coordinator and other watsan facilitators:
1.      Facilitate formation of community Diarrhea Prevention Working Groups in each suco (or perhaps aldeia) that will lead the process of development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the diarrhea prevention projects
2.      Facilitate community development of Action Plans using PHAST
3.      Facilitate community implementation of their Action Plan with respect to behaviour change interventions
4.      Facilitate communities in developing activities that aim at improvement of management  of sanitation infrastructure
5.      Train communities in safe water storage and water disinfection
6.      Train communities in appropriate hygiene and sanitation practices
7.      Train communities in management of water and sanitation facilities
8.      Facilitate and support participatory community evaluation of the project annually through community collection and analysis of data related to diarrhea morbidity for learning how to improve the Action Plan for diarrhea prevention
9.      Link with DNAS and MoH for sharing information and learnings.

Reporting, Monitoring & Evaluation
·         Develop monthly work plans and weekly activity schedule and submit these to the Project 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.
·         Submit monthly reports based on POA and/or DIP.
·         Participatory (with community) evaluation of the projects conducted annually
·         Make recommendations on continuous improvement of processes.

Financial Management
·         Prepare annual budgets with the support of the Project Coordinator.
·         Manage and handle expenses related to the Project to ensure optimal spending of funds.

·         Maintain up to date records of project documents, agreements, reports, photos and evaluations.
·         Manage assets.

Staff supervision and capacity development
·         Actively facilitate participation of Promotor Saude Familia (PSFs) in Working Groups and community training if PSFs exist in target communities.
·         Facilitate problem solving
·         Implement the Performance Development Management (PDM) System.

Capacity Development
·         Identify training needs, prepare materials and conduct training for staff in consultation with the HR Department.
·         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.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Tertiary education in relevant field
Demonstrated leadership skills

Good presentation and communication skills for a number of different audiences

Fluent in Indonesian and Tetun (specially local dialect)

English language skills (can read and understand English)

Competent in the use of Microsoft Office computer programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

SIM to ride motorbike or ability to learn and get a license 
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 leadership ability and experience as a team player

Work Environment
The position requires extensive time in the field and will require the facilitator to live part of the time in target villages.
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 22 May 2010 at 5:00pm