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 

Timor-Leste Basic Skill Training Project (TLBSTP), Coordinator Management and Administration, Deadline February 12, 2010.

World Health Organization (WHO), National Professional Officer, Deadline February 25, 2010.

Ministry of Health, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialists, Deadline February 22, 2010.

Peace Dividend Trust Timor-Leste, Marketing Associate.

Marketing Associate
Job Description
Dili, Timor-Leste

9 months, with a 3-month probationary period and potential for renewal

Peace Dividend Trust fosters and implements innovations in peace and humanitarian operations. We are a non-profit foundation dedicated to making aid missions more efficient, effective and equitable, delivering a stronger peace and a larger peace dividend.
Only a small fraction of contracts for goods and services in Timor-Leste are awarded to local companies. International organizations active in Timor-Leste source most goods and services abroad, or through large international companies operating in Timor-Leste. With an innovative approach, PDT is working together with local businesses, associations and international buyers located in Timor-Leste to increase local procurement in order to benefit the local private sector and economy.

Responsibilities and Duties
·         Develop a communications strategy/marketing plan that increases the visibility of Peace Dividend Trust and the Timor-Leste Marketplace project to two key stakeholder groups: international buyers and local vendors.
·         Direct research on market-related topics including key sectors and sub-sectors in Timor-Leste, procurement procedures of international buyers, and other relevant business development topics.
·         Manage advertising, the “Buy Local” promotional campaign, and events such as vendor fairs and conferences.
·         Develop innovative ways to promote local procurement through social media.
·         Oversee corporate messaging, including talking points, written materials, and success stories.
·         Represent PDT among the international buyer community and at other key events as required.
·         Perform other duties as assigned by the Country Director.

Reporting Lines
Reports to the Country Director and coordinates with key staff as required.

            • Fluency in English and Tetun is required. Experience in translation would be an asset.

            • Minimum of 3 years work experience.
            • University degree in a relevant field. Master’s degree preferred.
            • Experience working with small and medium enterprises in Timor-Leste.
            • Experience in marketing, particularly in the use of social media.
            • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) as well as networking skills.
            • Demonstrable experience in the organization of large scale events such as conferences and trade fairs.

Application Process
Interested candidates are invited to send a CV and brief cover letter by email to or directly to PDT’s office in Estrada Balide, Dili, Timor-Leste.
The position will remain open until filled.
Peace Dividend Trust would like to thank all candidates for their application, however only those short-listed will be contacted for further processing.

Tetum Version

Gerente ba Asuntus Merkadoria
Deskripsaun servisu nian
Fatin servisu
Dili, Timor-Leste

Fulan 9, ho probasaun de servisu ba periodu fulan 3 nia laran no iha potensia atu renova fila fali kontratu.

Peace Dividend Trust hatudu no implemeta inovasaun iha parte operasaun humanitariu ba dame nian. Ami nia organizasaun ne’e hanesan fundasaun non-profit nebe dedika ba ajudus misaun hotu atu efisiente, efektivu, ekuilibre no fo dame nebe forte nomos hetan beneficio dame nian.
Iha factus katak kontratu ki’ik kona ba sasan ou servisu balun mak manan hosi kompanha lokal sira. Organizasaun Internasional nebe activu iha Timor-Leste sosa sasan barak liu dereitamente husi rai liur, nomos liu husi kompanha bo’ot estrangeirus nebe operasiona iha Timor-Leste. Liu husi aprosimasaun inovativu, PDT servisu ho kompanha lokal sira, assosiasaun no sosanain internasional iha Timor-Leste atu hasae prokuramentu lokal nebe sei fo benefisiu ba seitor privadu no ekonomia.

Servisu no responsabilidades
  • Dezenvolve planu stratejia komunikasaun/merkaduria ida nebe aumenta visibilidade Peace Dividend Trust nian no projetu Timor-Leste Marketplace ba ba grupus importante rua mak hanesan; sosa nain internasional no vendedores lokal
  • Buka topikus nebe dereitamente iha relasaun ho merkaduria inklui seitor importante no sub-seitor sira iha Timor Leste, prosedur prokuramentu sosa nain internasional sira, no topiku seluk kona ba bisnis nebe relevante ba dezenvolvimentu seitor privado.
  • Meneja advertising, ba promusaun kampanha “Buy Local”, no eventus sira hanesan feira ba vendedores no konferensia sira.
  • Dezenvolve dalan inovativu oinsa promove prokuramentu lokal liu husi media sosial.
  • Toma konta mensajen kolaborasaun, inklui pontus kualia nian, hakerek materia no historia sucsesu nian.
  • Representa entre PDT no sosanain komunidade internasional sira ba eventus importante nebe premite.
  •  Halao servisu seluk nebe delega husi Country Director.

Linha Reportajen
Relata deretamente ba Country Director no halo kordenasaun ba staff importante sira nebe delega.

  • Hatene diak kualia lian Ingles no Tetun. Experiensia halo tradusaun nebe sei sai hanesan aset.
  • Minimum iha esperiensia servisu tinan 3.
  • Graduado Universidade nebe relevante. Master’s degree diak liu.
  • Experiensia servisu ho companha bo’ot ka medium iha Timor-Leste.
  • Experiensia iha marketing, partikularmente hatene uja ou halo koneksaun ho media social ou publiko.
  • Skill komunikasaun nebe diak tebes skill (hakerek no kualia) hanesan mos skil ligasaun/networking.
  • Hatudu esperiensia organiza eventus nebe skala bo’ot hanesan konferensia no feiras.

Prosesu aplikasaun
Konvida kandidatu sira nebe interese atu haruka CV ho karta/cover letter ba email ou direita ba edifisiu PDT nian iha Estrada Balide, Dili, Timor-Leste.
Posisaun ne’e sei loke to’o hetan kandidatu atu servisu
Peace Dividend Trust hato’o obrigadu ba aplikantes sira, maibe sira nebe mak tama shot list mak sei kontaktu atu tama ba prosesu tuir mai.

RWSSP, Consultancy; Marketing Research of Sanitation in Timor-Leste, Deadline February 05, 2010.

Marketing Research of Sanitation in Timor-Leste

The Government of Timor-Leste, RDTL, has committed to the Millennium Development Goal target for sanitation which states the need to halve the number of people without access to improved sanitation by 2015. Ministry of Health and Ministry of Infrastructure with the support of the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Program (RWSSP) have identified the need to implement a marketing approach to sanitation to stimulate and scale up the demand and supply of sanitation in order to reach the MDG targets and ensure sustainable use of household toilets.

The purpose of this consultancy is to support RWSSP activities in the Ministry of Health, as related to the RWASH sector.  RWSSP is funded by the Australian Government Aid Program.

The consultancy has four specific objectives/tasks:

1.       Research and document BCC/IEC materials and interventions that have been used/implemented in Timor Leste by NGOs, ministries interventions, other… to support the promotion of healthy WASH behaviours.
2.      Research and document how gender has been integrated into WASH programs in Timor Leste to gain understanding of best practice initiatives
3.       Research and document all sanitation and hygiene products used in Timor Leste
4.       Develop an illustrated catalogue (flipbook) of sanitation and hygiene products to be used with women and men of rural communities

The consultancy will be a joint project between a lead consultant and a counterpart. The lead consultant will be responsible for the completion and submission of the indicated deliverables. The counterpart will be responsible for assisting the lead consultant in conducting research activities and with any translation needs.
Deliverables of the consultancy

1.       Formative research report on WASH BCC/IEC material and interventions used in Timor (English)
2.       ‘Snapshot’ research report on initiatives in gender and WASH in Timor Leste, and what the outcomes have been (English)
3.       Illustrated catalogue/flipbook of sanitation and hygiene products (Tetum)

The selected consultant will have 4 weeks (20 working days) to submit the deliverables as defined above.

Required Lead Consultant Competencies
·         Experience implementing WASH programmes, including a strong understanding of the following WASH areas:
o        Low cost / appropriate sanitation technologies
o        Sanitation Ladder
o        WASH Behaviour Change Communication
·         Demonstrated commitment and experience in promoting gender equity
·         Strong spoken and written English

Required Counterpart Competencies
·         Experience in conducting qualitative research (in-depth interviews)
·         Strong skills in spoken and written translations between English and Tetum

Expression of Interest
Interested persons should submit a one page expression of interest and CV to the Health Promotion Department at the Ministry of Health by the 5th of February 2010.

Ita Nia Rai, Local Gender Specialist (Re-advertise), Deadline January 29, 2010.


Local Gender Specialist
Scope of Work

Position:       Local Gender Specialist
Duration:      Until Project end
Project: Strengthening Property Rights in Timor-Leste, USAID-funded, implemented by ARD, Inc.

Project Background:
Working in close cooperation with the Ministry of Justice and the Direcção Nacional de Terras, Propriedades e Serviços Cadastrais (DNTPSC), this 5-year project is providing support to the Government of Timor-Leste in the area of land and property.  The project’s objectives include: 1) Strengthening Policy, Law and Regulations; 2) Developing Land Administration and Information Systems; 3) Resolving Disputes; and 4) Increasing Public Awareness.
The Project comprises 5 tasks in the pursuit of the objectives noted above; 1) Public Information Awareness / Increased Transparency; 2) Land Policy Laws and Implementing Regulations; 3) Support to a National Land Commission (NLC); 4) Land Administration (Cadastral, Registration and Land Titling System); and, 5) Dispute Resolution, Mediation and Processes for Competing Claims to Land.
As the Project continues to expand, there is a strong need continually to monitor and evaluate project activities, processes and policies for effectiveness and improvement.

The Gender Specialist will be based in Dili and report to the Chief of Party and the Deputy Chief of Party.

·         Work closely with the project’s Partners to implement public information awareness activities for targeted groups of women and men (e.g. developing brochures, conducting informational seminars, participating in other outreach activities highlighting gender issues as necessary);
·         Monitor and evaluate gender-disaggregated data to determine progress toward increased awareness of gender issues of both GOTL staff and key beneficiaries, men and women;
·         Work with the legal team to ensure that the gender-differentiated concerns of men and women with respect to fair and equitable property rights, access, and control of land are adequately identified and addressed within relevant legal frameworks;
·         Provide advice and support to the GOTL in the context of developing institutional capacity to address gender equity in legislative reform;
·         Work with key personnel in the development of processes that ensure men’s and women’s land and property rights in the land claims/land administration process are recognized and appropriately acknowledged and protected;
·         Work with key personnel to ensure that processes developed in the context of conflict prevention, mediation and reconciliation appropriately target and support disadvantaged groups (in particular, the rights of women);
·         Do all other reasonable things required to integrate and mainstream gender within the above Tasks.

The work station for this position is Dili. However, regular travels to the assigned district(s) will be required.
Desirable Requirements:
  • Post secondary educational qualification;
  • Experience working in related Gender activities;
  • Strong planning, analysis and report writing skills;
  • Fluency in Tetum and good knowledge of Indonesian is required; English fluency will be an asset;
  • Computer literacy required;
  • Previous experience working for an international organization would be an advantage.

Personal qualifications:
-          Good communicator;
-          Timely, professional and hard working;
-          Team player with good inter-personal skills.

To be considered, candidates must be Timor-Leste nationals with excellent verbal communication skills in Tetum and Indonesian, and be proficient in English.  
Please submit your application letter and CV by email. In the subject line, refer to the job title of the position. Application and CV must be sent to on January, 29, 2010 at 17:00.  Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Ita Nia Rai is an equal opportunity employer.  Women are strongly encouraged to apply.