Monday, February 15, 2010

Toyota Auto Timor-Leste, Salesman/Girl, Deadline February 20, 2010.

Peace Dividend Trust Timor-Leste, Marketing Associate (Re-advertised).

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.

Peace Dividend Trust Timor-Leste, Business Verification Associate (Re-advertised).

Terms of Reference

Business Verification Associate
Peace Dividend Trust – Timor-Leste

Position Description
The Business Verification Associate will manage and direct the Business Verification sub-project of the Peace Dividend Marketplace - Timor-Leste (PDM-TL) project. This position functions directly under the country director and alongside the other associates of the PDM-TL project.

Location: Dili, with monthly travels to all districts within Timor-Leste

Duration: Probationary term of three months, with an extension option of up to one year and beyond.

Closing date: Posted 11 January 2010. Open until filled.

The responsibilities include but are not limited to:
·         Overseeing overall operations of the Business Verification sub-project that performs the following activities: the verification and re-verification of new and existing business across each district, management of the PDM-TL Online Procurement Database and the dissemination of information detailing Timor-Leste’s growing private sector;
·         Managing a small team of Business Verification Assistants and monitoring their performance;
·         Formulating strategic work plans and organizing their implementation;
·         Guiding and assisting with the collection, organization and verification of detailed information of businesses across Timor-Leste to be entered into PDM-TL’s Online Procurement Database;
·         Providing weekly and monthly feedback to the PDM-TL Country Director in written and oral form;
·         Working closely with the office manager and other PDM-TL sub-project associates to streamline and improve all activities and services undertaken by the project;
·         Performing other duties appropriate to the post as agreed with the Country Director.

·         At minimum an undergraduate degree but a masters degree is preferred.
·         Developed leadership skills.
·         Fluency in English and Tetun required, as well as a working knowledge of written and spoken Bahasa Indonesia. Portuguese and other Timorese languages advantageous but not required.
·         Excellent organizational skills and attention to details.
·         Knowledge of logistics and the procurement process.
·         Experience working within the private sector of Timor-Leste is strongly desirable. 
·         Superior interpersonal and communication skills.

Application Process
To apply for this position, send a brief presentation letter and CV to Ms. Claire Parois at  or directly to the Peace Dividend Trust office in Estrada Balide, Dili.

About PDT
Peace Dividend Trust is a non-profit foundation dedicated to making peace and humanitarian operations more efficient, effective and equitable, delivering a stronger peace and a larger peace dividend. For more information, please visit our website . 

Tetum Version

Termos de Referensia
Business Verification Associate
Peace Dividend Trust – Timor-Leste

Deskripsaun Posisaun
Business Verification Associate sei meneja no organija sub-projektu verifikasaun negocio  Peace Dividend Marketplace – projektu Timor-Leste (PDM-TL). Posisaun ne’e nia funsaun sei deriji direitu husi country director no hanesan mos associate sira seluk iha projektu PDM-TL.    

Location: Dili, with monthly travels to all districts within Timor-Leste
Fatin Servisu, Iha Dili no sei hala’o servisu kada fulan ba distrito hotu-hotu iha Timor Leste tomak. 

Durasaun: Provasaun durante fulan tolu, no sei fo extensaun to’o tinan ida no liu.

Data Remata: Hahu loron 11 Janeiro 2010. Sei loke to’o hetan kandidatu atu prence faga refere.

Responsablidades inklui mais la limita ba:
·         Atu tau matan ba servisu sub-projektu verifikasaun negocio sira hanesan aktividades tuir mai: re-verifikasaun no verifika negocio foun no negocio nebe existe iha distrito hotu-hotu, meneja PDM-TL Online Procurement Database no deseminasaun informasaun hodi hasa’e setor privadu iha Timor-Leste.
·         Meneja equipa assisten verifikasaun negicio ki’ik ida no halo monitorizasaun ba sira nia servisu. 
·         Forma planu estrategia servisu no organiza implementasaun hotu-hotu.
·         Hatudu no ajuda atu koleta, organiza no verifika informasaun negoscio nebe detailu iha Timor-Leste nia laran hodi hatama ba PDM-TL Online Procurement Database.
·         Hato’o relatorio servisu iha eskrita no oral kada semana no fulan ba PDM-TL Country Director.
·         Servisu besik liu ho office manager no PDM-TL nia sub-projektu sira seluk hodi alkansa no eleva aktividade no servisu hotu-hotu  nebe hala’o iha projektu ne’e.
·         Hala’o servisu seluk ho apropriadu tuir postu nebe aseita husi Country Director. 

·         Minimum ho kualifikasaun S1 se iha S2 (master degree) sei preoridade liu.
·         Dezamvolve skill lideransa.
·         Kolia Ingles no tetun di’ak inklui hakarek di’ak iha lian ingles no Indonesia. Portugues no lian seluk iha Timor laran mos vantagen mais la obrigatori.   
·         Iha skill di’ak kona ba organizasaun no atensaun ba detailu. 
·         Hatene kona ba servisu logistiku no prosesu prokuramentu.
·         Esperensia servisu ho setor privadu iha Timor-Leste mak vantagen liu.  
·         Iha komunikasaun di’ak no bele servisu hamutuk ho ema hotu. 

Procesu Aplikasaun
Atu hatama applikasaun ba posisaun ida ne’e, bele haruka karta aplikasaun no CV ba Sra. Claire Parois liu husi dirasaun e-mail  ou bele lori direita ba iha edevisiu Peace Dividend Trust iha Estrada Balide, Dili.

Kona ba PDT
Peace Dividend Trust mak entidade non-benefisiario ida establese atu hala’o pas no operasaun humanitaria nebe efisiensia, efektivu liu no justu, hodi fahe pas no habelar pas ba ema hotu. Informasaun kle’an liu, bele visita ami nia linha website

Office of Prosecutor General, Adviser (Central Technology and Communication Services), Deadline February 21, 2010.



Job Title: Adviser, Central Technology and Communication Services
Location: Dili, Baucau, Suai, and Oecussi
Status: Fixed term contract.  One year inclusive of a probationary period of two months.

The Adviser, Central Technology and Communications Services is responsible for the direction and training of National staff to implement the Information Technology services including the set up of the operational platform for the case management system and all network operations. 

A.     Specific Requirements of the Job:
1.      Work with the National Staff of the Central Technology and Communication area to ensure the sustainable implementation of electronic case management systems and effective use of information technology within the Prosecution Service.
2.      Provide effective formal and on the job training to the IT Staff of the Prosecution Service to enable them to undertake the ongoing maintenance and further establishment of IT and Communication Services.
3.      Provide effective training to Prosecution Service staff on the effective and safe use of Information Technology available to the Office of the Prosecutor General.
4.      Document, communicate and train technicians on standards and procedures for the administration and maintenance of systems and networks.
5.      Provide advice to Senior Management on recurrent budget and procurement required to effectively provide and maintain information technology services to the Prosecutor General Service, including the development of depreciation and replacement schedules for Information Technology and Communication assets.
6.      Develop Manuals and other required documentation to guide and support the use of Information Technology within the Office of the Prosecutor General and the Prosecutor General Service.
7.      Provide high level advice to officers within the Prosecutor General Service on best practice and available technology to assist in collecting, storing and utilising data and information and utilising cost effective communication services.
8.      Identify effective training and development opportunities for the staff of the Technology and Communications Service, including job rotation for staff based in Districts and strategies to ensure staff update skills to keep pace with technology.
9.      Develop, implement and monitor appropriate internal controls, policies and procedures to ensure the safe and effective use of available technology with a focus on anti corruption.  Provide reports on compliance to the Prosecutor General or other delegated officers.
10.  Develop sound relationships with staff at the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Infrastructure. 
11.  Undertake any other duties consistent with the above as directed by the Prosecutor General or authorised delegates.

B.     Selection Requirements:
1.      a.     Competence and experience in the management and administration of complex sites with heterogeneous clients and Operating Systems (Linux GNU Debian e Ubuntu, Windows 2003, Windows XP and Windows Vista) and multiple network services such as Web, E-Mail, LDAP, DNS, VoIP and file sharing.
2.      Experience on the design and administration of Linux servers, including instalation, configuration and management of the following services: Samba, OpenLDAP, Postfix, Dovecot, BIND and anti-virus servers based on AmavisClamavis.
3.      Competence and experience in establishing and maintaining network systems, similar to those being established in the Office of the Prosecutor General (100 node Linux local area network running Windows XP and Vista workstations, Wide area network to 4 district offices)
4.      Competence and experience in infra-structure and network systems in general such as VPNs, wireless networks, WiMax, VSAT, etc
5.      Competence and experience in the overall management and operations of an IT Service in a complex, multi site organisation, including maintenance, user training, trouble shooting, problem solving, security and backups
6.      Experience with and commitment to the use of Open Source software.
7.      Fluency in Portuguese and/or Tetun. English considered an advance.
8.      Minimum of 10 years professional experience in the Information Technology field, working across the technical areas detailed above.
9.      Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management or related field or equivalent industry based technical qualifications.
A full job description is available by request from  Any questions about the position will also be responded to via email.
Applications including a covering letter outlining fee requested and a cv of experience and qualifications should be emailed to or hand delivered to:

Jacinto Romao
Head of Procurement
Office of the Prosecutor General
Colmera Street, Dili, Timor-leste


RWSSP, National Engineering Advisor (NEA), Deadline March 1, 2010.

Terms of Reference

National Engineering Advisor (NEA)


The Timor-Leste BESIK (Be Saneamento no Higiene iha Komindade) program is funded by the Government of Australia through AusAID to provide assistance to the Government and civil society organisations of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste for the development of rural water supply, sanitation and hygiene (RWASH) activities in Timor-Leste. Assistance is provided as a contribution to a Sector Wide Approach reflected in the Sector Strategy. The Managing Contractor for BESIK is IDSS.

The National Engineering Advisor (NEA) will support the delivery of CFET (GoRDTL Projects) & BESIK development funds for the Rural WASH sector through:
  • Provision of technical advice and support to DNSAS at national and district level (SAS);
  • Building the capacity of DNSAS/SAS and the project partners through mentoring, training, consultation and direct support; and
  • Supporting the decentralization of capability to planning, design and implementation.
The role of the NEA will be complemented by two District Engineering Advisers (DEA’s). The NEA/DEA’s will provide quality assurance to the CFET/RWSSP funded activities. Together with the WSSA and other advisers, the NEA/DEA’s will enable DNSAS/SAS and project partners to execute the CFET/RWSSP budget and accelerate the increase of rural water & sanitation coverage of Timor-Leste.

Responsible to: Water Supply and Sanitation Adviser (WSSA)
Works with: Designated G-RDTL counterparts and the District Engineering Advisors (DEAs) on a day to day basis and all other long and short term advisors and Locally Engaged Staff (LES) as required
Line Management of: 2 locally engaged technical staff
Duration: For the period of the contract
Location: Dili, Timor-Leste with travel to the Districts when required

Planning and Policy
In coordination with other BESIK staff provides support to DNSAS and relevant SAS offices (4 districts):
  • To prepare budgets and operational plans in line with national budget and planning systems
  • to provide direct support to the use of appropriate guidelines for Community WASH and systems to monitor the use of the updated Community Water and Sanitation Guidelines;
  • on the development, use and on going management of water asset management system;
  • to decentralize the Planning & Design capacity to SAS offices
  • engage with key partners working at district level on support to DNSAS

Provide management to the maximise the quality of delivery of water systems
Working with the BESIK staff to:
  • Provide support to selected District SAS offices to strengthen their capacity for the delivery of integrated WASH initiatives in partnership with others (District Health Services etc).
  • Identify specific capacity building requirements (technical training, mentoring and scholarship) required by the DNSAS/SAS technical officers and project partners and assist in developing, or supporting identified training & mentoring with regard to the sustainable delivery of rural water supply systems & sanitation facilities;
  • Support DNSAS to develop & implement quality assurance systems to implement CFET funded activities;
  • Support SAS to monitor CFET projects and to respond to issues identified, working with technical and community development staff, with consideration to gender equity and social inclusion.
  • Ensure that BESIK funded water & sanitation systems being implemented are following quality assurance systems, including best practice appraoches to promote gender equity, community engagement & management and social inclusion.
  • Provide technical advice and support to DNSAS with the ongoing management and implementation of the technical activities required to meet the water needs of rural Timor-Leste in the target communities;
  • Support DNSAS to manage the contract to produce Master Plans for District Town Water Supply systems.
  • Mentor the DNSAS staff in planning, detailed engineering design, quantity survey, tender estimates and preparation of bills of quantity;

Sustainable Access to and Use of Groundwater Resources
  • Liaise with Directorate for Water Resource Management on development of sustainable management of ground water resources
  • Provide support to DNSAS Planning & Design Department on increasing capacity to access groundwater.

Working with other BESIK staff support DNSAS to
  • Coordination with range of sector stakeholders – other GoRDTL departments, NGOs, UN agencies and Donors.
  • Provide specific technical inputs to other donors, NGOs, Government Departments in the rural WASH sector

Manage the RWSSP component on sustainable WASH delivery
  • Engage with other BESIK advisers and others on strategies and activities to increase sustainability of rural water systems
  • Assist the Program Team Leader to update an annual plan and the rolling work plan for the ongoing implementation of RWSS infrastructure;
  • Ensure that environmental risks are assessed during the planning, survey, design and implementation of all physical activities, so that there are no negative impacts;
  • Line management of 2 locally employed technical program officers using BESIK systems for performance management
  • Manage BESIK budget for specific water initiatives
  • Reporting as required
  • Support for Short Term Advisers and inputs to AusAID as required
  • Comply with all program operational, administrative and contractual requirements; and
  • Other duties as may be required by and in agreement with the AMC or AusAID


  • A degree in a relevant field  in Water supply and Sanitation;
  • Demonstrated high level knowledge and experience of the effective and sustainable provision of water and sanitation for rural communities in less developed countries;
  • Experience in integrating social component to community water management including experience in promoting gender equity across all aspects of the program
  • An understanding of DNSAS budgeting process, procurement and management systems;
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with counterpart staff; and
  • Facilitation and conflict resolution skills.

  • Country experience and working knowledge of the Tetun or Indonesian language.


It is essential that the WEA can establish effective working relationships with the full range of key stakeholders, including senior government officials, national staff, Program officers and staff of development agencies. This requires qualities of genuineness of approach and integrity, in order to build mutual respect and trust. The key personal attributes of such a person include:
  • Sensitivity to other cultures;
  • Demonstrable capacity to work well with others particularly peers in team settings and informal situations;
  • Ability to work according to agreed principles and model the desirable behaviours including openness, cooperation, a focus on the wider goals, and able to handle conflict appropriately and constructively;
  • Sensitivity to and ability to act appropriately in the Timorese culture;
  • Flexibility, responsiveness, discipline and patience; and
  • Commitment to engaging communities and civil society in processes leading to policy and operational reforms.

* BESIK is the Tetun acronym of the Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Program (RWSSP).

BESIK*(Be Saneamento no Higiene iha Komindade) is recruiting a National Engineering Adviser to be based in Dili, Timor-Leste. BESIK is an Australian Government Initiative funded through AusAID. This is a 2 year position.

To request any information or to apply for this position please contact Cindy Colla on .The closing date for this position is 1 March 2010.

Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.