Tuesday, March 2, 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 timor-leste@pdtglobal.org 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 timor-leste@pdtglobal.org 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 parois@pdtglobal.org  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 www.peacedividendtrust.org . 

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 parois@pdtglobal.org  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 www.peacedividenttrust.org

Caritas Australia, Country Representative, Deadline April 01, 2010.

Positions Vacant

Country Representative – Timor Leste

3 year contract role based in Dili

Caritas Australia is the Catholic Agency for International Aid and Development in Australia and works with partners in Australia, Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Pacific to address the causes of poverty and bring about long term change. The Agency is a member of the Caritas Internationalis network and is active in the network’s response to emergencies, supporting aid and grass roots programs in nearly every developing country.

Caritas Australia's program in Timor-Leste is founded on a deep belief in, and commitment to, the capacity of the people of Timor-Leste to manage their own development.

The Country Representative’s primary role is to manage Caritas Australia’s humanitarian and development programs in Timor-Leste.  This includes the management and development of 65 staff, 40+ program partners and an annual budget of AUD$1.2 Million.

We are looking for someone with significant community development experience, including the management of a large in-country office and program management in a developing country context.

Additionally you will have experience at a senior level in managing people, programs, partners and resources in an international and/or cross-cultural context; a demonstrated ability to lead a diverse team; strong communication skills; and a passion for developing and empowering others.  Enthusiasm for, and commitment to, principles of mutual respect, justice and fairness will be essential for succeeding in this role.

If you believe you meet these criteria, please forward your CV and a covering letter addressing the Selection Criteria detailed in the position description to jobs@caritas.org.au or contact the Human Resources Manager by Thursday 1 April, 2010.

For position description:


Please note, only those applicants who address each item of the Selection Criteria will be considered for the role.

In the spirit of hope and peace, Caritas Australia works in partnership with some of the most disadvantaged members of our global community regardless of race, gender and religion to alleviate poverty and injustice. Caritas Australia is committed to promoting children's rights, as set out in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Appointment to this position is dependent upon successful completion of Working with Children Check and a relevant country of work and residence Police Check.

Bu V.E. Wilson

Queries about this post should be sent to the poster NOT THE LIST. PLEASE DO NOT SEND PERSONAL REPLIES TO THE LIST.

Timor Aid, Weaving Advisor, Deadline March 05, 2010.


Date: 18th February 2010

Position: Weaving Advisor
Location: Dili, East Timor (with frequent travel to rural districts)
Duration: 8 months
Deadline for application: 5th March 2010


The Weaving Advisor will be responsible for providing advice on marketability improvement of local textile products weaved by the women participating in the project implemented in three rural districts (Bobonaro, Covalima and Oecusse) by Timor Aid, a national Timorese NGO, in partnership with Fundeso, a Spanish NGO. The Weaving Advisor will be based in Dili, but must be able to spend as much time as needed in the district project sites. The Weaving Advisor will coach the Weaving Manager and report to the Program Coordinator.


·         Advise weavers on quality improvement of the local textile products;
·         Advise weavers on ways to meet buyers’ preferences;
·         Identify local marketing opportunities;
·         Provide guidance to the weaving project staff about improvement of the weaving designs, quality and process - and about business and marketing opportunities;
·         Network with other organizations working in the area of traditional weaving, locally and internationally;
·         Together with another Timor Aid staff, update and maintain a database of Tais (Timorese textiles) collection;
·         Develop a weaving catalogue and other IEC material starting from the data collected by the staff;
·         Attend  project meetings;
·         Submit assigment reports to the program coordinator;
·         Support the project manager for the  quarterly progress reports;
·         Conduct other reasonable tasks as required by Timor Aid.


·         Bachelor degree in any relevant field;
·         At least two years of work experience in traditional textile production and marketing of similar products;
·         Ability to work with graphic design;
·         Fluent in English; working knowledge of  Bahasa Indonesia and/or Tetun will be an asset;
·         Computer literacy in MS Office package;
·         Good communication skills.

Personal Qualities and Skills

·      High standard of accuracy.
·      Self-initiative and prioritizing workload and meeting deadlines.
·      Ability to work as part of a team and alone with minimum supervision.
·      Flexibility and able to adapt to change.
·      Respect of confidentiality.
·      Able to integrate in local culture and create good atmosphere at work.

Attractive salary and other benefits (air fare, visa, etc…) based on experience

Please email cover letter and CV to: amaralalbino@yahoo.co.uk (HR Manager) and titi_amaral@yahoo.com (Program Coordinator Assistant)

Education Development Center (EDC), Communications, Performance & Research Manager, Deadline March 06, 2010.

Communications, Performance & Research Manager

Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)

Closing date: 06 Mar 2010

Location: Timor-Leste

Oversee development of M&E and information management systems Manage and supervise M&E staff and facilitate skills transfer, provide training and build capcities of staff and local NGO partners in M&E and PCM Manage collection + analysis of performance indicators for inclusion in reports Produce quarterly, annual and final reports to USAID Produce and present internal monthly reports Produce and edit communications materials, including supervising regular coverage of stories from the field, with emphasis on success stories, film and media products Cultivate partnership opportunities and leverage M&E resources to ensure a resource efficient approach to M&E and research Develop and implement research strategy Contribute to proposals and concept papers Provide Leadership by Example Facilitate team-building and leadership of national staff


Team player with mature cross cultural skills and a commitment to empowerment and capacity building Track record of achievement with over 3+ years in international M&E, research and/or communications Proven ability to consistently deliver high quality work products per deadlines Proficient Bahasa Indonesia or Tetun Excellent public speaking skills and ability to develop and deliver effective presentation to a range of stakeholders Demonstrate experience in external communications and media Superior communication skills, including published research BA in relevant discipline with 5+ years in M&E of youth, workforce development, rural livelihoods or other relevant sectors Systems thinker with strategic approach Strong facilitation skills and ability to interact effectively with a range of stakeholders USAID or EU experience South-East Asia experience Ability to provide leadership by example Ability to work in challenging conditions with frequent travel to rural areas

How to apply

Submit resume and cover letter to Tim Haskell via email to thaskell@edc.org with COMMUNICATIONS in the subject line.

Reference Code: RW_832LZC-51