Wednesday, March 17, 2010

WFP, National Programme Officer, Deadline March 31, 2010.

Vacancy Announcement No. 2010/TL-004

WFP together with other UN agencies is receiving support through the Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund (MDG F) to undertake a Joint Programme (JP) for the implementation of the project, Promoting Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security in Timor-Leste.  WFP seeks to fill the position of National Programme Officer to work with the Project Manager to implement this project.

Post Title: National Programme Officer – (1 position)
Contract Type: Service Contract
Post grade: NO-A
Duty Station: Dili – Timor Leste
Duration: One year Service Contract (with 3 months SSA probation period) renewable.
Deadline of Application: 31st March 2010

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager and the overall supervision of the Head of Programme Unit, the National Programme Officer will be responsible for, but not limited to,  the following duties:
§         Responsible for overall programme implementation and monitoring of activities;
§         In coordination with project partners, lead and document coordination and reporting meetings for the Joint Programme (JP);
§         Liaise with project implementing authorities and undertake visits to view project outputs and beneficiaries in order to ensure that progress is made in the achievement of project objectives;
§         Liaise with Programme Officer for reporting of MDG activities related;
§         Compile regular reports for the Monitoring and Evaluation component of the JP and provide routine data and feedback to the relevant officer(s);
§         Oversee preparation and dissemination of timely analytical and critical reports including proposals for improvements in operation and the scope of programmes;
§         Prepare periodic reports on the progress of operational projects and related government plans;
§         Ensure compliance with WFP’s policies, criteria and procedures with respect to food aid;
§         Assist Country Director and Programme Officers in all matters related to the delivery of WFP emergency assistance and bring to the attention of appropriate country staff any administrative constraints arising from rapidly evolving emergency situations in the field;
§         Supervise other programme staff; provide training and technical guidance in their work; and perform other related duties as required.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in agriculture, agricultural economics or nutrition and 5 years of experience in related work.The candidate will also have good working knowledge of Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry as well as the Ministry of Health. The National Officer must be adept at building and supporting government and NGO partnerships.
  • Fluency in both oral and written English. Knowledge of local languages.
  • Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills are required. Skills in data base design and management as well as a basic understanding of statistics will also be a strong advantage.

Qualified candidates are requested to quote the Vacancy Number on the envelopes and send or hand deliver their application letter, enclosing their updated CVs together with copies of academic and professional certificates, names and addresses of three referees to:
Human Resources Unit                              
World Food Programme, Rua Balide, Mascarenhas,  P.O. Box133, Dili, Timor Leste
Post is open only to national of the country. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Date issue: 17 March 2010.


Community Housing Ltd, Engineering Supervisor, Deadline March 25, 2010.

Community Housing Ltd

Job Title

Engineering Supervisor

Context: Community Housing Limited (CHL) Group of Companies is an innovative and best practice affordable housing organization which assists access to, develops and manages sustainable housing for people in need.
Avenida dos Martires da Patria, Mandarin, Dili, Timor-Leste.
Reports to:
Country Director

Responsible for:
  1. Read and understand project specification
  2. Read, understand and seek further clarification if needed of  design drawings for construction
  3. Conduct site set up
  4. Implement contract to build
  5. Make sure the projects will be finished on time
  6. Communicate with client about progress in implementing contract
  7. Conduct regular on-site supervision of building or construction project
  8. Ensure compliance with quality control procedures
  9. Ensure that quality of work on-site is up to standard required
  10. Identify appropriate occupational Health & Safety (OH&S)
  11. Complete final quality inspection
  12. Complete final project administration
Key Skills and Selection Criteria:
The prospective construction supervisor must be a person with strong leadership qualities who is able to associate easily with others as well as work together with them. In addition he must have a strong technical aptitude with the ability to tackle a task logically, and perseverance to see through. He must be prepared to work under pressure and regard his work as a challenge. He must be able to link up with a wide spectrum of people, from unskilled to professional.

How to apply
Timorese nationals or International staff with the above qualifications and experience is requested to submit a covering letter along with their current/detailed Curriculum Vitae, photocopies of certificates and name, address and e-mail address of three references.

Deadline submition of applications 25 March 2010.                                                                            
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview

Submitted to Community Housing Ltd., Mandarin Dili-Timor Leste.
Contact No. 3331330 or +670 7462778
E-mail 1:
E-mail 2:

Community Housing Ltd, Structural and Estimate Engineer, Deadline March 25, 2010.

Community Housing Ltd

Structural and Estimate Engineer

Job description and activities

  1. Analyzing suitable configurations of the basic structural components of a building or other structure;                              
  2. Considering the strength of various materials, e.g. timber, concrete, steel and brick, to see how their inclusion may necessitate a change of structural design;                                                                     
  3. Liaising with other designers, including architects, to reach agreement about safe designs and how they may fit in with the aesthetic concept of the construction;                                                         
  4. Communicating the design of a structure through drawings, specifications and computer models so that others can construct it;                                                      
  5. Investigating ground conditions and analyzing results of site tests, such as soil samples;                                                           
  6. Working with a logistic and purchasing  staff  to estimate the type and amount of materials necessary to deliver the contract against the agreed specifications;                                                        
  7. Estimating the cost of  projects                                    
  8. Working with a site manager  to help predict the timescales of a project, which has a considerable bearing on costs;
  9. Establishing the likely progress and completion rates, including allowances for bad weather and other unforeseen circumstances;  
10.  Calculating a final figure for the estimated cost, supplemented by adjustments for overheads and profit, and presenting a tender price.

Qualification Required
  • Bachelor in civil engineer degree.  
  • 3-5 Years Experience in Civil Construction area.  
  • Able to work in team environment.         
  • Will be National or International.
  • Fluent  in Indonesia and  English skills

Deadline submition of applications 25 March 2010.                                                                            
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview

Send your application and CV to or send  direct  to Community Housing Limited  Office  at  Rua  Martirez da Patria,  Mandarin,  Dili Timor Leste.                                                                                                         
Contact   Person: Isabel do Rosario Fernandes. Phone # 3331330 or 7462778

Conoco Phillips, Engineers & Graduate Engineers, Deadline March 31, 2010.