Thursday, April 1, 2010

World Vision International, Livestock Facilitator (Baucau Area), Deadline April 16, 2010.

World Vision International – Timor Leste

Baucau Area Program - Baucau



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 position in Baucau:

Livestock Facilitator (1 Position)

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 or branch office in Maliana, Baucau & Aileu
P.O. Box 43, Dili. Timor Leste

Applications are due on 16 April 2010 at 5:00 pm

Purpose of the Position

Under the direction of the Project Coordinator and Facilitator, ensure that the project is implemented effectively, based on the project design and budget.

Major Responsibilities

Project implementation:
·         Provide input into the annual operation plan (POA) and detailed implementation plan (DIP) based on the project design.
·         Liaise with the community and government authorities regarding project.
·         Train farmers: Increase livestock farmers’ knowledge and skills primarily through providing field training (training green grass, procurement medicines treatment farmer practices).
·         Make sure that livestock farmer group plant fodder green for cows
·         Identify and establish livestock farmers group, demonstrate better technologies
·         Weekly activity schedule and monthly reports submitted. Produce weekly schedule for submitting to IGP PC
·         Innovation and improvement. Make recommendations on continuous improvement of the processes.
·         Improvement of technical knowledge through reading, study and participation in trainings. Reads handouts, information from websites, books and other information relevant to increasing knowledge and performance excellence

Reporting, Monitoring & Evaluation:
·         Develop monthly work plans and submit these to Project IGP 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.
·         Provide input into the midterm and final evaluation of the project.
·         Make recommendations on continuous improvement of processes.

Financial Management:
·         Provide input into annual budgets.
·         Manage and handle expenses related to the Project budget line to ensure optimal spending of funds, with the support of Project Coordinator.

Capacity development
·         Participate in the Performance Development Management (PDM) System.
·         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.
·         Follow any new procedures and guidelines designated in circulars from Country Director.
·         Comply with WVTL internal policies and procedures
·         Perform other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Tertiary education in relevant field
Good presentation and communication skills for a number of different audiences
Fluent in Tetum and/or Indonesian (Makassae’e, Uai-Mua’a)
English language skills (can speak, read and understand English)
Competent in the use of Microsoft Office computer programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
A driver’s license may be required
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 experience as a team player

Work Environment
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 16 April 2010 2010 at 5:00 pm


UNDP, National Programme Associate, Deadline April 07, 2010.

The Embassy of the United States of America, Information Systems Manager, Deadline April 12, 2010.

Search for Common Ground (SFCG), Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator, Deadline April 08, 2010.


Search for Common Ground (SFCG) Timor-Leste, a non-profit, independent, secular, non-government organization dedicated to conflict transformation, is seeking a conflict resolution and community development professional to work as a Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator. Search for Common Ground Timor-Leste is a representative office of SFCG, whose mission is to transform how individuals, organisations and governments deal with conflict - away from adversarial approaches and toward cooperative solutions. SFCG’s headquarters are in Washington, DC USA and Brussels, Belgium.

POSITION: Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator
LOCATION: DILI (with extensive travel to districts)
CONTRACT PERIOD: 12 MONTHS (with possibility of extension)

Duties and Responsibilities:

§         Provide timely and quality support and coaching to the different program heads to meet their specific DM&E needs
§         Conduct baseline research and follow up evaluations of peacebuilding programs based on existing indicators
§         Maintain a database to ensure all program outputs and results are accurately recorded and coordinated to inform program staffs
§         Provide monthly reports on all activities, outputs and relevant outcome indicators
§         Participate in and contribute towards internal evaluation processes
§         Work with the DM&E Specialist based in Washington, DC in providing support and guidance to the different programs in the development and implementation of their M&E work plans
§         Be directly engaged in the continuing development of the organization, its mission and its staff, through the sharing of experience and knowledge


§         Minimum 3 years applied experience in research and DM&E in conflict or development programs
§         Bachelor’s level degree in conflict resolution, international relations, a related social science field or statistics
§         Proven quantitative and qualitative research skills (provide baseline/evaluation reports produced)
§         Strong methodological background, DME systems experience and the technical capacity to provide support and guidance to project staff on design, monitoring and evaluation
§         Knowledge of logical and results frameworks, evaluation design and methodologies, indicator development, and the ability to coach and train others in their use
§         High level of leadership skills; the candidate should be a self starter and should have initiative
§         Comfort in working with individuals from different ethnic groups and across political lines
§         Excellent command of Tetum and English (written & oral)
§         Excellent writing ability
§         High standards of integrity, professionalism, and impartiality
§         Must enjoy working independently, as well as in a team environment
§         Ability and willingness to travel to working districts throughout Timor-Leste
§         Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fluid environment
§         Detail oriented and highly organized
§         Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines
§         Working knowledge of Excel, Access, SPSS, and other database programs, proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, web browsers.

Please send your Curriculum Vitae and cover letter (including brief salary history and salary expectations) to Search for Common Ground at,, with the subject heading DME Coordinator by 5pm, Thursday April 8, 2010.  Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis, as we hope to fill these positions immediately. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

UNICEF, Health Officer - Maternal Health, Deadline April 13, 2010.

Post Title: Health Officer, Maternal Health
Duty Station: Dili, Timor-Leste
Section: Health & Nutrition
Date of Issue: 30 March 2010
VN. No.: HR/VN/2010/011
Budget Level: NO-B, Fixed Term
Applications to be sent to:
Closing Date for Applications: 13 April 2010

Under the close supervision and guidance of the Health Specialist-MCH, (L-3) contributes to project design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Maternal Health component of the MCH project, data analysis and progress reporting, including teamwork and capacity building. This post is responsible for an annualized budget of approx US$ 500,000 for implementing maternal health programmes and activities such as the Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC), Ante-Natal Care (ANC), Post-Natal Care (PNC), and community-based promotion of clean and safe delivery as part of the MCH team.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Undertakes ongoing visits to UNICEF project sites, assesses local conditions and resources, and monitors UNICEF inputs. Communicates with local counterpart authorities including MoH, District Health Services (DHS), Head of Sub-District, and Head of Community Health Centres (CHC) on project feasibility and effectiveness including monitoring the flow of supply and non-supply assistance.
  • Selects and compiles training and orientation materials on EmOC, ANC/PNC, PCPNC, clean and safe delivery for those involved in programme implementation, including donor and media visits.
  • Collects and analyzes data for the Situation Analysis, project planning, management, monitoring and evaluation of Maternal Health component of MCH project that includes expansion of quality Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC), Ante-natal and Post-partum Care and promotion of clean and safe delivery. Analyzes programme implementation reports and evaluates against established programme recommendations and plans of action.  Prepares tables, graphs and other statistical data. Reports outcome of analysis and proposes corrective actions.
  • Evaluates and analyzes financial and supply reports to ensure appropriateness of documentation, expenditures are within allotments, data is consistent with PIDB. Reports to the Supervisor and/or Head of Office the outcome of reviews.
  • Undertakes follow-up action on programme implementation activities, contributes to teamwork building, and prepares relevant reports.  Drafts changes in programme work plans as required.
  • Attends technical cooperation meetings, prepares notes and undertakes follow-up action and coordination related to programme implementation and monitoring.
  • Assists in identification and selection of technical supplies and equipment related to maternal health care including EmOC. Jointly with MoH counterparts prepare the distribution list, monitor the distribution and conduct end-user monitoring of supplies.
  • Assists in the preparation of the country programme recommendation by drafting CPD, CPAP and other relevant documentation ensuring accuracy and consistency with established rules and regulations. Maintains the computerized programme system database and submits relevant reports.
  • Drafts relevant sections of reports (required for donors, management, annual reports, etc.)

·         Education: University degree in Medical Sciences or related technical field. Advance university degree in maternal & child health, public health or community health would be an added advantage.
·         Experience: Two years progressively responsible experience in programme design, administration, monitoring and evaluation of maternal & child health (MCH), or Reproductive Health, or maternal & child nutrition or related field.
·         Computer: Computer skills, including internet navigation, and various office applications.
·         Language(s): Fluency in English and another UN language required. Knowledge of the local working language of the duty station is an asset.

  • Analytical and conceptual ability; communication skills.
  • Planning and monitoring skills; ability to organize work & projects.
  • Ability to make timely and quality judgments and decisions.
  • Commitment to continuous learning for professional development.
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a multi-cultural environment, and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within and outside the organization.
  • Initiative, passion and commitment to UNICEF’s mission and professional values.

Application is open for TIMOR-LESTE NATIONALS ONLY. Applications will be considered only if accompanied by an updated CV and P11 form, as well as the two most recent PERs/Evaluations (for UN staff).  Regret letters will only be sent to short listed candidates.
Applications which do not meet the specified minimum requirements or are received after closing date will not be entertained


Candidates who have already applied for HR/VN/2010/001; DO NOT need to apply again.

UNICEF, Senior Executive Assistant, Deadline April 13, 2010.

Post Title: Senior Executive Assistant
Duty Station: Dili, Timor-Leste
Section: Office of Representative
Date of Issue: 30 March 2010
VN. No.: HR/VN/2010/012
Budget Level: GS-6, Fixed Term
Applications to be sent to:
Closing Date for Applications: 13 April 2010

Purpose: To provide assistance to the Representative and the front office.

Major Duties And Responsibilities:
  • Prepares informal translations and may act as interpreter. Type the Representative correspondence.
  • Maintain Participate in the organization and preparation of staff meetings and takes minutes and/or notes.
  • Contact Arrange appointments and maintains supervisor’s calendar, receives high-ranking visitors, places and screens telephone calls and answers queries with discretion.
  • Prepares briefing materials for supervisor for use on official trips or special meetings.
  • Receives screens, logs and routes correspondence, attaches necessary background information and maintains follow-up system.
  • In charge of protocol matters :a) arranges meetings with high-ranking officials: a) arranges official receptions given by Head of Office.
  • Selects and make pertinent abstracts and undertakes searches for information.
  • Maintain policy, confidential and general management files.
  • Keeps list of names, addresses and telephone numbers of Ministers, Government officials and the Diplomatic Corps.
  • Makes travel arrangements for the supervisor and performs Liaison duties with other units.
  • Coordinates the secretarial services of the office, distributes special assignment to other secretaries and clears correspondence for the supervisor's signature. Briefs and trains new secretaries and gives guidance to other secretaries on office procedures.
  • Drafts non-substantive correspondence and ensures follow-up.
  • Takes dictation using shorthand on a variety of subject and transcribes, ensuring that spelling, punctuation and format are correct. Types correspondence.

  • Education:  Completed of Secondary Education with University level courses.
  • Experience: Six to seven years secretarial experience, some of which should be at a senior secretarial level. Skills in shorthand and typing. Knowledge of protocol.
  • Computer: Thorough knowledge of modern office procedures, ability to operate word processing and software.
  • Language(s): Communication skills, both spoken and written in English and Tetum required; knowledge of Portuguese desirable

  • Must be able to work in multicultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships.
  • Good knowledge of computer applications required.
  • Ability to work in an international or multicultural environment.
  • Good judgment, initiative, high sense of responsibility & sensitive to different cultures.
  • Good negotiation and communication skill.

Application is open for TIMOR-LESTE NATIONALS only. Applications will be considered only if accompanied by an updated CV and P11 form, as well as the two most recent PERs/Evaluations (for UN staff).  Regret letters will only be sent to short listed candidates.
Applications which do not meet the specified minimum requirements or are received after closing date will not be entertained.


Candidates who have already applied for HR/VN/2010/002; DO NOT need to apply again.

The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ, Country Manager, Deadline April 16, 2010.

Timor-Leste Country Manager, Dili

The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ is an international development organisation dedicated to restoring sight and reducing avoidable blindness and vision impairment in the Pacific, Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste. 

Hollows NZ is currently seeking a dynamic leader with superior relationship management and problem-solving skills to lead the delivery of its comprehensive eye health program in Timor-Leste.

Working with government and local partners, as well as major international donors, the Timor-Leste Country Manager will be leading an enthusiastic and dedicated team of Timorese and expatriate staff at an exciting time in the program’s development.  Strong strategic and organizational management skills, as well as a commitment to evidence-based planning are essential.

Reporting to the Auckland-based International Programs Director, the Country Manager should have a proven background managing complex programs in public health or development, with preference given to those with eye health experience.

The successful candidate will be offered a package competitive to the local market with accommodation, transport and health insurance included. Please note that this is an unaccompanied post.

How to apply

Please send a cover letter and current CV by 16 April to Tom Schaefer, International Programs Director, ( with the subject heading: Country Manager – Timor-Leste. Please be sure to include projected start date. The position is open until filled. Please see our web site for full details of our work and to download a job description