Friday, May 14, 2010

Ita Nia Rai, Task Leader, Land Administration Specialist, Deadline May 18, 2010.

Scope of Work
Position: Task 4 Leader: Land Administration Specialist (Task 4 Leader)
Project: Strengthening Property Rights in Timor-Leste, USAID-funded, implemented by ARD, Inc.
Type of Employment: National
Duration: Up to Project end based on performance
Project Background:
Working in close cooperation with the Ministry of Justice and the Direcção Nacional de Terras e Propriedades (DNTP), this 5-year project will build on past USAID Land Law Programs to provide 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.
The Task 4 Leader reports to the Deputy Chief of Party and works under the administrative guidance of the SPRTL Office Manager.
The Task 4 Leader will hold responsibility for assisting with start-up planning and for ongoing coordination of field operations in the Districts. The responsibilities of the Land and Property Specialist (National) include but are not limited to the following:
  1. Working with other Tasks, Project Specialists and DNTPSC, prepare a field operations work plan and schedule to guide extension of Project operations to all Districts;
  2. Manage Regional Coordinators responsible for regional data collection activities across Timor-Leste;
  3. Working with the Project start-up coordinator and other Task Specialists, set up field offices and field teams in accordance with the field operations work plan;
  4. In accordance with project and donor guidelines and policies, assist with recruiting Timorese for central office and field operations;
  5. Work with the Training Coordinator to prepare training schedules and arrange training courses for data specialists, field coordinators and data collectors;
  6. Work with the Deputy Chief of Party to oversee field operations and coordinate the activities of the 7 field offices;  resolve problems experienced during operations and clear bottlenecks;
  7. Work with Task 5 in preparing and arranging community based conflict mediation and dispute resolution;
  8. Assist with coordination of the pilot tests, and with assessing the results and refining the systems;
  9. Work closely with DNTPSC/DTPSC in monitoring and evaluation of central office and field operations in accordance with activity indicators;
  10. Other activities as deemed appropriate by the Chief of Party from time to time.

The position will require some travel within Timor-Leste.
Desirable Requirements
-          Post secondary educational qualification in Earth Sciences or similar;
-          Experience working in land related issues;
-          Understanding of Geographic Information Systems, cadastre, land survey technology and databases;
-                       Fluency in English and Tetum and good knowledge of Bahasa Indonesia is required;
-          Computer literacy required.

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

Please submit your application letter and CV by email or hand delivery to INR office in Balide/Bebora. In the subject line, refer to the job title of the position. Application and CV must be sent to or  (+670 730 4330/+670 731 2498) no later than May 18, 2010 at 17:00 pm.  Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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

Care International Timor-Leste, Disaster Risk Management Sector Coordinator (Readvertise), Deadline May 20, 2010.


Hadia Agrikultura no Nutrisaun (HAN) Project

Position Title:Disaster Risk Management Sector (DRM) Coordinator - 1
Place of Assignment: Maliana with frequent travel to Liquica, Bobonaro and
                                                Ermera districts
Duration:17 May 2010 up to 17 April 2011
Reports to: National Project Manager and Deputy Project Manager

HAN, an EuropeAid funded (EC) project, will be supporting 3,000 vulnerable households in target communities in Liquica and Bobonaro and Ermera districts in Timor Leste. The specific objective of HAN project is ‘3,000 vulnerable households in target communities in Liquica, Bobonaro and Ermera Districts have improved access to adequate quantity of diverse food in a sustainable manner.’ HAN contributes to achieving the first Millennium Development Goal (MDG), and national priority on food security of Republic Democratic Timor Leste.

-          Conduct participatory disaster risk assessment in target villages
-          Plan, implement, monitor and supervise disaster risk management activities at community level 
-          Develop capacity of field staff and target communities in the areas of community-based natural resource management, disaster preparedness and risk reduction
-          Assist to strengthen disaster management committees at suco, sub-district and district levels
-          Coordinate with other stakeholders working in the DRM sector at different levels

  • University degree in agriculture or forestry or related subject
  • At least two year experience in community mobilization and empowerment
  • Strong experience in providing community level training and workshops
  • Preference is given to candidates who are from the respective districts
  • Driving license holder for motorbike

For those who are interested for this position, please submit the application letter and Curriculum Vitae with two references, by 20 May 2010 to CARE Base Office, Liquica and Maliana OR Admin Unit, CARE International Timor-Leste, Bairo Pite Dili, OR by email