Monday, May 17, 2010

The Asia Foundation, Program Assistant Position, Deadline May 21, 2010.

UNDP, Various Positions, Deadline May 28, 2010.

Save the Children, 2 positions, Deadline May 25, 2010.

Caritas Australia, Operations Assistant, Deadline May 28, 2010.

NRC, Treinadores Ba Professores Primaria (1 Post), Deadline May 21, 2010.

UNMIT, Judicial Affairs Officer, Deadline May 25, 2010.

  UNITED NATIONS                         NATIONS UNIES
United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste

Judicial Affairs Officer (NPO)

POST TITLE: Judicial Affairs Officer (NPO)
DEPARTMENT: Administration for Justice Support Unit (AJSU)
DATE OF ISSUE: 11 May 2009

Assist in implementing the activities of the AJSU particularly in the specialised areas of Gender Justice, Juvenile Justice, Corrections and Justice Institutions; develop and maintain a range of contacts with judges, prosecutors, private lawyers, public defenders, government authorities, other legal actors, church authorities and civil society; assist in gathering information; identify information gaps and effectively liaise with the national authorities based on linguistic, cultural and social realities; advise the Chief of AJSU on legal and judicial developments; liaise as directed with UN agencies or others organisations involved in strengthening institutional capacity in the justice sector; write reports on work undertaken and contribute to daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and the Secretary General’s reports; attend meetings with national and international counterparts in the justice sector; conduct legal research and contribute to AJSU assessments and legal analysis and contribute to reports prepared by the AJSU for submission to the SRSG or mission senior management; attend AJSU meetings and undertake administrative tasks as directed in furtherance of and in support of the legal work of the office; travel to districts to collect information to develop strategies in the justice sector as required; other duties as assigned.


Professionalism – Ability to identify justice issues as they affect the mandate; analyse sensitive legal problems in the context of the political climate and develop sources for data input for analysis; respect for the principles of confidentiality, neutrality and objectivity; proven interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with international and national authorities with sensitivity and respect for diversity; including gender. Planning and Organization – Ability to establish priorities to meet deadlines, sometimes working under pressure; ability to plan, coordinate and monitor own work under the direction of the Chief, AJSU. Communications – Ability to communicate orally and draft clearly and concisely in English. Teamwork – Positive attitude in sharing of work responsibilities and establishment of work priorities in a team. Technological Awareness Good computer skills, including proficiency in word processing, data management and internet search engines. Commitment to Continuous Learning – Willingness to learn from others and to undertake training activities as required.


Education: Master Degree in Law from an accredited University. A first level university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the relevant Master degree Experience: Minimum of two (2) years relevant work experience in the legal field in Timor-Leste or with an international organisation.
Language: Fluency in written and spoken Tetun. Good written and spoken English required. Portuguese, Bahasa Indonesia desirable.

The applicants must present: Application letter indicating the VA Number (VA N-TL-10-011); Curriculum Vitae; UN application Form (P.11) available in Main Gate of Obrigado Barracks, UNMIT HQ; Copies of school and University Certificates as well of any other training related to the requirements of   the position; Baptismal or Birth certificate. Please ensure all relevant work experience is reflected on the P11 form.       

Please submit your application only if you meet the qualifications and requirements mentioned above. Incomplete application will not be considered.

The United Nations strongly encourages applications from qualified women candidates.

Application must be submitted to UNMIT Headquarters, Obrigado Barracks (Attention: Local Personnel Section), Or via E-mail to or
Deadline: Tuesday, 25 May 2010

Ita Nia Rai, Field Office Data Specialist, Deadline May 21, 2010.

Scope of Work
Position: Field Office Data Specialist
Type of Employment: National
Duration: Short term probationary employment for 3 months; extension to long term employment may be possible subject to satisfactory performance
Project: Strengthening Property Rights in Timor-Leste, USAID-funded, implemented by ARD, Inc.
Location:  Dili
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 Field Office Data Specialist will work under the direct supervision and management of the Field Office Manager and will work closely with the National and International Land Registration Specialists and Project Data Specialists.
The Field Office Data Specialist will be assigned to Dili.  The Field Office Data Specialist will hold responsibility for coordinating activities associated with the collection of property and land claims data in the District. The responsibilities of the Field Office Data Specialist, includes but are not limited to the following:
  1. Assisting with processing land claims data collected in the field by data collectors: database entry, GIS editing and renaming of files;
  2. Assist with preparing work plans and schedules for the District’s data collection program;
  3. Assist with training field teams in their tasks including data verification;
  4. Check field collected claims data for completeness and consistency;
  5. At the completion of the public display period forward final data to the Project Central Office including records of counter claims received during public display;
  6. Ensure that all activities carried out are sensitive to gender issues and that women are given equal opportunities to participate in all aspects of the project;
  7. Other activities as deemed appropriate by the Chief of Party.

The position will require some travel within Timor-Leste.
Desirable Requirements
-          Post secondary educational qualification Earth Sciences or similar;
-          Previous experience working in land related activities;
-          Basic understanding of Geographic Information Systems, cadastre, land survey technology and databases;
-          Computer literacy;
-                       Fluency in English and Tetum and good knowledge of Indonesian is required.
-          Previous experience working for an international organization would be an advantage.

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 21, 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.