OXFAM- Re-Advertise HAFORSA And Humanitarian Program Manager – CD 23 de Fevereiro de 2017





Oxfam’s global vision is for a just world without poverty:

A world in which people can influence decisions that affect their lives, enjoy their rights, and assume their responsibilities as full citizens of a world in which all citizens are valued and treated equally.


Our vision for Timor-Leste is for Timor-Leste to be a country enjoying prosperity and equality,

Where all citizens; women and men, actively shape the development process

and enjoy the well-being that flows from this process, even in times of crisis.


Oxfam Timor Leste program is seeking national staff for 1(one) Position:

1.     Re-Advertise HAFORSA And Humanitarian Program Manager

Oxfam offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, which include health care and pension contribution, paid annual leave, study cost reimbursement and more.

Oxfam is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply.

Fluency in Tetun or Bahasa Indonesia and written and spoken competency in English is a requirement for all three positions.


Scope  Position

Key Selection Criteria

1.     HAFORSA And Humanitarian Program Manager



The Haforsa/Humanitarian Program Manager is responsible to achieve the program objectives of the Strengthening Community Livelihoods (Haforsa) and the Humanitarian Preparedness (HP) Programs out of the Oxfam Timor Leste Country Strategy. This will be achieved by leading the Haforsa and HP team in the implementation of the program strategy, maintaining positive partnerships with a portfolio of partners, and further strategic development of the Oxfam programme in Timor Leste.



·        Proven experience in leading and motivating multi-disciplinary teams and stakeholders (internal and external) in the delivery of program strategy.

·        Proven management experience in leading the design and delivery of complex programs in a range of contexts (ie. diverse experience in development and/or humanitarian programs).

·        Extensive experience and understanding of community development, advocacy, gender mainstreaming and humanitarian work principles, with a demonstrated ability to develop and implement relevant strategies.

·        Good coordination skills and an ability to work across teams to get work in motion.

·        Demonstrated financial management and reporting skills, including experience managing multi donor funded programs.

·        Experience in security management.

·        Fluency in Tetun or Bahasa Indonesia and written and spoken competency in English


To Apply: 

Applicants can request a detailed position description from Sra. Benigna Martins, Human Resources Manager, by e-mailing her benignam@oxfam.org.au, calling 670-331-2605 or obtaining the position description from the Oxfam office at Rua Jacinto Candido, Bidau Akadiru-Hun, Dili, Timor-Leste.


You must submit a covering letter that responds to the Selection Criteria listed above for the position in this advertisement and a current Resume.  Applications could be written in English or tetun.


Please note that only applications submitted with a covering letter addressing the Selection Criteria with a resume and received by 23 February 2017, 5pm will be accepted.  They can be sent to the above e-mail address,

Only Short Listed Applicants will be contacted

Woman are encourage to apply

Australia Timor-Leste Partnership for Human Development (PHD) – HR/Recruitment Officer – CD 22 de Fevereiro de 2017

HR/Recruitment Officer

  • Based in Dili, Timor-Leste
  • 1 year fixed term contract – with possibility of extension


The Program

The Australia Timor-Leste Partnership for Human Development (PHD) supports the Government of Timor-Leste’s Strategic Development Plan 2011-2030 and reflects Australia’s commitment to work in partnership with Timor-Leste to enhance human development over the next decade. PHD’s vision is to support the people and Government of Timor-Leste to build and sustain healthy, educated and prosperous individuals and communities, who live with dignity and determine their own future. PHD brings together, under one program, what were previously eight separate Australian Government investments in health, education, sanitation, water, nutrition, gender equality, disability and social protection.


The Position

The HR/Recruitment Officer will work as key member of the PHD HR team and provide support in the delivery of HR services for PHD program staff.  This position will lead in the coordination of recruitment and selection activities, working closely with the HR Specialist and Hiring Managers to: coordinate advertising of new vacancies, screening of applications, organising interviews and acting as HR panel representative where required, coordinating reference/due diligence checks and assisting with employment offers to suitable candidates.

The HR/Recruitment Officer will also provide administrative support for broader HR services including induction, professional development, performance management and work place health and safety.  The post-holder will be supported in learning the payroll function to provide assistance and back-up relief for payroll as may be required from time to time.

We are looking for someone who is driven and self-motivated, with the maturity to deal with senior level stakeholders and candidates. This is a great environment to develop your professional HR career and work alongside a highly experienced HR Specialist.

The ideal candidate will have:

·         Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources/Business Administration or other relevant discipline

·         2+ years’ in HR function with experience in supporting recruitment administration

·         High level of initiative with flexibility and ability to respond to high volume recruitment function

·         Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work with a diverse range of internal and external  stakeholders in an international context

·         Proficiency in Tetum and written and spoken English

PHD is a 5 year program to 25 April 2021. This position is available for 12 month contract duration with possibility of extension based on individual performance, approval of program budget and alignment with ongoing program work plan.

Further Information and How to Apply

A detailed position description can be viewed online via this link



Applications can be lodged through email hr@phd.tl– please insert the job title in the email subject heading.  All applications are to include a current CV and cover letter detailing their suitability for this position.

Closing date: Wednesday 22 February 2017 (midnight AEST)

Abt Associates

Abt Associates is a recognised leader in the international development sector. Working with our many partners, Abt Associates implements bold innovative solutions to improve the lives of the community and deliver valued outcomes for our clients. We provide a comprehensive range of services from policy to service delivery in the public and private sectors contributing to long term benefits for clients and communities. Operating in remote and challenging environments, we offer innovative solutions, extensive experience in the region, strong technical capacity, and a proven project management track record. We are committed to gender equity in our employment strategies and encourage applications from capable women. Abt Associates is a child safe organisation and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children.

The Australian Embassy Timor-Leste – Short Term National Consultancy (2 Positions) – CD 24 de Fevereiro de 2017

Short Term National Consultancy (2 Positions)

·                     Position Title: National Advisers – Design Update for Australia’s support to Ending Violence Against Women

·                     Duration of Term: Up to 22 days input with full time availability required between 6 and 17 March (these dates subject to change), and preparatory and follow up work as required

·                     Location: Dili, Timor-Leste

The Australian Embassy Timor-Leste is seeking the services of two National Advisers from early March to mid-April 2017 (up to 22 days) to participate in a Design Update of Australia’s support to Ending Violence Against Women.


The Nabilan Program is an AUD 4 million per year investment, designed for an eight year period (4 years [2014-2018] + 4 years [2018-2021]). The Program is funded by the Australian Government and implemented by The Asia Foundation (TAF). The Design Update will propose the program strategy for the second phase of the program (2018-2021) building on the achievements and the challenges of Phase 1.

Nabilan works with the Government of Timor-Leste (GoTL) and NGO Partners to better understand the causes and effects of violence on women and children, and uses that knowledge to inform both policy and programs. It supports violence prevention activities and services (including access to justice) for women and children who have experienced violence.

The Team:

The Design Update team will comprise of:

·                     Team Leader and Deputy Team Leader

·                     EVAW Expert

·                     2 National Advisers

The Team Leader will review all relevant documentation, participate in all Australian Embassy briefings, lead the in-country mission, including stakeholder consultations and be responsible for directing and coordinating the team’s inputs. The Team Leader will be the coordinator and lead author of the Design Document. The EVAW Expert will provide advice on prevention and service activities that can be scale dup from Phase 1 and identify other opportunities for effecting change.

The National Advisers will participate in all relevant briefings, stakeholder consultations and be responsible for providing the team with a Timorese national perspective on future directions of the Australian Government’s support to Ending Violence Against Women. The National Advisers will contribute to the formulation of recommendations and assist in preparation of written products as directed by the Team Leader.

Key Requirements for the National Advisers:

·                     A high level of communication and interpersonal skills that can be applied in working relationships with the Government of Timor-Leste, civil society, implementing partners and other stakeholders.

·                     Knowledge of development, violence against women and children, gender equality and social inclusion challenges in Timor-Leste.

·                     Knowledge of key international and national policies and frameworks relevant to violence against women and children.

·                     Familiarity with civil society organizations working on violence against women and children in Timor-Leste.

·                     Willingness to review and utilize new information, including written information.

·                     Tertiary qualifications.

·                     Demonstrated competence with Microsoft Office computer applications.

·                     Excellent written and spoken English and Tetum.

Application Requirements:

To apply, applicants must submit:

·                     a one page application outlining their suitability for the role by addressing the Key Requirements; and

·                     their current curriculum vitae (CV).

Applications can be lodged through email hr@phd.tl – please insert the job title in the email subject heading.

Applications Close: 9am, Friday, 24 February 2017

U.S. Mission Dili, Timor-Leste – Physician – Open Until Filled

U.S. Mission Dili, Timor-Leste



OPEN TO:                  All interested candidates

POSITION:                 Physician, FSN-12

OPENING DATE:      February 17, 2017

CLOSING DATE:      Until Filled

WORK HOURS:        Full-time, 40 hours/week

SALARY:                   Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN-12 $54,393 per annum (Starting salary)

Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR):  FP-3*

**Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.





The U.S. Mission in Dili, Timor-Leste is seeking eligible and qualified female and male applicants for the position of Physician.




The incumbent is expected to provide primary outpatient medical care services to all eligible American Employees and family members. Emergency and occupational health services are to be afforded all employees of the American Embassy. Services will be provided through direct patient evaluation, examination and treatment. Prescriptions when appropriate are to be written or ordered and/or referrals to reputable and responsible specialists are to be made. The incumbent is expected to oversee referral and implementation of recommendations from consultants when appropriate. The LE Staff physician is responsible for determining when hospitalization is appropriate for medical care, and arrange appropriate attending physicians and medical facilities where medical services can be provided. The Locally Employed Staff (LE Staff) physician must have a valid physician license.




Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.  Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.


  1. EDUCATION: Medical Degree from an accredited Medical School and completion of appropriate post-graduate internship/residency/or fellowship with a current valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine within the host country or the U.S. in addition to that other blurb

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Social Impact (SI) – Field Office Accountant – CD 20 de Fevereiro de 2017

Location: Timor Leste


Field Office Accountant, Avansa Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), Dili, Timor-Leste

Social Impact (SI) is a Washington, DC-area international development management consulting firm. SI’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs in improving people’s lives. We provide a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international development programs, organizations, and policies. We provide services globally in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and program design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social analysis. SI services cross-cut all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. SI’s clients include US government agencies such as USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the US Department of State, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and non-profits.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a Field Office Accountant for the SI-Timor-Leste field office, which manages the Avansa M&E project and is based in Dili. The Accountant will be responsible for recording, analyzing, and reporting financial transactions, which will be made in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and all necessary local requirements and regulations to assure that financial statements present fairly the financial position of Social Impact, Inc. The Accountant will lead weekly, monthly, and annual accounting processes as well as administer regular payments through the SI-Timor-Leste bank account. The accountant will work fulltime in the SI-Timor-Leste field office.


The services will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • The accountant will conduct office cash counts on a weekly basis.
  • The accountant will monitor Purchase and Payment Request (PPR) and receipt recording by ensuring that PPRs and receipts match in their amounts and dates.
  • The accountant will oversee and contribute to Field Office Expense Report (FOER) development each month. The accountant will work in close coordination with the Operations Specialist in putting together the FOER. The accountant will assist with data entry into the FOER of office purchases as well as cross-check that the FOER matches the receipts, PPRs, and any other supporting documentation. In addition, the accountant will ensure that procurements comply with the Field Office Accounting Policies and Procedures manual and the SI-Timor-Leste Procurement Policy.
  • The accountant will ensure that the FOER is completed and submitted in a timely manner in accordance to the schedule that will be agreed upon by the SI-Headquarters (HQ) management team, SI-HQ accounting team, and SI-Timor-Leste field staff.
  • The accountant will administer monthly salary payments, local benefit and health plans, and other direct payments through the SI-Timor-Leste bank account after receiving approval.
  • The accountant will make the necessary rent withholding and business and employee taxes to NDDR, as required by the Government of Timor-Leste.
  • The accountant will assist with end-of-year accountant practices, as dictated by the SI-HQ Accounting team, including, but not limited to, end-of-year taxes and gain/loss statements.
  • The accountant will provide basic training to the Operations Specialist on general accounting practices.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in finance / business is required; CPA certification is desirable.
  • Experience (at least five years) gained in managing financial and procurement policies and procedures of complex, integrated development projects in developing or transition countries.
  • Experience with administering salary and tax payments, petty cash and bank reconciliation, and end-of-year accounting statements.
  • Basic budget monitoring and general ledger skills required.
  • Excellent English speaking and writing skills required.
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID) or other US Government experience is preferred.

Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.


Plan International in Timor-Leste – COMMUNITY MOBILIZING OFFICERS, AILEU AND AINARO DISTRICTS – CD 27 de Janeiro de 2017

Plan International in Timor-Leste

Plan International in Timor-Leste

Plan International in Timor-Leste



Re-advertisement: Previous applicants will automatically be considered, and do not need to re-apply

Plan always encourages applications from women and from people with disabilities

Plan’s programs aim to ensure that children realize their rights to health, clean water and sanitation, education, and protection from violence, abuse and disaster risks. Plan Programs are partly funded by regular donations from 12,000+ Individual Child Sponsors. Community Mobilization Officers ensure communications to Sponsors about the children, families and communities that Sponsor donations are helping. The Community Mobilization Officers support Community Volunteers to produce communications, and verify the quality and accuracy of these communications.

Community Mobilization Officers live and work in the sukus.

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Plan International in Timor-Leste – Saving and Loans Officer – CD 08 de Fevereiro de 2017

Plan International in Timor-Leste

Plan International in Timor-Leste

Plan International in Timor-Leste

Vacancy: Saving and Loans Officer


Plan always encourages applications from women and from people with disabilities

The Savings and Loan Officer is responsible to provide technical support and oversight to savings and loan activities undertaken through Youth Empowerment programs for social protection and livelihood/business development. He/she will support partners to ensure that savings and loan activities are implemented with a high degree of transparency and accountability to members of the groups, and that the groups are formed, supported and structured in a sustainable way


Dimensions of the Role

·      This role is expected to work across two districts: Ainaro (Maubisse) and Aileu District.

·      Responsible for working with young women and men, youth groups, partner organizations and local community members in suco and aldeia, especially those in remote areas.

·      He/she will also ensure that the savings and loan groups are supportive and enabling for women’s participation and leadership.

·      The savings and loans officer will also support the collection of good quality data to enable analysis and tracking the impact of the groups, and will facilitate the partners to reflect and adjust approaches based on the monitoring data.

·      The Savings and Loans Officer will also represent YE program on relevant working groups and will contribute to the influencing of government policies and practices related to savings and loans.

·      Works closely with the Youth Empowerment District Coordinator in Aileu  and Ainaro district and other YE Technical Officers, as well as with M&E Coordinator and other YE Program staff

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USAID’s Avansa Agrikultura Project




USAID’s Avansa Agrikultura Project is a horticulture value chain activity aimed at addressing the key challenges of rural poverty, natural resource degradation, food insecurity, and under-nutrition. The value chain approach will be applied in achieving increased productivity along key horticulture value chains that include vegetables, fruits and legumes. Through the promotion of sustainable production practices, increased functionality of farmer groups and associations, improved market linkages, and increased availability and access to quality agricultural inputs and services, including access to finance, the project will aim to stimulate and support increased economic activity and growth in targeted rural communities and districts. Sustainability of these interventions will be supported by work to maintain sound policies and an enabling environment relevant to the sector, as well as efforts to increase resilience to climate change and improve natural resource management as it relates to farm systems.



Assignment Objective

The Communications and Public Relations Assistant will assist in leading strategic communication efforts and outreach campaigns across all project components under the direction of the Chief of Party and Communications Specialist.  The Communications and Public Relations Assistant will assist with developing and implementing communication and public relation efforts to reach communities and catalyze behavior change.  The Communications and Public Relations Assistant will assist the Communications Specialist in coordinating all event management activities and support all learning events (journalist breakfasts, study tours, etc.)  She/he will work with the Communications Specialist to ensure all team members adhere to the project’s Branding Implementation Plan and Marking Plan.  The Communications and Public Relations Assistant will report to the Communications Specialist, all activities will be delegated by the Communications Specialist in close consultation with the Chief of Party (COP) and/or Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP).

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Partnership for Human Development – Senior Program Manager – Health – 06 de Fevereiro de 2017

Senior Program Manager – Health

  • Dili, Timor-Leste with travel to municipalities
  • 12 month duration with the possibility of extension


The Program

The Partnership for Human Development (PHD) represents Australia’s long-term vision for enhancing human development in Timor Leste. It brings together the Australian Embassy’s (Timor Leste) diverse activities in health, education, water, sanitation, nutrition, gender equality, disability and social protection into a single program to maximise effectiveness, relevance and performance. This investment in Timor-Leste will work towards Strategic Objective 2 of Australia’s Timor-Leste Aid Investment Plan: enhancing human development. Improved human development will ensure that coming generations of Timorese people are better able to lead, contribute to and benefit from their nation’s economic and social development.

The health sector is a significant investment for PHD, working in close partnership with the Ministry of Health, to deliver a targeted program of work to improve health outcomes for Timorese women and children. It is supporting the Ministry of Health to implement their strategic plans and priorities, and supporting the delivery of the Comprehensive Guidelines for Primary Healthcare, while aligning with the Aid Investment Plan for Timor-Leste.


The Position

The Senior Program Manager is a new position that will provide broad program management support in all aspects of PHD health sector activities.  The post-holder will act as Deputy to the Technical Lead – Health and represent the sector at meetings, conferences and seminars relevant to health planning as required with the Australian Embassy health team, Government of Timor-Leste counterparts, partners and other key stakeholders.

The Senior Program Manager will provide support to the Technical Lead – Health in managing the PHD health sector portfolio, including providing inputs in the preparation of annual work plans and program reports, concept and design documents and engage with the Ministry of Health and other partners when necessary.

The ideal candidate will have:

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