CARE TL- M&E Assistant (1 Position)-CD 12 Agostu 2013



Internally & Externally

CARE International in Timor- Leste CITL


Mudansa Klimatika iha Ambiente Seguru – MAKA’AS


Position Title:                                   M&E Assistant (1 Position)

Place of Assignment:                        Project Office in Liquica with high presence in field sites

Duration:                                           Temporary position 6 months

Reports to:                                         M&E Officer


Job summary:

The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant of MAKA”AS project is responsible for the data collection for the field in  close coordination with the Field Officers (FO) and Community Development Officers (CDO), After collection of data, the M&E assistant will introduce this data to the M&E system, systematizing the information regarding its category. The M&E assistant will prepare performance reports regarding the indicators of MAKA’As project.


Project Background:

The MAKA’AS project aims to build the adaptive capacity of women and men in vulnerable households living in six sucos in Liquiça District, with the goal of increasing their resilience to the unavoidable impacts of climate change. The sucos, with a population of 19,816, are located in two highly degraded watersheds in Liquiça District. Through building the adaptive capacity of women and men, the MAKA’AS project will contribute to the evidence base for gender-sensitive, environmentally sustainable Community-based Adaptation to climate change (CBA) in Timor-Leste. The project will be implemented by a consortium which will be led by CARE but also involve WaterAid and local partners.



Collecting data,

Collect data from the field regarding the progress of the different activities of MAKA’As project.

Collect information regarding the weather.

Collect information regarding disasters that occurred in the MAKA’As Area

Coordinate closely with the FO and CDOs


Systemizing data

Introduce all the data and information collected to the M&E system and the excel spreadsheet



  • Prepare and submit monthly written reports, reporting the level of advance of the component, obstacles, and lessons learned and challenges faced during the reporting time.
  • Prepare reports with all the information already systematized, using the templates and forms already developed.
  • Provide oral reports every week to the management unit.
  • Assist M&E officer to prepare progress report
  • Assist the project team to  facilitate trainings related to data entry and management


  • Ensure data monitoring data based on sex disaggregated
  • Ensure gender integration in the day to day activities


Other duties

  • Provide other kind of support related with the project implementation.
  • Promote a safe and secure work environment; foster a culture of safety and security awareness and; consistently follow all CARE Timor-Leste safety and security policies, procedures and directives.


The selected candidate must be prepared to be field-based and travel by motorcycle (either driving or passenger) to various field locations, including to remote regions. 




 Senior high school and technical school  graduate


Work Experience

Experience working as a project assistant, M&E


Excellent familiarity with basic operations of the computer

Confident  in using  Excel and data base management

Excellent leadership skills;

Ability to work as part of a team;

Sound reporting skills;

Driving license holder for motorbike

Ability to use motorcycle for field visit

Strong capacity and ability to work in the field


Excellent command of Tetum;

Basic knowledge of spoken and written English

This is a junior position for an individual who is pro-active, creative and energetic with an interest in how communities can adapt to climate change.


For those who are interested for this position, please submit the application letter and Curriculum Vitae with two references, by 12 August 2013 at 5pm to CARE Base Office Liquica OR CARE International Timor-Leste Office, Bairro Pite Dili, OR by email to

Only candidate who short listed will be contacted for the interview.  


CARE is an equal opportunity employer. Women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.


CARE International Timor-Leste is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas we work. Applicants are advised that CARE International Timor-Leste reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure a child-safe environment.


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