Plan International in Timor-Leste-Various Positions-CD August 23, 2013


Plan International in Timor-Leste

Plan International in Timor-Leste

Plan International in Timor-Leste Various Position

 Vacancy Announcement for Various Positions

Published

August 14, 2013

Closes

August 23, 2013

Location

Aileu, Lautem, Dili, Timor-Leste

Category

Youth Empowerment Program, WASH

Type

Full-time

Description

Plan International in Timor-Leste

Vacancy Announcement for Various positions

1. WASH in Schools (WinS) Manager

2. WASH Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Coordinator

3. Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development (YE4SD) Technical Officer (6 months for Maternity Leave Coverage)

 

1. WASH in Schools Manager

The WASH in Schools (WinS) Manager is responsible for the planning, implementation and monitoring of the WinS component of the on-going WASH program. Working with partners to implement hygiene promotion via the child 2 child methodology and with contractors for the construction of new WASH facilities.

Project Background

This role is linked to an ongoing EC funded WASH project. The project is based in Aileu and Lautem districts and focuses on hygiene promotion (HP); sanitation through CLTS; provision and repair of improved water sources; School sanitation and water and sanitation marketing. The project is approaching the halfway point and is likely to continue until the end of 2015.

Dimensions of Role

The WinS Manager will be responsible for the implementation of WinS in 21 schools in Aileu and Lautem. They will be responsible for the construction budget which will be utilized to secure construction through contractors via an open tender process. As well as the construction they will need to design the hygiene promotion strategy in line with the child 2 child approach and ensure partners and teachers receive appropriate training. There are no direct reports for this role, however, the role will involve regular contact with, and mentoring of, the 4 project partners (local NGOs).

Responsibilities

Work together with the district education offices (DoE) to select schools and develop an implementation plan.Finalise designs and BOQs and facilitate an open tender process in the districts to enable selection of appropriate contractors together with the DoE.Monitor construction of new WASH facilities together with the DoE to ensure quality and timely completion.Develop detailed HP strategy together with MoH and MoE utilizing the draft WinS guidelines for Timor Leste.Ensure partners and school teachers receive appropriate training to implement the HP components such as school health clubs and child to child methodology.Oversee the implementation of the schools HP component so that the benefits of the new WASH infrastructure can be realised by the school children and their families.

Skills, experience, other requirements

University education with an appropriate qualification for the roleSignificant long term experience in construction – preferably of WASH infrastructure.Experience in training people and understanding of participatory learning principlesExperience implementing the child to child methodologyCommitment to working with children and young peopleCommitment to work in rural communitiesCommitment to equal respect for womenDemonstrated skills and experience in planning, monitoring, budget management; report writingSpoken and written English a major advantageAble to ride motorcycle

2. WASH Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Coordinator

The M&E Coordinator for the WASH program is responsible for the collection of key monitoring data that monitors participation, changes in knowledge, skills attitudes of communities and duty bearers as a result of their participation in the program

Project Background

This role is linked to an ongoing EC funded WASH project. The project is based in Lautem and Aileu districts and focuses on hygiene promotion; sanitation through CLTS; provision and repair of improved water sources; School sanitation and water and sanitation marketing. The project is approaching the halfway point and is likely to continue until the end of 2015.

Dimensions of Role

The WASH M&E Coordinator will need to work closely with the WASH staff based in Dili, Aileu and Lautem as well as with the implementing partners (local NGOs) of the program. There are 3 partners in Aileu and 1 in Lautem. One of the key deliverables for this role will be analysis and reporting of the project progress on a quarterly basis. There are no direct reports for this role.

Responsibilities

Continually develop and update the M&E project plan with the project team and ensure that the M&E system feeds into program management decision-making;Develop data collection and storage tools and systems that measures project performance;Train WASH staff and partners on correct methods for data collection and correct use of data collection tools.Ensure that all data collected through the M&E system is disaggregated by sex, disability and age;Undertake analysis of data on a quarterly basis and prepare quarterly reports on progress towards project indicators. Update WASH team on a regular basis (monthly) so that any issues can be discussed and addressed if required.Input data, each 6 months, from the Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices surveys conducted by the partners and provide analysis and feedback in a timely fashion.Assist the Senior WASH Manager to prepare quarterly and annual reports to Plan International UK and Plan Australia.Act as WASH team focal point for PALS – Plan’s internal project monitoring system. Update PALS system each quarter.

In the event of a significant humanitarian emergency, coordinate rapid assessments in the affected areas;Undertake occasional independent monitoring exercises to validate existing data.Contribute to Plan Timor Leste’s Annual Program Participatory Review processesLead the design and implementation in the project mid-term review, end of project evaluation and project related research;

Skills, experience, other requirements

University education with an appropriate qualification for the roleSignificant long term experience in monitoring and evaluation of community based projectsExperience in training of young people and understanding of participatory adult learning principlesCommitment to working with children and young peopleCommitment to work in rural communitiesCommitment to equal respect for womenDemonstrated skills and experience in planning, monitoring, budget management; report writingSpoken and written English a major advantageAble to ride motorcycle

3. Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development (YE4SD) Technical Officer (6 months for Maternity Leave Coverage)

The Technical Officer for the YE4SD project will support Plan’s Child Centred Community Development approach by closely work with young people in the project area to develop their skills and opportunities to participate in political, economic, cultural development in their communities.

Project Background

The vision of the Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development project is for Timorese youth to have the capacity and opportunities, both individually and collectively, which enable them to be active, creative and responsible catalysts in the political, economic, social and cultural development of their communities and Timorese society. Through these opportunities, Timorese youth will be empowered to realise their own potential as both rights holders and current/future duty bearers in Timor-Leste and to play a critical role in the sustainable development of their country. The program duration is for an initial three years with an opportunity to extend based on results achieved. Total project budget for this period is $1.6 million.

Dimensions of Role

Manage the delivery of a life-skills training program for young people undertaking community work activities. In cooperation with the Youth Livelihoods Advisor develop the life-skills training program.

Responsibilities

Participate in the development of a Youth Engagement Strategy during the first year of the project;Identify vulnerable youth in project areas and facilitate the identification of youth priorities utilizing a youth-to-youth approach;Coordinate and assist partners in the Life Skills training for young people including sexual and reproductive health;Assist in organizing youth training on developing analytical and public speaking skills;Advocate with duty bearers to increase opportunities for young people to participate in suco development forums;Provide linkages for teenage parents/caregivers and early childhood care and development programs;In conjunction with Youth Coordinator disseminate information to referring youth entrepreneurs to the appropriate service providers.Develop linkages with youth at suco and aldeia level with microfinance institutions such as National Commercial Bank of Timor –Leste and Moris Rasik for access to credit to invest on their business and support the establishment of savings and loans groups;Write monthly project progress reports and activity plans and participate in weekly meetings with the District YE4SD Coordinator;Liaise closely with local communities and leaders on project progress and planning;Identify youth to participate in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene skills training with the National Vocational Training Centre and link program graduates to access employment opportunities;Identify opportunities of engaging youth in their culture and history as a means of promoting peace and participate in the development of an action plan;Participate in the establishment of a Youth Advisory Group;Assist youth to access small grants from the project to implement small activities and projects.

Skills, experience, other requirements

At least SMA, preferably university educationMinimum 3 years experience in community development in a rural settingExperience working with youth and in a training environmentExperience working with youth organizations and assisting in the development of their capacityExperiences in participatory approachesUnderstanding of Timor-Leste’s current development issues, trends, challenges and opportunities and implications to community development in Timor-Leste

FOR ALL PLAN POSITIONS AND CONSULTANCIES…

  • We strongly encourage applications from women and from people with disabilities
  • Strong commitment to the equal rights and participation of girls and women is essential
  • Strong commitment to the Rights of the Child is essential
  • Plan does not tolerate child abuse. All Plan staff and consultants are selected and employed in line with the conditions of Plan’s Child Protection Policy. These include appropriate reference and background checks.
  • Applications will not be acknowledged. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No correspondence or telephone calls will be entered into.
  • Short listed candidates will be required to attend panel interviews and other selection procedures.

TO APPLY FOR POSTS …. Send resume/CV with cover letter and names and contact details of three referees, to info.timorleste@plan-international.org or by hand to Plan, Rua Pantai Kelapa, Dili, Timor-Leste. Or apply from this page by using menu Apply with Resume.

 

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2 thoughts on “Plan International in Timor-Leste-Various Positions-CD August 23, 2013

  1. i,m estanislau da c lourdes,would like ask your further information about job announcement,currently i’m really looking for job.please contact me on my email,for your information and kindness,my god bless you.

  2. Carlos da crus
    I’m Carlos looking for job, I would like to work for this vagas, becouce now I ‘m a trainer for teacher how to take care for ours child in Timor Leste how to be to a good teacher for child.
    This my comment if you need people like me can contact to me

    Thanks

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