CARDNO PNDS –Waste Management Specialist Adviser-CD 1 December 2013



Waste Management Specialist Adviser

Job Reference Number

EMR/DP/GfD/Waste Management Specialist Adviser

Job Type

International Development Assistance/Emerging Markets



Job Location

Asia; Australasia; Timor Leste; Dili

Job Summary

Program Background
Cardno Emerging Markets is implementing the Governance for Development (GfD) Interim Support Services program on behalf of Australian Government. The Australian Government has recently designed a new program of support for Timor-Leste, the Governance for Development (GfD) program. GfD focuses upon:
Good public sector management to enable growth and delivery of services that meet Timor-Leste’s development needs.
In order to continue strong engagement from Government of Timor-Leste (GoTL) stakeholders until the new program commences an interim program phase (called GfD Interim Support Services) commenced in June 2012. This interim phase is expected to operate until the commencement of the new GfD program in early 2014.
The interim program activities need to meet several objectives. These include:
  • ongoing implementation of the activities that have been partially delivered to date under the programs outlined above;
  • implementation of additional activities as identified during the interim phase;
  • maintenance and further development of Australian Government relationships with the Government of Timor-Leste and other Timorese stakeholders; and;
  • a contribution towards the content and approach of the new GfD design. This includes a particular emphasis on strong ownership of the new governance program by the Government of Timor-Leste.
The Strategic Development Plan (SDP) and fifth Constitutional Government Program’s state that: by 2015 urban waste management guidelines will be introduced based on environmental laws and regulations to set standards for waste treatment (in main cities); and, that a national campaign will be run to reduce the use of plastic bags.


Key Responsibilities


To support the Ministry of State Administration we are seeking the services of either individuals or organisations to provide short term waste management specialist advice.  Amongst  other things the individual or organisation will be  required to:

  1. provide input to the current draft of waste management law;
  2. guide and develop policy concept for waste management in Timor-Leste;
  3. develop operational strategies to implement the management of waste in Timor-Leste; and,
  4. consider options for the management of waste that generate income or provide any economic return.
Position Details
Commencement: 1 February 2014 (or before)
Duration: Approximately 5 months with a possible extension.
 For a full Position Descriptions, downland the Terms of Reference here.


Other Requirements



Employee Benefits


​Remuneration: For an individual this position will be remunerated in line with the Australian Government Adviser Remuneration Framework. It is designated as level C2/C3 (short-term) within that framework. If a company or organisation is slected then they will be paid on a fee for service basis.

More information about the ARF can be found here:




How to apply
Send an email to

For Individuals, your email must contain the following:

  • A current CV, outlining your work history and experience relevant to the position.
  • A letter expressing your interest and how your experience can assist with the requirements of this EOI (the letter is to be no longer than three (3) pages).
For Companies or organisations, your email must contain the following:
  • A letter expressing your interest and how your experience can assist with the requirements of this EOI (the letter is to be no longer than three (3) pages).
  • Current CVs, for up to three (3) people who you would propose to provide the required waste management advice.

Please note: this will be a two (2) step process and shortlisted individuals or organisations will be asked to respond to specific selection criteria from which suitable individuals or organisations will be invited to interview.
Useful tips on how to prepare a CV are available from the following web pages:


Applications must be submitted by 1 December 2013.


Source–>CARDNO Website


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