Ministerio da Educacao-National Legal Adviser-CD 5th December 2013

Ministerio da Educacao

Ministerio da Educacao



Democratic Republic of East Timor

Management Strengthening Project


Grant Nos: TF012495

Expressions of interest

The Democratic Republic of East Timor has received financing administered by the World Bank under the Global Partnership for Education Fund toward the cost of the Management Strengthening Project (MSP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consultant services regarding National Legal Adviser.

A key function of the National Legal Adviser will be to work together with the International Adviser to advise and support the Ministry of Education in the establishment of a Legal Service Unit and in providing capacity building for other national staff with background in policy and law making, in dissemination and monitoring of adherence to laws and policies.

The assignment is planned for 18 months and expected to start ASAP.

The Ministry of Education of the Democratic Republic of East Timor now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services for this position. Firms are not invited to propose individual consultants. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (CV, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills, etc.). Qualification requirements are:

  • Law degree
  • Experience as legal adviser preferably in Public Administration System, public sector and experience in education sector is highly desirable
  • Fluency in written and spoken Portuguese and English and Portuguese legal terminology; knowledge of Tetun is an advantage
  • This position is open to Timorese Nationals only

The successful candidate shall be offered a standard remuneration package according to rates for this level of specialization. 

Interested eligible consultants may obtain further information and a copy of the Terms of Reference from the Management Strengthening Project at the address given below or visit Ministry’s website at:—anuncio-de-vagas.

The email subject heading must be: National Legal Adviser .

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and Grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011).

Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours 09:00 to 17:00 hours of local time.

The Expression of Interest together with your latest curriculum vitae must be delivered to the email address given below by 5th December 2013.


Attn: Mr. Danino da Cunha

National Director of Procurement

Ministry of Education

Democratic Republic of East Timor

Vila Verde, Dili

Tel: +670 3311035

E-mail:  and

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