CARDNO PNDS –Driver (6 positions)-CD 20 December 2013



PNDS – Driver (6 positions)


Job Reference Number: Position no.SS29 – 34

Job Type: Locally Engaged Staff

Schedule: Contract

Job Location: Australasia; Timor-Leste; Dili

Job Summary

The Programa Nasional Dezenvolvimentu Suku (PNDS), or National Program for Village Development, is a new, nation-wide community development program of the Government of Timor-Leste. Launched in June 2012 and valued at $300 million over eight years from 2014, it will contribute to rural development by funding the ‘missing link’ to services – basic village infrastructure – and provide jobs and training.

The Government will provide each village with an annual grant of around US$50,000 to plan, construct and manage their own small scale infrastructure projects.

An Inter-Ministerial Committee and Technical Working Group have been established to develop PNDS, representing key ministries (Finance, State Administration, Health, Education, Agriculture, Public Works and the National Development Agency).

PNDS Secretariat within the Ministry of State Administration supports these bodies and is responsible for the implementation of PNDS.


AusAID is assisting the government to develop the PNDS through the PNDS Support Program managed by Cardno Emerging Markets.


We currently have vacancies for six drivers for the Field Support Team.


A copy of the Terms of Reference and Selection Criteria can be found by clicking on the link: Terms of Reference.


Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of the Driver are to:

·         Transport members of the Field Support Team to and from the districts according to monthly work plans.

·         Responsible for the safe operation of the assigned vehicle as well as care and maintenance, including refuelling, cleaning, mechanical checking and reporting defects.

·         Assist the team with their duties and associated tasks when necessary.

·         Carry out other duties as requested.


Other Requirements

Please click on the Terms of Reference for selection criteria and how to apply.


Employee Benefits

To be contracted to 7 August 2014.



a) By email: email your application with the reference “SS29 – Driver” in the subject line to


For further information about this position:

Email with the reference “SS29 – Driver” in the subject line.

Closing date: 20 December 2013, 12.00pm Dili time.

Late applications will not be considered.

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