OXFAM-National Program Manager and Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Advisor-CD 28 de Janeiro de 2014




Oxfam Timor Leste program is looking for two National positions for National Program Manager and Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Advisor. 


Oxfam offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, which include health care and pension contribution, paid annual leave, study cost reimbursement and more.



Scope  Position

Selection Criteria

National Program Manager The Program Manager is responsible to work together with Program Director to manage the integrated Community Led Rural Development and National Policy and Advocacy programs. The focus of these programs is on sustainable livelihood and food security, gender empowerment, disaster risk reduction (integrating climate change adaptation), and strengthening civil society.
  • At least five years program management experience with an international NGO, including leading the successful delivery of program strategy.
  • Experience in facilitating learning processes and in leading training.
  • Ability to contribute to strategic and operational thinking and planning at management level.
  • Proven analytical and decision making skills in a challenging context.
  • Proven report writing skills
  • High level financial management skills and able to understand and explain basic budget and financial reports
  • Relevant qualifications or skills in livelihoods community development as well as advanced computer skills, which include PowerPoint, Word and Excel
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Tetum and/or Bahasa Indonesian and English.
Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Advisor To strengthen the capacity of the country team and partners to Monitor and Evaluate the country program and utilize this learning to further improve the programs and to influence other actors. The MEL adviser is responsible for the capacity strengthening of the MEL officer to provide technical support, develop and implement the country program MEL framework and ensure appropriate systems are in place to document and disseminate program learning.
  • At least 5 years relevant experience working with INGOs/NGOs on MEL issues in comparable organisations and programContexts.
  • Understanding of qualitative and quantitative data gathering methodologies.
  • Research skills required in gathering information and learning through a variety of channels for specific topics.
  • Strong influencing, negotiating and networking skills, conceptual and analytical skills with a practical perspective.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of evaluation and impact assessment methodologies and how to translate these into practical tools and processes.
  • Experience in applying MEL concepts in a wide range of thematic areas including capacity strengthening, advocacy, humanitarian and development projects.
  • Team player but able to work independently and with self-motivation; diplomatic skills with cultural and political sensitivity.
  • Experience in promoting gender equality through the development and implementation of MEL systems.
  • Excellent communication skills both in written and verbal with strong proven skills in English language.


To Apply:  Request a detailed position description and Application Form from Benigna Martins, Human Resources Manager, by e-mailing her benignam@oxfam.org.au , calling 670-331-2605 or obtaining from the Oxfam office at Rua Jacinto Candido, Bidau Akadiru Hun, Dili, Timor-Leste. Please note that only applications submitted on our Application Form and received by 5:00PM Friday, 28 Jan 2014 will be accepted.  They can be sent to above e-mail address, mailed to P.O. Box 152, Dili, and Timor-Leste or delivered to the Dili office.

Women are encouraged to apply.

Only Short Listed Applicants will be contacted

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