ChildFund TL-Field Project Coordinator-CD 4th April 2014



ChildFund Timor Leste

Position Vacancy Announcement for Field Project Coordinator


ChildFund Timor Leste, Non-Governmental, child development International organization, has been working in Timor Leste for 20 years. ChildFund is looking for dynamic, motivated, committed and experienced persons to fill open position in the organization.

Salary: A competitive salary based on qualification and experience; friendly work environment, team work and opportunity to grow. Good opportunity to learn community development programming

Position: Field Project Coordinator (1) Base in Lospalos

Report to: Project Officer-Health; MCH Project


Summary of the position:

The Field Project Coordinator (FPC) shall be responsible to support national office MCH project team in the field, to supervise two field project assistants from Korea, and to train and monitor activities of field health assistants and community based volunteers.  S/he will support field staff to increase the knowledge/skills and participation of community health volunteers (CHVs), Promotores de Saude Familiar (PSFs) and local Mother Support Group (MSG) leaders to ensure that project outputs are achieved.  S/he will have a key role to liaise between the field project sites and the national office by closely monitoring and reporting progress of project towards key indicators. S/he shall work with MCH project officer from the national office on planning & budgeting activities, conducting and supervising trainings, and follow up on activities for project volunteers and their communities. S/he will be based in Lospalos for this 3 year MCH project, funded by ChildFund Korea and KOICA, and must collaborate closely with district and sub-district health staff and officials, with local community leaders, and with relevant partner organizations.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Health Project Officer in general planning, implementation, training, supervision, and M/E of the MCH project in Lospalos subdistrict of Lautem district
  • Provide regular support to two field project assistants from ChildFund Korea,  including joint monitoring in the project sites, supervision (feedback, coaching), training related to project activities, planning and reporting on project tasks, and reporting volunteer issues and performance periodically to project officer,
  • Provide guidance/orientation and oversight to help ensure the safety and security of the two Korean field project assistants within their living and working environment
  • Key Monitoring and Evaluation duties:

o    Assist health project officer in improving monitoring system of all project activities carried out by project volunteers and field staff to ensure challenges and barriers are identified and addressed; to carry out any other M/E duties as requested by the project officer and program manager

o    Work with field assistants to identify success stories and best practices throughout the project and collaborate with communications team and project officer to document and disseminate findings to community/stakeholders

o    Create, revise and maintain database system to track and utilize key monitoring data for all project activities, including mother support groups, birth planning, CHV field activities, and village health committee data;  assist with baseline and endline survey data entry, monthly field data entry, and support project officer with data analysis for improving project quality


Note: Complete information are available in ChildFund Timor-Leste, Rua Lacerda de Maia, Vila Verde, Dili

Qualifications and experiences

At least 2 years progressive experience in health field and/or 1 year community mobilization/outreach experience is required.


Method of Application

All interested candidates should submit a cover letter describing their suitability following the above required qualifications and experiences in English. The candidate should include a recent CV and names of three traceable referees with their contact details. All applications should be addressed to HR Officer, ChildFund Timor-Leste, Rua Lacerda de Maia, Vila Verde, Dili or email to All application must be received by ChildFund no later than 4th April’2014 only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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