CARDNO PNDS -Field Coordinator Social Development-CD 03 de Outubro de 2014



Field Coordinator Social Development – PNDS Support Program

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Job Type

International Development Assistance/Emerging Markets



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 (GoTL). 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 is providing 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 a Technical Working Group, representing key ministries (Finance, State Administration, Health, Education, Agriculture, Public Works and the National Development Agency), have been established to oversee the implementation of PNDS. The PNDS Secretariat within the Ministry of State Administration supports these bodies and is responsible for the implementation of PNDS.

The Australian Government is assisting the Government of Timor-Leste to implement PNDS through the PNDS Support Program Phase II (PSP-II) managed by Cardno Emerging Markets.

We currently have a vacancy for the position of Field Coordinator Social Development.

Key Responsibilities

​Field Coordinator Social Development will be to:

  • Coordinate the activities of a small field support team (consisting of Technical Support and Monitoring Officer – Engineering, Finance).
  • Provide technical support, training and mentoring for the PNDS District Coordinators and the Sub-district Social Facilitators (SDSF) on Social components of the program and other managerial support as needed.
  • Assist the PNDS Secretariat to monitor, assess and audit social development activities in the field and report on issues affecting implementation (systems, capacity, resources, and community opinions).
  • Provide input into training and program design improvements (via national management structures).

A copy of the Terms of Reference with Selection Criteria and how to apply for this position can be found by clicking on the link: here

Other Requirements

Employee Benefits

​These positions will be remunerated in line with our Timor-Leste locally engaged salary framework depending on the discipline group, qualification and experience of the successful candidate. Please click on the Terms of Reference for remunerations package

All application must include a cover letter, responses against each of the selection criteria, CV/resume, and the details (name, phone, email) of three referees.

To be contracted for 24 months.


​Please email your application with the reference “PC70 – Field Coordinator Social Development” in the subject line

For further information about this position:
Email with the reference “PC70 – Field Coordinator Social Development” in the subject line.

Closing date 3 October 2014, 5.00pm Dili time.
Late applications will not be considered.

2 thoughts on “CARDNO PNDS -Field Coordinator Social Development-CD 03 de Outubro de 2014

  1. Bonoite Sr/a ne’ebe kompetensia ba vaga Field Cordinator iha NGO CARDNO-PNDS nian. Hu ata relata ba ita katak hau hakarak duni

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