ILO-Assistant Regional Engineer (4 positions)-CD 18 de Outubro de 2014

ILO-TL Office

ILO-TL Office

International Labour Organization 


Roads for Development Program (R4D)

Vacancy Announcement

Assistant Regional Engineer (4 positions)

(UN Salary Scale NO-A)



Duty Station: Dili (1), Baucau (1), Maliana (1), Same (1)

Duration: Starting date 1st November 2014, for a period of 12 months.


R4D is the Government of Timor Leste’s leading national Rural Roads Development and Capacity Building Program, implemented through the Ministry of Public Works, with financial assistance from the Australian Government and technical assistance from ILO.


To support its international Regional Engineers, R4D intends to recruit four Timorese Assistant Regional Engineers to assist and support the international Regional Engineers in all the aspects of their work. This includes district-level coordination and planning, the implementation of surveys, the preparation of designs and costs estimates, tendering for works, the provision of training, site supervision, quality control, monitoring and reporting.


Applicants should have a university degree in civil engineering and at least 5 years of relevant working experience, of which at least 3 years in the (rural) roads sector. Experience with the management of contractors is required. Experience as a trainer is an advantage as it is envisaged that the Assistance Regional Engineers will have a substantial involvement in the training of contractors and government staff. Candidates should have a good command of spoken and written English and should have good communication skills and knowledge of computer applications. Candidates should have a valid motorbike driving license and be able to drive a motorcycle in difficult terrain/road conditions. It is expected that the Assistant Roads Engineer will have to spend 50-70%% in the field.


Interested candidates can contact Mrs. Irene Teresa Vicente da Cruz ( or Mrs. Elvia Mesquita ( to obtain the detailed Terms of Reference for the positions. Applications should be sent by email or in a sealed envelope to Mrs. Irene da Cruz or Mrs. Elvia Mesquita (ILO Office Caicoli, UN Obrigado Barracks, ( or, mentioning “R4D Assistant Regional Engineer Application”. Applications should include a motivation letter, a detailed and updated Curriculum Vitae and the names and positions of at least three references. The deadline for the submission of applications is 18 October 2014, 5:00 pm, Dili time. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview and a test.

PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE TOR HERE –> TOR Assistant Regional Engineer (4 positions)



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