Vacancy Announcement No. 2015/TLS-008
UN World Food Programme in Timor-Leste
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. WFP has been present in Timor-Leste since 1999. WFP focus in Timor-Leste is on building the capacity of the Government of Timor-Leste in managing supplementary feeding through the Ministry of Health’s Mother-and-Child Health and Nutrition programme. Technical assistance and Government capacity development, with a strategy for hand-over of a sustainable food-based programme to the Government are key priorities. Through the capacity building focus, targeted boys and girls between 6-59 months and pregnant and lactating women benefit from the project. The activities of the organisation are focused on the following areas: Ainaro, Oecusse, Bobonaro, Covalima, Dili and Ermera. WFP supports KONSSANTIL and the Zero Hunger Challenge and has aligned its activities with both UNDAF and Government policies.
WFP has an exciting opening for a Programme Assistant (DHS) to be based in Maliana.
Vacancy Number: 2015/TLS-008
Job Title: Programme Assistant – DHS (1 position)
Contract Type: Service Contract
Duration: 1 year, Renewable
Duty Station: Maliana, Bobonaro District
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the general supervision and guidance of the Programme Officer (Government Liaison), the Programme Assistant’s key accountabilities shall include but not be limited to the following:
Please download the full TOR here:–> VA 2015 – PA-DHS (Bobonaro)
Interested candidates should submit their applications consisting of a motivation/application letter, updated CV and copies of academic/professional certificates. Letters and CVs must be in English language.
All applications should be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or hand-delivered to WFP Timor-Leste Country Office, Rua Balide, Mascarenhas, Dili, or posted to WFP Timor-Leste Country Office, P.O. Box 133, Dili, Timor-Leste. Job title and vacancy number should be clearly indicated on the envelope or subject line for email applications. Application deadline is Sunday, 28 June 2015.
WFP is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.