ILO – Field Engineering Consultants – CD 23 de Dezembro de 2015

ILO-TL Office

ILO-TL Office

International Labour Organization 


Roads for Development Program (R4D)

Field Engineering Consultants

(For Timorese Nationals only)

Duty Station: Dili, Baucau, Same or Maliana (to be decided)

Duration and Starting Date: The position is initially for 4 months with a scheduled starting date of the11th of January 2016. Depending on the 2016 R4D funding, possibly more than one position.


R4D is the Government of Timor Leste’s leading national Rural Roads Development and Capacity Building Program, implemented through the Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Communications (MPWTC). R4D receives financial support from the Australian Government and technical assistance from ILO. R4D rehabilitation and maintenance projects are implemented using labour-based work methods and technologies.


To support its current team of Field Engineering Assistants (FEAs), the ILO is looking for qualified Timorese candidates for the position of Field Engineering Consultants (FEC). The FEC will work under the direct supervision of an ILOInternational Regional Engineer. The FEC will be responsible for providing consultancy services for supervision, quality control and training of MPWTC staff and contractors.


Applicants should have a Completed Secondary school Education. An engineering university degree or additional experience in a responsible site-based supervisory position is an advantage. For the position, at least 3 years of relevant site-based supervision experience in the roads sector is required. The position requires frequent travel within the Municipality to supervise the works –including possible overnight stays. Candidates require a basic working level of English and basic computer skills. A motorbike driving license and the willingness to use the motorbike that will be provided by R4D for official travel is required. Travel allowances will be paid for authorized official travel as per ILO/UN rules and regulations.


Interested candidates are invited to send their application letter, their updated CV and the names and positions of at least three references not later than the 23rdof December 2015, 5 pm to Ms Elvia Mesquita (, copied to Mr Simon Done ( and Mr Laxman Thakuri ( Alternatively applications can be sent in a sealed envelope marked with‘Application for R4D FEC Position’ to: ILO Office, Obrigado Barracks, Caicoli, Dili, TimorLeste. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. The detailed Terms of Reference for the position can be requested from Ms Elvia Mesquita (

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview and a test.

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