Partnership for Human Development – Disability Officer – 25 de Janeiro de 2017

Disability Officer – Partnership for Human Development

Based in Dili, Timor-Leste

Full-time position for 1 year, with possibility of extension


The Program

The Partnership for Human Development (PHD) represents Australia’s long-term vision for enhancing human development in Timor Leste. It brings together the Australian Embassy’s (Timor-Leste) diverse activities in health, education, water, sanitation, nutrition, gender equality, disability and social protection into a single program to maximise effectiveness, relevance and performance. This investment in Timor-Leste will work towards Strategic Objective 2 of Australia’s Timor-Leste Aid Investment Plan: enhancing human development. Improved human development will ensure that coming generations of Timorese people are better able to lead, contribute to and benefit from their nation’s economic and social development.


The Position

The Disability Officer will report to the Technical Lead -Access and Equality and provide administrative support that will assist in improving the quality of service delivery that disabled people receive.               

This position is responsible for:

  • Providing administrative support to the Technical Lead – Access and Equity in all operational aspects relating to the development of PHD Disability work plans and implementation of related activities
  • Coordinating operational requirements in grantee management including administration of the grantee monitoring process, conducting assessments, site visits and documenting results
  • Acting as the primary contact point for the Australian Embassy in the organisation of events related to Disability; assist in organising workshops, seminars, working groups as may be required.


The successful candidate will bring:

  • University degree or equivalent experience
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience providing administrative and operational support relating to Disability, preferably in an international development context
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating grantee management with proven results in effective relationship management 
  • Strong planning, organisation and presentation skills and ability meet required timelines; practical experience in coordinating Disability events preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder management with government and civil society at national, municipal and suco levels
  • Fluent Tetun and preferably some proficiency in English and Portuguese.


The PHD Program is a 5 year program to 25 April 2021.  This position is available for 12 month contract duration with possibility of extension based on individual performance, approval of program budget and alignment with ongoing program work plan.

Further Information and How to Apply:

Further information in regards to this opportunity can be found from the Careers page of Abt Associate’s website at

It is preferred that all applications should be submitted online via the Careers page listed above; should you experience difficulties with submitting your application online, applications may also be lodged through email  – in this instance, please insert the job title in the email subject heading.

All applications should include a current CV, cover letter and a response to the key selection criteria.    We welcome all applications, however due to the high volume of applications received, we regret that only shortlisted candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Closing date: Wednesday 25 January 2017 (midnight AEST)

About Abt Associates

Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation and implementing programs in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and was named one of the 40 international development innovators. The company has offices in the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom, with program offices in more than 50 countries.

Ofisiál Defisiénsia – Parseria ba Dezenvolvimentu Umanu (PHD)

Baze iha Dili, Timor-Leste

Pozisaun full-time ba tinan 1, ho posibilidade ba estensaun



Parseria ba Dezenvolvimentu Umanu (PHD reprezenta Austrália nia vizaun tempu-naruk hodi hasa’e dezenvolvimentu umanu iha Timor-Leste. Parseria ne’e lori hamutuk Embaixada Austrália (Timor-Leste) nia atividade oinoin iha saúde, edukasaun, bee, saneamentu, nutrisaun, igualdade jéneru, defisiénsia no protesaun sosiál ba iha programa ida de’it atu masimiza efetividade, relevánsia no dezempeñu. Investimentu ida-ne’e iha Timor-Leste sei serbisu ba iha Objetivu Estratéjiku 2 hosi Austrália nia Planu Investimentu Asisténsia ba Timor-Leste: hasa’e dezenvolvimentu umanu. Dezenvolvimentu umanu di’ak sei garante katak jerasaun Timoroan sira tuirmai bele di’akliu atu lidera, kontribui ba no hetan benefísiu hosi sira-nia nasaun nia dezenvolvimentu ekonómiku no sosiál.


Ofisiál Defisiénsia sei relata ba Technical Lead – Access and Equality no sei fornese apoiu administrativa ne’ebé sei asiste iha hadi’ak kualidade prestasaun servisu ne’ebé ema ho defisiénsia sira hetan.

Pozisaun ida-ne’e sei responsavel ba:

·         Fó apoiu programa ba Technical Lead – Access and Equity iha aspetu operasionál no administrativa hotu-hotu hodi presta PHD nia Estratejia Defisiénsia, planu serbisu no atividades relasionadu bainhira presiza.

·         Fó apoiu administrativa iha jestaun benefisiáriu no koordena prosesu monitorizasaun benefisiáriu, hala’o avaliasaun, vizita ba site no dokumenta rezultadus bainhira presiza.

·         Aktu nu’udar pontu kontaktu prinsipál Embaixada Austrália nian iha organizasaun eventus ne’ebé iha relasaun ba Tema Igualdade Defisiénsia.

Kandidatu ne’ebé susesu sei lori:

·         Diploma ka iha esperiénsia ekivalente.

·         Pelumenus iha esperiénsia tinan 3-5 iha fornesimentu apoiu administrativu ba programa ho foku ne’ebé forte ba defisiénsia.

·         Hatudu esperiénsia iha koordenasaun jestaun benefisiáriu ho rezultadu komprovadus iha relasaun ho efikásia jestaun.

·         Abilidade planeamentu, organizasaun no jestaun tempu ne’ebé forte ho esperiénsia prátiku iha koordenasaun eventus, inklui administrasaun no lojistikas.

·         Hatudu esperiénsia iha jestaun parte-interesada ho governu no sosiedade sivíl iha nível nasionál, munisipiu no suku.

·         Tetun moos no profisiénsia iha Inglés no Portugés

Programa PHD nu’udar programa tinan 5 to’o fulan Abríl 2021. Pozisaun ida-ne’e disponivel ba durasaun kontratu fulan 12 ho posibilidade ba estensaun bazeia ba dezempeñu indivíduu, aprovasaun orsamentu programa no aliñamentu ho kontinuasaun planu serbisu programa.

Informasaun Liután & oinsá atu halo Rekerimentu:

Kona-ba informasaun liután favór refere ba Informasaun kona-ba dokumentu Rekerente nian ba pozisaun ida-ne’e. Rekerimentu sira tenke halo online liuhosi ami-nia careers website (

Prefere liu atu rekerimentu hotu-hotu ne’e submete liuhosi online iha pájina Carrers, nu’udar lista  iha leten. Se ita-boot hetan difikuldades ruma ho submete ita-nia rekerimentus online, rekerimentu bele mós haruka liuhosi email iha – iha instánsia ida-ne’e, favór hakerek títulu serbisu nian iha email nia asuntu.

Favór nota katak Ami fó bemvindu ba rekerimentu hotu-hotu, maibé ho volume rekerimentu nian ne’ebé boot tanba ne’e sei kontakta de’it rekerente sira ne’ebé tama iha lista-badak.

Data taka rekerimentu nian: Kuarta-feira 25 Janeiru 2017 (Kalan Australian Eastern Standard Time “AEST”)

Kona-ba Abt Associates

Abt Associates mak lider rekoñesidu ida iha setór dezenvolvimentu internasionál. Serbisu ho ami-nia parseiru barak, Abt Associates implementa solusaun inovadora brani nian hodi hadi’ak komunidade sira-nia moris no entrega rezultadu valorizadu sira ba ami-nia klientes. Ami fornese servisu kompreensivu lubuk ida hosi polítika ba prestasaun servisu iha setór públiku no privadu sira kontribui ba benefísiu tempu-naruk ba kliente no komunidade sira. Halo operasaun iha ambiente remotas no susar, ami oferese esperiénsia boot iha rejiaun ne’e, kapasidade téknika forte, no iha rekorde jestaun projetu ne’ebé komprovadu. Ami komprometidu ba igualdade jéneru iha ami-nia estratéjia empregu no enkoraja rekerimentus hosi feto sira ho kapasidade.

Human Resources | Partnership for Human Development

1st Lane, Block E01-12, Palm Business & Trade Center

Surik Mas, Fatumeta Bairro-Pite, Dili, Timor-Leste



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