Conservation International – NKS Field Assistant – CD 22 de Junho de 2017

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

Conservation International, Timor-Leste Program

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Title: NKS Field Assistant

Term:  Fixed-term

Location:   Lautem District

Position Description

The NKS Field Assistant will work closely with the Marine Program Manager in project implementation, partnership development and maintenance, and donor/organizational reporting. This position will provide day to day field logistics, administrative support, and community/stakeholder engagement, to ensure successful implementation of the projects.

The Key Responsibilities for this position are:

•   Support and assist the Marine Program Manager in ensuring effective and efficient implementation of all marine projects assigned to this position, including coordination with CI staff, partner communities, government, and other stakeholders.
•   Work closely with Marine Program Manager in developing the project’s detailed workplan and reporting against the progression of the work plans.
•   Work closely with the Marine Program Manager in developing and strategizing the implementation of planned activities and initiate onsite interaction with targeted communities and project partners.
•   Participate in monitoring and evaluating the implementation and impact of project activities.
•   Work with the Operations team to ensure efficient and cost effective use of CI equipment and resources while applying internal systems, structures and standard operating procedures.
•   Support an organizational culture that reflects our full spectrum programming values, theory of change, promotes accountability and high performance, encourages a team culture of learning, creativity and innovation.
Support in facilitating learning and sharing on key issues for advocacy, adoption and/or replication of best practices.
•   Liaise with communities and local authorities on a day-to-day basis and ensure active engagement of stakeholders to mobilize resources, and coordinate activities.
•   Successfully submit on time monthly reports to supervisor, and donor reports when required.
•   Collect data and information from the field/providing input in the completion of the progress reports and potential projects.

 

Required skills and capabilities:

•   A background in fisheries, natural resource management, protected areas, biodiversity, coastal engineering and/or the demonstrable ability to understand complex scientific issues.
•   Experience working with coastal communities
•   Sound experience of working on environmental and community development issues either in an NGO or the public or private sector.
•   Substantial skills and field experience of monitoring and evaluation, capacity building.
•   Excellent presentation, communication and facilitation skills.
•   Specific expertise in certain aspects of community development through biodiversity protection and sustainable livelihoods, would be an advantage

 Preferred Skills:

· Work experience with an international organization or government based in the field

· English and Tetum preferred

Working Conditions:

  • This position is 90% based in the field
  • Occasional travels to Dili

Other

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with all levels of employees and partners in a team setting.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.

 

 Conservation International is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women to apply for this position

To apply for this position, email CV and Cover Letter to timor-leste@conservation.org

Applications Deadline: 22nd June 2017

(Only short listed applicants will be notified)

Conservation International – Irabere Catchment Coordinator – CD 22 de Junho de 2017

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

Conservation International, Timor-Leste Program

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Title: Irabere Catchment Coordinator

Term:  Fixed-term

Location:   Irabere Catchment, to be based at Baguia

Project: Building Capacity for Management and Monitoring of Timor-Leste’s Protected Areas

 

Position Description

This position forms part of the project team for the proposed CEPF funded project titled “Building Capacity for Management and Monitoring of Timor-Leste’s Protected Areas” (hereinafter, referred to as “the Project”). Th position will carry out coordination duties as assigned by the project team, specifically for the Irabere catchment project site and communities.

The Project will be delivered over a 24 month period with an expected start date of July 1, 2017.

The Project is focused on capacity building for protected area network development. The key components of the project are:

  • Component 1.1: Training in ecological surveying for management planning and monitoring;
  • Component 1.2: Training in processing of specimens for taxonomic purposes, specimen cataloguing, and long term storage;
  • Component 2.1: Surveying of key protected areas
  • Component 3.1: Developing a management plan.

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Conservation International – Project Coordinator – CD 26 de Agosto de 2016

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

 

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Title: Project Coordinator

Term:  Fixed-term

Location:   Dili

Position Description

This position will coordinate the implementation of PPG Phase of the GEF funded project titled Securing the long-term conservation of Timor-Leste’s biodiversity and ecosystem services through the establishment of a functioning National Protected Area Network and the improvement of natural resource management in priority catchment corridor (hereinafter, referred to as “the Project”).

The Project will be delivered over a 12 month period with an expected start date of October 1, 2016. This position will be co-terminus with the Project on September 30, 2020. The Project will consist of: Component 1: Establishment of a National Protected Area Network; Component 2: Improvement of community-based natural resource management systems in priority catchments corridors; and Component 3:Improvement of forest management and reforestation of degraded lands in priority catchment corridors. This position will be under CI Timor-Leste, and report to the Senior Program Manager designated by CI-Timor-Leste.

The Key Responsibilities for this position are:

 

I.      Grant management – Duties under direct supervision of the Senior Program Manager:

(1) Ensure progress against agreed-upon work plan and budget towards intended outputs, including timely submission of regular reports;

(2) Ensure the budget allocation is spent according to the workplan and with CI Timor-Leste approval;

(3) Ensure compliance of the CI-GEF Environmental and Social Safeguards framework, and CI internal Policies and Safeguards.

II.    Project Coordination – Duties under the guidance and supervision of the Senior Program Manager include:

(1) In coordination with the Project Team finalize the Workplan and budget, and submit for CI approval;

(2) Schedule and arrange participants to join all necessary project meetings, workshops, and site visits to ensure full engagement;

(3)  Maintain regular communications with the project team so that they are updated with the status of the Project;

(4) Support the production of ProDoc, and reports to relevant institutions, as well as meeting materials, to enhance the implementation of the Project.

(5) Provide support to the Project’s outreach team for effective external communication of the Project; and

(6)  Keep records of the Project up-to-date in CI’s Operations system (i.e., Agresso) in collaboration with CI Timor-Leste Operations Manager.

 

III.  Workshops – Duties under supervision of the Senior Program Manager include providing support in:

(1) Planning for workshops included under the project component with internal and external implementing partners.

(2) Prepare materials for oral presentation and printed distribution.

 

IV. Other duties including but not limited to supporting CITL Country Director and Operations Manager in program/office management are to be shared with other members of CI Timor-Leste. These duties may include, but not necessarily limited to:

(1) Chairing regular meetings of CI Timor-Leste; and

(2)  Other office keeping matters.

 

Required skills and capabilities:

· English proficiency, as the working language of the project

· Minimum of 5 years professional working experience in government or private sector.

· A firm understanding of Timor-Leste government, community culture, and landscape

· Excellent written and spoken communication skills.

· Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task.

· Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint).

 Preferred Skills:

· Work experience with an international organization, or working with an international project team.

· Minimum of a Master’s degree in natural science, environmental studies, international cooperation and/or public policy.

· Tetum and or Portuguese language are preferable.

Working Conditions:

·         This position is based in Dili

·         Frequent field travels

Other

·         Demonstrated ability to work effectively with all levels of employees and partners in a team setting.

 

 To apply for this position, email CV and Cover Letter to timor-leste@conservation.org

Applications Deadline: 26th August 2016

(Only short listed applicants will be notified)

Conservation International – Marine Field Officer – CD 26 de Agosto de 2016

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

 

Conservation International, Timor Leste-Program

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Title: Marine Field Officer

Term:  Fixed-term

Location:   Dili

Position Description

The Marine Field Officer will work closely with the Marine Program Manager in project implementation, partnership development and maintenance, and donor/organizational reporting. This position will provide day to day field logistics, administrative support, and community/stakeholder engagement, to ensure successful implementation of the projects.

The Key Responsibilities for this position are:

•     Support and assist the Marine Program Manager in ensuring effective and efficient implementation of all marine projects assigned to this position, including coordination with CI staff, partner communities, government, and other stakeholders.
•     Work closely with Marine Program Manager in developing the project’s detailed workplan and reporting against the progression of the work plans.
•     Work closely with the Marine Program Manager in developing and strategizing the implementation of planned activities and initiate onsite interaction with targeted communities and project partners.
•     Participate in monitoring and evaluating the implementation and impact of project activities.
•     Work with the Operations team to ensure efficient and cost effective use of CI equipment and resources while applying internal systems, structures and standard operating procedures.
•     Support an organizational culture that reflects our full spectrum programming values, theory of change, promotes accountability and high performance, encourages a team culture of learning, creativity and innovation.
Support in facilitating learning and sharing on key issues for advocacy, adoption and/or replication of best practices.
•     Liaise with communities and local authorities on a day-to-day basis and ensure active engagement of stakeholders to mobilize resources, and coordinate activities.
•     Successfully submit on time monthly reports to supervisor, and donor reports when required.
•     Collect data and information from the field/providing input in the completion of the progress reports and potential projects.

 

Required skills and capabilities:

•     A background in fisheries, natural resource management, protected areas, biodiversity, coastal engineering and/or the demonstrable ability to understand complex scientific issues.
•     Experience working with coastal communities
•     Sound experience of working on environmental and community development issues either in an NGO or the public or private sector.
•     Substantial skills and field experience of monitoring and evaluation, capacity building.
•     Excellent presentation, communication and facilitation skills.
•     Specific expertise in certain aspects of community development through biodiversity protection and sustainable livelihoods, would be an advantage

 Preferred Skills:

· Work experience with an international organization or government based in the field

· English and Tetum preferred

Working Conditions:

·      This position is 90% based in the field

·      Occasional travels to Dili

Other

·         Demonstrated ability to work effectively with all levels of employees and partners in a team setting.

 

 To apply for this position, email CV and Cover Letter to timor-leste@conservation.org

Applications Deadline: 26th August 2016

Only short listed applicants will be notified)

 

Conservation International – Consultancy – Fundraising/Proposal Development (Re-advertisement) – CD 15 de Marco de 2016

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

 

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Consultancy – Fundraising/Proposal Development (Re-advertisement)

Conservation International

Conservation International (CI) has been a leader in conservation for nearly three decades, since it was established in 1987. CI is a non-profit organization working in more than 30 countries on four continents with head office in Washington DC. CI believes that the Earth’s natural heritage must be maintained if future generations are to thrive economically and culturally. By building on a strong foundation of science, field demonstrations and partnerships CI’s mission is to empower societies to responsible and sustainably care for nature, our global biodiversity and the well-being of humanity. We work with communities, governments, and businesses throughout Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Pacific Ocean to tackle the biggest threats to natural capital, the parts of nature that have the greatest value to people.

CI started its program in Timor-Leste in 2009, and established a permanent office in 2012. It is the first and only international non-governmental environmental organization in country. In Timor-Leste, over the past six years, CI has been supporting the establishment of community-led Locally Managed Marine Areas (LMMAs), development of environmental policy, identification of rare and unique species within the country, and building the capacity of its people in environmentally related matters. CI has an MOU with the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF), The Regional Government of Oecussi and Atauro Island (ZEESM), and also works in partnership with the Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Environment (MCIE).

 

Purpose of Engagement

The Country Office is based in Dilli, and has a technical team led by the Country Director. The country program is expanding and there is a need to match that expansion with support both within and outside of Timor-Leste. This requires building and maintaining relations, identify funding opportunities, and following through with proposals.

The scope of the Consultancy is to support the Country Director in the ongoing fundraising efforts. This means working closely with the Country Director and Development Director in identifying funding opportunities, developing high quality concept notes and proposals in English that responds to those opportunities, and is in line with CI’s work.  Country level fundraising work and proposal development is supported by the CI Asia Pacific Field Program (APFD) Development Director based in Singapore. The Development Director coordinates the fundraising efforts in the region, and oversees the country level efforts. Currently there is a need for additional support in Timor-Leste to increase the scope of opportunities, enable timely responses to opportunities, and to follow up on prospects both in and out of the country.
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Conservation International – Consultancy – Fundraising/Proposal Development – CD 12 de Fevereiro de 2016

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Consultancy – Fundraising/Proposal Development

Conservation International

Conservation International (CI) has been a leader in conservation for nearly three decades, since it was established in 1987. CI is a non-profit organization working in more than 30 countries on four continents with head office in Washington DC. CI believes that the Earth’s natural heritage must be maintained if future generations are to thrive economically and culturally. By building on a strong foundation of science, field demonstrations and partnerships CI’s mission is to empower societies to responsible and sustainably care for nature, our global biodiversity and the well-being of humanity. We work with communities, governments, and businesses throughout Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Pacific Ocean to tackle the biggest threats to natural capital, the parts of nature that have the greatest value to people.

CI started its program in Timor-Leste in 2009, and established a permanent office in 2012. It is the first and only international non-governmental environmental organization in country. In Timor-Leste, over the past six years, CI has been supporting the establishment of community-led Locally Managed Marine Areas (LMMAs), development of environmental policy, identification of rare and unique species within the country, and building the capacity of its people in environmentally related matters. CI has an MOU with the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF), The Regional Government of Oecussi and Atauro Island (ZEESM), and also works in partnership with the Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Environment (MCIE).

 

Purpose of Engagement

The Country Office is based in Dilli, and has a technical team led by the Country Director. The country program is expanding and there is a need to match that expansion with support both within and outside of Timor-Leste. This requires building and maintaining relations, identify funding opportunities, and following through with proposals.

The scope of the Consultancy is to support the Country Director in the ongoing fundraising efforts. This means working closely with the Country Director and Development Director in identifying funding opportunities, developing high quality concept notes and proposals in English that responds to those opportunities, and is in line with CI’s work.  Country level fundraising work and proposal development is supported by the CI Asia Pacific Field Program (APFD) Development Director based in Singapore. The Development Director coordinates the fundraising efforts in the region, and oversees the country level efforts. Currently there is a need for additional support in Timor-Leste to increase the scope of opportunities, enable timely responses to opportunities, and to follow up on prospects both in and out of the country.

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Conservation International Timor Leste Program- Marine Program Manager – CD 16 de Outubro de 2015

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

 

Conservation International, Timor-Leste Program

JOB DESCRIPTION

 Position Title: Marine Program Manager

Term:  Fixed-term

Location:   Dili

Position Description

The Marine Program Manager will oversee the marine components of the CI Timor-Leste programs.  They will manage a diverse set of activities and work to ensure that program outcomes and goals further CI’s human development and conservation priorities.

 The Marine Program Manager will works across CI to build strong relationships to advance program initiatives.  S/he will represent CI and work to build alliances with community, government, and external stakeholders who are critical to program success.

 The Marine Program Manager will support the program’s financial well-being by playing a role in identifying program funding sources and developing and managing funding relationships with partners and prospects.  S/he will work with program and HQ staff on proposals and funding initiatives.

 The position will report to the Country Director, Timor-Leste and will manage program and project staff, interdisciplinary teams, and/or outside partners and works under general direction.

 

The Key Responsibilities for this position are:

·         Facilitate necessary activities to reach the objective of establishing a functional management system for the Protected Area Network (including management plans, management committees, application of legislation, advocate policy to support the management of the PA network, and designation of PA zoning system, and selection criteria) and their official integration into current government planning

·         Provide technical assistance and facilitate the development of local capacity (through training on species identification, monitoring techniques, data collection, and analysis) to provide key marine species data inputs that will feed into local and national management planning.

·         Provide technical assistance on eco-system based management through the collection, analysis and understanding of data and its uses in management planning for sustainable production, extraction, and conservation.

·         Socialize a Marine Protected Area network concept and the benefit of sustainably managed fisheries, and non-extractive economic benefits of MPAs to all stakeholders in Timor-Leste. In cooperation with our main conservation partners and stakeholders identify site options for the establishment of an MPA network including the use of multi-use zoning to allow long term sustainable management under a Seascape.

  • Prepare regular reports on the progress of proposed MPA establishment and implementation, and also necessary communication/outreach products that amplifies the Bali MPA network program’s objectives.

Required skills and capabilities:

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Conservation International Timor Leste Program- Senior Program Manager – CD 16 de Outubro de 2015

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

 

Conservation International, Timor-Leste Program

JOB DESCRIPTION

 Position Title: Senior Program Manager

Term:  Fixed-term

Location:   Dili

Position Description

The Senior Program Manager oversees all conservation-related projects in Timor-Leste for Conservation International (CI)They manage a diverse set of activities and work to ensure that the projects outcomes and goals further CI’s) human development and conservation priorities.  Duties include developing and implementing program and conservation strategies, project design and management, technical oversight, monitoring and evaluation, and capacity building. The Senior Program Manager ensures compliance with CI policies, program and funding agreements, and local requirements.

 

The Senior Program Manger works across CI Timor-Leste to build strong relationships to advance program initiatives.  They represent CI and work to build alliances with the government, community, and external stakeholders who are critical to the project’s successes.

 

The Senior Program Manager supports the projects financial well-being by playing a role in identifying program funding sources, and developing and managing funding relationships with partners and prospects.  They works with country program, regional, and HQ staff on proposals and funding initiatives.

 

This position manages project staff, interdisciplinary teams, and/or outside partners and works under general direction. 

 

The Key Responsibilities for this position are:

·         Develop program strategies, objectives, work plans and metrics. Oversee and implement program activities and manage technical and project staff.  Monitor, measure, and provide periodic progress and metric reports. Ensure compliance with CI policies, funding agreements and local requirements.

·         Develop projects in compliance with government priorities, donor priorities, and CI priorities and strategies. Ensure government departments and agencies are fully informed on project progress and activities and new project developments.

·         Identify capacity building needs and support efforts to address capacity gaps. Promote information sharing.  Build stakeholder understanding and support by developing fact sheets, statistics, and related communication materials.  Hold conferences and other events to share best practices and lessons learned.  Effectively engage stakeholders including donors, government and NGOs, technical colleagues and other partners important to program success.  Represent the organization externally and serve as a trusted point of contact for CI. 

·         Identify opportunities for program growth and development. Support program financial sustainability by identifying funding opportunities. Partner with CI Timor-Leste, regional, and HQ staff on funding proposals and contribute to regional/global fundraising efforts.

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Conservation International Timor Leste Program- Marine Program Manager – CD 13 de Agosto de 2015

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

 

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

JOB DESCRIPTION

 Position Title: Marine Program Manager

Term:  Fixed-term

Location:   Dili

Position Description

The Marine Program Manager will oversee the marine components of the CI Timor-Leste programs.  They will manage a diverse set of activities and work to ensure that program outcomes and goals further CI’s human development and conservation priorities.

The Marine Program Manager will works across CI to build strong relationships to advance program initiatives.  S/he will represent CI and work to build alliances with community, government, and external stakeholders who are critical to program success.

The Marine Program Manager will support the program’s financial well-being by playing a role in identifying program funding sources and developing and managing funding relationships with partners and prospects.  S/he will work with program and HQ staff on proposals and funding initiatives.

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Conservation International – Position: Development Manager for Philippines/Timor-Leste – CD 16 de Julho de 2015

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

Conservation International, Timor Leste Program

 

Position: Development Manager for Philippines/Timor-Leste

The Philippines/Timor-Leste Development Manager, as part of the APFD Development Team, will work on a number of tasks geared towards fundraising, proposal development, strategic donor engagement and diversification of the Philippines and Timor-Leste donor base.  The Development Manager will help identify new sources of funding from a wide range of donors – including individuals, private foundations, public (government and multilateral) agencies and corporations – to fill country gaps and advance programmatic priorities. It is essential for the position to understand CI’s strategic objectives and ongoing scope of work in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as the financial status and priority needs of the Philippines and Timor-Leste programs. The Development Manager must be able to work across cultural and linguistic boundaries and multiple time zones to develop high-quality written proposals and other donor materials in accordance with CI policies. The Development Manager must also possess sufficient familiarity with the realities of field work, in order to understand the project designs, to ensure they are feasible, and enough resources have been budgeted for to achieve proposed deliverables.

The Development Manager will guide and coordinate the efforts of the Philippines and Timor-Leste to respond to strategic fundraising opportunities offered by the diverse teams and colleagues from HQ and Singapore.  This will be achieved through: establishment of processes and timelines; clarification of donor interests/criteria; direct technical support for the development of proposal narratives and budgets; and facilitation of review processes and senior level decision-making as needed. In addition, the Development Manager will monitor and provide technical assistance for reporting to existing donors by managing reporting calendars and building the capacity of country-level project managers to prepare high-quality project reports, including tasks such as calendar prompts, co-writing, editing and financial report review as needed. The Development Manager will represent CI Philippines and Timor-Leste programs in both internal and external meetings as deemed appropriate by the senior managers. The Development Manager will be responsible for maintaining an organizational database, and tracking tools to help better track opportunities, report divisional efforts, losses and successes, analyze trends, and capture institutional memory of information used to inform the divisional fundraising strategy

The Development Manager will work closely the APFD Development team to encompass new fundraising mandates and identify gaps. The Development Manager will also work with staff across CI to ensure strategic and cohesive alignment with institutional objectives and priorities. The position will be based in Manila with frequent travel to Timor-Leste. The Development Managers level of effort will be equal between both the Timor-Leste and Philippines programs.

The Development Manager will have a direct reporting line to the Development Director for Asia-Pacific based in Singapore, and programmatically to the Country Directors of the Philippines and Timor-Leste. Both Country Directors will provide key inputs into the work plan, and the annual performance appraisal review process.  The Development Manager shall maintain a monthly work plan approved by both the Country Directors and Development Director in Singapore in advance. It is expected that the Development Manager liaises and works very closely with both Country Directors on funding opportunities as well as country specific reporting.

Key Duty/Responsibility

Fundraising

Lead development of Philippines and Timor-Leste donor engagement strategies and provide key inputs for development of country-level fundraising strategies.

Facilitate the development and submission of strategic funding proposals that involve the country programs, including establishing coordination processes and timelines, co-writing, editing, and budget review for all public and private opportunities:

–       Work closely with the APFD Development team and in-country teams to ensure a coherent approach to identifying fundraising opportunities and providing donor related support, including donor engagement and proposal development.

–       Liaise with HQ teams in Arlington on field communications around proposal development, donor relations, and submission.

–       Coordinate proposal development among multiple divisions, colleagues, and partners, including definition of roles, routing and registration of opportunities.

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