Partnership for Human Development – Finance Officer – Grants – 20 de Marco de 2017

Finance Officer – Grants

·         Based in Dili, Timor-Leste

·         1 year fixed term contract – with possibility of extension

The Program

The Australia Timor-Leste Partnership for Human Development (PHD) supports the Government of Timor-Leste’s Strategic Development Plan 2011-2030 and reflects Australia’s commitment to work in partnership with Timor-Leste to enhance human development over the next decade. PHD’s vision is to support the people and Government of Timor-Leste to build and sustain healthy, educated and prosperous individuals and communities, who live with dignity and determine their own future. PHD brings together, under one program, what were previously eight separate Australian Government investments in health, education, sanitation, water, nutrition, gender equality, disability and social protection.

 

The Position

The Finance Officer – Grants will act as the focal point for all financial matters relating to Grants, working closely with the PHD Grants Managers and officers, finance team, sector leads and grantees, in managing the financial requirements for Grants, aligned with PHD procedures and Commonwealth Grant Rules and Guidelines. The Finance Officer Grants will consolidate:

·         Grants financial administration – maintaining and monitoring up to date grant financial records and data to ensure grants financial transactions are correctly recorded in all financial systems.  This will include review of Grantee proposal budgets for contracting and budget confirmation, monitoring and reconciliation of Grantee financial reports, tranche due dates and acquittals.

·         Grantee relationship management – providing mentoring support to grantee staff as may be required to improve grants financial administration. This may include assisting grantees in preparing accurate financial reports, including vouchers, journals.

·         Program support and financial reporting – providing support to the PHD Grants Managers on all related financial reporting, gathering financial information for grants administration, closures or investigations as required.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Diploma or Degree in relevant financial area
  • Minimum 2 years financial experience specifically with grants acquittals, reconciliations and management reporting on financial matters relating to grants
  • Experience in accurately managing financial data and records using financial software systems
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to manage relationships with Grantees, Grant partners and other stakeholders
  • Level of proficiency in English and Tetum

PHD 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

A detailed position description can be viewed online via this link

http://abtjta.turborecruit.com.au/job/jobDetailsPreview.cfm?id=980865

Applications can be lodged through email hr@phd.tl– please insert the job title in the email subject heading.  All applications are to include a current CV and cover letter detailing their suitability for this position.

Closing date: Monday 20 March 2017 (midnight AEST)

Abt Associates is a recognised leader in the international development sector. Working with our many partners, Abt Associates implements bold innovative solutions to improve the lives of the community and deliver valued outcomes for our clients. We provide a comprehensive range of services from policy to service delivery in the public and private sectors contributing to long term benefits for clients and communities. Operating in remote and challenging environments, we offer innovative solutions, extensive experience in the region, strong technical capacity, and a proven project management track record. We are committed to gender equity in our employment strategies and encourage applications from capable women. Abt Associates is a child safe organisation and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children.

 

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Partnership for Human Development – Grants Officer- 20 de Marco de 2017

Grants Officer

·         Based in Dili, Timor-Leste

·         1 year fixed term contract – with possibility of extension

 

The Program

The Australia Timor-Leste Partnership for Human Development (PHD) supports the Government of Timor-Leste’s Strategic Development Plan 2011-2030 and reflects Australia’s commitment to work in partnership with Timor-Leste to enhance human development over the next decade. PHD’s vision is to support the people and Government of Timor-Leste to build and sustain healthy, educated and prosperous individuals and communities, who live with dignity and determine their own future. PHD brings together, under one program, what were previously eight separate Australian Government investments in health, education, sanitation, water, nutrition, gender equality, disability and social protection.

 

The Position

The Grants Officer will work closely with the Grants Manager in managing a portfolio of Grants.  The Grants Officer will coordinate all aspects of the Grants tendering, contracting and amendment process. This may include:

·         Grants administration – coordinating all aspects of the Grants tendering, contracting and amendment process. This may include submission and approvals of grantee reports; entering data and uploading documents into the PHD Grant Management System software; monitoring and assessments of prospective grant partners to ensure they have systems and procedures in place to implement their planned grant activities

·         Grantee relationship management – providing support to Grantee staff as required to ensure grants tendering and contracting process is efficient and effective

·         Program support and reporting – assisting the Grants Managers with program reporting and gathering information for grants administration, closures or investigations as required.

The ideal candidate will have:

·         Minimum 2 years’ experience in grants administration, preferably with tendering and contracts

·         High level of initiative and excellent coordination skills in grants administration

·         Good interpersonal skills with ability to manage relationships with grantees, grant partners and other stakeholders

·         Attention to detail with experience in accurately managing data and records

·         Level of proficiency in Tetum, written and spoken English.

PHD 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

A detailed position description can be viewed online via this link

http://abtjta.turborecruit.com.au/job/jobDetailsPreview.cfm?id=980829

Applications can be lodged through email hr@phd.tl  – please insert the job title in the email subject heading.  All applications are to include a current CV and cover letter detailing their suitability for this position.

Closing date: Monday 20 March 2017 (midnight AEST)

Abt Associates is a recognised leader in the international development sector. Working with our many partners, Abt Associates implements bold innovative solutions to improve the lives of the community and deliver valued outcomes for our clients. We provide a comprehensive range of services from policy to service delivery in the public and private sectors contributing to long term benefits for clients and communities. Operating in remote and challenging environments, we offer innovative solutions, extensive experience in the region, strong technical capacity, and a proven project management track record. We are committed to gender equity in our employment strategies and encourage applications from capable women. Abt Associates is a child safe organisation and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children.

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Partnership for Human Development – Community Facilitation and Gender Officer – 15 de Marco de 2017

Community Facilitation and Gender Officer

•       Based in Bobonaro, Timor-Leste

•       Full-time, short-term to end June 2017 with probability of extension

 

The Program

The Australia Timor-Leste Partnership for Human Development (PHD) supports the Government of Timor-Leste’s Strategic Development Plan 2011-2030 and reflects Australia’s commitment to work in partnership with Timor-Leste to enhance human development over the next decade. PHD’s vision is to support the people and Government of Timor-Leste to build and sustain healthy, educated and prosperous individuals and communities, who live with dignity and determine their own future. PHD brings together, under one program, what were previously eight separate Australian Government investments in health, education, sanitation, water, nutrition, gender equality, disability and social protection.

The long term vision for the water sector in Timor-Leste is that the proportion of Timorese without access to sustainably maintained, safely managed drinking water at the household level, free of faecal and priority chemical contaminants is halved in target areas by 2026.

 

The Position

The Community Facilitation and Gender Officer will support the GMF Specialist and other members of the WASH Sector Team, to develop and test an approach to re-energising community management groups (GMF) for rural water supplies.  The post-holder will assist the Specialist in the following areas:

·         Research GMF operations in rural communities in Atabae and other target sites in Bobonaro

·         Hold focus group discussions and use other participatory approaches to engage women and men in their own analysis surrounding GMF performance

·         Analyse and document findings from the rapid appraisal

·         Develop an approach for short-term intensive mentoring and identify opportunities to strengthen the role and influence of women in GMFs and through other WASH activities

·         Outline of procedures manual and training modules to support the  scale up of the mentoring approach.

The ideal candidate will have:

·         Experience and knowledge of gender and social inclusion in the Timorese context, preferably applied in WASH program activities

·         Strong facilitation skills particularly with rural communities

·         Ability to think analytically and strategically with respect to community dynamics

·         Understanding of mentoring approach to capacity building, with ability to plan and deliver training

·         Understanding of the role and function of GMFs, with knowledge of National Directorate for Water Services (DNSA) approved Community Action Planning (PAK) process is an advantage.

PHD is a 5 year program to 25 April 2021. This position is available for 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

A detailed position description can be viewed online via this link

http://abtjta.turborecruit.com.au/job/jobDetailsPreview.cfm?id=981083

Applications can be lodged through PHD Human Resources email hr@phd.tl – please insert the job title in the email subject heading. All applications to include a current CV and cover letter.

Closing date: Wednesday 15 March 2017 (11am Timor Leste)

Abt Associates is a recognised leader in the international development sector. Working with our many partners, Abt Associates implements bold innovative solutions to improve the lives of the community and deliver valued outcomes for our clients. We provide a comprehensive range of services from policy to service delivery in the public and private sectors contributing to long term benefits for clients and communities. Operating in remote and challenging environments, we offer innovative solutions, extensive experience in the region, strong technical capacity, and a proven project management track record. We are committed to gender equity in our employment strategies and encourage applications from capable women. Abt Associates is a child safe organisation and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children.

Human Resource | Partnership for Human Development

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

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

E: hr@phd.tl |

Partnership for Human Development – WASH Engineering Officer – 13 de Marco de 2017

WASH Engineering Officer

·         Based in Bobonaro, Timor-Leste

·         Full-time, short-term to end June 2017 with probability of extension

 

The Program

The Australia Timor-Leste Partnership for Human Development (PHD) supports the Government of Timor-Leste’s Strategic Development Plan 2011-2030 and reflects Australia’s commitment to work in partnership with Timor-Leste to enhance human development over the next decade. PHD’s vision is to support the people and Government of Timor-Leste to build and sustain healthy, educated and prosperous individuals and communities, who live with dignity and determine their own future. PHD brings together, under one program, what were previously eight separate Australian Government investments in health, education, sanitation, water, nutrition, gender equality, disability and social protection.

The long term vision for the water sector in Timor-Leste is that the proportion of Timorese without access to sustainably maintained, safely managed drinking water at the household level, free of faecal and priority chemical contaminants is halved in target areas by 2026.

 

The Position

The WASH Engineering Officer will work closely with the Water Specialist and the WASH Sector Team to:

·         Plan and deliver a rapid assessment of rural water supply systems in Bobonaro

·         Complete a functional assessment of the community’s water supply in every rural community in Atabae (and other communities as agreed)

·         Facilitate municipal and administrative post stakeholders to review and prioritise water supply improvements to benefit schools and health facilities

·         Carry out small-scale improvements particularly in schools and health facilities; oversee construction activities, including local procurement of materials and labour.

The ideal candidate will have:

·         Substantial experience of working with National Directorate for Water Services (DNSA) staff and systems, including municipalities

·         Strong knowledge of DNSA design standards for rural water supply

·         Experience of designing and supporting construction of rural water supply systems

·         Understanding of mentoring approach to capacity building, with knowledge of the role and function of GMFs and the DNSA PAK (Community Action Plan) process.

PHD is a 5 year program to 25 April 2021. This position is available for 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

A detailed position description can be viewed online via this link

http://abtjta.turborecruit.com.au/job/jobDetailsPreview.cfm?id=981078

Applications can be lodged through PHD Human Resources email hr@phd.tl – please insert the job title in the email subject heading. All applications to include a current CV and cover letter.

Closing date: Monday 13 March 2017 (11am Timor Leste)

Abt Associates is a recognised leader in the international development sector. Working with our many partners, Abt Associates implements bold innovative solutions to improve the lives of the community and deliver valued outcomes for our clients. We provide a comprehensive range of services from policy to service delivery in the public and private sectors contributing to long term benefits for clients and communities. Operating in remote and challenging environments, we offer innovative solutions, extensive experience in the region, strong technical capacity, and a proven project management track record. We are committed to gender equity in our employment strategies and encourage applications from capable women. Abt Associates is a child safe organisation and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children.

Human Resource | Partnership for Human Development

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

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

E: hr@phd.tl | M: +670 7787 9321

Partnership for Human Development – Senior Program Manager – Health – 06 de Fevereiro de 2017

Senior Program Manager – Health

  • Dili, Timor-Leste with travel to municipalities
  • 12 month duration with the 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 health sector is a significant investment for PHD, working in close partnership with the Ministry of Health, to deliver a targeted program of work to improve health outcomes for Timorese women and children. It is supporting the Ministry of Health to implement their strategic plans and priorities, and supporting the delivery of the Comprehensive Guidelines for Primary Healthcare, while aligning with the Aid Investment Plan for Timor-Leste.

 

The Position

The Senior Program Manager is a new position that will provide broad program management support in all aspects of PHD health sector activities.  The post-holder will act as Deputy to the Technical Lead – Health and represent the sector at meetings, conferences and seminars relevant to health planning as required with the Australian Embassy health team, Government of Timor-Leste counterparts, partners and other key stakeholders.

The Senior Program Manager will provide support to the Technical Lead – Health in managing the PHD health sector portfolio, including providing inputs in the preparation of annual work plans and program reports, concept and design documents and engage with the Ministry of Health and other partners when necessary.

The ideal candidate will have:

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Partnership for Human Development – Rural Market Research Consultant – 26 de Janeiro de 2017

Rural Market Research Consultant

·         Up to 30 days from Jan-June 2017

·         Dili, Timor-Leste with travel to municipalities

 

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 Program is collaborating with the Timorese government, local authorities, and civil society partners to work with communities, to achieve two categories of sanitation improvement as specified in the Timor-Leste National Basic Sanitation Policy:

·         ‘Open Defecation Free’ (ODF) status: excreta-free open spaces, drains, water bodies and institutional buildings.

·         Hygienic status: 100% coverage of hygienic toilets and handwashing stations with soap; universal safe disposal of infant and child faeces

The Hygienic Initiative will target the improvement of houses in order to create communities free from pathogens and thus healthier to live in. One form of support provided to facilitate communities in achieving hygienic status, is a voucher targeted at vulnerable houses that they can redeem at local stores / kiosks for products that can be used to improve household sanitation.

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Partnership for Human Development – Communications Consultant – 23 de Janeiro de 2017

Communications Consultant

35 input days (as soon as possible to 10 March 2017)

Dili, Timor-Leste

 

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 Program will officially launch in early March 2017. The launch will involve a number of communications products and activities, including a large launch event with a range of key stakeholders and beneficiaries of the program. Communications products will include a series of videos to promote the benefits of the program, as well as a number of printed and multimedia materials. The management of a post-launch engagement strategy will also be required.

To support the launch, PHD requires the services of a Communications Specialist to manage the development of communication products and activities. The Specialist will be required to manage relationships with PHD partners and beneficiaries, as well as external suppliers. The specialist may also be required to liaise directly with the Australian Embassy, with senior management and internal operational staff to support the development of communication products such as logistics, events, translation, finance and procurement.

The ideal candidate will have:

·         Substantial communications experience, particularly in managing communications projects and events

·         Proficiency in Tetum and English, with knowledge of the Timor-Leste context and Australian aid programs

·         Highly organised and able to arrange meetings with stakeholders, with experience  developing questions and conducting interviews

·         Advanced communication and writing skills, photography and social media skills together with an understanding of basic video production scheduling and terminology

·         Event management experience.

Further Information and How to Apply

A detailed position description can be viewed online via this link http://abtjta.turborecruit.com.au/job/jobDetailsPreview.cfm?id=976172

Applications can be lodged through email hr@phd.tl – please insert the job title in the email subject heading.  All applications are to include a cover letter and up to date CV.

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: Monday 23 January 2017 (midnight AEST)

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.

Partnership for Human Development – National Community Development Consultant – 18 de Janeiro de 2017

National Community Development Consultant

Up to 50 days from Jan-Dec 2017

Dili, Timor-Leste with travel to municipalities

 

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 Partnership for Human Development (PHD) is collaborating with the Timorese government, local authorities, and civil society partners to work with communities, to achieve two categories of sanitation improvement as specified in the Timor-Leste National Basic Sanitation Policy:

1. ‘Open Defecation Free’ (ODF) Sucos: excreta-free open spaces, drains, water bodies and institutional buildings

2. Hygienic Sucos: 100% coverage of hygienic toilets and handwashing stations with soap; universal safe disposal of infant and child faeces

Based on learnings from the ODF Bobonaro Initiative, the National Community Development Consultant will lead the review and development of ‘institutional triggering’ processes, to ensure that critical sanitation history and norms are captured and that the process effectively mobilizes community leaders to action. The Consultant will lead administrative and suco level institutional triggerings, including support and training to partners and municipal leaders, to facilitate discussions on how local authority can lead communities to action to sustainably end open defecation.

The ideal candidate will have high level of skills in community facilitation, preferably in the sanitation sector, with knowledge of service delivery priorities and challenges, and experience of effecting change in service delivery in Timor-Leste.

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Partnership for Human Development – National Nutrition Lead – 16 de Janeiro de 2017

National Nutrition Lead – Partnership for Human Development (PHD)

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 National Nutrition Lead will report to the PHD Team Leader and work closely with the Australian Embassy (Timor Leste) to

•        provide strategic and technical advice on the development of nutrition-specific programming

•        support mainstreaming of nutrition activities and indicators across the PHD program

  

The position will coordinate with key technical specialists across PHD sectors to integrate and coordinate a cross-sectoral approach in the delivery of nutrition specific programming, ensuring related activities are of high technical quality.

The successful candidate will bring:

•        Tertiary qualifications in a related field

•        Experience in managing development programs in the nutrition sector or similar

•        Strong understanding of nutrition and/or food security, especially in service delivery priorities and challenges in the Timor-Leste context

•        Knowledge of global evidence, initiatives and approaches to addressing malnutrition with cross-sectoral methods and partners

•        Capacity to travel frequently to rural communities

•        Fluency in English (Fluency in Tetum and/or Bahasa/Portuguese desirable)

•        Timorese national.
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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.

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