Peace Corps Timor Leste – Safety and Security Manager – CD Open until filled

Peace Corps Timor Leste

Peace Corps Timor Leste

Date:                                     March 1, 2017

Closure Date:                     Open until filled, apply by March 15, 2017 for priority screening

Position Title:                     Safety and Security Manager

Salary:                                   Salary range $17,869.50 – 23,977.80 annually plus benefits

(Starting salary depends on salary history, experience, and qualifications)

Position Announcement

The United States Peace Corps program in Timor-Leste seeks a qualified and motivated candidate for the following full-time position:  Safety and Security Manager.

The United States Peace Corps is a non-political, non-religious organization, which brings American Volunteers to various munispiu in Timor-Leste to work with communities on development projects on two-year assignments. The Peace Corps is an agency of the United States Government and was founded by President John F. Kennedy in 1961.  General information about Peace Corps can be found

The role of the Safety and Security Manager (SSM) is to support security-related functions (i.e. site inspection and selection, Volunteer site visits, emergency planning, incident response, etc.) that are critical to post operations and Volunteer support. The SSM reports to the Country Director (CD) who manages day to day workload, while the Office of Safety and Security provides technical oversight of security related matters and SSM professional development.

Major Duties Include (but not limited to):

  • Coordinate security programs, and maintain safety equipment, procedures, and documentation;
  • Considerable travel throughout Timor-Leste to visit Volunteers and build relationships with community members, local leaders and local authorities;
  • Remain on duty and carry phone to respond to individual and large-scale emergencies on short notice: 24 hours/day, 7 days/week;
  • Liaise with local law enforcement and U.S. government officials;
  • Monitor and disseminate information about security issues;
  • Design and conduct trainings for American Volunteers and community members;
  • Perform housing checks for American Volunteers and train staff in performing housing checks to assess for safety and security;
  • Conduct post-incident assessments to identify any ongoing threats or security concerns and develop mitigation strategies.

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Peace Corps Timor Leste – Financial and Administrative Assistance (FAA) – CD Open until filled

Peace Corps Timor Leste

Peace Corps Timor Leste

Opening Date:                   March 1, 2017

Closure Date:                     Open until filled (Initial review starts March 10)

Position Title:                     Financial and Administrative Assistance (FAA)

Salary:                                   Developmental level starting at $10,935.32 annually with benefits

Full performance level starting at $14,250.72 annually with benefits

Position Announcement

The United States Peace Corps program in Timor-Leste seeks a qualified and motivated candidate for the following full-time position: Financial and Administrative Assistant

The United Peace Corps is a non-political, non-religious organization, which will bring American Volunteers to Timor-Leste to be assigned to Districts to work with communities on development projects. The Peace Corps is an agency of the United States Government and was founded by President John F. Kennedy in 1961.  General information about Peace Corps can be found on

The FAA  will work as a member of the Administrative Unit supporting the entire Peace Corps Timor-Leste  Program working under the direct supervision of the Director of Management and Operations (DMO). Duties include:

Major responsibilities include

  • Budget execution;
  • Finance and Accounting: includes responsibilities for liquidations and disbursements, reporting, serving as Billing Officer, executing purchase card procurements, verifying vouchers, etc.;
  • Alternate Cashier and backup to Cashier for timekeeping and other responsibilities;
  • Contract support: assisting in preparation and maintenance of Personal Service Contracts, leases, and general service and supplies contracts;
  • Human Resources: supporting recruitment, hiring, orientation, performance reviews, implementation of local staff benefits, and records management;
  • Volunteer Support: provides general administrative and financial assistance to support Trainees/Volunteers and assists with market basket and other surveys;
  • Travel Logistics: assists with Travel Authorizations and arrangements, travel advances and payments;
  • Manage and support special projects as assigned.

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Moris Rasik NGO – Transformation Manager – CD 20 de Marco de 2017




Transformation Manager for MorisRasik Foundation


About the Organization

MorisRasikFoundation is a not-for-profit Grameen-Bank model microfinance institution providing microcredit and savings services to rural poor families in TimorLestesince 2000.

In order to comply with regulation of Banking and Payments Authority (BPA) of Timor Leste, MorisRasik Foundation is in the process of applying for a licence as an Other Deposit Taking Institution (ODTI).

To this end we are seeking the services of a professional in the role of Transformation Manager to undertake all responsibilities associated with the securing of the ODTI licence.

Title of the Job:            Transformation Manager

Duration:                      One Year (extendable)

Reporting:                    Preferably April 2017


Deadline for submitting Application:20th March 2017


Background to the Transformation Project


The aim of the Transformation Project is to build institutional capacity withinMorisRasikin order for us to comply with new technical resource requirements and supervisory and prudential standards as stipulated by the Banking and Payments Authority.


Institutional capacity needs to be developed in five core areas:

  • Effective corporate governance and strategic management
  • Building management capacity and human resource management
  • Client-oriented services and effective stakeholder relations
  • Application of technology to strengthen financial and portfolio management
  • Ownership, legal transformation and equity partnerships

Role and Responsibilities of Transformation Manager



The Transformation Manager will report to the Chair of the MorisRasik Board and be required to workwith the Managing Director to carry out necessary actions in order to secure for MorisRasik the ODTI license.


Duties and Responsibilities


The core role of the Transformation Manager is to manage the Transformation Process to ensure attainment of ODTI License by complying with all requirement outlined by the Banking and Payments Authority (BPA)

The responsibilities of the Transformation Manager include but are not limited to:

  1. Coordinating with government departments to make sure the legal status of MR Financial Services is in order.
  2. Liaising with Central Bank of Timor Leste on various aspects such as seeking extension of timeline for obtaining ODTI license and making timely reports to BCTL.
  3. Liaisingand playing the lead role in negotiating with the Investors, financial institutions and bankers for debt and equity investments.
  4. Preparing Business Plan (Microfin) and maintain periodic adjustment when it will require.
  5. Preparing prospectus, proposals, financial projections for seeking investors
  6. Providing general support to finance department and creating a plan for transfer of Assets and Liabilities.
  7. Liaising with microfinance rating agencies and organize due-diligence visits by financial institutions
  8. Ensuring physical facilities and security at branches comply with BPA regulations
  9. MaintainingMorisRasik profile in International Industry sites including Mix Market and any other relevant sites and overseeing maintenance ofMorisRasik’s website.
  10. Reporting monthly to the Board of Directors regarding the progress of transformation project.
  11. Any other related support as might be required for the transformation process.

Professional Qualifications and Experience Requirements


  • Master degree in Business or Finance, preferably with a concentration in a relevant area, such as operations management; banking; international finance. Or
  • Bachelor degree in Commerce, Business or Finance, with a relevant concentration in operations management; banking; or finance, if coupled with significant relevant experience


Exposure & Experience

  • Experience in commercial banking and/or NBFI operations, preferably in a retail environment at a senior managerial level in a developing country context, possibly in a relevant consultant/technical advisory role
  • Microfinance experience with savings and individual lending exposure is highly desirable
  • Experience facilitating transformation of a microfinance operation into a formal, regulated entity is highly desirable
  • Significant change management experience
  • International management and work experience preferably in Asia with poor entrepreneurs
  • Knowledge of financial management
  • Advanced computer literacy
  • Knowledge of financial systems development, data processing, management of financial institutions and the microfinance sector gained through domestic and international work experience


Personal Skills

  • Fluency in written and spoken English (Tetun or Bahasa ability desirable)
  • Excellent inter-personal skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Strong cross-cultural awareness
  • Proven organizational and managerial success with indigenous populations in developing countries

The deadline for applications is Monday 20th March 2017.   Please email your cover letter and CV to Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.

Novo Turismo Timor – Leste – Duas Pocicoes – CD 15 de Marco de 2017


4 stars Luxury Resort in Dili, Timor-Leste

with 71 rooms now inviting talented people and offering opportunity to grow with us in the following section:

  • Guest Service Agent (Reception)
  • Bell Driver



  • Education minimum from hotel school
  • 1 year working experience
  • Able to communicate English, Indonesia & Portuguese
  • Able to work in a team or individual, out going, pleasant personality and Mature
  • Additional language will be an additional advantages
  • Service & Hospitality Oriented
  • Young energetic and passionate person
  • Female aged 20 – 30 years old
  • Able to join immediately


(Bell Driver)

  • Able to drive AT & MT car
  • Have local driving license
  • Able to communicate English, Indonesia & Portuguese
  • Able to work in a team or individual, out going, pleasant personality and Mature
  • Additional language will be an additional advantages
  • Service & Hospitality Oriented
  • Young energetic and passionate person
  • Male aged 20 – 30 years old
  • Able to join immediately

Special Note: This vacancy valid since the announcement was issued

or LAST DATE RECEIVED 15 March 2017




Please send your ApplicationLetter, CV with Certificates and

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OXFAM- Re-Advertise HAFORSA And Humanitarian Program Manager – CD 23 de Fevereiro de 2017





Oxfam’s global vision is for a just world without poverty:

A world in which people can influence decisions that affect their lives, enjoy their rights, and assume their responsibilities as full citizens of a world in which all citizens are valued and treated equally.


Our vision for Timor-Leste is for Timor-Leste to be a country enjoying prosperity and equality,

Where all citizens; women and men, actively shape the development process

and enjoy the well-being that flows from this process, even in times of crisis.


Oxfam Timor Leste program is seeking national staff for 1(one) Position:

1.     Re-Advertise HAFORSA And Humanitarian Program Manager

Oxfam offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, which include health care and pension contribution, paid annual leave, study cost reimbursement and more.

Oxfam is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply.

Fluency in Tetun or Bahasa Indonesia and written and spoken competency in English is a requirement for all three positions.


Scope  Position

Key Selection Criteria

1.     HAFORSA And Humanitarian Program Manager



The Haforsa/Humanitarian Program Manager is responsible to achieve the program objectives of the Strengthening Community Livelihoods (Haforsa) and the Humanitarian Preparedness (HP) Programs out of the Oxfam Timor Leste Country Strategy. This will be achieved by leading the Haforsa and HP team in the implementation of the program strategy, maintaining positive partnerships with a portfolio of partners, and further strategic development of the Oxfam programme in Timor Leste.



·        Proven experience in leading and motivating multi-disciplinary teams and stakeholders (internal and external) in the delivery of program strategy.

·        Proven management experience in leading the design and delivery of complex programs in a range of contexts (ie. diverse experience in development and/or humanitarian programs).

·        Extensive experience and understanding of community development, advocacy, gender mainstreaming and humanitarian work principles, with a demonstrated ability to develop and implement relevant strategies.

·        Good coordination skills and an ability to work across teams to get work in motion.

·        Demonstrated financial management and reporting skills, including experience managing multi donor funded programs.

·        Experience in security management.

·        Fluency in Tetun or Bahasa Indonesia and written and spoken competency in English


To Apply: 

Applicants can request a detailed position description from Sra. Benigna Martins, Human Resources Manager, by e-mailing her, calling 670-331-2605 or obtaining the position description from the Oxfam office at Rua Jacinto Candido, Bidau Akadiru-Hun, Dili, Timor-Leste.


You must submit a covering letter that responds to the Selection Criteria listed above for the position in this advertisement and a current Resume.  Applications could be written in English or tetun.


Please note that only applications submitted with a covering letter addressing the Selection Criteria with a resume and received by 23 February 2017, 5pm will be accepted.  They can be sent to the above e-mail address,

Only Short Listed Applicants will be contacted

Woman are encourage to apply

Australia Timor-Leste Partnership for Human Development (PHD) – HR/Recruitment Officer – CD 22 de Fevereiro de 2017

HR/Recruitment 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 HR/Recruitment Officer will work as key member of the PHD HR team and provide support in the delivery of HR services for PHD program staff.  This position will lead in the coordination of recruitment and selection activities, working closely with the HR Specialist and Hiring Managers to: coordinate advertising of new vacancies, screening of applications, organising interviews and acting as HR panel representative where required, coordinating reference/due diligence checks and assisting with employment offers to suitable candidates.

The HR/Recruitment Officer will also provide administrative support for broader HR services including induction, professional development, performance management and work place health and safety.  The post-holder will be supported in learning the payroll function to provide assistance and back-up relief for payroll as may be required from time to time.

We are looking for someone who is driven and self-motivated, with the maturity to deal with senior level stakeholders and candidates. This is a great environment to develop your professional HR career and work alongside a highly experienced HR Specialist.

The ideal candidate will have:

·         Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources/Business Administration or other relevant discipline

·         2+ years’ in HR function with experience in supporting recruitment administration

·         High level of initiative with flexibility and ability to respond to high volume recruitment function

·         Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work with a diverse range of internal and external  stakeholders in an international context

·         Proficiency in Tetum and 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


Applications can be lodged through email– 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: Wednesday 22 February 2017 (midnight AEST)

Abt Associates

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.

The Australian Embassy Timor-Leste – Short Term National Consultancy (2 Positions) – CD 24 de Fevereiro de 2017

Short Term National Consultancy (2 Positions)

·                     Position Title: National Advisers – Design Update for Australia’s support to Ending Violence Against Women

·                     Duration of Term: Up to 22 days input with full time availability required between 6 and 17 March (these dates subject to change), and preparatory and follow up work as required

·                     Location: Dili, Timor-Leste

The Australian Embassy Timor-Leste is seeking the services of two National Advisers from early March to mid-April 2017 (up to 22 days) to participate in a Design Update of Australia’s support to Ending Violence Against Women.


The Nabilan Program is an AUD 4 million per year investment, designed for an eight year period (4 years [2014-2018] + 4 years [2018-2021]). The Program is funded by the Australian Government and implemented by The Asia Foundation (TAF). The Design Update will propose the program strategy for the second phase of the program (2018-2021) building on the achievements and the challenges of Phase 1.

Nabilan works with the Government of Timor-Leste (GoTL) and NGO Partners to better understand the causes and effects of violence on women and children, and uses that knowledge to inform both policy and programs. It supports violence prevention activities and services (including access to justice) for women and children who have experienced violence.

The Team:

The Design Update team will comprise of:

·                     Team Leader and Deputy Team Leader

·                     EVAW Expert

·                     2 National Advisers

The Team Leader will review all relevant documentation, participate in all Australian Embassy briefings, lead the in-country mission, including stakeholder consultations and be responsible for directing and coordinating the team’s inputs. The Team Leader will be the coordinator and lead author of the Design Document. The EVAW Expert will provide advice on prevention and service activities that can be scale dup from Phase 1 and identify other opportunities for effecting change.

The National Advisers will participate in all relevant briefings, stakeholder consultations and be responsible for providing the team with a Timorese national perspective on future directions of the Australian Government’s support to Ending Violence Against Women. The National Advisers will contribute to the formulation of recommendations and assist in preparation of written products as directed by the Team Leader.

Key Requirements for the National Advisers:

·                     A high level of communication and interpersonal skills that can be applied in working relationships with the Government of Timor-Leste, civil society, implementing partners and other stakeholders.

·                     Knowledge of development, violence against women and children, gender equality and social inclusion challenges in Timor-Leste.

·                     Knowledge of key international and national policies and frameworks relevant to violence against women and children.

·                     Familiarity with civil society organizations working on violence against women and children in Timor-Leste.

·                     Willingness to review and utilize new information, including written information.

·                     Tertiary qualifications.

·                     Demonstrated competence with Microsoft Office computer applications.

·                     Excellent written and spoken English and Tetum.

Application Requirements:

To apply, applicants must submit:

·                     a one page application outlining their suitability for the role by addressing the Key Requirements; and

·                     their current curriculum vitae (CV).

Applications can be lodged through email – please insert the job title in the email subject heading.

Applications Close: 9am, Friday, 24 February 2017

U.S. Mission Dili, Timor-Leste – Physician – Open Until Filled

U.S. Mission Dili, Timor-Leste



OPEN TO:                  All interested candidates

POSITION:                 Physician, FSN-12

OPENING DATE:      February 17, 2017

CLOSING DATE:      Until Filled

WORK HOURS:        Full-time, 40 hours/week

SALARY:                   Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN-12 $54,393 per annum (Starting salary)

Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR):  FP-3*

**Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.





The U.S. Mission in Dili, Timor-Leste is seeking eligible and qualified female and male applicants for the position of Physician.




The incumbent is expected to provide primary outpatient medical care services to all eligible American Employees and family members. Emergency and occupational health services are to be afforded all employees of the American Embassy. Services will be provided through direct patient evaluation, examination and treatment. Prescriptions when appropriate are to be written or ordered and/or referrals to reputable and responsible specialists are to be made. The incumbent is expected to oversee referral and implementation of recommendations from consultants when appropriate. The LE Staff physician is responsible for determining when hospitalization is appropriate for medical care, and arrange appropriate attending physicians and medical facilities where medical services can be provided. The Locally Employed Staff (LE Staff) physician must have a valid physician license.




Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.  Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.


  1. EDUCATION: Medical Degree from an accredited Medical School and completion of appropriate post-graduate internship/residency/or fellowship with a current valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine within the host country or the U.S. in addition to that other blurb

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Social Impact (SI) – Field Office Accountant – CD 20 de Fevereiro de 2017

Location: Timor Leste


Field Office Accountant, Avansa Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), Dili, Timor-Leste

Social Impact (SI) is a Washington, DC-area international development management consulting firm. SI’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs in improving people’s lives. We provide a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international development programs, organizations, and policies. We provide services globally in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and program design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social analysis. SI services cross-cut all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. SI’s clients include US government agencies such as USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the US Department of State, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and non-profits.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a Field Office Accountant for the SI-Timor-Leste field office, which manages the Avansa M&E project and is based in Dili. The Accountant will be responsible for recording, analyzing, and reporting financial transactions, which will be made in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and all necessary local requirements and regulations to assure that financial statements present fairly the financial position of Social Impact, Inc. The Accountant will lead weekly, monthly, and annual accounting processes as well as administer regular payments through the SI-Timor-Leste bank account. The accountant will work fulltime in the SI-Timor-Leste field office.


The services will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • The accountant will conduct office cash counts on a weekly basis.
  • The accountant will monitor Purchase and Payment Request (PPR) and receipt recording by ensuring that PPRs and receipts match in their amounts and dates.
  • The accountant will oversee and contribute to Field Office Expense Report (FOER) development each month. The accountant will work in close coordination with the Operations Specialist in putting together the FOER. The accountant will assist with data entry into the FOER of office purchases as well as cross-check that the FOER matches the receipts, PPRs, and any other supporting documentation. In addition, the accountant will ensure that procurements comply with the Field Office Accounting Policies and Procedures manual and the SI-Timor-Leste Procurement Policy.
  • The accountant will ensure that the FOER is completed and submitted in a timely manner in accordance to the schedule that will be agreed upon by the SI-Headquarters (HQ) management team, SI-HQ accounting team, and SI-Timor-Leste field staff.
  • The accountant will administer monthly salary payments, local benefit and health plans, and other direct payments through the SI-Timor-Leste bank account after receiving approval.
  • The accountant will make the necessary rent withholding and business and employee taxes to NDDR, as required by the Government of Timor-Leste.
  • The accountant will assist with end-of-year accountant practices, as dictated by the SI-HQ Accounting team, including, but not limited to, end-of-year taxes and gain/loss statements.
  • The accountant will provide basic training to the Operations Specialist on general accounting practices.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in finance / business is required; CPA certification is desirable.
  • Experience (at least five years) gained in managing financial and procurement policies and procedures of complex, integrated development projects in developing or transition countries.
  • Experience with administering salary and tax payments, petty cash and bank reconciliation, and end-of-year accounting statements.
  • Basic budget monitoring and general ledger skills required.
  • Excellent English speaking and writing skills required.
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID) or other US Government experience is preferred.

Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website:

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.


Plan International in Timor-Leste – COMMUNITY MOBILIZING OFFICERS, AILEU AND AINARO DISTRICTS – CD 27 de Janeiro de 2017

Plan International in Timor-Leste

Plan International in Timor-Leste

Plan International in Timor-Leste



Re-advertisement: Previous applicants will automatically be considered, and do not need to re-apply

Plan always encourages applications from women and from people with disabilities

Plan’s programs aim to ensure that children realize their rights to health, clean water and sanitation, education, and protection from violence, abuse and disaster risks. Plan Programs are partly funded by regular donations from 12,000+ Individual Child Sponsors. Community Mobilization Officers ensure communications to Sponsors about the children, families and communities that Sponsor donations are helping. The Community Mobilization Officers support Community Volunteers to produce communications, and verify the quality and accuracy of these communications.

Community Mobilization Officers live and work in the sukus.

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