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

Gender Officer – 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

Gender is central to the PHD program with specific gender-related activities delivered through the Access and Equality Team, as well as mainstreamed through all PHD sectors and activities.

 

The Gender Officer is responsible for:

  • Providing administrative support to the Technical Lead – Access and Equity in all operational aspects relating to the development of PHD Gender work plans and implementation of related activities
  • Acting as the primary contact point for the Australian Embassy in the organisation of events related to Gender, including organisation of Gender Week and other Embassy initiated Gender Events; assist in organising workshops, seminars, working groups as may be required
  • Providing program support to PHD technical and operational areas in mainstreaming Gender across the program; assist with reporting and collecting data on Gender across all PHD sectors
  • Coordinating operational requirements for grantee management (relating to Gender) including administration of the grantee monitoring process, conducting assessments, site visits and documenting results.

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Partnership for Human Development – National Disability Adviser – 25 de Janeiro de 2017

National Disability Adviser – Partnership for Human Development

Based in Dili, Timor-Leste

Full-time position for 1 year, 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 Position

The National Disability Adviser will work collaboratively with the Access and Equality Team and will work very closely with partner organisations in Timor-Leste, including periods of time working in partner offices, to develop capacity and improve the quality of service delivery that disabled people receive. This position is responsible for

  • Providing support and work in-house with partner organisations  – including RHTO (Ra’es Hadomi Timor Oan), ADTL (Disabilities Association of Timor-Leste) and PRADET (Psychosocial Recovery & Development in East Timor)  – assist in the review of Disability related strategies, annual plans, proposals, reports, policy discussion and advocacy papers as required
  • Actively engage with all PHD technical sectors and assist in the development of the 2018 annual cross sectoral work Plan to ensure Disability activities are mainstreamed through all PHD sectors
  • Lead and oversee Grantee management process related to Disability and manage expenditure of Australian Embassy specific disability budgets; including the development of a suitable monitoring system for conducting Grantee assessments, site visits and documenting results.

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Abt Associates Pty Ltd (Abt Associates) – Technical Adviser – Health – 19 de Outubro de 2016

Abt Associates Pty Ltd (Abt Associates)

Technical Adviser – Health

Position Location:

Dili, Timor-Leste

Position Type:

Full-time

Contract Duration:

Up to 3 months, short term contract

Estimated Start Date:

Monday, 31 October 2016

Program Overview

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 (Timor-Leste)’s diverse activities in health, education, water, 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.

Role Summary

We are currently seeking applications for a Technical Adviser – Health to join the PHD Team and be responsible for the following key duties:

·         Work closely, in a remote arrangement, with the Acting Technical Lead – Health and the Health Adviser to ensure effective health sector activity implementation through high-level leadership, guidance and management support;

·         Provide in-country support to the Acting Technical Lead – Health in managing the health portfolio budgeting and financial reporting, particularly when the Acting Technical Lead – Health is working remotely;

·         Represent the Acting Technical Lead – Health and the Health Adviser (who are both largely working remotely over the next three months) in-country in discussions and meetings and in health sector planning with the Australian Embassy health team, Government of Timor-Leste (GoTL) counterparts, partners and other key stakeholders, to help facilitate the two-way flow of information;

·         Support the annual planning process by contributing to the health sector annual work plan and strategic direction, providing strategic and technical advice to health sector planning and taking into account political economy factors to ensure that limited resources are dedicated to activities with most likelihood of success; and

·         Work flexibly across the PHD portfolio to tap into resources and opportunities to support the health sector goals through other sector activities.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in managing development programs in Timor-Leste and other similar country contexts and will have knowledge of service delivery priorities and challenges in the health sector in Timor-Leste. Furthermore, you will have demonstrated experience and networks within the Timor-Leste health system.

You will have tertiary qualifications in a relevant health field (preferably Masters), be fluent in English and/or fluency in Tetum. Portuguese is desirable. You will be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to build and maintain positive professional relationships with a range of stakeholders.

Further Information and Application Details

The Information for Applicants document, which includes the full selection criteria, can be found via the Position Description link contained within the Job Details on the Careers page of the Abt Associate’s website at: http://www.abtassoc.com.au/careers/job-search/

Applications should be submitted via email to:

Contact Name:             Mona Khademazad

Email Address:             info@phd.tl

Applications should include a current CV, cover letter and a response to the key selection criteria detailed within the Information for Applicants, including questions of due diligence.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 19 October 2016 (4pm AEST)

We welcome and thank all applications, however only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

About 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 Pty Ltd (Abt Associates) – National Water Lead – 19 de Outubro de 2016

Abt Associates Pty Ltd (Abt Associates)

National Water Lead

Position Location:

Dili, Timor-Leste

Position Type:

Full-time

Contract Duration:

Up to 3 years (with a 6 month probationary period)

Estimated Start Date:

Negotiable, with a latest start date of Monday, 2 January 2017

Program Overview

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 (Timor-Leste)’s diverse activities in health, education, water, 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.

Role Summary

We are currently seeking applications for a National Water Lead to join the PHD Team and be responsible for the following key duties:

  • Oversee and work closely with the Water Lead, GoTL and the Australian Embassy to support their work in the water sector;
  • Lead and manage all PHD activities within the water sector, delivering on sector EOPOs, including inputs from delivery partners;
  • Lead the development of the PHD water sector design and five year trajectory;
  • Contribute to planning, design, management and implementation of sector activities; and
  • Maintain professional relationships and networks with key stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in leading and supporting Water programs including designing, implementing and managing development programs. Furthermore, this includes an in-depth understanding of effecting change in service delivery. You will have tertiary qualifications in a relevant field (preferably Masters), be fluent in English and fluency in Tetum and Portuguese is desirable. You will be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to build and maintain positive professional relationships with a range of stakeholders.

Further Information and Application Details

The Information for Applicants document, which includes the full selection criteria, can be found via the Position Description link contained within the Job Details on the Careers page of the Abt Associate’s website at: http://www.abtassoc.com.au/careers/job-search/

Applications should be submitted via email to:

Contact Name:             Mona Khademazad

Email Address:             info@phd.tl

Applications should include a current CV, cover letter and a response to the key selection criteria detailed within the Information for Applicants, including questions of due diligence.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 19 October 2016 (4pm AEST)

We welcome and thank all applications, however only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

About 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.

Note: Please note that this role has been readvertised for an additional 7 days to Wednesday, 19 October 2016 due to technical issues with submitting applications through our website portal www.abtassoc.com.au/careers/job-search. If you have previously submitted an application but did not receive a response, please resubmit your application to info@phd.tl.