Plan International in Timor-Leste – Várias Posições – CD 13 de Junho de 2017

Plan International in Timor-Leste

Plan International in Timor-Leste

Plan International Timor-Leste                                                                                  

Vacancy: Various Positions

Plan always encourages applications from women and from people with disabilities

1.      Disaster Risk Reduction Project Officer

Location:                    Dili (25%) and Municipality (75%)

Reports to:                Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Manager


The DRR Project Officer is responsible for the implementation of the Child Centered Climate Change Adaptation (4CA)-Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) project in Aileu and Ainaro Municipality which will be in integrate in Plan International Timor- Leste four country programs.

The 4CA and DRR program focuses on 6 schools and communities in Aileu, 4 communities in Ainaro to increase the capacity of students (girl and boys), teachers, and directors of schools, volunteers, parents and children with disabilities and theirs communities (male and female) on Climate Change Adaptation for risk reduction.

Typical Responsibilities – Key End Results of Position:

1.       Planning, implementation, conducting monitoring and evaluation of the 4CA-DRR project to achieve project outcomes

2.       Develop and maintain networks and partnerships at Municipality level to support 4CA-DRR project

3.       Provide technical support within 4CA-DRR project including specificly for safe school project to schools and communities to increase capacity of target beneficiaries

4.       Provide timely and regular reports to DRM Manager

5.       Facilitate donor and management visits at Municipality and community level

6.       Ensure 4CA-DRR support to safe school project in Aileu and Ainaru Municipality based on risk profile, PLAN TL vision and mission

7.       Provide training for beneficiaries to develop and strengthen CCA and disaster preparedness and self-reliance for schools and communities most at-risk.

8.       Working closely with the target schools and communities and sponsor Child/families in developing preparedness and response plans

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The Smallholder Cattle Enterprise Development in Timor Leste – Assistant Project Manager  – CD 23 de Junho de 2017

Smallholder Cattle Enterprise Development in Timor Leste

Position title: Assistant Project Manager                                     

The Smallholder Cattle Enterprise Development in Timor Leste project is supported by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). It is managed through the University of Queensland, Australia and also involves the Consortium for Large Ruminant Research (CLRR) based at the University of Mataram in Indonesia. It is implemented in Timor Leste through the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAP) and the National University of Timor Lorosa’e (UNTL).

It works together with farmer/ industry groupings – Redi Karau ba Moris Diak (KAMODI) to identify constraints which are faced in beef production systems and commission research which will attempt to address such constraints. It has three field components consisting of Forage and Cattle production, Business and Market development and Communications for Development (C4D).

Applicants are requested to provide a cover letter responding to the requirements and responsibilities below together with a current CV including qualifications and employment history over the last 5 years as well as contact details for work references. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Applications can be e-mailed to or delivered in person to the ACIAR projects office (ex-SoL building at MAP). The closing date for applications is 23rd June, 2017. 

Requirements and responsibilities of Assistant Project Manager


  1. Undergraduate degree in agricultural related field with minimum GPA of 2.75/4.00 (postgraduate degree is desirable)
  2. Experience in project management with excellent communication and facilitation skills
  3. Ability to work in an interdisciplinary and multicultural team
  4. Fluency in written and spoken Tetun; proficiency in English and Bahasa Indonesia


  1. Assist the project manager in the administration of project activities
  2. Assist the technical and C4D teams to develop and implement quarterly work plans
  3. Coordinate and mentor field researchers and coordinate participatory monitoring activities
  4. Assist in financial administration
  5. Provide or assist with training of field researchers and collect and manage field researcher data
  6. Undertake regular visits from Dili base to KAMODI site locations including south coast
  7. Provide monthly activity reports

CARDNO GfD – Senior Finance Officer – CD 14 de Junho de 2017



Governance for Development Support Services

Senior Finance Officer

Cardno Emerging Markets is seeking a motivated and professional Senior Finance Officer  to join its Governance for Development Support Services (GfDSS) team.

Through the GfD program, the Australian Government assists the Government of Timor-Leste to implement its Strategic Development Plan by working with central agencies to improve systems that are most important to economic management and service delivery.  

The Senior Finance Officer will work with the Cardno and GfDSS teams to ensure efficient and effective finance processes and provision of financial information.  This is a good opportunity for the right candidate to show how she or he can add value and support management with planning, budgeting and provision of financial information.

Applicants should have a tertiary qualification in finance or accounting, experience in a range of financial management functions, attention to detail and be proficient in the use of MS Excel.

Further information about the position, including Terms of Reference and how to apply, is available:


·         by contacting our recruitment team at

Applicants are requested to read the Terms of Reference, review the Selection Criteria and follow the instructions on how to apply.

Applications close at 23:55hrs Dili time, 14 June 2017.

Cardno is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cardno encourages women to apply. Cardno recognizes the moral and legal responsibility to provide an equal opportunity workplace by ensuring that all recruitment and selection decisions are based on the best qualified and experienced candidate who can perform the genuine inherent requirements of the position.

Your privacy is important to Cardno.  It is the policy of Cardno to respect the confidentiality of information and privacy of individuals. Personal information provided by you as part of your application (whether oral, electronic, or written) will be collected and processed for the purpose of evaluating your application for employment.  In order to carry out this purpose, your information may be disclosed to appropriate persons in our offices.  Any information we hold will be governed by the most current version of the Cardno Privacy Policy. 

Cardno is committed to Child Protection, Anti-bribery and Fraud prevention in the delivery of our International Development project and programs.  Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect this commitment and will include police/criminal record checks.

An Australian aid project – managed by Cardno on behalf of the Australian Government

New Zealand Defence Force – Interpreter/Translator/Administrator – CD 16 de Junho de 2017

New Zealand Defence Force

NZ Mutual Assistance Program Timor-Leste

Vacancy Advertisement


Title:                           Interpreter/Translator/Administrator

Contract Duration:   1 year

Work Location:         Quartel General – F-FDTL, Dili

Report to:                  Team Leader NZ MAP Timor-Leste

The New Zealand Defence Force is seeking an Interpreter/Translator/Administrator to be part of its NZ MAP Timor-Leste team providing interpreter, translator and some administrative support services to the small team of Technical Advisors based in Timor-Leste.  The position is offered under a 1 year contract on a 4 day per week basis (i.e. 0800 – 1630hrs Monday to Thursday inclusive) and is based in Dili.

Occasional weekend and evening work may be required and working at F-FDTL locations elsewhere in Timor-Leste may be required from time to time. Provision for overtime will be included in the contract.

Salary will be negotiated prior to signing a one year contract but the salary range is $US30 to $US47 per day and is paid by electronic transfer to a nominated bank account.

The attached Position Description provides the detailed information including position purpose, key activities, personal specification (knowledge, skills, experience, qualifications, and requirements) and job specifications.

To apply for this position applications should be e-mailed to the NZ MAP Timor-Leste team at   Applications are to be submitted as one complete pdf document using Size 12 Arial font and 1.15 line spacing and is to contain the following documents (in order);

  • a covering letter containing your contact details and explaining your suitability for the position (1 page only);
  • a chronological CV outlining relevant work experience and three referees with contact details (2 pages only);
  • Copies of qualifications (including language assessments if held (e.g. IELTS, STANAG 6001)), driver’s license, passport and proof of bank account (if held).

The New Zealand Defence Force is an equal opportunity employer and therefore male and female applicants are both encouraged to apply.

Applications will close on Friday 16 June 2017.

Plan International in Timor-Leste – Community Development Facilitator (1 position each in Aileu and Ainaro) – CD 09 de Junho de 2017

Plan International in Timor-Leste

Plan International in Timor-Leste

Plan International Timor-Leste                                                                                  

Vacancy: Community Development Facilitator (1 position each in Aileu and Ainaro)

Plan always encourages applications from women and from people with disabilities

The Community Development Facilitators lead the PARK process in communities targeted by the World Bank-financed DRR project;


Typical Responsibilities

·         Organize and lead community meeting and workshop;

·         Facilitate dissemination of DRR messages and establish Suco Disaster Management Committees (SDMCs);

·         Facilitate community impact assessment & validation risk;

·         Make arrangements for community planning for implementation of project;

·         Facilitate risk mapping and needs assessment and facilitate suco development planning that includes CBDRM tasks activities;

·         Facilitate integration of aldeia planning into suco development planning process;

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Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship Program – CD 17 de Junho de 2017


The United States Embassy in Dili, Timor-Leste is pleased to announce the opening of the Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship Competition for the 2018-2019 Academic Year. The Fulbright Foreign Student Program brings citizens of other countries to the United States for Master’s degree at U.S. universities. The program has brought some of the world’s finest minds   to   the   USA   and   offers   program   participants’   insight   into   U.S.   society   and values. Many foreign Fulbright grantees are early-career professionals who will return to take leadership positions in their home countries.

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State.  The Fulbright-SERN Graduate Scholarship is an addition to the traditional Fulbright Graduate Scholarship Program in Timor-Leste with the support of the Bayu-Undan Joint Venture.

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program will award up to two (2) scholarships for Timorese citizens to pursue master’s degrees in any field at U.S. universities, beginning in August 2018.  The grant covers expenses incurred for travel to and from the USA, tuition, books, health insurance, and room and board.

The Fulbright-SERN Graduate Scholarship Program, supported by the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources (MPRM) and the Bayu-Undan Joint Venture will award scholarships up to five (5) for Timorese citizens to pursue Master’s degrees in fields of study deemed strategic by the Fulbright-SERN committee as listed below:

  • Master’s  or   MBA   degrees   in   the   following   fields:   Energy   Studies   with specializations in oil and gas economics, Petroleum, Energy Economics and Finance, Petroleum Taxation and Finance, International Mineral Resources Management, International Oil and gas management, Oil and gas enterprise management, Mining Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mining Health and Safety, Mineral Processing, Sustainable Mineral Resource Development, Mining Economics, Natural Resources Economics, Energy Economics, Geo-Mechanics, Project Economics, Geoscience and Resource Engineering, Integrated Petroleum and Geoscience, Petroleum, Energy Economics and Finance, Petroleum Taxation and Finance, International Mineral Resources Management and Geology.


  • LLM  (Master    of    Laws)    degrees    with    the    following    concentrations: Mineral/Mining Law, Energy Law, Natural Resources Law, Business and Corporate Law, International Business Law, Environmental Law and Maritime Law.


Students selected for both programs will begin their academic programs in U.S. universities the following summer 2018. The grants cover expenses incurred for travel to and from the United States, tuition and books, health insurance, and room and board.

To be eligible, you must:

  • Have completed the equivalent of four years of full-time study at the tertiary level and obtained a bachelor’s degree by the time you take up your award, but not yet hold a doctoral degree;
  • Plan to undertake full-time postgraduate study or research at a U.S. institution for the period of the award.
  • Proficiency in English at a level sufficient to undertake graduate studies in the United


  • Meet the citizenship requirements for this award.
  • Preference for Fulbright graduate awards is given to candidates who have not previously received a Fulbright graduate award.


Citizenship Requirements

You are eligible to apply for this award if:

  • You are a Timorese citizen;
  • You are not a permanent resident or citizen of the US;
  • You are not currently living in the US.

NOTE: Candidates who have previously applied for a Fulbright graduate award, but were not awarded a scholarship are welcome to apply again.

The deadline for submission of applications is 0500pm am Saturday, June 17, 2017 (Dili time).  Complete information and application forms, instructions and guidelines can be picked up at the U.S Embassy in Dili. You can also email or call 3324684 Ext. 2035 for further information.

Program applications can also be completed online at the Embark website:

Chemonics International – Various Pocicoes – CD 10 de Julho de 2017


Multiple Tourism Related Positions:

 Job Description:

Chemonics International, a leading international development consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., seeks a policy reform specialist for the anticipated USAID-funded Private Sector Development Project for Tourism in Timor-Leste. The four-year project will aim to improve sustainably and inclusively develop and expand Timor-Leste’s tourism sector. Additionally, the activity will improve private sector competitiveness in the country’s tourism sector through environment-friendly use of natural resources and developing price competitive venues and destinations, thereby facilitating inclusive job-creation for the rapidly growing population. The position will be based in Dili. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.


Position descriptions include:

1) Policy Reform Lead: will support the development and drafting of laws and regulations to increase the competitiveness of businesses, particularly in the tourism sector. The specialist will review, recommend and advocate Ensure that institutions, policies, and laws are in place that will facilitate the implementation of the National Tourism Policy. The candidate should have experience working with the government to draft, pass, and enact laws that encourage the development of the private sector and promoting new policies with input from industry operators, education and training providers, and relevant ministries.


2) Tourism Lead: has an overall responsibility for increasing demand for Timor-Leste’s unique tourism offerings. He/she builds institutional relationships with airlines, cruise ships, travel agencies, and tour operators to promote increased tourism. Oversees marketing efforts including familiarization trips (FAM) with journalists and trade show participation. Facilitate and improve marketing collaboration within the tourism sector, conduct working sessions to identify key marketing problems, establish plans of action to address these problems, and launch marketing campaigns. Lastly, he/she will promote sustainable tourism projects which involve private sector resources and participation by local communities, local and international NGOs, and associations, among others, that serve as replicable models of sustainability and best practices.

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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


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


  • 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

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



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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