Jesuit Social Service – Part-time Researcher – Writer – CD 04 de Juno de 2017

Jesuit Social Service – Timor Leste (JSS)

Jesuit Social Service – Timor Leste (JSS)



Part-time Researcher – Writer

Hiring Notice on behalf of:

Pontifical Missionary Union (Vatican City)  (

FIDES news agency (Vatican City) (


Background of the project:

The is a great interest in the Catholic Church to know about the situation of the youth in Asia today.  Timor Leste is selected as one of the focus country for research as the country has a wide Catholic base and the population is composed of dynamic young people.  The project calls for papers to form part of the book entitled:  “Youth in Asia: challenges and perspectives.”

The purpose is to give a picture of the situation, needs and expectation of youth in Asian countries, in order to provide a solid material for the discernment of the Pope, the clergy, the cardinals, the bishops who are going to gather for the upcoming Synod on the Youth (October 2018).

The book is composed of different chapters, one for every country selected; every chapter will be written in English, and will be a paper of about 10,000 words.


What we are looking for?

We are looking for a “part-time researcher-writer” who can gather relevant information and write a coherent article about the challenges and perspectives of the youth in East Timor.  If you think you have what it takes to do research and write a decent paper, please contact the email and number below for more information:


Mobile Phone:  (+670) 78472292


Professional Qualifications of Applicants

The job is open for Timorese citizens only, male or female, 21 – 45 years old.

  1. With good command in written and oral English.
  2. Has done any academic research in the past.
  3. Willing to travel. (Part of the job is a chance to travel to Rome in November 2017).
  4. Willing to work overtime.
  5. Can travel to various parts of Timor Leste with ease.
  6. Ability to engage the youth in dialogue and various activities.
  7. A good sense of mission in the service of the Church and not in great need for financial reward.


Contract Arrangements

The assignment is for 6 months or earlier depending on the completion of the paper.  Part-time only and flexible in terms of working hours.  The contract will include all-expenses paid travel to Rome in November 2017.


To apply please send your CV directly to the email provided above.

Only those short-listed will be contacted for a brief interview.

The deadline for submission of application is on 4 June 2017.



Community Housing Limited – Junior Estimator – CD Open Until Filled

Community Housing Ltd.

Community Housing Ltd.

Position Title: Junior ESTIMATOR

Reports To:  Quantity Surveyor


Responsible for estimating projects for Community Housing Limited. This includes all conceptual.

Negotiated and competitive bid estimates, and interfacing with project managers, all support teams and client

relations to achieve precise and accurate estimates.

Essential Responsibilities include the following and  Other duties may be assigned.

§ Prepares  commercial  estimates per bid procedure

§ Prepares subcontractor evaluations

§ Reviews all plans and specifications, permit set of drawings and Owner requirements with Design Manager

§ Prepares bid proposal, including the cost breakdown, clarifications, scope and exclusions

§ Prepares drawing list

§ Processes and distribute all R.F.I.s for estimating and job addendums

§ Prepares subcontract takeoffs

§ Responds to all subcontractor inquiries in relation to bids

§ Assists with pricing of drawings and revisions

§ Assists in pricing of owner and subcontract change orders including written narrative and drawing overlay

§ Provides value engineering services

§ Prepares subcontractor comparison sheets for evaluation

§ Prepares estimate turnovers to project managers

§ Assist estimator in generating scope of works for all trades

§ Prepare Owner / PM bid books

§ Prepare post bid buyouts

§ Prepare call list and follow up for coverage

§ Maintain positive client/subcontractor relationships

Required Education/Experience:

To be eligible to perform this job,  it is preferred if the individual possesses the following:

§ Diploma degree or higher in a construction related discipline is desired

§ Minimum 1 to 5 years experience in the construction industry performing responsibilities equivalent to those listed above

§ Working knowledge and comprehension of blueprints and plans, as well as construction management

§ Effective negotioation skills

Skills/Qualifications/Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the following:

§ Computer skills as follows:

§ Intermediate to Advanced level in Onscreen Takeoff

§ Intermediate to Advanced level in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel and Outlook)

§ Intermediate to Advanced level in Microsoft Project

§ Intermediate level understanding of digital images (how to open, view, customize and print them) Job Description

§ Strong organizational skills, flexibility, and the ability to prioritize work assignments

§ Extreme attention to detail

§ Excellent written and oral communication skills

§ Availability to work extended hours as required by project schedules or urgent circumstances

§ Ability to travel throughout all areas of construction sites during all phases of a project

§ Leadership and motivational skills

To  apply:

Please submit your application  and Curriculum vitae to: or by Hand to AV. Nicolau Lobato Ruku II Fatuhada andar 3 Comoro Dili, Phone: +670 3331330

Woman are strongly encouraged to apply

CARE TL – Security Officer – CD 20 de Abril de 2017

CARE International in Timor Leste

CARE International in Timor Leste


Internally & Externally

CARE International in Timor-Leste – CITL

Department / Project                       : Program Support Unit (PSU)

Position                                  : Security Officer

Supervisor                              : Operation Director (OD)

Grade                                      : D1

Salary                                      : From $546 per month plus benefits

Location of Work                  : Dili Base

Position Report To                : OD

Contract period                     One year with possibility Extension



CARE is an international development and humanitarian aid organization fighting global poverty, with a special focus on working with women and girls to bring lasting change to their communities. As a non-religious and non-political organization, CARE works with communities to help overcome poverty by supporting development efforts and providing emergency assistance. We believe supporting women and girls is one of the most effective ways to create sustainable outcomes in poor communities.

CARE’s long term program will focus on women and girls in rural disadvantage areas with four priority areas: SRM Health and Rights, Women’s Economic Empowerment, Women’s Voice and Education.


The purpose of the Security Officer position is to secure the management of the Dili office and guards. In addition, assist the OD in providing support in terms of the safety and security to the CITL team and its operation.

This position is based in Dili, with possible travel required to other field offices.


  • Provide safety and security briefings as required prior to staff deployment to the area;
  • Assist the OD to conduct safety checks on vehicles and ensure they are operating in accordance to the CITL standard operating procedures;
  • Provide national staff security orientation in the absence of OD;

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Peace Winds Japan – (Program/Assistant Coordinator – 2 Positions)- CD 17 de Abril de 2017

Peace Winds JapanP e a c e    W i n d s    J a p a n in Timor-Leste




(Program/Assistant Coordinator – 2 Positions)



About the Organization

In 1999, the popular referendum in East Timor on independence from Indonesia led to massive violence, displacing many people internally in the area. In response, Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) provided medical assistance as well as food, shelter materials, and daily commodities to those displaced in the capital Dili and Liquiça District. In order to meet the needs of people at the time of their struggle, PWJ remained in East Timor and implemented various activities including housing projects and livelihood assistance. Since East Timor gained independence in 2002, PWJ has been providing technical support for coffee farmers in Ermera and Liquiça District and selling their products in Japan, U.S.A, Australia and Taiwan under a fair-trade system.

We are looking for competent Program/Assistant Coordinators – 1-2 positions to undertake a variety of administrative and program management tasks. You will help in planning and organizing programs and activities as well as carry out important operational duties.


  • Planning, coordination of a program and export activity;
  • Ensure implementation of policies and practices;
  • Help build positive relations within the team and external parties of organization;
  • Prepare paperwork and order material regarding exportation activities;
  • Keep updated records and create reports or proposals to General Coordinator; and,
  • Support growth and program development of organization.



  • Bachelor degree in Agriculture, Economic, Science or equivalent;
  • Ability working as a team;
  • Have at least 2 year experience in similar position;
  • Strong interpersonal skill and organize skill;
  • Fluently speak English, Tetun and Bahasa, Portugues (not essential);
  • Willing to travel to the districts; and,
  • Willing to drive vehicle (motorcycle/car) with a valid license.


Please submit your Cover Letter (addressed to Director of PWJ),Detailed Resume (CV) and copies of Related Documents to Peace Winds Japan Office in Rua Ribeira de Maloa, Tuana Laran, Aldeia Matua, Suco Vila-Verde or email to:; Closing date is 17th April  2017 at 05:00 PM.

Please note: the application which sent after the specified time will not be tolerated.

For the further information, please contact to (+670) 7805-7990 (only on Working Time at 08:00AM-05:00PM – Monday-Friday).

Partnership for Human Development – Deputy Team Leader – Operations – 17 de Abril de 2017

Deputy Team Leader – Operations

·       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 Deputy Team Leader – Operations will have the primary responsibility of establishing, implementing and managing operational and corporate services. This leadership position will be an effective team member of the PHD Executive and Senior Management team in the overall management of the PHD program and lead the PHD operations team including HR, finance, grants, procurement, fleet, security, information technology, events, translation and communications. This role will support a coherent, adaptable and effective portfolio of technical interventions and strategically aligned with the PHD work plan and program outcomes.

The successful candidate will bring a unique blend of operational expertise in the development sector and program management experience in an international development context, preferably in South East Asia. We are seeking an experienced program specialist with proven results in managing operational teams, and maintaining quality assurance in multi-sectoral international development programs who has exceptional relationship management skills. The incumbent must be able to work with a diverse range of stakeholders, and be able to lead and inspire a team to deliver technical excellence in program implementation.

This is a pivotal leadership position to ensure the program’s quality, impact, cohesion and sustainability. The incumbent will contribute to the program’s overall management as a key member of the PHD Executive and Senior Management team.

The PHD Program is a 5 year program.  The position is available for 12 months duration with the possibility of extension based on individual performance, approval of program budget and alignment with ongoing program work plan.

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IOM – Duas Pocicoes – CD 17 de Abril de 2017





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Partnership for Human Development – Operations & Logistics Coordinator – 24 de Abril de 2017

Operations & Logistics Coordinator

·         1 year fixed term contract

·         Based in Dili, Timor-Leste


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 Operations & Logistics Coordinator will oversee and coordinate the operational teams and services provides by Office & Administration services and Fleet & Assets. The Coordinator will manage and support the capacity development of the Office & Administration Coordinator and Fleet & Assets Manager to ensure smooth running of related operational services. The position will also provide assistance with some financial support functions.

The ideal candidate will have:

·         Relevant experience in managing operational functions for an international development program

·         Direct experience in coordinating Office and Administration services and Fleet and Assets, together with practical knowledge in supporting the capacity development of operational teams

·         Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders in in a cross cultural context.


Further Information and How to Apply

A detailed position description can be viewed online via this link

Applications can be lodged through PHD Human Resources email – Please insert the job title in the email subject heading. All applications are to include a current CV and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.

Closing date: Monday 24 April 2017 (11pm Timor-Leste)

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.

Human Resource | Partnership for Human Development

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

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

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Xanana Gusmão Reading Room – RE-ADVERTISED – Operations Co-ordinator (National Position)- CD 21 de Abril de 2017


Xanana Gusmão Reading Room

Xanana Gusmão Reading Room

RE-ADVERTISED: Vacancy – Operations Co-ordinator (National Position)

 Closing date: 21st April 2017

The Xanana Gusmão Reading Room is recruiting an Operations Co-ordinator. This is a key role overseeing the daily operations of the Reading Room’s programmes and facilities.

The Operations Co-ordinator will assist the Co-ordinator in implementing and reporting on annual event and marketing plans, supporting staff and oversee the maintenance, cleaning and security of the facilities. 

The right person will have a degree in a relevant discipline, experience in managing or supervising staff and excellent communication skills.  We are looking for someone who is highly organised, able to work autonomously and implement plans effectively and efficiently. Highly developed inter-personal skills as well as a commitment to the philosophy and values of the Reading Room are essential.

About Xanana Gusmão Reading Room

The Xanana Gusmão Reading Room (XGRR) is a non-profit organization based in Dili with the mission to develop and support a public library service to inform and educate all Timorese. The organisation has been operating since June 2000, founded by First Lady Kirsty Sword Gusmão. The organisation serves the communities’ need for information, knowledge, literature and education. The XGRR has played a key role in promoting life-long learning and a safe place where people can obtain information, knowledge, read and borrow books, and where the museum can provide information on Xanana and his struggle for an independent Timor-Leste.  The facilities include a library, museum, book and gift shop and meeting spaces for hire.  XGRR runs a range of programmes for pre-school, school and youth as well as a range of events and exhibitions.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter by email only to with the subject heading ‘Operations Coordinator’. Please tailor your application to the selection criteria. The deadline for applications is 5pm SATURDAY, 21st April 2017.  

Please note that previous applicants will NOT be accepted. Only applicants meeting the job requirements will be contacted.  All applicants are encouraged to read the Job Description before applying.


Re-advertised: Operations Co-ordinator (National Position) 

About Xanana Gusmão Reading Room

The Xanana Gusmão Reading Room (XGRR) is a Dili-based non-profit organization with the mission to develop and support a public library service to inform and educate all Timorese. The organisation has been operating since June 2000, founded by First Lady Kirsty Sword Gusmão. The organisation serves the communities’ need for information, knowledge, literature and education. The XGRR has played a key role in promoting life-long learning and a safe place where people can obtain information, knowledge, read and borrow books, and where the museum can provide information on Xanana and his struggle for an independent Timor-Leste.


Our Vision: Creating the Reading Generation in Timor-Leste.

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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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