Counterpart International – REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS – CD 04 de Setembro de 2016

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Counterpart International 

BA DISTRITO DECENTRALIZATION ADVOCACY GRANT FOR

SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION OF OECUSSE-AMBENO

REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS

 

Applications due Sunday, September 4, 2016

 

(Tetun iha kraik)

The USAID-funded Ba Distrito project will competitively award a decentralization advocacy grant to a non-governmental organization to undertake advocacy and education campaign activities in the Special Administrative Region of Oecusse-Ambeno.  The activities to be implemented by the successful applicant organization must create opportunities for citizens:

  1. to better understand new laws and policies being applied related to decentralization in Oecusse; and
  2. to share their feedback with the policy makers at the region and national level, as well as implementers in the Special Administrative Region of Oecusse-Ambeno.

Outreach activities should target the regional administration, post administration, and suco level.  Outreach must be done on a minimum of 3 decentralization laws or policies affecting the Special Administrative Region of Oecusse-Ambeno.  The laws prioritized for outreach and consultation will be decided in consultation with Counterpart International.  Examples of these laws could include the Law No.9/2016 on Suco Law; Law No.3/2014 on Creates the Special Administrative Region of Oecusse-Ambeno and Establishes Special Zone of Social Market Economy; and Decree-Law No.5/2015 on Statute of Special Administrative Region of Oecusse-Ambeno.

 

The grant is for a period of approximately 10 months and the anticipated amount of the total grant may be up to $10,000.Applications must be received by Ba Distrito by Sunday September 4, 2016.

For further information, please click here to access the application package online, or email Ms. Jacinta Mendonça, Ba Distrito Grants Manager, at jmendonca@counterpart.org.

Thank you!

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BA DISTRITO FUNDUS BA ADVOKASIA DESENTRALIZASAUN

REJIAUN ADMINISTRATIVA ESPESIÁL OECUSSE-AMBENO

PEDIDU BA APLIKASAUN

 

Prazu ba aplikasaun Domingu, 4 Septembru 2016

 

USAID nia projetu Ba Distrito atu fornese fundu ba advokasia desentralizasaun ba organizasaun naun-governmental hodi hala’o atividade kampaña advokasia no edukasaun iha Rejiaun Administrativa Espesiál Oecusse-Ambeno. Organizasaun ne’ebé hatama aplikasaun ho susesu tenke implementa atividade ne’ebé kria oportunidade hodi sidadaun bele:

 

1.         komprende di’ak liu tan lei no polítika foun kona-ba desentralizasaun ne’ebé komesa implementa iha Oecusse; no

2.         fahe sira-nia komentáriu ho ema boot husi nivel rejiaun no nasionál ne’ebé halo polítika kona-ba desentralizasaun, no mós ema sira ne’ebé implementa ona polítika sira ne’e iha Rejiaun Administrativa Espesiál ba Oecusse-Ambeno.

 

Atividade divulgasaun tenke fornese iha nivel Rejiaun Adminsitrativa Espesiál, Postu Administrativu, no Suku. Tenke hala’o divulgasaun kona-ba mínimu lei ka polítika desentralizasaun tolu (3) ne’ebé fó impaktu ba Rejiaun Administrativa Espesiál ba Oecusse-Ambeno. Lei ne’ebé hili nudar lei prioridade ba atividade divulgasaun no konsultasaun sei deside hamutuk ho Counterpart International.  Ezemplu lei sira-ne’e bele hanesan Lei No.9/2016 kona ba Lei Suku; Lei No.3/2014 kona ba Kriasaun Rejiaun Administrativa Espesiál Oecusse-Ambeno no Estabelese Zona Espesial Ekonomia Sosial Merkadu, no Dekretu-Lei No.5/2015 kona ba Estatutu Rejiaun Administrativa Espesiál Oecusse-Ambeno.

 

Fundu ne’e ba períodu maizumenus fulan 10 no tuir planu, orsamentu totál ba fundu ne’e bele to’o $10,000. Aplikasaun tenke hatama ba Ba Distrito la liu loron Domingu, 4 Septembru 2016.

 

Se presiza informasaun tan, favor klik iha ne’e atu hetan pakote aplikasaun, ka haruka email ida ba Sra. Jacinta Mendonça, Ba Distrito nia Jestor Fundus, iha jmendonca@counterpart.org .

 

Obrigadu!

 

Counterpart International – Accountant (national position) – CD 22 de Julho de 2016

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Counterpart International

BA DISTRITO PROJECT

POSITION DESCRIPTION

TITLE:  Accountant (national position)

LOCATION:  Dili

REPORTS TO: Finance & Operations Manager

DATE DUE:  July 22, 2016 but will close earlier if a suitable candidate is identified

START DATE:  As soon as possible.  12 month contract, renewable dependent on funding

 

SUMMARY:

Counterpart International is implementing the four-year United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Ba Distrito project through to September 2017. The goal of the project is to improve local government’s ability to address community needs and increase its capacity to deliver services more effectively, efficiently and sustainably.  The Ba Distrito project is partnering with the Government of Timor-Leste in support of its efforts to improve services at the local level by strengthening the ability of institutions such as suco councils and justice sector agencies to engage with and represent the interests of citizens at the grassroots level. The goals of the Ba Distrito program are to 1) build the capacity of suco councils to strengthen citizen participation and representation in local governance; 2) improve communication and linkages between suco councils, administrative posts and municipal administrations; local GOTL line ministries and other providers of basic public services at the sub-national level; 3) improve the delivery of justice sector services by strengthening legal aid services and improving district court functionality; and 4) promote inclusive and fair suco elections.

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Counterpart International – BA DISTRITO DECENTRALIZATION ADVOCACY GRANTS (RFP) – CD 24 de Julho de 2016

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Counterpart International 

BA DISTRITO DECENTRALIZATION ADVOCACY GRANTS

REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS

 

Applications due Sunday, July 24, 2016

Briefing at Ba Distrito office on Tuesday, July 19, 2:00pm

 

(Tetun iha kraik)

The USAID-funded Ba Distrito project will competitively award a decentralization advocacy grant to a non-governmental organization (NGO) to undertake advocacy and education campaign activities in Baucau, Covalima Ermera, and Liquiça.  The activities to be implemented by the successful applicant organization must create opportunities for citizens:

  1. To better understand new laws and policies being applied, related to decentralization; and
  2. To share their feedback with the policy makers at the municipal and national level, as well as implementers in their respective municipalities.

Outreach activities in each municipality should target the municipal, post administration and suco level.  Outreach must be done on a minimum of 3 decentralization laws or policies affecting each target municipality.  The laws prioritized for outreach and consultation will be decided in consultation with Counterpart International.  Examples of these laws could include the draft Suco Law; Decree Law No. 3/2016 establishing the municipal administration, municipal authorities and the technical working group for administrative decentralization; the draft Local Power and Administrative Decentralization Law, and the draft Municipal Electoral Law, if they are passed.

The grant is for a period of approximately 10 months and the anticipated amount of the total grant may be up to $35,000. Applications must be received by Ba Distrito by Sunday July 24, 2016.

Interested organizations are invited to attend a briefing about the grant, which will take place at the Ba Distrito office at Rua Humberto da Cruz, Akadiru-hun, on Tuesday, July 19 at 2:00pm. For further information, please click here to access the application package online, or email Ms. Jacinta Mendonça, Ba Distrito Grants Manager, at jmendonca@counterpart.org.

Thank you!

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BA DISTRITO FUNDUS BA ADVOKASIA DESENTRALIZASAUN

PEDIDU BA APLIKASAUN

 

Prazu ba aplikasaun Domingu, 24 Jullu, 2016

Sesaun informasaun sei hala’o iha loron Tersa tuku 2:00 lokraik iha edifisu Ba Distrito

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Counterpart International – REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS – CD 15 de Julho de 2016

Counterpart International 

BA DISTRITO PROJECT

BA DISTRITO DECENTRALIZATION ADVOCACY GRANTS

REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS

 

(Tetun iha kraik)

The USAID-funded Ba Distrito project will competitively award a decentralization advocacy grant to a non-governmental organization (NGO) to undertake advocacy and education campaign activities in Baucau, Covalima Ermera, and Liquiça.  The activities to be implemented by the successful applicant organization must create opportunities for citizens:

  1. To better understand new laws and policies being applied, related to decentralization; and
  2. To share their feedback with the policy makers at the municipal and national level, as well as implementers in their respective municipalities.

Outreach activities in each municipality should target the municipal, post administration and suco level.  Outreach must be done on a minimum of 3 decentralization laws or policies affecting each target municipality.  The laws prioritized for outreach and consultation will be decided in consultation with Counterpart International.  Examples of these laws could include the draft Suco Law; Decree Law No. 3/2016 establishing the municipal administration, municipal authorities and the technical working group for administrative decentralization; the draft Local Power and Administrative Decentralization Law, and the draft Municipal Electoral Law, if they are passed.

The grant is for a period of approximately 10 months and the anticipated amount of the total grant may be up to $35,000. Applications must be received by Ba Distrito by July 15, 2016.

For further information, please click here to access the application package online, or email Ms. Jacinta Mendonça, Ba Distrito Grants Manager, at jmendonca@counterpart.org.

Thank you!

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BA DISTRITO FUNDUS BA ADVOKASIA DESENTRALIZASAUN

PEDIDU BA APLIKASAUN

USAID nia projetu Ba Distrito atu fornese fundus ba advokasia desentralizasaun ba organizasaun nao-governmental (ONG) hodi hala’o atividade kampaña advokasia no edukasaun iha Baucau, Covalima Ermera, no Liquiça. Organizasaun ne’ebé hatama aplikasaun ho susesu tenke implementa atividade ne’ebé kria oportunidade hodi sidadaun bele:

  1. Komprende diak liu tan lei no polítika foun kona-ba desentralizasaun ne’ebé komesa implementa; no
  2. Fahe sira-nia komentáriu ho ema boot husi nivel munisípiu no nasionál ne’ebé halo polítika kona-ba desentralizasaun, no mós ema husi sira-nia munisípiu ne’ebé implementa polítika sira ne’e.

Atividade divulgasaun iha munisípiu ida-idak tenke fornese iha nivel munisípiu, postu administrativu, no suku. Tenke hala’o divulgasaun kona-ba minimu lei ka polítika desentralizasaun tolu (3) ne’ebé fó impaktu ba munisípiu ida-idak. Lei ne’ebé hili nudar lei prioridade ba atividade divulgasaun no konsultasaun sei deside hamutuk ho Counterpart International.  Ezemplu lei sira-ne’e bele hanesan ezbosu Lei Suku; Dekretu Lei No. 3/2016 ne’ebé estabelese administrasaun munisipál, autoridade munisipál no grupu tékniku inter-ministeriál ba desentralizasaun administrativu; ezbosu Lei Podér Lokál no Desentralizasaun Administrativa, no mós ezbosu Lei Eleitorál Munisipál, se sira promulga.

Fundu ne’e ba períodu maizumenus fulan 10 no tuir planu, orsamentu totál ba fundu ne’e bele to’o $35,000. Aplikasaun tenke hatama ba Ba Distrito la liu 15 Jullu 2016.

Sei karik ita iha interese, favor klik iha ne’e atu hetan pakote aplikasaun, ka haruka email ida ba Sra. Jacinta Mendonça, Ba Distrito nia Jestor Fundus, iha jmendonca@counterpart.org .

Obrigadu!

Counterpart International -Program Coordinator – Elections (National position)- CD 30 de Maio de 2016

Counterpart International 

BA DISTRITO PROJECT

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Job title

Program Coordinator – Elections (National position)

Location

Dili with travel to project target municipalities if required (Baucau, Covalima, Ermera, Liquica, Oecusse)

Application deadline

May 30, 2016

Type of Contract

Employment

Language(s) required

Tetum and English required

Starting Date

June 2015

Duration of the contract

9 months, extendable depending upon funding and performance

 SUMMARY:

Counterpart International is implementing the four-year United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Ba Distrito project.

The goals of the Ba Distrito project are to 1) build the capacity of suco councils to strengthen citizen participation and representation in local governance; 2) improve communication and linkages between suco councils, administrative posts and municipal administrations; local GOTL line ministries and other providers of basic public services at the sub-national level; 3) improve the delivery of justice sector services by strengthening legal aid services and improving district court functionality;  and 4) to strengthen the capacity of Government of Timor-Leste (GoTL), in particular its election management bodies to hold fair, transparent, inclusive local elections and facilitate voter engagement in preparation for the national general election.

Counterpart International is working with the Technical Secretariat for Electoral Administration (“STAE”), the National Electoral Commission (“CNE”) to implement election activities to support inclusive voter and civic education.  Counterpart is also providing grants to national NGO partners to undertake a set of election related advocacy and awareness raising activities at the national and municipal level.  In addition, through its Electoral Municipal Coordinators based in Baucau, Covalima, Ermera, Liquica and Oecusse Counterpart is also directly implementing a series of election activities to promote more inclusive voter and civic participation in the election process.

Under the supervision of the Elections Component Manager, the Program Coordinator – Elections will undertake the following:

  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Coordinate the timely, effective and quality implementation of the project’s election activities in 5 municipalities and at the national level in accordance with the project’s approved Workplan;

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Counterpart International – Electoral Coordinator (3 national positions) – CD 13 de Maio de 2016

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Counterpart International 

BA DISTRITO PROJECT

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Job title

Electoral Coordinator (3 national positions)

Location

Covalima, Ermera and Liquiça with regular travel to remote areas as well as Dili.

Application deadline

May 13, 2016

Type of Contract

Short-Term Technical Assistance

Language(s) required

Tetum required; Local language and English preferred

Starting Date

June 2015

Duration of the contract

6 months

 

SUMMARY:

Counterpart International is implementing the four-year United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Ba Distrito project. The goal of the project is to improve local government’s ability to address community needs and increase its capacity to deliver services more effectively, efficiently and sustainably.  The Ba Distrito project is partnering with the Government of Timor-Leste in support of its efforts to improve services at the local level by strengthening the ability of institutions such as suco councils and justice sector agencies to engage with and represent the interests of citizens at the grassroots level. The goals of the Ba Distrito project are to 1) build the capacity of suco councils to strengthen citizen participation and representation in local governance; 2) improve communication and linkages between suco councils, administrative posts and municipal administrations; local GOTL line ministries and other providers of basic public services at the sub-national level; 3) improve the delivery of justice sector services by strengthening legal aid services and improving district court functionality;  and 4) to strengthen the capacity of Government of Timor-Leste (GoTL), in particular its election management bodies to hold fair, transparent, inclusive local elections and facilitate voter engagement in preparation for the national general election.

With the support and under the supervision of the Manager of the Elections component, the Electoral Coordinator will oversee all Ba Distrito electionactivities taking place in the assigned municipality/region. In addition, to provide logistical support to Dili-based program staff on short-term assignments in the district, the Electoral Coordinator will assist in the dissemination of information, facilitate and coordinate inclusive voter registration and civic education activities, and facilitate monitoring and evaluation of program activities and the activities implemented by local partners.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

·         Familiarize her/himself with the applicable international standards for elections, and the relevant Timor-Leste specific election rules, regulations and procedures;

·         Assist in the dissemination of inclusive voter education videos and posters at municipal/region, administrative post/region and suco-level;

·         Support voter education information dissemination through Ba Distrito’s 100 sucos in the relevant municipality/region;

·         Provide day-to-day coordination and monitoring of election project activities and take primary responsibility for monitoring and evaluatingelection project activities in Ba Distrito’s target municipalities;

·         Assist the Ba Distrito project, suco councils, and CSOs to engage in public outreach on voter and civic education activities and to support youth engagement campaign;

·         Assist the project in coordinating all outreach activities related to elections in the target municipal/region;

·         Act as the focal point for electoral grants activities in the assigned municipality, with responsibility to conduct pre-grant meetings, assist with development of grant applications, preliminary evaluation of grant applications, following up on grant awards and monitoring and evaluating the implementation of grants awarded under the Ba Distrito project;

·         Assist the facilitation of suco level meetings in each target suco in the assigned municipality, coordinating with Ba Distrito government and non-government partners as required;

·         Monitor pre-electoral environment, the election campaign and administrative preparations in the Ba Distrito’s target municipalities;

·         Observe election day procedures, counting and tabulation operations as well as monitor post-electoral developments;

·         Establish strong relationships with relevant stakeholders and the municipal and national level, including participating suco councils, CSOs, municipal and administrative post government staff;

·         Drive the project vehicle (motorcycle) for project activities in the relevant municipality/region and take responsibility for ensuring its regular maintenance;

·         Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

·         A minimum of 3 years relevant experience. Experience on donor-funded capacity building programs or working in a relevant government or nongovernmental organization preferred.

·         Good understanding of electoral processes including voter and civic educations community consultation, etc.

·         Degree in political science, law, public administration or other relevant subject or equivalent experience.

·         Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate with a wide range of stakeholders.

·         Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to work independently with minimal supervision.

·         Gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities.

·         Excellent public speaking and writing skills in Tetum. Good English-language skills highly preferred.  Knowledge of local languages highly preferred.

·         Motorcycle license required.

 

TO APPLY:

 

Please submit a CV and cover letter to timor-leste.jobs@counterpart.org referencing the job title Municipal Electoral Coordinator as well as the district/municipality you are applying to work in the subject line.  Deadline is the close of business on May 13, 2016.

 

Counterpart International is a global development organization that empowers people and communities to implement innovative and enduring solutions to social, economic, and environmental challenges. For nearly 50 years, Counterpart has been forging partnerships with communities in need to address complex problems related to economic developmentfood security and nutrition, and buildingeffective governance and institutions. For more information visit www.Counterpart.org

Counterpart International – PEDIDU BA APLIKASAUN – PRODUSAUN FILME BADAK no ANUNSIU SERVISU PUBLIKU – CD 08 de Abril de 2016

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Counterpart International

Counterpart International 

PEDIDU BA APLIKASAUN

PRODUSAUN FILME BADAK no ANUNSIU SERVISU PUBLIKU

 

Perspetiva jeral

USAID nia projetu Ba Distrito nu’udar projetu ida ne’ebé hala’o durante tinan hat (4) nia laran ho apoiu Jenerozu husi povu Amerikanu liuhusi Ajénsia Estadus Unidus ba Dezenvolvimentu Internasionál (USAID), ne’ebé implementa husi Counterpart Internasionál no nia parseiru sira. Meta husi projetu ne’e mak atu haforsa governasaun lokál, hasa’e asesu ba justisa, apoiu ba prosesu desentralizasaun, no hasa’e partisipasaun inkluzivu  iha prosesu eleisaun.

Pedidu ba Aplikasaun

Ba Distrito agora daudaun buka hela individual, kompañia ka organizasaun (faan nain/vendors) ida hodi Prodús filme edukativu sira noAnunsiu Servisu Publiku liuhusi televizaun hodi fahe informasaun kona-ba papél no responsabilidade konsellu suku nian, no envolve iha edukasaun sívika no edukasaun votante nian hodi antisipa ba eleisaun suku.  

Partikularmente, Ba Distrito agora daudaun buka hela vendors (faan nain ou fornesedor servisu) ida atu Prodús pontu hirak ne’ebé temi tuir mai ne’e:

 

1.      Prodús filme badak ida ho lian Tetun, filme kona-ba papél no responsabilidade husi membru konsellu suku nian, ho ninia totál durasaun iha minutu 12 nia laran. Script (Eskrita) tenke dezenvolve husi vendors liuhusi servisu hamutuk ou kolaborasaun husi Counterpart International, NGO Belun no Ministériu Administrasaun Estatál;

2.       Prodús filme badak ida ho lian Tetun, filme kona-ba edukasaun votante sira no eleisaun suku nian ho ninia totál durasaun iha minutu 12 nia laran. Script (Eskrita) tenke dezenvolve husi Vendors liuhusi servisu hamutuk ou kolaborasaun husi Counterpart no Sekretariadu Tékniku Administrasaun Eleitorál (STAE);

3.       Prodús filme badak ida ho lian Tetun, filme kona-ba edukasaun sívika nian, ho ninia totál durasaun iha minutu 12 nia laran. Script(Eskrita) tenke dezenvolve husi Vendors liuhusi servisu hamutuk ou kolaborasaun husi Counterpart no Komisaun Nasionál  Eleisaun (CNE);

4.       Prodús Anunsiu Servisu Públiku  3 iha lian Tetun ba Televizaun kona-ba eleisaun lokál ho objetivu atu envolve joven sira iha votasaun no iha prosesu demokrátika nian. Durasaun kada minutu 1. Eskrita (script) sei dezenvolve husi Vendors liuhusi servisu hamutuk ou kolaborasaun husi Counterpart International no Konsellu Nasionál Juventude Timor Leste (CNJTL).

Adisionál Esensiál ne’ebé bele Fornese:

1.       Kada filme tenke Prodús ho versaun tolu:  (1) iha tetun; (2) ho lian Baikeno / Baikeno voice-over; no (3) Tetun ho sub títulu iha Ingles.

2.       Vendor tenke fornese filme ho kopia DVD 500 kona-ba Filme papél no responsabilidade husi Konsellu Suku nian. Kada DVD sei inklui versaun (3) husi filmen sira: 1) Versaun Tetun; 2) Ho koalia iha lian Baikeno /Baikeno voice-over; 3) Tetun ho sub títulu iha lian Ingles

3.       Vendor tenke fornese filme kopia DVD 500 kona-ba edukasaun votante nian. Kada DVD sei inklui versaun (3) hosi filme sira: 1) Versaun Tetun; 2) Ho lian Baikeno /Baikeno voice-over; 3) Tetun ho sub títulu iha lian Ingles.

4.       Vendor tenke fornese filme kopia DVD 500 kona-ba edukasaun sívika nian. Kada DVD sei inklui versaun (3) hosi filme sira: 1) Versaun Tetun; 2) Ho lian Baikeno /Baikeno voice-over; 3) Tetun ho sub títulu iha lian Ingles.

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Counterpart International – REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS (PRODUCTION OF SHORT FILMS and PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS) – 08 de Abril de 2016

 Counterpart International 

BA DISTRITO PROJECT

REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS

PRODUCTION OF SHORT FILMS and PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

Background

Ba Distrito is a four-year project generously supported by the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and is implemented by Counterpart International and partners. The project’s aim is to strengthen local governance, increase access to justice, support the process of decentralization, and increase participation in local elections.

Request for Applications

Ba Distrito is seeking an individual, company or organization (Vendor) to produce educational films and public service announcements for television to share information about suco council roles and responsibilities, and engage in civic and voter education in the lead up to the anticipated suco elections. 

In particular, Ba Distrito is seeking a Vendor or Vendors to produce the following deliverables:

 

1.      Produce a short film or films in Tetum about the roles and responsibilities of suco council members with a total length of 12 minutes. Script to be developed by the Vendor in collaboration with Counterpart International, NGO Belun and the Ministry of State Administration;

2.      Produce a short film or films in Tetum about voter education and suco elections with a total length of 12 minutes.  Script to be developed by the Vendor in collaboration with Counterpart and the Technical Secretariat for Electoral Administration (STAE);

3.      Produce a short film or films in Tetum about civic education with a total length of 12 minutes. Script to be developed by the Vendor in collaboration with Counterpart and the National Electoral Commission (CNE);

4.      Produce 3 Public Service Announcement in Tetum for television about local elections, aimed at engaging young people in voting and in the democratic process.  1 minute in length each.  Script will be developed by the Vendor in consultation with Counterpart International and the National Youth Council of Timor Leste (CNJTL).

Additional Essential Deliverables:

1.      Each film must be produced with three versions:  (1) in tetum; (2) with Baikeno voice over; and (3) Tetum with English subtitles.

2.      Vendor must provide 500 DVD copies of the Suco Council roles and responsibilities film/s. Each DVD will include three (3) versions of the film: 1) Tetum version 2) Baikeno voiceover 3) Tetum with English subtitles.

3.      Vendor must provide provide 500 DVD copies of the voter education film/s. Each DVD will include three (3) versions of the film: 1) Tetum version 2) Baikeno voiceover 3) Tetum with English subtitles.

4.      Vendor must provide 500 DVD copies of the civic education film/s. Each DVD will include three (3) versions of the film: 1) Tetum version 2) Baikeno voiceover 3) Tetum with English subtitles.

Additional Details:

1)    All quotes must include the cost of actors and script development and all other costs associated with fulfilling the above requirements;

2)     All films and PSAs must be completed no later than July 15, 2016;

3)     This is open to qualified individuals (national or international) and companies based in Timor-Leste.

 

Eligibility Criteria: 

The applicants must fulfill the following principal criteria:

•      Experienced film-makers

•      Prior experience in developing and producing  short films

•      Technical and financial capacity to implement the proposed activities.

Please submit a complete application with the following information:

1.      Detailed quotation for all of the deliverables;

2.      Show reel (or examples of previous work) in hard copy or indicating on-line links;

3.      Summary of vendor’s relevant experience;

4.      CV of filmmaker proposed.

Applications must be received by April 8, 2016 at Timor-Leste.jobs@counterpart.org or hand delivered to Ba Distrito’s office at Rua Humberto Da Cruz, Akadiru Hun, Dili, Timor-Leste.  Please indicate clearly in the subject line “RFA for Short Films”.

Counterpart International – Liquiça Coordinator (national position) – CD 22 de Marco de 2016

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Counterpart International 

 

BA DISTRITO PROJECT

POSITION DESCRIPTION

TITLE: Liquiça Coordinator (national position)

LOCATION: Liquiça with regular travel to remote areas as well as Dili

REPORTS TO: Organizational Development Manager primary line of reporting, but also the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist and the Grants Manager

DATE DUE: March 22, 2016      

START DATE:   May 1, 2016 (12 month contract extendable depending on funding and performance)

 

SUMMARY:

Counterpart International is implementing the four-year United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Ba Distrito project. The goal of the project is to improve local government’s ability to address community needs and increase its capacity to deliver services more effectively, efficiently and sustainably.  The Ba Distrito project is partnering with the Government of Timor-Leste in support of its efforts to improve services at the local level by strengthening the ability of institutions such as suco councils and justice sector agencies to engage with and represent the interests of citizens at the grassroots level. The goals of the Ba Distrito program are to 1) build the capacity of suco councils to strengthen citizen participation and representation in local governance; 2) improve communication and linkages between suco councils, administrative posts and municipal administrations; local GOTL line ministries and other providers of basic public services at the sub-national level; 3) improve the delivery of justice sector services by strengthening legal aid services and improving district court functionality and 4) strengthen inclusive citizen participation in local level elections.

With the support and under the supervision of the Organizational Development Manager, the Liquiça Coordinator will oversee all Ba Distrito activities taking place in Liquiça municipality. In addition to providing logistical support to Dili-based program staff on short-term assignments in the district, the Liquiça Coordinator will assist Ba Distrito senior staff to conduct district needs assessments, design requests for applications for competitively awarded grants to local organizations, oversee grantee selection and activities, design and implement training based on the program’s overall training plan, and facilitate monitoring and evaluation of program activities and the activities implemented by local partners.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·      Work with suco council members, CSOs, and district court actors to identify capacity building and technical assistance priorities, utilizing Counterpart and Tetra Tech DPK methodologies;

·      Support design and implementation of capacity building and training activities with partners and counterparts at municipal, administrative post, and suco-level;

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Counterpart International – Communications Officer – CD 03 de Marco de 2016

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Counterpart International 

BA DISTRITO PROJECT

POSITION DESCRIPTION

TITLE: Communications Officer     

LOCATION:  Dili, Timor-Leste

REPORTS TO: Communications Manager

DATE DUE: March 3, 2016

START DATE: March 2016

DURATION:12 months, renewable depending on funding and performance

 

SUMMARY:

Counterpart International is implementing the four-year U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Ba Distrito program. The goal of the program is to improve local government’s ability to address community needs and increase its capacity to deliver services more effectively, efficiently and sustainably.  The Ba Distrito program will partner with the Government of Timor-Leste in support of its efforts to improve services at the local level by strengthening the ability of institutions such as suco councils and justice sector agencies to engage with and represent the interests of citizens at the grassroots level. The goals of the Ba Distrito program are to 1) build the capacity of suco councils to strengthen citizen participation and representation in local governance, 2) improve communication and linkages of suco councils with district administration, local GOTL line ministries and other providers of basic public services at the sub-national level; 3) improve the delivery of justice sector services by strengthening legal aid services and improving district court functionality and 4) improve the capacity of electoral management bodies to administer fair, transparent and inclusive local elections and strengthen civic participation.

SUMMARY:

The Communications Officer will report to the Communications Manager and will be responsible for supporting communications activities accross allcomponents within the Ba Distrito project, including identifying and developing opportunities related to media and social media. Ba Distrito’s communications activities aim to improve program reach and support partner CSOs’ capability for implementing/utilizing such tools and approaches. In addition, the Communications Officer will support the communications manager in the implementation of the project’s elections component communications and outreach activities, which will be delivered both directly and through national CSO implementing partners. This position also supports the work of five electoral coordinators who will implement elections component activities in the field.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Support the Ba Distrito Communications Manager and component managers  to ensure effective integration of communication strategies into program activities

·         Work with the Monitoring and Evaluation team to ensure effective media monitoring and archiving of communications materials

·         Research, write and distribute press releases to media, and adapt for publication on social media outlets

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