Region: Timor Leste
Location: This position is based at the Plan Country Office in Dili (Pantai Kelapa, Besik Pertamina) with some travel within Timor-Leste.
In addition some out of hours work will be required from time to time.
Reports To: Program Manager
Closing Date: Tuesday 31st May 2011
3 year contract
The salary range for this role will be US$42–50,000 per annum depending on experience. This is an accompanied position and full expat benefits will be available.
To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter detailing your salary requirements and quoting reference AR016 to firstname.lastname@example.org
Plan has been working in Timor-Leste since 2001, helping poor children to access their rights to education, health, livelihoods and protection. We currently implement projects in Lautem and Aileu districts, and have been working in camps for internally displaced people in the capital, Dili, since the political crisis of 2006. As the emergency situation has stabilised and the camps are gradually being phased out, we are now helping to reintegrate displaced people into their communities.)
The purpose of this role is to ensure the effective implementation of the EC funded Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Program (FY12 – FY14).
•Project implementation, supervision and management: enhance the delivery of the WASH project •Serve as the main point of contact with WASH partners (at least 4 national NGOs) and supervise / coordinate partner activities in relation to the project and continue to assess, support and evaluate all WASH partners during project implementation •Write end of year and quarterly narrative project reports for donor and validate against associated financial reports (review before submission to donor) •Encourage knowledge and skills regarding project management, administration and technical expertise to be transferred to the Plan Timor Leste staff members including WASH Manager(s) with the intent to hand over responsibility for delivering the program •Budget control – track program spending, provide timely and regular updates in M & E systems, analyze deviations and take corrective action as needed •Performance management of project staff •Contribute to communications and media initiatives, including promotion of CLTS and advocating for CLTS to government, communities, partners and staff •Contribute to grants proposals for WASH projects through working with Resource Mobilisation Manager •Confirmation of sites to deliver WASH project based on outcomes of Suco Development Planning process, and in coordination with other INGOs/UNICEF
KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE
•University degree or equivalent in international development or related technical discipline; Master level preferred •Demonstrable experience in community and/or international development including management experience •Strong experience in multi-year, large project management, specifically involving design and construction of rural water supply and sanitation systems •Experience in managing an EC program or other large multi-year grants-based program •Experience managing CLTS implementation; wide experience working with different approaches to WASH including strong experience in participatory community development approaches •Training – key exposure to courses on: partnership management; project management; Human Rights Conventions, e.g. CRC; Monitoring and Evaluation; and various WASH interventions in developing countries •Strong analytical, negotiating, facilitating, problem solving and influencing skills •Strong team working skills and commitment to continuous learning (coaching, mentoring, etc) •Proficient in use of relevant corporate applications •Cultural sensitivity i.e. building and working effectively within a diverse working environment •Able to work with complexity and ambiguity
•Excellent written and spoken English required •Proficiency in Bahasa Indonesian and/or Tetun would be advantageous
References and background checks will be carried out in conformity with Plan’s Child Protection Policy.
Plan operates an equal opportunity policy which recognises the value of a diverse workforce.