Job Title:        Procurement Officer

Location:        Dili Office

Reports To:    Operation Manager


Note: This is a national position



Catholic Relief Services plans to implement a Community Driven Nutrition Improvement Project with a grant from the Japanese Social Development Fund (JSDF) to help address the high prevalence of under nutrition in Timor-Leste (particularly amongst children). The project will target communities that fall in the lowest living standards group in the eastern districts of Baucau and Viqueque, aiming to directly benefit 4,470 children and 5,503 pregnant and lactating women.


Job Summary:

Procurement Officer is responsible to efficiently and effectively manage and coordinate all aspects of procurement for the country program to ensure that all programs and operations have the goods and services needed, when they need them, to best assist those we serve.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in a related discipline
  • At least 5 (five) years of experience in procurement under World Bank procedures or other International Financing Agency, etc.
  • Experience in public procurement principles and practices;
  • Experience in ICT procurement will be an added advantage;
  • Strong analytical skills to enable analysis of local and international supply markets, tailoring of tender approaches, and assessment of viable procurement solutions;
  • Well-developed planning and organization skills to execute multiple contracts in short timeframes;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, to deliver complex technical documents, reports, papers and recommendations to the Project staff;
  • Working knowledge of Portuguese or Tetum preferred; and
  • Experience in building productive internal and external relationships and working productively in a team environment.




Suitable qualified female candidates are especially encouraged to apply

Sent a cover letter, current CV and professional references by email to or

Delivery by hand at CRS Dili Office at Rua Dom Alexio Corte Real, Mandarin, Dili or

CRS Baucau Office at Rua Samadigar Buibau, Baucau

For further information and full job description please email the address above.

Deadline:  February 20, 2015

Only Short Listed Applicants will be contacted