Governance for Development Support Services


Cardno Emerging Markets is seeking an experienced and professional Economist to support the Governance for Development (GfD) program.

Through the GfD program, the Australian Government is assisting 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 objective of the Economist is to provide management and coordination of MECAE activities in order to facilitate planning and implementation of the economic reform agenda.


Applicants should have tertiary qualification in the field of economics, management, development studies along with relevant experience in development and understanding of economic related issues, project management and analytical skills.

This is a Dili-based locally engaged staff position. Timor-Leste nationals and personnel eligible to work in Timor-Leste may apply.

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


For further information about the position:


Applications close on 2 August, 2015, 23:55hrs Dili time.


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.