CARE International Timor Leste – CITL

 

Project                                 : Safe Motherhood Project

Position                               : Nutrition Technical Advisor

Duty Station                       : Dili with frequent travel to Ermera and Covalima District

Duration                              30 July 2015 to 31 January 2016 subject to budget availability

Reports to                           : Health Program Manager

Salary grade                       : A1

 

BACKGROUND

CARE International in Timor-Leste’s Long Term Program goal is to improve the voice and wellbeing of women and girls in rural disadvantaged areas through priority areas including women’s voice, women’s economic empowerment, sexual reproductive and maternal health and education. CARE is committed to working programmatically to reach this goal which includes building on the existing knowledge and expertise in these areas, finding ways to measure and multiply the impact of our work based on robust monitoring, evaluation and learning processes, and to build strong relationships with key partners within civil society, the government of Timor Leste and the private sector. CARE also aims to be an organisation that actively and effectively promotes gender equality and women’s empowerment with women, men, boys and girls in Timor-Leste, with our partners and within our organisation.

 

CARE International in Timor-Leste is currently looking in to finalizing the SRMH Strategies which includes a focus on Nutrition to guide our approach to achieving our program goal. The Technical Advisor for Nutrition will be responsible for supporting the development and implementation of these strategies, which will directly inform the workplan, and building the capacity of staff and partners in these areas.

 

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (75% Dili based job and 25% field based):

  • Provide  technical quality oversight of nutrition strategies and materials in multiple projects
  • Provide technical  leadership in proposal development and in sourcing of funding for nutrition portfolio
  • Oversee the development/adaption and dissemination of nutrition materials/curricula and technical tools
  • Ensure research results and best practices related to nutrition are incorporated in to practice and future programming
  • Provide capacity building in nutrition to CARE staff and local partners including  government and civil society
  • Engage and contribute to technical working groups that represent the Government of Timor Leste nutrition policies and strategies, CARE International’s relevant strategies and experience, and the current programming context in identified municipalities
  • Liaise with relevant health authorities (MoH, INS), UN agencies and other stakeholders and represent CITL as required
  • Contribute to CITL’s future programming direction in nutrition, including contributing ideas to proposals as necessary
  • Support the technical Project Officers to review and deliver nutrition health education sessions to community members
  • Adhere to all CARE’s internal policies and procedures
  • Represent CARE in any internal or external working groups as assigned
  • Any other tasks and responsibilities as required

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Postgraduate degree in Nutrition (public health nutrition, community nutrition or applied nutrition), Public Health or other technical health-related field
  • Minimum five years experience in nutrition/public health with demonstrated technical expertise in nutrition in the Timor Leste context (knowledge of youth friendly approaches is an advantage)
  • Experience in the design and development of complex project interventions. Experience in Community Score Card methodology for Social Accountability is an added plus
  • Experience implementing institutional funded nutrition projects and programs
  • Strong monitoring and evaluating  skills  with the ability to present strong clear analysis
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Proven skills working with national team members and ability to provide technical guidance, coaching and mentoring to work colleagues in a constructive way
  • Ability to comply with all relevant CARE International in Timor Leste policies and standard procedures
  • Demonstrate an ongoing commitment to CARE International’s gender equality and diversity
  • Experience in team building including fostering collaborative partnerships and linkages with stakeholder groups, particularly the MOH and INS
  • Strong leadership and facilitation skills with an ability to work independently
  • Computer literacy within standard Microsoft Office programs, i.e. Word, Excel, Power Point, and data bases
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Tetun both written and spoken. Local languages such as Bonak, Kemak and Tetun Terik an asset.
  • Willingness to travel to districts for a period of time

 

To apply to this position, please submit your application letter and Curriculum Vitae with two references (Please DO NOT attach other documents) to HR Unit, CARE International Timor-Leste, Bairo Pite, Dili, OR by email toYeni.Lay@careint.org by 5pm 13th  July 2015. Only successful candidates will be contacted for the interview.

 


 

 

Project                                 : Safe Motherhood Project

Position                               : Deputy Project Manager – Field Implementation

Duty Station                       : Atsabe OR Covalima District

Duration                              : 30 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 subject to funding

 

Reports to                           : Health Program Manager

 

Salary grade                       : C1

 

 

PROJECT BACKGROUND

The Safe Motherhood Project is aligned with the Government of Timor-Leste’s National Reproductive Health Strategy (2004-2015) which supports birth spacing using family planning services and men’s involvement in fertility management, and commits to ensuring all pregnant women can access maternal care.

 

The overall goal of the project is to decrease maternal mortality and morbidity. To achieve this goal, the project will focus on improving RMH health and nutrition behaviors and improving, access, utilization and provision of quality RMH services.  To achieve these health related outcomes, the project will focus on achieving the following intermediate outcomes (also the program’s objectives):

 

–          Empowered women, youth and communities

–          Expanded, inclusive, and effective spaces for negotiation and dialogue

–          Empowered, effective, responsive and accountable health system

 

These outcomes will be facilitated by working with the Ministry of Health, civil society partners and local leaders to implement the following strategies: Mothers’ Caring Groups (MCGs) & Kitchen Gardens, Birth Preparedness Plans, Family Health Days, Social Analysis and Action, Mutual Accountability Tool, and training Skilled Birth Attendants.

 

 

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (100% field based):

  • Line manage Project Officers and Drivers including doing their Annual Performance Appraisals and  ensuring CITL codes and policies are adhered to by all staff based in the districts
  • Responsible for planning, implementation, and reporting on activities for the project
  • Ensure timely and open communication with Program Manager in order to facilitate appropriate decision making
  • Ensure all aspects of  Finance, Administration, Procurement and HR issues are followed up on as per project plan
  • Together with the management team, will help all staff develop ownership and responsibility for the project as a whole and create a team spirit amongst the project staff
  • Identify critical staff capacity needs and communicate to Technical Advisors and Program Manager as appropriate
  • Work together with Base Administrators to track vehicle movement and liaise with CITL Fleet and Project Support Officer to ensure condition of vehicles
  • Plan project expenditures and monitor the spending against the donor budget including preparing project advances and submitting financial acquittal on time
  • Lead on coordinating with SSM, CHC or HP at the municipalities for project activities
  • Represent CARE in any internal or external working groups and meetings as assigned
  • Adhere to all CITL policies and procedures
  • Any other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Program Manager

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum relevant Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 plus years of management experience in the districts
  • Experience in project planning and monitoring of budget and  expenses
  • Excellent ability to work independently and in a team
  • Good leadership and management skills
  • Candidate needs to be creative, organized and well motivated
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building and skill transfers to staff
  • Computer literacy within standard Microsoft Office programs, i.e. Word, Excel, Power Point, and Data Bases
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Tetun both written and spoken. Local languages such as Bonak, Kemak and Tetun Terik an asset.
  • Ability to drive a motorbike in remote location and must have valid a license
  • Willingness to stay in district and travel to both districts for a period of time

 

To apply to this position, please submit your application letter and Curriculum Vitae with two references (Please DO NOT attach other documents) to HR Unit, CARE International Timor-Leste, Bairo Pite, Dili, OR by email toYeni.Lay@careint.org by 5pm 13th  July 2015. Only successful candidates will be contacted for the interview.

 


 

 

Project                                 : Safe Motherhood Project

Position                               : Sexual Reproductive Maternal Health Technical Advisor

Duty Station                       : Dili with frequent travel to Ermera and Covalima District

Duration                              : 30 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 subject to budget availability

Reports to                           : Health Program Manager

Salary grade                       : A1

 

BACKGROUND

CARE International in Timor-Leste’s Long Term Program goal is to improve the voice and wellbeing of women and girls in rural disadvantaged areas through priority areas including women’s voice, women’s economic empowerment, sexual reproductive and maternal health and education. CARE is committed to working programmatically to reach this goal which includes building on the existing knowledge and expertise in these areas, finding ways to measure and multiply the impact of our work based on robust monitoring, evaluation and learning processes, and to build strong relationships with key partners within civil society, the government of Timor Leste and the private sector. CARE also aims to be an organisation that actively and effectively promotes gender equality and women’s empowerment with women, men, boys and girls in Timor-Leste, with our partners and within our organisation.

 

CARE International in Timor-Leste is currently looking in to finalizing the SRMH Strategies to guide our approach to achieving our program goal. The Technical Advisor for SRMH will be responsible for supporting the development and implementation of these strategies, which will directly inform the workplan, and building the capacity of staff and partners in these areas.

 

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (75% Dili based job and 25% field based):

  • Provide  technical quality oversight  of SRMH strategies and materials in  multiple projects
  • Provide technical  leadership in proposal development and in sourcing of funding for SRMH portfolio
  • Oversee the development/adaption and dissemination of  SRMH materials/curricula and technical tools
  • Ensure research results and best practices related to SRMH are incorporated in to practice and future programming
  • Provide capacity building in SRMH to CARE  staff and local partners including  government and civil society
  • Engage  and contribute  to technical working groups that represent the Government of Timor Leste SRMH policies and strategies, CARE International’s relevant strategies and experience, and the current programming context in identified municipalities
  • Liaise with relevant health authorities (MoH, INS), UN agencies and other stakeholders and represent CITL as required
  • Contribute to CITL’s future programming direction in SRMH, including contributing ideas to proposals as necessary
  • Support the technical Project Officers to review and deliver SRMH health education sessions to community members
  • Adhere to all CARE’s internal policies and procedures
  • Represent CARE in any internal or external working groups as assigned
  • Any other tasks and responsibilities as required

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Postgraduate degree in public health or other related technical degree such as midwifery
  • Minimum five years experience in public health/sexual reproductive health with demonstrated technical  expertise in SRMH in the Timor Leste context (knowledge of youth friendly approaches is an advantage)
  • Experience in the design and development of complex project interventions. Experience in Community Score Card methodology for Social Accountability is an added plus
  • Experience implementing institutional funded SRMH projects and programs
  • Strong monitoring and evaluating  skills  with the ability to present strong clear analysis
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Proven skills working with national team members and ability to provide technical guidance, coaching and mentoring to work colleagues in a constructive way
  • Ability to comply with all relevant CARE International in Timor Leste policies and standard procedures.
  • Demonstrate an ongoing commitment to CARE International’s gender equality and diversity
  • Experience in team building including fostering collaborative partnerships and linkages with stakeholder groups, particularly the MOH and INS.
  • Strong leadership and facilitation skills with an ability to work independently
  • Computer literacy within standard Microsoft Office programs, i.e. Word, Excel, Power Point, and data bases
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Tetun both written and spoken. Knowledge of local languages is an asset.
  • Willingness to travel to districts for a period of time

 

To apply to this position, please submit your application letter and Curriculum Vitae with two references (Please DO NOT attach other documents) to HR Unit, CARE International Timor-Leste, Bairo Pite, Dili, OR by email toYeni.Lay@careint.org by  5pm 13th  July 2015. Only successful candidates will be contacted for the interview.

 


 

 

Department / Project                    : Program Quality

Position                                               : Gender Advisor

Grade                                                   : B1

Salary                                                    : From $839.000per month plus benefits

Duty Station                                      : Base in Dili with frequent travel to field locations

Report to                                           : Program Quality Manager

Work with                                          : Program Quality Unit, Gender Focal Points, CARE Australia Gender Advisor and Senior Program Quality Advisor

Contract period                              : 1st August 2015 till 30 June 2016

 

CARE is an international humanitarian organization, with a vision of empowering women and girls to fight poverty and bring lasting change to their communities. We work in over 80 countries around the world. We work with partners to achieve lasting results for marginalized communities.

 

People are CARE’s greatest assets. CARE international in Timor –Leste (CITL) ha s a diverse team of dedicated, talented professionals who work together to make a lasting impact.

About the Role:

In 2013 CARE International in Timor-Leste developed a Gender and Women’s Empowerment Strategy (2015 – 2018) which outlines CARE’s goal to become an organization that actively and effectively promotes gender equality and women’s empowerment with women, men, boys and girls in Timor-Leste, with our partners and within our organization. In 2015 CARE finalized the Long Term Programme which aims to improve the voice and wellbeing of women and girls in rural disadvantaged areas with specific priority sectors including women’s voice, women’s economic empowerment, sexual reproductive and maternal health and education. Gender equality and women’s empowerment is therefore the core of CITL’s work.

The Gender Advisor is responsible for supporting the CARE International in Timor-Leste Country Office to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment throughout our project and program work, within our organization and with our partners. CARE International in Timor-Leste’s Gender and Women’s Empowerment Strategy (2015 – 2018) provides the guiding framework for this work and directly informs the Gender Coordinator’s work-plan.

Specific roles and responsibilities of the Gender Advisor are:

  • Coordinate the implementation of CARE International in Timor-Leste’s Gender and Women’s Empowerment Strategy, including six-monthly reporting to the Senior Management Team and quarterly updates to the Programme Management Team;
  • Support program and project teams to include gender transformative approaches throughout activity implementation, monitoring, evaluation and learning;
  • Provide coaching and training support on women’s empowerment and gender to CARE staff, partner staff and project beneficiaries;
  • Coordinate CARE’s Gender Working Group and Gender Focal Points;
  • Actively contribute to relevant information and advocacy networks and forums, in Timor-Leste and internationally as required;
  • Maintain an awareness of CARE work on gender internationally and in the region;
  • Support the development and implementation of gender sensitive organizational systems and policies;
  • Support the Program Quality Team and Program Quality Manager in relevant activities as required.

 

Other responsibilities:

  • Safety and Security: Promote a safe and secure work environment; foster a culture of safety and security awareness; and ensure consistent application of, and compliance with, CARE Timor-Leste safety and security policies and procedures.

Knowledge & Experience Required.

  • Minimum University diploma with relevant education background
  • Knowledge about gender issues in Timor-Leste
  • Knowledge of tools and approaches to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment
  • Demonstrated analytical skills
  • Good training and facilitation skills
  • High level communication skills, both written and verbal (in Tetun and English) including an ability to speak in public and explain complex ideas

 

Skills & Personal attributes

  • Ability to work in a systematic and organised manner and within deadlines
  • Excellent computer skills, including excel, word and email
  • Flexibility and proven team player
  • Willingness to travel to the field and remote areas on a frequent basis
  • Demonstrated commitment to CARE values (Respect, Excellence, Diversity and Integrity) and teamwork.

 

In return of your commitment you will benefit from ongoing professional development fostered within an innovative and forward thinking environment, plus a comprehensive benefits package.

 

To apply to this position, please email or submit your application letter and Curriculum Vitae with two references (Please DO NOT attached the other documents) to CARE International Timor-Leste, Bairo Pitte, Dili, OR by email to Yeni.Lay@careint.org by 5pm 13th  July 2015. Only successful candidates will be contacted for the interview.

 

CARE is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

 CARE International Timor-Leste is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas we work. CARE International Timor-Leste reserves the right to conduct screening procedures to ensure a child-safe environment.