World Vision Timor Leste, a non-profit Christian Humanitarian Organization, committed to working with the poor and vulnerable, is seeking qualified national staff to fill the vacant position of: Senior Agro forestry Advisor 

 

PURPOSE OF POSITION: 
The Senior Agro forestry Advisor will support Directorate of Forestry (DF) of MAF and WVTL in coordinating the promotion, piloting and knowledge management of FMNR methodology throughout the country.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES 
The Senior Agro forestry Advisor will report to Director of National Directorate of Industrial Plants & Coffee in NDF and to Agriculture & Climate Change Technical Specialist of WVTL. He/she would have close working relationship with municipal level DF & WVTL officers and FWG, and undertake the responsibilities listed below with continues development of required self capacity and gaining of experiences in the area of advocacy:

 

Technical assistance 
··        Provide technical assistance in strengthening existing FMNR model sites and establishing new model sites
·        Lead and monitor the technical quality of FMNR activities
·        Initiate the formation and strengthen municipal level FWG formation and function
·        Collect & analyse FMNR & related field data
·        Collaborate with WVTL on FMNR
·        Follow-up the establishment and function of nurseries
·        Involve in advocacy and research of FMNR as a mainstream conservation & livelihoods strategy in TL
·        Assist in developing training modules and manuals for staff and community

 

Partnerships and Collaborations:

·        Co – lead the coordination of the natonal FMNR working group (FWG) meetings and activities

·        Organise and lead national & municipal level FMNR workshop & training

·        Identify key strategic partners in the field of FMNR at the national level and support the development of collaborative partnerships

·        Support partnership development at the municipal level

·        Network with local, national & international partners interested in FMNR

·        Pursue and develop meaningful and formal partnerships with relevant partners including Govt, UN agencies.
·        Participate in advocacy forums and networks focusing on advocacy and contributing to the advancement of FMNR.

 

Deliverables 
··        Monthly activity report
·        Two 6 months and one annual report
·        Establishing 3 new FMNR project sites
·        Draft FMNR knowledge management strategy
·        Conduct 1 Annual FMNR Learning Event
·        Quarterly report on FMNR working groups
·        Contribute to the quarterly FMNR bulletin REGENERATION and translate in to Tetun

 

Capacity Development

··        Undertake assessment, identify gaps in the knowledge & practices of FMNR and plan and execute capacity building activities for field staff & community

·        Proactive work with NDF district offices and WVTL area offices to build staff capacity

Applicants should submit application letter, CV and other documents to: HR Department, World Vision Timor Leste,
Av. Dos Direitos Humanos Estrada de Bidau, Bidau Mota Klaran, Dili or branch office in Bobonaro, Baucau & Aileu
or please reply to: Fabiola_de_jesus_dos_santos@wvi.org
For more information Please contact WVTL Office: 3312832

Closing date is 16 September 2015 at 5:00 pm