Job description 
Position Title : Facilitator
Duration : 3 months, with the possibility of extension for up to 12 months
Location : Dili, Liquisa, Baucau
Expected Starting date : Feb /March 2016

Ba Futuru is a prominent local non-profit organization in Timor-Leste working to build a peaceful, positive and productive Timor-Leste through using innovative approaches that will protect children, reduce violence, empower women and inspire young learners. Ba Futuru has provided educational training programs to more than 30,000 children, youth, teachers, parents and community leaders since 2004. 

POSITION OVERVIEW 

We are seeking a female facilitator with expertise in economic empowerment including business development to cover a staff member on leave in the first instance. 

The Women’s Economic Empowerment Facilitator will:

– organise, prepare for and provide training based on an agreed curriculum
– build and maintain relationships with stakeholders
– provide outreach, mentoring and following up support to assist women to achieve action plans developed during the training
– prepare reports on project activities, including outreach, trainings, monthly meetings, and others, to be included in project reports. 
– carry out monitoring, evaluation and follow-up tasks about project activities
– undertake co-ordination for project.

The position will be based at Ba Futuru’s Peace Center in Rai Kotu, Dili and will include outreach and implementation in Dili district and travel to Liquisa and Baucau for outreach, training implementation and mentoring. 

The facilitator will be responsible for ensuring they understand the training materials, building good relationships with the training participants, meeting deadlines, working collaboratively and effectively with the project team, and evaluating their performance regularly. 

This position is full-time (40 hours/week). Compensation will depend on experience and skill level. This is a national staff position. The initial contract will be for 3 months with the possibility of extension up to 12 months. 

Desired Background and Experience 
o Bachelor’s degree relevant to economic empowerment and/or business development and/or relevant equivalent experience 
o Experience in facilitation and/or mentoring
o Experience in organising community events
o Experience in working effectively with women
o Project implementation experience 
o Exposure to non-government organizations in Timor-Leste
o Experience liaising with a range of stakeholders, including officials, community leaders and community members. 

Desired Skills/Knowledge 
o Excellent facilitation and presentation skills
o A commitment to Ba Futuru’s mission and values
o Ability to work effectively and efficiently as part of a multilingual and multicultural team
o Excellent leadership, interpersonal and relationship-building skills
o Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage time effectively
o Ability to troubleshoot, improvise and think strategically and creatively
o Ability to work independently and to facilitate collaboratively
o Excellent interpersonal, written and spoken communication skills
o Fluency in Tetum; advanced English is an advantage 
o Ability to take the initiative and problem-solve independently and within a project team 
o Ability to work collaboratively in a team
o Willingness to work to a flexible schedule, including travel to the districts and overtime and weekend work 
o Proficiency in Word and Excel programs

How can people apply? *
Please submit a cover letter, and a CV with a detailed description of your background in the above areas, with contact information for three references to: 

Juliana (Lica) Marcal, Director, Ba Futuru 

CV should be no longer than three pages with no additional attachments. Materials can be submitted either to the Ba Futuru office in Rai Kotu, Comoro Rd, or via email to bafuturu@bafuturu.org

This position will remain open until filled, though preference will be given to applicants who submit their materials by 9 February 2016. 
Please submit a cover letter, and a CV with a detailed description of your background in the above areas, with contact information for three references to: 

Juliana (Lica) Marcal, Director, Ba Futuru 

CV should be no longer than three pages with no additional attachments. Materials can be submitted either to the Ba Futuru office in Rai Kotu, Comoro Rd, or via email to bafuturu@bafuturu.org

This position will remain open until filled, though preference will be given to applicants who submit their materials by 9 February 2016.