Job: Deputy Program Manager – Resilience & Humanitarian at Oxfam


Oxfam’s global vision is for a just world without poverty:

A world in which people can influence decisions that affect their lives, enjoy their rights, and assume their responsibilities as full citizens of a world in which all citizens are valued and treated equally.

Our vision for Timor-Leste is for Timor-Leste to be a country enjoying prosperity and equality,

Where all citizens; women and men, actively shape the development process

and enjoy the well-being that flows from this process, even in times of crisis.

Oxfam Timor Leste is seeking a national staff for 1(one) Position:  Deputy Program Manager – Resilience and Humanitarian

Oxfam offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, which include health care and pension contribution, paid annual leave, study cost reimbursement and more. Oxfam is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply.

Fluency in Tetun and written and spoken competency in English is a requirement for this position


Position Scope  Position Key Selection Criteria




Deputy Program Manager – Resilience and Humanitarian



The Deputy Program Manager (DPM) – Resilience and Humanitarian Preparedness will lead the achievement of the Haforsa program’s outputs under objective 2 (strengthening resilience), and for overall oversight and leadership for the Humanitarian Preparedness Program. This will be achieved by leading in the implementation of the program strategy within these areas, maintaining positive partnerships with a portfolio of partners, and further strategic development of the Oxfam program in Timor Leste.


·        At least 5-7 years’ experience in implementing or supporting partner to implement resilience and/or humanitarian preparedness and response projects;

·        Experience and knowledge of Disaster Risk Reduction strategies and Climate Change Adaption approaches;

·        Experience and understanding of savings and loan approaches, particularly Saving for Change, Village Saving and Loan Association or similar models;

·        Knowledge of program planning including gender awareness and analysis;

·        Experience supporting and monitoring partners;

·        Knowledge and commitment to adhere to the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct, Oxfam Code of Conduct, People in Aid Code of Good Practice and Sphere relief standards; and

·        Desirable: Degree in rural development, environmental sciences, or related field.


To Apply:

Applicants can request a detailed position description from Sr. Crispin de Jesus, Acting Human Resources Manager, by e-mailing him, calling 670-331-2605 or obtaining the position description from the Oxfam office at Avenida 20 de Maio (Ex-Rua Jacinto Candido), Bidau Akadiru-Hun, Dili, Timor-Leste.

You must submit a covering letter that responds to the Selection Criteria listed above for the position in this advertisement and a current Resume.  Applications could be written in English or Tetun.

Please note that only applications submitted with a covering letter addressing the Selection Criteria with a resume and received by 29 May 2017, 5pm will be accepted.  They can be sent to the above e-mail address,

Only Short Listed Applicants will be contacted

Woman are encourage to apply

Felicia Yeow I Finance and Operations Director I Oxfam

Avenida 20 de Maio, Bidau Akadiru-Hun, Dili, Timor Leste

Mobile: +670 7723 1911 | Tel: +670 331 2605 ext 103 |


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