Job Announcement for CARE: Field Officers (Baucau, Covalima and Liquica)


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Internally & Externally
CARE International in Timor-Leste – CITL

Department / Project                    : LAFAEK
Position                                               : Three positions for Field Officers (Baucau, Covalima and Liquica)
Grade                                                   : E1
Salary                                                    : From $390per month plus benefits
Location of Work                             : Baucau, Covalima and Liquica
Contract Period                                : Sept 1st 2017-June 15th, 2018
INTRODUCTION:
CARE is an international development and humanitarian aid organization fighting global poverty, with a special focus on working with women and girls to bring lasting change to their communities. As a non-religious and non-political organization, CARE works with communities to help overcome poverty by supporting development efforts and providing emergency assistance. We believe supporting women and girls is one of the most effective ways to create sustainable outcomes in poor communities.

CARE’s long term program will focus on women and girls in rural disadvantage areas with four priority areas: SRM Health and Rights, Women’s Economic Empowerment, Women’s Voice and Education.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
The role of the Field Officer is to ensure all project activities are implementing effectively and efficient at schools and communities level. S/he represents the project as focal point at the field level or municipality and is required to build and maintain good relationships with local government, International Non-Government Organizations (INGO’s) / Local Non-Government Organizations (NGO’s) and others stakeholders.
This position is based in Baucau, Covalima and Liquica

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
The role of the Field Officer is to ensure all project activities are implementing effectively and efficient at schools and communities level. S/he represents the project as focal point at the field level or municipality and is required to build and maintain good relationships with local government, International Non-Government Organizations (INGO’s) / Local Non-Government Organizations (NGO’s) and others stakeholders.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Project Planning
·         Support the Deputy Project Manager to develop project implementation schedules and plan for the year;
·         Develop monthly work plans for project implementation and ensure the activities are conducted as per the plan; and

·         Develop magazine distribution plans every three months.

2. Project Implementation
·         Collect beneficiary data and ensure it is verified and entered into the system;

·         Prepare the distribution tools and distribution report per edition;

  • Manage project advances, expenditure and financial acquittal with support from the Project Support Officer;

·         Distribute the magazines to each school and target communities in the municipality(s) based on the plan and deadlines;
·         Identify and record project beneficiary/stakeholders success (i.e. impact) stories;
·         Facilitate community dialogue activity at Village / Suco level;
·         Facilitate workshops at the administrative post level; and
·         Participate and be involved in Village / Suco’s council meetings as required.

3. Communication and Coordination

  • Effectively communicate with supervisor, colleagues and others CITL project staffs as required;
  • Coordinate and accompany the visit of management teams or donors in school and communities;
  • Actively coordinate with the Municipality Director of Education, School Director/Coordinator and teachers;
  • Regular coordination with Municipality/Administrative Post staff/person including local authorities to ensure the community magazines are distributed to each house hold;
  • Attend the trainings or workshops organized by the project or CITL; and
  • Represent CITL in the field.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum University Diploma and/ or Vocational Training in Logistics or materials distribution or equivalent plus a minimum 2-3 years’ relevant work experience, preferably in logistics in INGOs and NGO’s;
  • Proven experience in preparing accurate and comprehensive reports and ensure that the information is distributed to appropriate stakeholders such as DPM; Municipality; M&E; etc.;
  • Knowledge of municipalities and community participation;
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills, including the ability to plan and manage workflows and balance competing priorities to ensure timely processing to meet deadlines in a complex environment;
  • Ability to drive the motorbike in rural area and have a valid drive license.
  • Demonstrated ability to take direction and to work as part of a team;
  • Proven experience in following standard policies, procedures and processes;
  • Demonstrated ability to be creative and well-motivated;
  • Demonstrated good interpersonal skills, sound judgment, planning, team building and facilitating skills;
  • Good oral and written Tetum and English communication skills; and

Intermediate (very good) in Microsoft Office with knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other database programs, use of Smartphone or tablet an asset.

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 three references (Please DO NOT attached the other documents) to teresa.barros@careint.org OR to HR Unit, CARE International Timor-Leste, Bairo Pitte, Dili, OR by email before or by date deadline on 22th August 2017. 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.

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