The Program Coordinator - Covid-19 Timor-Leste Project provides leadership and management of the EU COVID-19 Timor-Leste Project led by CARE in consortium with Oxfam, Plan International, World Vision, CRS and World Vision. The role is accountable for the implementation of the project and its activities across the Consortium and is responsible for establishing and managing processes for oversight and implementation.
The Program Coordinator has responsibility for providing management, coordination, and technical support to the EU COVID-19 Timor-Leste Project jointly implemented by EU Consortium agencies in Timor-Leste. The Program Coordinator will oversee the project operations of implementing partners, and will have a direct link, providing coordination, support, and progress monitoring with respect to focal points in each of the partner agency project components. The position will be line managed by the CARE International in Timor-Leste (CITL) Country Director and will have lines of accountability to the head of EU Consortium Agencies.
The position will oversee activities and support joint initiatives across the project including Monitoring and Evaluation, reporting, advocacy, communications and other joint activities, and therefore liaise with the Assistant Country Director (Program) for technical support. In addition, the role will provide strategic and technical advice to project focal points and senior staff from partnering agencies. The position will work closely with external partners including representatives of the Government of Timor-Leste at national and sub-national levels. The position will liaise with and communicate with key partners including the EU delegation in Timor-Leste. The position will also support the implementation of project targeted initiatives, coordinating through Consortium agencies to enhance project outcomes in the areas of gender equality, disability inclusiveness, accountability and child protection.
Due to the current COVID-19 situation and global travel restrictions this position may be based in Timor-Leste or Australia.