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Senior Communications Officer

TOMAK is currently seeking a Senior Communications Officer (Nov 2021 – Feb 2022) with at least 4 years or more experience in a professional setting. 

Based primarily in Dili, the Senior Communications Officer (SCO) will play an important role in delivering communications activities and products outlined in the TOMAK workplan. This includes taking the lead in developing regular communications products for both TOMAK and for the Australian Embassy. As such, the candidate should have strong technical skills in social media and website management, and the ability to learn new systems as required.

The successful candidate will also provide technical input and communications support to TOMAK’s key technical teams. This includes input into internal and externally facing communications, including print materials, presentations, and materials.

The SCO will play a key role in telling the story of TOMAK by capturing stories from the field (interviews, photo, video) and demonstrating where and how change happens. The successful candidate should have experience in storytelling and multimedia approaches, including understanding of consent and child protection considerations. Some travel to municipalities outside of Dili (initially Baucau, Bobonaro and Viqueque) may be required for this purpose. 

The successful candidate must demonstrate a respectful and collaborative approach when working with colleagues and program partners, should be capable of working autonomously (self-directed), and ready and willing to take on challenges. Strong verbal and written skills in Tetum (including the INL standard) and English are required, and prior experience working with NGOs or other development agencies would be advantageous. 

More details can be found in the Terms of Reference here.

Duration: November 2021– February 2022.

Interested parties are requested to submit an application letter addressing the skills and experience required (maximum 2 pages) and a CV (maximum 3 pages) to Joao.Martires@tomak.org with the subject line “TOMAK Application: Senior Communications Officer”.

This is a locally recruited position and applications from Timor-Leste nationals are welcomed. Adam Smith International is an equal opportunity employer and applications from a diverse range of candidates including from women and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applications close Wednesday 20 October.

Administration and Finance Assistant

TOMAK is currently seeking an Administration & Finance Assistant to join our Dili-based team. This position supports TOMAK’s Finance Officer, Admin Officer and Regional Finance and Administration Assistants (located in Baucau, Bobonaro) in the effective management of operations and grant finances. The Administration and Finance Assistant also provides support to the regional offices’ financial processing and project purchases, and to the TOMAK program’s banking and reconciliation.

The successful candidate must adhere to donor requirements relating to the effective management of grants finances, as detailed in the TOMAK Operations and Finance Manual.

More details can be found in the Terms of Reference here.

Duration: October 2021– 30 June 2022 with the possibility of extension

Interested parties are requested to submit an application letter addressing the selection criteria (maximum 2 pages) and a CV (maximum 3 pages) to Felicia.Fernandes@tomak.org with the subject line “TOMAK Application: Administration and Finance Officer”. Applications are open to Timorese nationals and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications close Friday 24 September 2021. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.