Project: Timor-Leste Public Sector Capacity Development Program
Location: Dili, East Timor
Assignment Starts: January 2008
Applications Close: 16 January 2008
Duration: 12 months
Advertised By: GRM International
Sector Working Group Managers, to work with local Goverment counterparts in 4 sectors
1. Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
2. Security and Justice
3. Governance and Public Sector Management
4. Private Sector Development
GRM is the Managing Contractor for the Australian Government assistance provided to East Timor (Timor-Leste) via the Public Sector Capacity Development Program (PSCDP).
The goal of the East Timor (Timor-Leste) Public Sector Capacity Development Program is:
A sustainable and effective system of governance and public administration for the delivery of high quality public services.
The mission of the Program is:
To strengthen capacity building institutions and processes to build individual and institutional public sector capacity in East Timor.
As part of this assistance the PSCDP designs activities and provides timely access to, amongst other things, high-level short and longer-term technical expertise in areas across the public sector.
Recruitment for the position will take place as follows:
GRM will review written applications to determine compliance with mandatory criteria and completion of application documentation (including providing a bid for professional fees) and the Selection Panel will prepare a shortlist of candidates for interview with reference to the Terms of Reference and the Selection Criteria;
Interviews will be conducted by phone and the panel will most likely include a representative of the Government of Timor-Leste. A decision will be made on the successful applicant following referee checks.
Instructions for Applicants
All applications are screened for compliance upon receipt. Only those applications that comply with all instructions and include a completed Application Cover Sheet will be forwarded to the staff responsible for assessment. Please contact Anthony Carrigan via email on: firstname.lastname@example.org (+61 7 3025 8500) if you have any questions.
Please submit with your application:
A completed application cover sheet;
A covering letter of no more than 3 pages addressing your suitability for the position against criteria outlined below. The cover letter must demonstrate your understanding of the requirements of the position and address each of the Qualifications, Experience and Skills Criteria as well as Language/Interpreter requirements mentioned in the Terms of Reference;
A price per month in $AUD – exclusive of standard allowances and reimbursable expenses (ie professional fees only - including superannuation where applicable). Standard allowances and reimbursable expenses are noted at C. Standard Allowances in the Terms of Reference; and
Your curriculum vitae.
Although applications should be in English a high level of proficiency in written and spoken English, Portuguese and Tetun is required for these positions. Applications should not contain any additional material.
AssessmentA panel will assess applications on the basis of technical merit and value for money.
Applications that are assessed by the panel as being technically suitable for the assignment will receive a financial assessment. Final scores will be weighted as follows:
♦ 80% for technical score
♦ 20% for financial score
The final score is calculated as follows:
(Lowest Price / Applicant’s Price x 20) + (Technical Score [out of 100] x 0.8)
Note that only those candidates who are able to fulfil all the requirements of the position will receive a financial assessment.
CVs of suitable applicants will be added to the GRM Consultant Database