The AYAD Program currently has a fantastic opportunity for a Development Officer (Division of Labour) in East Timor for the Secretary of State of Labour and Solidarity (SETS/SSLS), Labour Division.
The AYAD Program sends young Australians aged 18-30 on short term assignments (3-12 months) through Asia and the Pacific. The Program provides support to cover the costs of volunteering overseas including pre-departure medicals, insurance, travel, in-country allowance, and the support of an in-country manager. Further information is available on our website.
Intake 15 – March 2006
Assignment position title:
Development Officer (Division of Labour)
Name of Host Organisation:
Secretary of State of Labour and Solidarity (SETS/SSLS), Labour Division
Dili, East Timor
Duration of assignment:
Description of the Host Organisation:
The Division of Labour is a division of the Secretary State of Labour and Solidarity (SETS/SLS), which is directly responsible for matters of Industrial Relations. In carrying out the units duties, labour staff work in close coordination with relevant stakeholders and related departments such as the Trade Union, Business Associations and Civil Society as well as other International Institutions in the area of Industrial Relations policy implementation and development.
The main duties of the Labour Division are as follows:
Assignment description for the AYAD:
The focus of this position is to develop Labour division’s employee skills in the area of administration and policy development and implementation. Tasks will include:
Assignment outcomes to be achieved by the AYAD:
Completed a Labour Inspection plan
Developed a Training package for Labour Inspections
Improved office management system for the Labour Division and increased capacity among unit staff to coordinate and manage office administration duties
Increased capacity amongst unit staff to draft policies and reports
Enhanced relations with Trade union members
Qualifications required by the AYAD:
Degree or diploma in Social Sciences, IR, Labour administration or toher relevant field
Experience required by the AYAD:
Personal qualities required by the AYAD for this assignment:
Description of assignment location:
The assignment is located in Dili
Information on accommodation options:
There are a variety of reasonably priced accommodation options available in Dili from boarding with Timorese families to shared housing with other internationals working in Dili. The Labour Division staff will assist the AYAD to find comfortable and secure accommodation in Dili.
NOTE: If you are shortlisted for an assignment, you will be given the contact details of the Host Organisation to discuss the assignment further.
The position description can be viewed at http://www.ayad.com.au/public/assignmentDetails.aspx?code=15ETGO15
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