Project Interpreter/Translator

Position: Project Interpreter/Translator
Contract: 6-month contract with possibility of extension
Status: Full time
Location: Hanoi (travel to provinces involved)
Duration: September 2010 – February 2011

Project Background
Capacity building of self-help groups of People Living with HIV across Vietnam. The project is a collaboration between Volunteer Services Overseas (VSO) and Vietnam Network of PLHIV (PLHIV+)

Tasks and specific duties:
- The Project Interpreter/Translator is responsible for translation and interpretation duties of VSO volunteers,  providing training to self-help groups across a number of Vietnamese provinces.
- The project interpreter will undertake the following duties:
- Interpretation for workshops/training sessions delivered to self-help groups of people living with HIV
- Undertake translate/ interpret work for preparation for training materials
- Translate documents from Vietnamese into English and English into Vietnamese.
- Attend meetings/workshops to provide translation services
- Support administrative works as required by the volunteers and HIV & AIDS programme

Essential criteria:
1. Fluency in Vietnamese and English language, both written and spoken. Preferably with a bachelor degree.
2. At least one year of relevant work experience
3. Knowledge of HIV/AIDS issues, working experience in HIV/AIDS field is an advantage
4. Good interpersonal and communication skills.
5. Ability to tailor language, tone, style and format to match the audience
6. Willingness to travel to provinces
7. Good planning, organizing and mult-tasking skills
8. Full time availability for project duties.

Package remuneration for this position is 5,000,000 Vietnamese Dong per month.

VSO values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Forward letters of application with your CV by 1st September 2010 to VSO Programme Support and IT Officer - Email: [email protected]

Application Deadline: 4:00 pm Wednesday 1st September 2010.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the interview and examinations. 

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2010-09-01