01 Project Interpreter

Lux-Development, the Executing Agency for Bilateral Co-operation financed by the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is assisting the Provincial People’s Committee (PPC) of Cao Bang and a number of technical line ministries and departments by delivery of international and national TA and capacity building to implement the initiative called  “Developing Business with the Rural Poor”, which is part of a province-wide programme in the Cao Bang province - predominantly designed by- and financed through- loan support from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), commenced in mid-2008.

The recently launched project VIE/029 -  “Technical Assistance” (TA) towards “Developing Business with the Rural Poor in Cao Bang”  has planned duration of 3 years.
Lux-Development Support Team lead by a Chief Technical Advisor (CTA) is looking for candidates to fill the following position:

Key responsibilities:
- Under the supervision of CTA and be supported by the Administrative Assistant, the main functions of the Project Interpreter are:
- Translation and interpretation;
- Project administrative assistance  (jointly with the Project Assistant);
- Other tasks that may be required by the CTA

Minimum Requirements
- Bachelor degree (Master degree would be an asset) in English, specifically, major in Interpretation/ Translation; having background in economics, business administration and management, or social science would be an advantage
- At least 5 years of relevant experience;
- Experience in professional translation/interpretation and project management;
- Fluency in English, both written and spoken;
- Prior working experience in international donors’ project (ODA) would be an advantage;
- Excellent team player with strong communication, organizational and presentation skills;
- Proficient with the MS Office package and Internet use;
- Willingness to work in a remote rural mountainous area of Vietnam.

DURATION OF CONTRACT: One year, renewable (with two-month probation)

Salary, social and medical insurance: as per Lux-Development’s practices;
Housing allowance: 150 USD/month for those who reside outside Cao Bang;
Transportation support: project provides bi-weekly shuttle from Cao Bang to Hanoi and vice versa
DUTY STATION: Cao Bang, Vietnam with frequent travel to districts and communes.     
HOW TO APPLY: Applications in English consisting of:
- a covering motivation letter 
- a Curriculum Vitae in English and minimum of two referee’s contacts; and
- copies of relevant degrees, certificates 
Must be forwarded by e-mail to: Lux-Development, Ms. Pham Thu Thuy,Project VIE/029 Cao Bang Office at [email protected] or [email protected], specifying in the subject line, e.g. “PI/VIE029”.
Detailed Job Description and further information about remunerations and benefits can be provided upon request to the above email address.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview(s) (tentatively starting on 05.01. 2011)
Women /ethnic minorities are highly encouraged to apply.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Cao Bang
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2010-12-17