Interpreter / Translator


Title: Interpreter / Translator

About: Partnership for Higher Education Reform (PHER)The Partnership for Higher Education Reform (PHER) is a five-year initiative funded by USAID and implemented by Indiana University, aiming to modernize Vietnam's leading universities and strengthen Vietnam’s higher education system in alignment with USAID's Higher Education Program Framework.

PHER implements activities towards institutional reform in Vietnamese higher education institutions through developing effective and innovative models.  PHER focuses on the four project key pillars:  Governance and Policy, Improvement of Teaching and Learning, Research and Innovation, and University-Industry Linkages. PHER activities target three major Vietnamese universities: Vietnam National University-Hanoi, Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City, and the University of Danang. Higher-education policy advocacy and reform, technology and digitization, and gender empowerment are critical, cross-cutting strategies for success across these four pillars and support the long-term sustainability of PHER outcomes.

The Sang Kien Viet Nam Institute (IVI) is a sub-awardee to Indiana University supporting and implementing the PHER Activities in Vietnam.

Job Summary: The Interpreter/ Translator, based at IVI in Hanoi, Vietnam, will have the responsibility of providing interpretation for project’s documents.

Specific Responsibilities: The Interpreter/ Translator will:

  • Translate project document.
  • Interpret in regular meetings with partners such as monthly meetings, discussion meeting in some activities of the project.
  • Report to the COP and DCOP on implementation progress in their scope of work.
  • Other administrative and logistic tasks assigned to her/him by the PHER Core Leadership team, including the COP, DCOP.

Required Qualifications and Work Experiences: The Interpreter/ Translator should have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree or higher in the fields relevant to the assignment;
  • At least 3 years of experiences in the fields relevant to the assignment.

Required Skills: The Interpreter/ Translator should have the following skills:

  • Ability to work and communicate cross-culturally, including computer skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in team setting;
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism;
  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills;
  • Instills commitment to organizational goals.

Reporting and Employment Duration

The Interpreter/ Translator will report directly to the COP and DCOP implementation of planned, or as appropriate assigned, tasks and activities.

The Interpreter position is a full-time job.

Start Date: as soon as possible.

Working hours: Normal working hours are Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 5.30 pm but could be flexible. Work outside normal hours may be required.

Salary: Appropriate compensation will be offered to the right candidate.

Work location: Room 501, Icon 4 Building, 243A De La Thanh St. – Dong Da – Ha Noi.

To Apply: Submit a one-page cover letter and a CV to  [email protected] by May 2nd, 2023.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2023-05-02