Interpreter/Translator

Norwegian People's Aid (NPA) is an Oslo-based Humanitarian organization working in the fields of Mine  Action  and  Development.  NPA  Vietnam  Programme  is  primarily  based  on  Mine  Action  and runs  03  projects  in  Hue  and  Quang  Tri.  We  are  seeking  for  qualified,  enthusiastic,  experienced  Vietnamese national applicants for  the position of  Interpreter/Translator. The post holder will  be based in NPA?RENEW project office in Dong Ha city, QUANG TRI province.

Responsibilities

  • is fully conversant with Standard Operating Procedures and guidelines/technical terms used in operations. 
  • accompany  the  NPA  Operation  Manager  (NPAOM),  Technical  Field  Manager  (TFM)  during  all operational visits and meetings/workshops
  • During operations, the interpreter shall be the link between the local people, field teams, and the NPAOM and TFM.
  • interpret  &  translate  accurately  and  clearly  in  a  firm/confident  manner  and  accurate/on time  when  required.  Never  attempt  to  include  his/her  own  view  or  ideas  into  the translation. 
  • provide interpretation for training courses, meetings, and workshops 
  • is required to frequently travel and stay in other provinces as business required. 
  • may have to work at weekends and/or evenings as required.  

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in English with fluent English Speaking/Writing skills
  • Minimum 2 year experience working with an international NGO
  • Good Interpersonal skills with working experience in multinational environment
  • Able to handle confidential information appropriately 
  • Proven ability to work in a team and as individual effectively  
  • Able to work under stress to meet tight deadlines and handling multiple tasks.
  • Self-motivated, independent and proactive
  • Good skills in IT Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet

Interested candidates are requested to  submit a CV and a cover letter to NPA Vietnam via e-mail address  to  [email protected]  The  closing  date  for  applications  is  30  June  2016  at  5  pm with a start date as soon as possible. Women and disabled people are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
The Norwegian People's Aid (NPA)
Location: 
Quang Tri
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2016-06-30