Translator/Interpreter “ESP”


As a federal enterprise, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. On behalf of the German Government, GIZ currently provides advisory services to the Government of Viet Nam in three priority areas: Vocational training, Environmental policy and sustainable use of natural resources, and Energy. For further information, please visit .

The GIZ Energy Support Programme (ESP) is working with the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) on the development of the energy sector in Vietnam. The programme is mainly funded by the German Government and focuses on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency.

The Energy Support Programme (ESP) requires a qualified local professional for the following position:

Translator/Interpreter “ESP”
Duty station: Hanoi, Vietnam
Contract duration: Starting ASAP for 1 year with possible extension

Main responsibilities:

  • Provides professional high-quality interpretation at conferences/workshops/meetings and translation of professional reports and documents from Vietnamese to English and vice versa;
  • Files and maintains information and datasets (electronic and printed) relevant for the projects of the Energy Support Programme (ESP);
  • Supports the projects PR and communication activities, especially in the field of material production and quality control.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field of work or related studies
  • At least 3 years of professional working experience a similar position;
  • Strong experience in interpretation and translation;
  • Full proficiency in information technologies;
  • Full proficiency in Vietnamese and English;
  • Excellent management, communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Dynamic, reliable and open-minded character having the willingness to excel and perform on a high-level, even under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally (when required).

Successful candidates will enjoy good working conditions with a friendly and creative working environment, open corporate culture, competitive benefits and compensation and good policies of training and development.

Interested qualified candidates are invited to send the GIZ Application form in English, copies of relevant certificates and references, either by email (to [email protected] ) or by post (to GIZ Office Hanoi, 6th Floor Hanoi Towers, 49 Hai Ba Trung Street, Hanoi, Vietnam), before 19th December 2019.

Note: Please state: “Application for Translator/Interpreter - ESP” in the subject line or on the envelope.

The short-listed candidates will be contacted within 4 weeks after the deadline. Telephone contact is not encouraged.

Please complete all the information in GIZ Application form with link download here:


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Thu, 2019-12-19