24 May 2012

Full-Time Interpreter

NORWEGIAN PEOPLE’S AID – Posted by LAO JOBS VACANCYVientiane, Vientiane Prefecture, Laos

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Job Description

Notice of Recruitment – Lao National Staff
The Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) is a Norwegian humanitarian organization supporting capacity building and development in many countries and has been engaged in the UXO clearance in Laos since 1997. The strategic goal for the programme is to reduce the humanitarian and socio-economic threat posed by unexploded ordnance (UXO). NPA Lao PDR is regulated by the National Regulatory Authority (NRA) for the UXO Sector. The programme currently has 200 staff and receives funding from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (NMFA), Norwegian Telethon (NRK-1) and the United States Department of State. NPA Laos wishes to recruit of a qualified and well-motivated person for the following
Interpreter (1 Position):
Duties and Responsibilities
• Verbal translation Lao-English during field training and operations
• Written translation Lao-English at field camps and at base location
• Assist at Vientiane Head Office as requested
Qualifications Required
• Be between 25 and 40 year of age
• High level of written and spoken English
• Ability to render interpretation promptly without hesitation
• Ability to render precise, accurate interpretation without omissions or additions
• Good knowledge of PC operations and software (office)
• Previous working experience in mine action would be an asset

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit a CV and a cover letter to NPA office: 368 Ban Saphanthong, Sisattanak District, Vientiane Capital, and Tel: +856 20 264 812; or via e-mail
address: npa.laos@npaid.org
The deadline for applications is May 31, 2012 (at 17:00). Women and disabled people are
encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Job Categories: INTERPRETER. Job Types: Full-Time.

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