18 Jun 2012


Plan International in Laos – Posted by LAO JOBS VACANCYBokeo, Laos

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Job Description

Plan International in Laos
Plan International is growing! We are looking for Lao National who has enthusiastic, dedicated development professionals interested in long term careers with a major international children’s NGO.
Plan, one of the world’s largest children’s INGOs, works with children and poor communities in 48 developing countries. In Laos, Plan works in two poorest and one poor District in Bokeo Province, in basic education, early childhood development, health and nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, and promotion of children’s rights. Plan has no religious or political aims or affiliations. Visit www.plan-international.org for more information.
Plan is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, members of ethnic groups and people with disabilities. Plan offers competitive salaries and long-term employment opportunities for all posts.
DATA ENCODER/TRANSLATOR (02 Positions), Houixay, Bokeo Province
Responsibilities will include
• Data entry to sponsorship system database
• Operation and management of sponsorship database system
• Track and update all Sponsorship correspondence both in system and in hard copy
• Maintain and update hard copy files and folders
• Produce database system reports
• Translation of documents from English to Lao, and from Lao to English
• Photo editing
Skills, qualifications, experience
• Very fluent written and spoken English and Lao essential
• Demonstrated ability to translate documents quickly and accurately from Lao to English and English to Lao
• High quality computer skills in MS Word and Excel and understand computer hardware and software functions
• Excellent attention to detail
• Fluency in an ethnic group language an advantage
• Must be willing and able to travel to and stay in remote villages from time to time

How to Apply

• Strong commitment to the equal rights and participation of girls and women is essential
• Strong commitment to the Rights of the Child is essential
Plan does not tolerate child abuse. All Plan staff are selected and employed in line with the conditions of Plan’s Child Protection Policy. These include appropriate reference and background checks.
Applications will not be acknowledged. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No correspondence or telephone calls will be entered into.
• Short listed candidates will be required to attend panel interviews and other selection procedures.
Send resume/CV, with cover letter and names and contact details of three referees including salary expectations for each position, to Plan International Laos, PO Box 6026, Vientiane, Lao PDR, or to PlanLaos.JobVacancies@plan-international.org , Please state in cover letter how you learned about the job – through emails, Vientiane Times, INGO Directory, Job to day website, friends or other websites.

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

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