12 Sep 2013


Rural Infrastructure Programme (RIP) – Posted by LAO JOBS VACANCYVientiane, Vientiane Prefecture, Laos

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Job Description

Rural Infrastructure Programme (RIP)


The Rural Infrastructure Programme Phase V is implementing rural road and market construction/improvement works in Dakcheung District of Xekong Province, among others. GITEC Consult GmbH are seeking one qualified Lao National Translator who will work under the overall guidance of the Project Coordinator/Office Manager, as follows:

Duty Station: Xekong Provincial Capital, with occasional field trips to Dakcheung District
Contract Period: up to 20 months
Starting Date: during October 2013

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Translation of documents from Lao to English and vice versa
• Acting as interpreter during meetings with government departments, offices, during workshops/training courses, and in villages during field trips
• Provide English language training to interested departmental staff

Qualifications and Required Experience:
• University degree in English language or adequate equivalent training/experience
• At least one year of experience as Lao-English translator/Interpreter, including experience in the field of engineering/technical English, and in rural areas
• Adequate computer skills (including Lao and English typing, and Powerpoint)
• Very good command of English language (speaking, reading and writing)
• Good communication and inter-personal skills, and ability to work in a team

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Interested applicants who meet the requirements may apply by sending their covering letter, CV and contact details of three references to:

The Project Coordinator, RIP Email: gitec.rip@gmail.com

Closing date for the receipt of applications is 27.09.2013. All applications will be treated confidentially and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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

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