01 Project Assistant/Interpreter

Lux-Development, the Executing Agency for Bilateral Co-operation financed by the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is assisting the Provincial People’s Committee (PPC) of Cao Bang and a number of technical line ministries and departments by delivery of international and national TA and capacity building to implement the initiative called  “Developing Business with the Rural Poor”, which is part of a province-wide programme in the Cao Bang province - predominantly designed by- and financed through- loan support from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), commenced in mid-2008.
The recently launched project VIE/029 -  “Technical Assistance” (TA) towards “Developing Business with the Rural Poor in Cao Bang”  has planned duration of 3 years.
Lux-Development Support Team lead by a Chief Technical Advisor (CTA) is looking for candidates to fill the position of:

Key responsibilities:
- Support CTA in the project coordination
- Assist CTA in the project management
- Translation and interpretation
- Other tasks that may be required by the CTA.

Minimum Requirements:
- Bachelor degree (Master degree would be an asset) in English, specifically, major in Interpretation/ Translation; having background in economics, business administration and management, or social science would be an advantage;
- At least 3 years of relevant experience;
- Experience in professional translation/interpretation and project management;
- Demonstrated knowledge in the technical field of the project
- Prior working experience in international donors’ project would be an advantage
- Excellent team player with strong communication, organizational and presentation skills;
- Good computer skills, especially in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Internet.
- Willingness to work in a remote rural mountainous area of Vietnam.

DURATION OF CONTRACT: One year, renewable (with two-month probation)
Salary, social and medical insurance: as per Lux-Development’s practices;
Housing allowance: 150 USD/month for those who reside outside Cao Bang;
Transportation support: project provides bi-weekly shuttle from Cao Bang to Hanoi and vice versa
DUTY STATION: Cao Bang, Vietnam with occasional travels to Hanoi and other provinces.     
HOW TO APPLY: Applications in English consisting of:
(i)a covering motivation letter 
(ii)a Curriculum Vitae in English and minimum of two referee’s contacts; and
(iii)copies of relevant degrees, certificates 
must be forwarded by e-mail to: Lux-Development, Hanoi Regional Office at [email protected], specifying in the subject line “PAI VIE/029”
Detailed Job Description and further information about remunerations and benefit can be provided upon request to the above email address.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview(s) Women /ethnic minorities are highly encouraged to apply.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Cao Bang
Application Deadline: 
Sat, 2010-01-30