Interpreter / Translator

Sustainable Rural Development (SRD) is a National NGO which inherits the experience of CIDSE’s 28 years working in poverty alleviation in Vietnam. We empower disadvantaged
communities in rural and mountainous areas to sustainable manage their own livelihood systems, regardless of ethnic group, gender or religious belief. SRD currently focuses on sustainable
agriculture, rural livelihoods, climate change, local governance and pro-poor policy advocacy.

They are currently looking for qualified candidates to fill the position of Interpreter / Translator, based in Hanoi with frequent travels to the project sites. SRD offers good opportunities for working, learning and sharing within the dynamic Team of SRD.

Overall Responsibilities:
1. Interpret / translate in the assigned areas;
2. Accompany specialists in field trips and provide interpretations;
3. Prepare paperwork - considering agendas before meetings, or lectures/speeches when received in advance; liaise with clients to discuss any unclear points; consult with experts in specialist areas;
4. Proofread and edit final translated versions of important publications of the organisation or project/program reports;
5. Develop project proposals and researches  in collaboration with Research and Advocacy Manager and Program Manager/ Officers;
6. Provide clients with a grammatically correct, well-expressed final version of the translated text, usually as a word-processed document;
7. Use the internet and email as research tools throughout the translation process;
8. Prioritize work to meet deadlines;
9. Build up specialist vocabulary banks; retain and develop specialist knowledge on specialist areas of translation;
10. rform other related work as required.

Qualification required:
- Bachelor degree in English or equivalent;
- Excellent communication skills in both English and Vietnamese;
- English editing experience is a must;
- High attention to details;
- Ability to work independently under minimize supervision as well in a team;
- Good computer skills especially Excel, Words, PowerPoint;
- Have working experience at the same position, previous experience of working for a non-government organization (NGO) or in development sector will be an asset.
Net income would be from $USD300–500 per month depending on qualifications and competitiveness.

Contact details:
Please send a Cover Letter (in English) stating why you are suitable for this position together with CV and copies (notarization not required) of relevant degree by 27 May 2010 to:
Centre for Sustainable Rural Development – SRD
No.56, Lane 19/9, Kim Dong Str., Hoang Mai, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: 84-4-39436678
Fax: 84-4-39436649
Email to both [email protected] and [email protected]
Please visit SRD website for more details:
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Application will not be returned

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2010-05-27