National UNV Volunteer Specialist in Administration and Translation

The United Nations Volunteers programme (UNV) is seeking a qualified Vietnamese candidate for the position of National UNV volunteer Specialist in Administration and Translation. Under overall supervision of National Project Director (NPD), the UNV volunteer will work under the direct supervision of and provide support to the Project Manager (PM) in the discharge of his/her responsibilities in the overall management of the day-to-day activities of the project. The UNV volunteer will work closely with the NPD, the PM, staff from the Project team and other international and national consultants. The main duties of the UNV are as follows: Administration and Interpretation/ translation.

Duration:            1 year
Working hours:  Full-time – 8 working-hours/day
Project title:       Making the Link: The connection and sustainable management of Kon Ka Kinh national park and Kon Chu Rang nature reserve (KKK-KCR)
Location:           Pleiku City, Gia Lai Province
Starting date:     December 2009
Deadline for Submissions: 15 November 2009

Detailed Terms of Reference can be found on UNV Viet Nam website at

Qualifications / Experience
- University degree in English language, administration or related fields
- Knowledge of conservation/ forestry management and experience in working with UN agencies and international organizations is an advantage
- Good secretarial skills and good organizational capacity
- Knowledge in administrative procedures of the Government
- Proof of Vietnamese Nationality is required
- Good computer skills in common word processing (MS Word), spreadsheet (MS Excel), Vietnamese software ABC; and special accounting software.
- Good command of both written and spoken English and at least 3 years of working experience communication/training officer or interpreter/ translator for foreign funded environmental projects
- Commitment to the concept of volunteerism

Conditions of service for National UNV volunteer Specialists:
A 12-month contract, National UNV volunteer Specialists in Viet Nam receive a volunteer living allowance (VLA), which is intended to cover their accommodation and basic living expenses. They also receive a resettlement allowance on successful completion. Full medical and life insurance is provided, and they are entitled to 2.5 days of leave per month. Travel to and from duty station at the beginning and at the end of the assignment will be covered. A settling in grant will be paid to candidate who has to move from the place of recruitment to the duty station.

Application Procedure:
Interested candidates should include a detailed curriculum vitae (CV) and an application letter (both in English) marked: “National UNV volunteer Specialist in Administration and Translation” to the address below or via email to [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it (preferable)

UNV Office
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
25-29 Phan Boi Chau Street
Ha Noi

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2009-11-15