The project:
The program ‘Wastewater and Solid Waste Management in Provincial Centers’ is financed by German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) through German Technical Cooperation (GTZ)  – The component 2 ( is implemented by GFA Consulting Group and Ministry of Construction within the context of the second phase until 31 July, 2011. The objective of the component is capacity building for wastewater company of the six (06) project cities.
The consulting firm GFA is seeking a qualified and experienced Vietnamese national for the full-time position of Translator. The translator will work under the supervision of Project Chief Technical Advisor.

Duty station: Hanoi

Main responsibilities:
- Support the CTA in all relevant language requirements.
- Accompany expatriate project staff to the provinces.
- Provide interpretation services (Vietnamese-English-Vietnamese) as required in the main office and the provinces.
- Translating of any project related documents (Vietnamese-English-Vietnamese).
- Edit and format project documents.
- Providing support in organizing workshops and seminars.
- Take notes and write minutes of meeting for project meetings
- Organizing official documents required by the project and experts.
- Providing administrative support to the project.
- Other tasks as required

Minimum qualifications:
- University degree in English,
- At least 5 years professional experience,
- Experience in working for ODA project or NGO institutions, or environmental projects,
- Good communication, organization skills,
- Team working skills
- Computer competence in MS word, excel, project, power point and smart draw
- Knowledge of German language would be a plus

1 February, 2010 to 31 July, 2011

Interested qualified candidates are invited to send their application in English, including cover letter and CV well as copies of relevant certificates and references, either by email or by post, to the following address before 20th January, 2010

Mr. Frank Pogade
GTZ / GFA - Wastewater & Solid Waste Management in Provincial Centers
Consulting Association Building - 7th Floor
Ministry of Construction
37 Le Dai Hanh, Hanoi, Vietnam

Email: [email protected]
Note: Please state “Application for Position of Translator” in the subject line
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Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Expected start date is 1 February, 2010.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
GTZ / GFA - Wastewater & Solid Waste Management in Provincial Centers
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2010-01-20