Project Assistant/Translator

Bac Kan Vocational Education and Training
(Phase II)


Project Assistant/Translator

The Luxembourg Agency for Development Cooperation (Lux-Development) is looking for a Project Assistant/Translator on behalf of Project VIE/034 receiving financial support from the Governments of Viet Nam and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

Project VIE/034 is the second phase of a Luxembourg development cooperation, support of the Bac Kan Vocational College (BKVC). The intention of this new project is, firstly, to consolidate the achievements of the first phase, i.e. Project VIE/021; secondly, to improve the BKVC’s management, thereby also enhancing the financial robustness through its income-generating potential and, thirdly, to offer a market-as well as client-oriented educational programme. More information about BKVC access at:


  • Under general direction of the Senior Technical Advisor (STA), the Project Assistant (PA) will contribute to the overall delivery of assigned project outputs and results and will need to acquire a detailed understanding of the project logical framework and other project documentation.
  • Act as facilitator between the STA and project stakeholders including Project Management Unit (PMU), the Provincial People’s Committee, government ministries, local institutions and multiple development partners.
  • Assist the STA in general implementation of project activities and reporting project progress and achievements against specified targets and timescales.
  • Translate documents, correspondence and interpret in meetings, workshops and trainings.
  • Provide administrative and logistical support for project related activities.
  • Perform any other tasks as required by the supervisor.


  • A university degree in languages, social science, HR development, economics, marketing or any other related discipline.
  • At least 2 year experience working as a project assistant
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work, result-oriented
  • Proficiency of English and Vietnamese
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience in working for development projects is an asset

EMPLOYMENT PERIOD: The start of the contract is foreseen from October 2019 and for a performance period of 11 months to end August 2020.

WORK LOCATION: Bac Kan City, Bac Kan Province, Viet Nam.

Interested qualified candidates are invited to send their CV and cover letter in English to the following email address no later than 12:00 pm on Monday, 23 September 2019[email protected]

Requests for clarifications shall be sent to the email address given above.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Bac Kan
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2019-09-23