Translator/Project Assistant


As a federal enterprise, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. On behalf of the German Government, GIZ currently provides advisory services to the Government of Viet Nam in three priority areas: Vocational training, Environmental policy and sustainable use of natural resources, and Energy. For further information, please visit .

The GIZ Projects “Support to Vietnam for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement”, “Programme for Energy Efficiency in Buildings” and “Air Quality Management and Climate Change” are jointly implemented with government partners. The projects are funded by the German Ministry for the Environment.

The Projects require a qualified local professional for the position of:

Translator/Project Assistant “IKI”
Duty Station: Hanoi
Duration: ASAP until 31st of December 2020 (with possible extension)

Main responsibilities:

  • Translating (short) documents from Vietnamese into English and vice versa.
  • Participating in the preparation, organisation and implementation of workshops, events, meetings;
  • Contributing to a smooth, uninterrupted functioning of the project office, daily operational execution of project affairs incl. logistic support, travel arrangement, contract preparation, filing of documents etc., according to GIZ procedures;

Minimum qualifications:

  • University degree in Foreign Languages and/or business administration;
  • At least 1 - 3 years of professional working experience in a similar position;
  • Good working knowledge of modern telecommunication systems (incl. e-mail, fax and internet);
  • Excellent command of relevant computer programs (primarily MS Office);
  • Languages: excellent proficiency in written and spoken English, knowledge of German is an asset;
  • Demonstrated excellent management and communication skills, incl. communication with international experts;
  • Dynamic and self-motivated character.

Successful candidates will enjoy good working conditions in a friendly and creative working environment, open corporate culture, competitive benefits and compensation, and good training and professional development possibilities.

Interested qualified candidates are invited to send the application in English, including copies of relevant certificates and references, either by email (to [email protected] ) or by post (to GIZ Office Hanoi, 6th Floor Hanoi Towers, 49 Hai Ba Trung Street, Hanoi, Vietnam), before 10th May 2019.

Note: Please state “Application for Translation/Project Assistant “IKI” in the subject line or on the envelop. Short-listed candidates will be contacted within two weeks after the deadline. Telephone contact is not encouraged.

Please complete all the information in GIZ Application form with link download here:

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Fri, 2019-05-10