Vacancies at Golden West Vietnam

The Golden West Humanitarian Foundation is an United States based, non-profit charity dedicated to the development of innovative, appropriate technologies to overcome the operational limitations encountered by the humanitarian mine action community.

Our mission is to safeguard the lives and livelihoods of men, women and children residing in areas contaminated with landmines and unexploded ordnance, through the development of innovative and practical materials and technologies designed to combat these life threatening munitions.

Golden West has operations across the world with Headquarter in the US and local offices and projects in Cambodia, Vietnam, Solomon Islands, Angola, Azerbaijan, Guatemala etc.

The Golden West Vietnam Office is looking for  the candidates to fill in the 2 positions:

Position 1: Accountant cum Program Assistant

Supervisor: Program Coordinator for Admin, Vietnam Law related Accounting  & Program work and Cambodia Office Manager for Golden West Accounting work.

Main Responsibility:

Accounting and book-keeping (50 – 60%):
- Work on Quickbook
- Process payments for office supplies and services
- Process travel advances, travel expenses and other program advances
- Check receipts and payments of the office, programs
- Work with Social Insurance Agency on compulsory insurances for local staff
- Provide cashier functions and maintain office inventory
- Prepare report on project expenditures

Administration and Program Assistance
With support from Program Coordinator:
- Provide logistic support such as reserving conference/workshop venues, catering services, preparing conference/workshop materials, booking travel, lodging, office related work (liason with office cleaner, IT) etc
- Assist in logistics and preparation of programming work such as meetings with partners/consultants, preparing training materials for technical training, etc under Child Education Division (CED).
- Others as requested (related to Accounting, Administration and CED programing work)

Key Competence:
- Accounting background
- At least 2 years working experience in accounting, book-keeping, procurement, inventory, social insurance. Experience working in INGOs is prefered.
- Good knowledge of Vietnamese laws on labor, social & health insurance and personal income tax.
- Good in spoken and written English
- Good communication and team work skills
- Good computer skill – MS Office, emails and Quickbook
- Detail-oriented, concentrated, reliable, interested in accounting.

Position 2: Interpreter/Translator

Supervisor: Country Representative.

Main Responsibility:
- Provide direct translation/interpretation services to the team in meetings, workshops, training events, and field visits, when required
- Proofread, edit, and revise translated materials properly and update regularly technical documents.
- Coordinate/Supervise outsourcing of translation/interpretation services
- Provide assistance in Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) programming for Country Representative
- Others as requested (related to translation/interpretation/EOD program)

Key Competence:
- English language background. Master of English language is prefered
- Excellent in spoken and written English
- At least 3 years working experience in translation and interpretation, experience in EOD translation/interpretation is a strength.
- Dynamic, creative, flexible
- Good communication and team work skills
- Have great interest in EOD issues.
- Good computer skill – MS Office, emails

Interest candidates are encouraged to submit their CV and application to our office email address [email protected] with the title of the email is “Application for the position of Accountant cum Program Assistant” or “Application for the position of Interpreter/Translator”

Application should be sent no later than 30 June 2013. Interview will be conducted in the first week of July 2013. Please be advised that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Golden West Vietnam
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2013-06-30