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Translator / InterpreterThe Vientiane Sustainable Urban Transport Project is a 4-year project of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Department of Transport. The project started in July 2018 with the team of Eptisa Servicios de Ingeniería, S.L. (EPTISA, Spain) in Joint Venture with TPF GETINSA Euroestudios S.L. (Getinsa Euroestudios, Spain) and BRT Planning International, LLC (BRT Plan, U.S.A.) and in association with sub-consultants Lao Consulting Group Ltd. (LCG, Lao PDR) and Lao Transport Engineering Consultant (LTEC, Lao PDR), will be the Project Implementation Consultants (PIC).We are searching for Project Translator-Interpreter in anticipation of the start of the activities of the PIC in March 2020. Applicants may please submit a cover letter and a CV via an email to firstname.lastname@example.org before the deadline: 23st Feb 2020. Please indicate the following in the email subject line: VSUTP-PIC: Translator/Interpreter. The full time consultant shall perform the tasks as below:TRANSLATOR / INTERPRETERReports to: Project Team Leader (International) /Senior Project ManagerCoordinates with: Consultant team membersContract: Project-Based, tentative starting date 2nd March 2020 Responsibilities:I. Translation from English to Lao vice and versa:LettersExecutive summaries reportsProject reports, Power pointsOther documents as requiredII. Interpretation from English to Lao vice and versa:Public Consultation meetingsFocus group meetingsWorkshopsSeminarsTrainings etc.III. CommunicationHe or she will support the Project team especially under Component 1: Project Management, Communications, and Marketing (PCM) with the following communications activities:Preparation of project presentation materials (factsheets, PowerPoints)Maintenance of VSUTP website with regular updatesPreparation of press release,Maintenance of VSUTP – MIS online project Management Information SystemPreparation of specific stakeholder consultations and participation meetingsIV. Administrative supportAssist Office Manager to arrange the workshops, Meetings, Public Consultation meetings Qualification: (Minimum) Completion of Bachelor’s Degree in English language, communication, social sciences, Engineering or other related fields.Fluency in both oral and written English and LaoStrong interpersonal and organizational skills, able to work independently and as part of a dynamic group.At least 5 years of previous relevant experience as a translator and interpreter, experience in translation of civil works, transport is an asset.Ability to use computers/internet and related software (Word, Excel, Power-point, etc….