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Translator / Interpreter
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Vientiane Sustainable Urban Transport Project

Setthathirat Road Khao Ngot Village Sisattanak District Vientiane Capital

JOB DESCRIPTION

The 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 slattanabouavone@eptisa.com 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 / INTERPRETER

Reports to: Project Team Leader (International) /Senior Project Manager

Coordinates with: Consultant team members

Contract: Project-Based, tentative starting date 2nd March 2020 

Responsibilities:

I. Translation from English to Lao vice and versa:

  • Letters
  • Executive summaries reports
  • Project reports, Power points
  • Other documents as required

II. Interpretation from English to Lao vice and versa:

  • Public Consultation meetings
  • Focus group meetings
  • Workshops
  • Seminars
  • Trainings etc.

III. Communication

He 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 updates
  • Preparation of press release,
  • Maintenance of VSUTP – MIS online project Management Information System
  • Preparation of specific stakeholder consultations and participation meetings

IV. Administrative support

  • Assist 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 Lao
  • Strong 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….

  • job summary
  • Post Date 11 February 2020
  • Prefered Language English
  • Job Level Senior
  • Job Industry OTHERS
  • Job Function Translator/Interpreter
  • Job Location Vientiane Capital
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Vientiane Sustainable Urban Transport Project

Vientiane Sustainable Urban Transport Project

Setthathirat Road Khao Ngot Village Sisattanak District Vientiane Capital

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Email : slattanabouavone@eptisa.com
ABOUT COMPANY

The Vientiane Sustainable Urban Transport Project is a 4-year project of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport. It is expected to start in June 2018. 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 for this project.

 

 

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