Qualified Professional Translator

Pilot Project for the Irrigation of Nam Kata (PPINK)

N/A Boualapha District Khammouan


Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

Khammouane Agriculture and Forestry Office (PAFO)

Pilot Project for the Irrigation of Nam Kata (PPINK)

Vacancy Announcement

The Government of Lao PDR (GoL) has received a financing from the French Development Agency (AFD) to support the Pilot Project for the Irrigation of Nam Kata (PPINK), in Boualapha District, Khammouane Province. The aim of the project is to fight poverty and increase agricultural production capacity via the sustainable rehabilitation and extension of the Nam Kata irrigated scheme. It is part of the implementation of a national irrigation strategy combining: i) the rehabilitation of the irrigation scheme and perimeter; and ii) the establishment of an effective, sustainable management structure that involves the producers through active Water Users Groups (WUG) and Water Users Association (WUA). The project is organized in three main components: 1) Irrigation infrastructure, 2) Support to WUO and Extension services, and 3) Management, Monitoring and capitalization of project activities

PPINK is currently seeking a Qualified Professional Translator from English into Lao and Lao into English. The main duties and responsibilities are briefly described as follows.

Main duties and responsibilities

  1. Translation and interpretation related to the projects documents and activities;
  2. Maintaining the Office records to ensure documents filing system of the project;
  3. Reporting of the project activities as required by PAFO and Technical Assistant Team;
  4. Other activities as required by the project.

Duration of Assignment and Location

The assignment will be in line with the project duration from now to 2021. The assignment will be based in Thakhek District, and the field work will be in Boualapha District, Khammoun Province.

Qualifications and Experiences

  • Fluent in English (Oral and written), University Degree or Associated Degree in English;
  • At least two years of experience in translation and interpretation (English-Lao-English) and reporting;
  • Computer skills in word, excel, power point and others;
  • Ability of working in a multi-cultural environment and in rural areas
  • Flexibility in undertaking assignment and
  • Ability in documents filling of the projects

The interested candidates should send their updated CV electrically to Ms. Phetsamong Thammavong via email: thammavong2009@hotmail.com or mobile no. 020 5564 0595, office tel. 051 213269. The full TOR of this position can be obtained by contacting Ms. Phethsamone Thammavong.

The closing date for application is 30/09/19(only the short list candidates will be contacted for testing and interviewing)

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  • Post Date 09 September 2019
  • Prefered Language English
  • Job Level Middle
  • Job Function Translator/Interpreter
  • Job Location Khammouan
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Pilot Project for the Irrigation of Nam Kata (PPINK)

Pilot Project for the Irrigation of Nam Kata (PPINK)

N/A Boualapha District Khammouan

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Email : thammavong2009@hotmail.com
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