International Labour Organization
Roads for Development Program (R4D)
Translator (1 position)
Duty Station: Dili
Duration: Initially from 18 May to 31 December 2015
R4D is the Government of Timor Leste’s leading national Rural Roads Development and Capacity Building Program (March 2012 – March 2016), implemented through the Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Communication, with financial assistance from Australian Aid and technical assistance from the ILO.
R4D has a vacancy for a full-time translator under UN General Service category contract (scale GS-6). The translator will support the R4D Technical Assistance team in the translation of various documents, procedures, manuals, correspondence and other materials in three languages: Tetun, English and Bahasa Indonesia.
Applicants should be Timorese nationals with a relevant universitydegree and with at least 5 years of relevant working experience in both verbal and written translation tasks inTetun, English and Bahasa Indonesia. Knowledge of Portugese is considered an advantage. A degree and/or diploma as certified Translator is highly preferable. Experience in translations for technical cooperation projects in the field of infrastructure and knowledge of technical (engineering) vocabulary is highly desirable. Applicants require a very good working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint and should have a substantial experience in creating and editing documents (including layout, language checks and general formatting).
Applications, need to includea covering letter, an updated CV, a copy of theCartaoEleitoral(or similar national ID), copies of degrees / diplomas obtained and a list of three references with current phone numbers and email addresses.
Applications can be submitted by email to Irene Teresa Vicente da Cruz (email@example.com)or Santina Belo (firstname.lastname@example.org), or in a sealed envelope, marked on top with: “Application for the post of Translator R4D” to the following address:
ILO Office, Obrigado Barracks
Caicoli Street, Dili, Timor Leste
The deadline for the submission of applications is 17 April 2015, 5 pm Dili time. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for a written test and an interview.