International Organization For Migration (IOM)

Interpreter (Vietnamese, Khmer, Lao and Burmese Languages)

International Organization For Migration (IOM)

Job Description

Open to External Candidates Position Title : Interpreter (Vietnamese, Khmer, Lao and Burmese Languages) Duty Station : Bangkok, Thailand Classification : Interpreter (THB 1,600 per day) Type of Appointment : Daily Contract, 6 months contract Desired Start Date : As soon as possible Closing Date : 02 January 2020 Reference Code : CFCV062/2019 (EXT) Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants. ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT AND SCOPE: Under the overall supervision of the Project Officer and direct supervision of the Project Assistant, the successful candidate will provide translation and interpretation support for the Emergency and Post-Crisis Unit’s projects “Humanitarian Assistance to Myanmar Muslims and Special At-Risk Groups in Thailand” and “Psychosocial Support to Women Victims of Trafficking in Thailand”. RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES: • In Coordination with the Project Staff, provide interpretation and translation services to the Project Staff in Nonthaburi and Surat Thani Welfare Protection Centres for Victims of Trafficking; • In coordination with the Project Staff, provide interpretation and translation services in Vietnamese, Khmer, Lao and Burmese and Thai (or English) for psychosocial activities in project locations in Nonthaburi and Surat Thani provinces; • Undertake duty travels as necessary to provide interpretation assistance in Burmese and Thai (or English) to areas of intervention in Thailand; and • Perform such other duties as may be assigned. DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES: Values • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible. • Integrity and transparency: maintain high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct. • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges. Core Competencies • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results. • Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agree • Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate. • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work. • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: • Has valid passport and work visa • Able to provide two reference checks upon request • Minimum one year of experience in interpretation/ translation from one of the following languages; English and vice versa: Vietnamese, Khmer, Lao and Burmese • Demonstrated willingness to work as part of a team in multicultural environment • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills • Fluency in written and spoken English or Thai • Complete ‘Training for Interpreter of Assistance and Protection of Trafficking in Persons’ conducted by the Ministry of Social Development and Security" id="link" class="link">Human Security is an advantage bkkrecruitment@iom.int http://thailand.iom.int/sites/default/files/Recruitment/IOM%20Personal%20History%20Form%20with
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