Consultant(s) to Provide Simultaneous Translation from English to Vietnamese and Vice Verse for 03 Online Trainings

Save the Children’s vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Save the Children started our work in Vietnam in 1990, and implements programs in the key thematic areas: Education, Health and Nutrition, Child Protection, Child Rights and Governance, Child Poverty, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Emergency Response. At present, Vietnam Country Office has programs in 20 out of 63 provinces in Vietnam.

Save the Children in Vietnam continues to develop innovative programming that reflects the overall strategic goal of measurably improving the survival, health, protection and development of Vietnam’s poorest children by strengthening the capacity of women and children, caring adults, communities and partner organizations.

Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programmes are absolutely safe for children.


Child Safeguarding positioning statement:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for:

Vacancy: Consultant(s) to provide simultaneous translation from English to Vietnamese and vice verse for 03 online trainings

Location: Hanoi


1. Objective of the Consultancy:

The objective of this consultancy is to provide simultaneous translation from English to Vietnamese and vice versa for the 03 mentioned trainings. All the three trainings will be conducted via zoom, Microsoft Team, or other applicable applications.

The consultant may apply to provide service for one of the three trainings, or he/she may apply to provide service for all the three trainings.


2. Consultant’s responsibilities:

The selected consultants will provide simultaneous translation (English – Vietnamese and Vietnamese – English), including presentation, plenary discussion and question & answer in the training.


3. Expected output:

Complete translation with high quality in the training.


4. Duration/timeframe:

  • Training on Child Participation and Ombudsman in Child Rights. The training will be conducted in three days – on November 11-13, 2020 (4-5 hours per day).
  • Training on Advocacy and Communication. This is a two-day training. The tentative date is from 30/11/2020 to 01/12/2020 (2-3 hours per day).
  • Refresher Training on Gender. This is a three-day training. The tentative date is 03rd, 10th, and 17th December 2020 (2-3 hours per day).


5. Reporting line: Hoang Thi Tay Ninh, CRG Program Manager


6. Consultant’s Qualifications:

  • University degree in a relevant discipline, e.g. foreign languages, professional translation, etc.
  • Proven experience in interpretation in international workshop/ trainings;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills;
  • Good understanding of NGO projects, especially child-focused projects; and
  • Good understanding of work efficiency, delivery and improvement;


Interested consultant(s) should send their CVs & Application form as attached to Save the Children International in Vietnam via

The closing date for application is 5pm on 29th October, 2020. Applications will be treated in confidence. Due to the volume of applications we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted and CVs cannot be returned.

Save the Children is an equal opportunities employer. Our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse, and our people are as diverse as the challenge we face. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, HIV/AIDS status, race, national origin, religion, or sexual orientation.

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