Job Vacancy – Advocacy Interpreter

Job vacancy

Terms of Reference

Interpreter for

The Fifth Capacity Development Learning Event

1. Background

SNV is an international not-for-profit development organisation, working in
38 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. SNV specializes in
supporting the resourcefulness of development actors by developing local
capacities, improving performance and services, strengthening governance
systems, helping to create access for excluded groups and by making markets
work for the poor. Our global team of advisors use their specialist sector
and change expertise in Agriculture, Renewable Energy, and WASH to
facilitate sustainable change in the livelihoods of millions of people
living in poverty. 

SNV is starting its Voice for Change Partnership Programme in 2016. This
five-year project, funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS),
aims at strengthening capacities of CSOs to advocate for a conducive
enabling environment. The programme will be implemented in 6 countries:
Burkina-Faso, Honduras, Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda and Indonesia. The programme’s
main goal is to support progress in globally challenging topics related to
the Sustainable Development Goals, with a specific focus on inclusion and
equity issues. This goal is to be achieved by increasing Civil Society
Organisations (CSOs) capacities to participate, contribute and influence
strategic debates and policy-making processes. In Indonesia, the ae two
topics that will be addressed through the programme are Water, Sanitation,
and Hygiene (WASH) and Food and Nutrition Security (FNS).

As a part of CSOs’ capacity development, SNV will be conducting the fifth
capacity building learning event in Lombok, on 26-28 September 2017.

2. Objective and Activity

The objective of the interpreter itself is to simultaneously interpret the 3
days session delivered by related experts and to facilitate discussion
session involving the local CSOs.

The fifth capacity building learning event on 26 September 2017 and finished
on 28 September 2017. The interpreter is expected to be in place from 26-28
September 2017. 

3. Qualifications

* University degree in English language, or related areas

* Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills in
English and Indonesian

* More than 5 years of professional interpretation experience with
an international organisation, both consecutive and simultaneous

* Interpreter must provide interpreting equipment for 24 persons

* Experienced in development themes is an added value

4. Duration of the contract

This contract is from 23 September 2017 to 2 October 2017.

5. Application Process

Please send your application to procurement.snv@gmail.com
<mailto:procurement.snv@gmail.com> and <mailto:hhatta@snv.org>
hhatta@snv.org by 5th September 2017 with subject: “Advocacy Interpreter”.
The application should include:

1) Resume

2) Summary of experience or track record <br clear=”none”

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