Monday, October 24, 2016

VSO,Translating Consultancy Jobs in Rwanda

Kigali, Rwanda
Consultant Agreement, 4 days
Full Time, 35 hours per week
About VSO

VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.
Role overview
The L3+ project is implemented by VSO, managed by the Education Development Center (EDC) and funded by USAID. It is an additional component of the L3 (Literacy, Language and Learning ) initiative. 
It runs in Gasaka, Tare and Uwinkingi Sectors of Nyamagabe district, and in Kibeho, Rusenge and Mata sectors of Nyarugu- ru district, both located in Rwandas’ Southern Province. 
The objective of this assignment is to translate from English to Kinyarwanda, and Kinyarwanda to English all written and audio L3+ Training materials, L3+ guides for teachers’, children and parents’ training and L3+ teachings strategies, tools and templates, and case stories of L3+ and L3+ reports and researches.
1.    Specific outputs 
•    Submission of draft translated tools and materials within 4 days after signing the contract.
•    Presentation, in English& Kinyarwanda, of the produced tools/manuals or materials.
•    Submission of an invoice and all translated tools in Kinyarwanda and English languages.
•    Submission of all materials produced in both hard and soft copies.
Skills, qualifications and experience required
2.    Required Qualifications 
The consultant must possess the following:
•    Bachelor’s Degree in translation linguist and literature, Special needs education
•    At least 5 years of demonstrated experience in translation and literature works.
•    Analytical understanding of the concept of Inclusive Education.
•    Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English and Kinyarwanda.
•    Computer literacy
•    Ability to carry out written and verbal translation and produce a quality report.
Management /Supervision: 
The assignment requires a consultant based in Rwanda with expertise in conducting both written and oral translation and literature activities. Responsibility for the overall direction of the assignment would rest with VSO Rwanda. The consultant will report tothe Project Coordinator, The Project Coordinator for overall and day to day reporting related to the assignment.
Confidentiality of information: 
All documents and materials produced will be treated as confidential and used solely for VSO work. No information related to the assignment will be used by the consultant for any purpose other than the purpose stated herein, unless otherwise approved by the VSO Country Director.
- Only Rwanda Nationals should apply
- Only applicants who respond electronically using the application form will be considered.
- Also send hard copies of your CV, offer letter, certified academic documents, certified copy of company registration, certified copy of RRA tax clearance, certified copy of RSSB tax clearance and at least three certificates of completion of similar assignments, financial bidding information, in a sealed enveloped clearly marked “L3+ Translations Application 2016” to the VSO Country Director in a sealed enveloped clearly marked with subject name. On this address VSO Rwanda KG 625, House 12 Kimihurura Sector Imihigo Village Gasabo District P.O Box 4599 Kigali 
Consultancy Period 
The assignment is expected to be completed in 4 days days from the date of signing of the contract and is expected to successfully achieve all the outputs and deliverables as detailed above.
How to apply
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.
Application closing date
25 Oct 2016
Interview/Assessment date(s)
To be confirmed
Start date
26th October 2016

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