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Translator/Interpretation Consultant (4 posts- Retainer Contract)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Dili, Timor Leste|
|Application Deadline :||21-Jan-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||2 Years|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||8 February 2021 - 7 February 2023|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. UN Women also coordinates and promotes the UN system’s work in advancing gender equality, and in all deliberations and agreements linked to the 2030 Agenda. The entity works to position gender equality as fundamental to the Sustainable Development Goals, and a more inclusive world.
Duties and Responsibilities
Objectives of the assignment
The main objective of this consultancy is to do the simultaneous interpretation and written translation from Tetum/Bahasa Indonesia and/or Portuguese to English or English to Tetum/Bahasa Indonesia and/or Portuguese.
Scope of Work/Duties and Responsibilities
UN Women Timor Leste requires the service of translators and/or interpreters under the direct supervision of the Country Representative and National Programme Officer(s), the Consultant will carry out the following tasks:
Duration of Assignment
The assignment is for the duration of 8 February 2021 – 7 February 2023. The consultant will be engaged under a retainer contract, which facilitates direct engagement of the consultant depending on need and availability within the contract period for a pre-agreed fee.
UN Women will provide the Translator with the materials for the assignment, and cover transportation for the district-based travel and related daily subsistence allowance (DSA).
Leading by Example Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies:
Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, and Power Point
Required Skills and Experience
Contractor’s performance will be evaluated based on: timeliness, responsibility, initiative, communication, accuracy, and quality of the products delivered.
Required experience and qualifications
The consultant should fulfil the following requirements:
Hold a high school diploma, or the equivalent. A Bachelor’s degree would be an advantage.
Applications will be evaluated based on the Cumulative analysis.
A two-stage procedure is utilised in evaluating the proposals, with evaluation of the technical proposal being completed prior to any price proposal being compared. Only the price proposal of the candidates who passed the minimum technical score of 70% of the obtainable score of 100 points in the technical qualification evaluation will be evaluated.
Technical qualification evaluation criteria:
The total number of points allocated for the technical qualification component is 100. The technical qualification of the individual is evaluated based on following technical qualification evaluation criteria:
Only the candidates who have attained a minimum of 70% of total points will be considered as technically-qualified candidate.
Financial/Price Proposal Comparison: