Thursday, February 11, 2010

NZAID, Language Assistants (2 Posts), Deadline February 22, 2010.


New Zealand’s International Aid and Development Programme(NZAID)wishes to contract language assistants to support its work in the Ministry of Education Capacity Building Programme. Language assistants will work alongside technical advisors on the programme.

Language Assistants

Language Assistant positions are available based in Dili, with some travel to the districts.  Some Language Assistants positions will need to spend considerable time in one of the Regional Offices in Baucau, Maliana, Oecusse or Ainaro.

Language assistants will have very good written and spoken Tetum and English.  They will be able to interpret and translate, and be competent with Microsoft Word and Excel.  Written and spoken Portuguese would be an advantage, but is not a requirement.

Senior Language Assistant

One Senior Language Assistant position is available, based at Ministry of Education National Office.  The Senior Language Assistant will have very good written and spoken Tetum, Portuguese and English.  They will be able to interpret and translate at a high technical level.  The Senior Language Assistant will also assist the other language assistants develop their language skills

These positions are available for a period of up to one year, and may be extended based on performance and the needs of the programme.

People interested in applying should submit:
  • a CV with evidence of qualifications and work experience;
  • a one page cover letter detailing their suitability for this position, including examples of experience relevant to the position;
  • a proposed daily fee rate.

Full terms of reference may be obtained from, and applications sent to:

Adelaide Neves de Camoes
New Zealand Embassy
Rua Geremias
Motael, Dili

Applications close 5pm Monday 22 February 2010.