Support with Japanese Translation for the Accelerating NDC through Circular Economy in Cities (ACE) Project
Application deadline 1 year ago: Wednesday 22 Feb 2023 at 00:00 UTCOpen application form
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The Accelerating NDC through Circular Economy in Cities Project (ACE Project), a project funded by the Government of Japan, entails a demonstration of how CE can be implemented at the city level and is expected to benefit national government agencies, local government units (LGUs) in the target cities, participating private sector companies (including micro and small enterprises), academic and science organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), informal waste collectors as well as communities and households through access to data and utilization of data platform, policy support at national and subnational level, CE solutions/business models, partnerships, and knowledge exchange, capacity building.
As part of the set activities for the ACE Project, a learning exchange visit will be held in Japan to provide exposure to circular economy best practices. This activity will require the support of an online volunteer who has expertise in translation, fluent in Japanese, to coordinate and facilitate online communications and meetings between UNDP and its Japanese counterparts, in preparation for the learning exchange visit, targeted to be held in the second quarter of 2023.
The ACE project will require the support of an Online Volunteer with translation experience who is fluent in Japanese, to coordinate and facilitate online communications and meetings between UNDP and its Japanese co-organizers/counterparts, in preparation for the learning exchange visit, targeted to be held in the second quarter of 2023. The Online Volunteer will fulfill the following tasks: 1) Translates documentation and written correspondence etc.; 2) Interprets oral conversations, discussions, and agreements, especially when attending online meetings with co-organizers and other Japanese counterparts; 3) Responds to queries relating to the area of responsibility.
• Completion of Secondary Education (Preferably in English Language/Translation Department) • Post-secondary training/certificate in Business Administration, Secretarial Work, Translation or related field. • Must be able to speak BOTH Japanese and English fluently • Minimum 2 years of previous job experience relevant to the function. • Communication skills • Candidates with native-speaker level in Japanese are preferred