VN002 – Translators to provide translation services to the WHO Viet Nam
Purpose of the APW
The main purpose of this APW is to ensure efficient and prompt translation of routine and urgent documents from English to Vietnamese and vice versa.
This APW is meant to cover the translation requirement of WHO Viet Nam until the end of December 2021.
Exchanging information between the WHO and the government of Viet Nam is one of the important factors to ensure efficient technical support of the WHO to the government and the people of Viet Nam. Therefore, there is a need for the WHO Viet Nam country office to translate important documents from Vietnamese into English (including Government technical documents such as activity reporting, presentations, guidelines, decisions, circulars, etc…) and English into Vietnamese (WHO technical documents) in order to make sure accurate information be shared between the government of Viet Nam and WHO so that WHO inputs to technical programmes in Viet Nam would be effectively and efficiently.
Translation need is usually on request of the concerned technical team with an indicated deadline that ensures enough timing for the translator(s) to complete the assignment with the highest quality. In that sense, a translator is expected to translate at an average of 10 pages* per days for a normal request. However, in some exceptional cases, there will be urgent translation requests that require the translator(s) to complete the documents within an urgent deadline. Therefore, the translator(s) must ensure availability to meet with the request.
*Note: 1 page is equivalent to 350 words. WHO-UN cost norm standard rate for Vietnamese and English translation are:
Normal rate: $11 per page
Urgent rate: $12.1 per page
Start date: 01/02/2022
End date: 31/12/2022
Work to be performed
Translation of technical documents, urgent and non-urgent, from Vietnamese into English and vice versa
Address for applications:
World Health Organization
UN Building, 304 Kim Ma Street, Hanoi, Viet Nam
Or by email at: email@example.com
Note: applicants should indicate vacancy notice number and title of position in the email subject