Interpreter for ALSPEAC Inclusive Coffee Value Chain

Deadline: 2017-06-14

Term of Reference
Interpreter
ASEAN Learning Series and Policy Engagement on Agricultural Cooperative (ALSPEAC)
Inclusive Coffee Value Chain

Yogyakarta, 19-21 July 2017

BACKGROUND

ASEAN Farmers’ Organisation Support Programme (AFOSP) is an EU-IFAD Grant funded multi- stakeholder projects that aims to improve the livelihood and food security situation of smallholder farmers and rural producers in ASEAN Countries. The programme consists of two major components of the Regional Policy Dialogue (Medium term Cooperation Program Phase II and Regional Policy Dialogue/MTCP 2) and Farmers Fighting Poverty (FFP). The main stakeholders of AFOSP are the Asian Farmers’ Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA), La Via Campesina (LVC), the ASEAN Foundation (AF), and participating ASEAN Farmers’ Organisations (FOs).

The ASEAN Learning Series is a continuation of the ASEAN Learning Route (ALRAC). The 2017 ALSPEAC will be organised in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on 19 – 21 July 2017. The three-day event is specifically designed to facilitate learning exchange on the inclusive coffee value chain,. It is expected to encourage strategic alliance among the farmers’ cooperatives, policy makers, and private sectors as well as to promote collective marketing under the ASEAN Centre for the Development of Agricultural Cooperative (ACEDAC) coordination.

The expected outputs from ALSPEAC 2017 are:

  • Seven national networks/focal points of Coffee Agricultural Cooperatives that would bring unified participation of coffee cooperatives in the national and regional coffee dialogues;
  • A comprehensive case study on AFOSP Coffee Farmers’ Cooperatives;
  • A Coffee Farmers’ Cooperatives directory serves as a baseline data for ACEDAC.

DUTY AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Output:

  1. Interpretation during the formal meetings, discussion between policy makers, farmers and institutions (on 19 and 21 July 2017), and field trip on 20 July 2017
  2. Provide editing support related to Twitter publication and wrapped up documents

Skills Required:

  1. Experience in intrepreting work
  2. Highly literate in English and Indonesia
  3. Excellent writing skills and communication skills
  4. Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills
  5. Able to work under pressure and meet tight timelines
  6. Previous experience at international conferences

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in English or English Education Experience

Experience:

  1. At least 5 years of experience working on interpreting, translating or proofreading;
  2. Demonstrated more than 5 years experiences in the documentation of workshops or meetings in an international setting, related to development, intergovernmental processes or consultations.

Time-frame and Fees:

The interpreter will work for 3 working days (8 hours/day) starting from the implementation of the project coordination meeting (19 – 21 July 2017) at the rate of IDR 2,250,000. The afore-mentioned amount includes costs incurred, i.e. phone calls, internet, local transportation, and daily allowances during the event. Payment will be made upon completion of the finalized outputs by transfer.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should forward their applications together with an updated curriculum vitae, and a sample of writing work indicating their relevant qualifications, skills and experience to the e-mail address yacinta.jati@aseanfoundation.org with cc to prima@aseanfoundation.org; please put the subject Interpreter ALSPEAC

Deadline for Application: 9 July 2017.

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