• Position reserved for citizens of Lao PDR
  • Exciting opportunity to contribute to the primary education sector in Laos
  • Based in Vientiane
  • Full-time, until June 2026

The Program

The Basic Education Quality and Access in Lao PDR (BEQUAL) program is led by the Government of Lao PDR with support from the Australian Government to advance the education priorities of the Ministry of Education and Sports as described in the Education and Sports Sector Development Plan (ESSDP). BEQUAL Phase 2 continues the substantial progress and builds upon the achievements of the first phase (2015-2022).

It provides support to the development of an enabling and inclusive teaching and learning environment for teachers and learners with a focus on those who may be disadvantaged because of gender, disability, ethnicity or language.

The Position

The objective of this position is to support and assist the BEQUAL program team with high level verbal and written translation services as required and additional program support tasks. The Senior Translator will work with the BEQUAL program team and technical advisers and with all relevant stakeholders including the relevant Laos government agencies.

The Person

The successful candidate has demonstrated practical experience in translation and interpretation from English to Lao and Lao to English for a large international organisation or donor program, as well as an experience liaising with a range of clients, including government agencies. A sound knowledge and understanding of government protocol and experience working with government officials is desired.

How to Apply

Tetra Tech International Development is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women, persons with a disability and people of diverse ethnicities to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or age.
To apply for this position please visit Page Up People Careers – Tetra Tech International Development, and search job reference number 499772. For further enquiries please contact us at

Applications close 11:55 pm (Lao time), Sunday, the 14th of August 2022.