Individual Consultant

Translator of Family Planning Global Hand Book

23 April 2018

Dili, Timor Leste

Terms of Reference  

Translator of Family Planning Global Hand Book

Type of Contract

Individual Consultant

Assignement Title

National Consultant (Translator)

Duty Station

Dili, Timor Leste


Translate Family Planning Global Hand Book from English to Tetun, consist of 15 chapters, Back Matter , Job Aids and Tools.


In 2017 the Family Planning Competency Right Based (CRB) training package that aligned with WHO document finalized. The FP CRB training packages was than utilized for training of trainer and standardizes training in December 2017. The Competency Right Based FP training package composed of Facilitator guide, participant book, handout, case study, check list, flip chart, Medical Eligibility Criteria (MEC) for Family planning as well as Family Planning Global Handbook (FPGHB). The documents mentioned were all translated into Tetun version and being used during training. The only document that was not translated as part of FP training package was FPGHB. The FPGHB was not translated as the latest version just released in early 2018.

Programmatic context:



Fund code:


  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in English, or any other relevant subject, with some years of experience working in medicine, nursing or midwifery.
  • At least 2 years of professional experience as a translator for documents from English to Tetun.
  • Copies of at least three previous translated documents, preferably in medical field (including but not limited to Reproductive Health, Family Planning, etc) from English to Tetun and vice versa.
  • Demonstrated self-management skills (i.e. motivation, dealing with pressure, adaptability)
  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with team members.
  • Excellent knowledge in English and Tetun.

Work Setting:

Under the direct supervision of RH program analyst and under the overall supervision of the UNFPA country Representative and Assistant Representative, the Translator will translate Family Planning Global Hand Book from English to Tetun as stated in the beginning of the contract.


  • The consultant will translate FP Global Hand Book from English to Tetun (of 15 chapters and, Back Matter, Job Aids and Tools.)
  • The task to be completed before 7th June 2018.
  • The products will be shared electronically.

Time period:

  • The consultant will work from 25th April-27th June 2018 (9 weeks)

Payment and Benefits:

A lump sum payment will be paid upon completion of satisfactory task.

How to Apply: -

An application letter to apply for this consultancy, as well as a curriculum vitae/resume, and P11 must be sent by E-mail to  before, or the latest by 5:00 PM on Monday, 23rd of April 2018. The consultant must also register on UNFPA consultant roster link:

Approved by: Mr. Ronny Lindstrom, Representative