Request for Expressions of Interest for Individual Consultant – Translator cum Interpreter (2 Positions)

Republic of the Union of Myanmar

Ministry of Planning and Finance

Modernization of Public Finance Management Project (MPFMp)

Request for Expressions of Interest for Individual Consultant- Translator cum Interpreter for: (1) Ref no. A-C506 for Large Taxpayers Office (LTO), Internal Revenue Department (IRD), Yangon, and (2) Ref. no. A-505 for IT Directorate, Internal Revenue Department (IRD), Nay Pyi Taw


REOI No.: MPFMp/A-C505 and 506                                                                               

Closing Date: 30 October 2019

The Project is seeking to recruit national Translator cum Interpreter (2 positions) to support its work in the area of modernization of its work. The translation services are to assist the IRD in translating documents from English to Myanmar and from Myanmar to English documents, and interpretation services is to assist the communications for the international consultants and the IRD.

This work will specifically include:

Translation of documents from Myanmar to English, and from English to Myanmar, and would comprise of- key publications and major documents, shorter documents for public dissemination, documents for internal use, and operational and miscellaneous documents.

Interpretation in Myanmar and in English- consecutive interpretation during meetings with small groups and larger groups, and workshops; simultaneous interpretation for individuals (international consultants), and for groups.

The Consultant is required to demonstrate the following as a minimum:

  • Proven abilities and experience in English/Myanmar translation
  • A University degree preferred
  • At least 5 years professional English/Myanmar translating experience desirable
  • Capacity and Ability to finish heavy task of translation under tight deadline
  • A proven track record of successful translation of technical related documents
  • For LTO position - Experience in translation & interpreting related documents on auditing related subjects would be an advantage
  • For IT Directorate position- Experience in translation & interpreting related documents on IT related subjects would be an advantage.

The assignment is for an estimated duration of 12 months (full time).

MPFMp now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above mentioned services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (in addition to the educational qualifications, experience of similar assignments should be incorporated in the CV to be submitted along with expression of interest/application).

Expression of interest must be delivered to the address below by 1600 hours of 30 October 2019:

For position Ref no. A-C506 for LTO, IRD, Yangon, to

Daw Aye Sanda Kyaw, Deputy Director, Large Taxpayer Office, IRD.

No.569/577, Merchant Road, Kyauktada Township, Yangon

Tel: 01-384318, Fax: 01-384762

E-mail for applications: [email protected] , [email protected]


For position Ref no. A-C505 for IT Directorate, IRD, Nay pyi Taw

Daw Khine Khine Win, Deputy Director, IT Directorate, IRD

Building No.46, Thiri Mandine Street, Ottarathiri Township, Nay Pyi Taw

Tel: 09-977504045, Fax: 067-3430414

E-mail for applications: [email protected] , [email protected]