Administrator & Translator Chinese, English and Lao
Release Date: 06 Jun 2023
Job Category: Other
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Sepon Mine
Closing Date: 18 Jun 2023

Chifeng Gold’s Lane Xang Minerals Limited (LXML) operates the Sepon Gold and Copper Operation, located in Vilabouly District, Savannakhet Province, Lao PDR. Since operations commenced in 2003, LXML Sepon has produced over 1.1 million tonnes of copper cathode and over 53 tonnes of gold. In 2022, Sepon produced 6,600 tonnes of copper and 6.7 tonnes of gold. Planned production for 2023 is over 6 tonnes of gold and 7,000 tonnes of copper.

LXML is now positioning itself for future growth. With the transition from a copper-focused operation to a gold-focused operation completed in 2020 and with a number of other feasibility studies, a ramp up in exploration and with merger and acquisition activity underway, the future for LXML and the Sepon operation is unlimited in potential and opportunity.

In support of this growth, we are looking for Administrator & Translator Chinese, English and Lao  to join our team to deliver on our growth plans, and be a part of this exciting future.

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Collecting, organizing, and storing information using computers and filing systems.
  • High level diary/contact management – internal and external stakeholders.
  • Managing events and travel for the executive board.
  • Account keeping and reconciliations.
  • Arranging meetings and preparing documents - meeting agendas and minutes, reports, presentations, correspondence, videoconference.
  • Completing daily activities of LXML to assist the executive board and other documentation as required.
  • Providing parties with clear and accurate translations of written materials, and interpretations of verbal communication.
  • Interpreting and translating all documents needed by departments to Chinese, English & Lao.
  • Acting as an interpreter between a wide range of people with diversity (voices, accents, speaking tempos and personalities).
  • Translating, proof-reading and editing of material.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • A college degree or tertiary qualifications.
  • Proven work experience as a Translator, Interpreter, Administrator or similar role.
  • Fluency in at least two languages in addition to your native language.
  • Excellent proofreading skills with the identify ability to grammar, spelling and punctuation errors.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Outstanding listening, retention and note-taking skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Chinese and English.
  • Strong translation skills in Chinese and English and the ability to translate technical mining terms from a well-versed exposure to the mining industry.
  • Excellent organisational skills and demonstrated ability to manage and prioritise time effectively.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the importance of confidentiality, and how to use appropriate discretion and diplomacy.
  • Additional certification in Linguistics is a plus.

An attractive salary package, including performance-based incentives and other benefits is on offer for this role.  This is a great opportunity to join an existing world class mining operation and contribute towards the ongoing development of the biggest and best mining company in the Lao PDR.


Phonsinuan Village, P.O. Box 4486, Vientiane, Lao PDR Tel: +856 21 268 200, NalaoVillage, Kaisone District, Savannakhet Tel: +856 41 212686