Job Details

  • Job Location:
    Kabul, Afghanistan
  • Number of Vacancies:
    1
  • Funcational Area:
    Administrative
  • Industry:
    Embassy / Foreign Mission
  • Contract Type:
    Short Term
  • Work Type:
    Full Time
  • Contract Duration:
    1 year 9 months
  • Extendable:
    Yes
  • Open Ended:
    No
  • Salary Range
    Salary is negotiable.
  • Preferred Candidate:

  • Years of Experience:
    2 Year(s)
  • Nationality:
    Afghan
  • Education:
    Bachelors Degree
  • Closing Date:
    Mar 30, 2013

Date Posted: Mar 05, 2013
Ref. 001-2013

Interpreter position with Royal Norwegian Embassy (3488 Views)




About Royal Norwegian Embassy

Diplomatic Mission

Job Summary

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kabul seeks a well-qualified person to fill a temporary position as interpreter.

Duties and Responsibilities

The interpreter will be requested to
• Provide interpretation in meetings with embassy staff
• Take notes from meetings if required
• Interpret phone calls
• On occasion travel with embassy staff
• On occasion translate documents, help organise meetings and do other tasks

The successful applicant must possess the following skills and knowledge:
• Excellent understanding of English, both written and spoken
• Fluency in both Dari and Pashto
• Documented experience as interpreter
• Knowledge of different interpreting techniques
• Knowledge of the code of ethics for interpreters
• Good understanding of political terminology

Qualification


The successful applicant should also process the following personal skills:
• Ability to analyse information quickly
• Ability to concentrate for a long period of time
• Make their clients feel comfortable
• Ability to cope with a wide variety of subjects and situations
• Ability to keep information private

Skills

Translation

Language(s) required

English, Dari and Pushtu

Submission Guideline

The successful applicant must have prior experience from similar work, preferably within Embassies, UN or international NGOs involved in political work. Understanding of Norwegian language is an advantage.

The Royal Norwegian Embassy will offer a competitive salary. The successful applicant will be offered a contract spanning until 31st of December 2013, with the possible option of extension.

An application letter, with an updated CV, and minimum two references, may be sent by e-mail to emb.kabul@mfa.no no later than the 30th of March 2013.

For further information, please contact by e-mail: emb.kabul@mfa.no

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