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Editor/Proofreader

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About MCM Learning

As trustworthy partners who encourage open communication with our clients, we deliver the highest quality training products and services at a great value. We take ownership of our client’s goals in order to ensure performance and guarantee our client’s expectations are exceeded.
MCM employees have over 50 years of combined experience in delivering products and services to the Government.
MCM’s Logistic Services and Integrated Product Support capabilities include:
- SUSTAINING ENGINEERING
- TECHNICAL DATA AND CONFIGURATION
- MANPOWER AND PERSONNEL
- MIL-/NON-SPEC TECH MANUALS
- MAINTENANCE PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
- TRAINING AND TRAINING SUPPORT
- FACILITIES AND INFORMATION
- TEST AND EVALUATION
MCM Learning, Inc. Kabul, Afghanistan
MCM translates written and oral content for a variety of international audiences. We conduct an analysis and then review in detail the instructional strategy for translation that ties the determined methodologies to the project’s success drivers with measurable results. These success drivers include all of the variables that impact the translation, including learner characteristics (such as literacy and tribal dialect(s)), environmental conditions and context, organizational conditions and context, and the key performance indicators for success. MCM designs translation templates based on the specific requirements of the designated audience, and utilizes multi-lingual human linguists who focus on meaning in the application environment as opposed to literal or software-based translation. When beneficial, we conduct pilots of translation products in-theater to confirm success.

Job Summary

Education: Bachelor degree in Literature, Business Administration, Public Administration (Master degree is preferred)
Contract Duration: 8 Months of possible extension based on annual appraisal

Job Details

Date Posted: 28 Jan 2018 Reference: 05mcm
Closing Date: 02 Mar 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 5 Gender: Any
Functional Area: General Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Long-term Years of Experience: 5 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 8 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period:

Duties and Responsibilities

The main purpose of the assignment is to edit technical documents, articles, modules, training materials on daily basis. The Editor/Proofreader is responsible for:
Editing technical Dari/English documents in a high quality, easy to understand and accurate manner.
Editing all technical text within a document, modules, chapters and articles including text contained in figures, boxes, captions, sources and covers.
Incorporating suggested changes by MCM to the texts.
Using accurate and appropriate technical terms and terminology during the edit of documents, reports, modules and chapters.
Ensuring the quality and accuracy of all documents, reports and chapter before submitting it to the MCM leadership board.
Meeting agreed deadlines for submitting edited technical documents. The agreed deadline will be negotiated for each task.
Reviews, edits, proofreads, finalizes and approves translated documents.
Oversees and manages program-related documents and translation work flow.
Interprets expertly during meetings, conferences and seminars.
Assists in developing, writing, editing and translating training materials.
Acting and perform duties in a professional manner at all times.
Being able to work under pressure, with a flexible attitude.
Note: If the quality of the edit/proofread was not as per MCM expectation that will directly affect the contract.
Reporting Line
The Editor/Proofreader will report directly to the MCM Executive director.

Skills

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Qualifications

5 years progressive experience in professional written translation and edit.
Demonstrated experience in editing professional documents.
Experience in editing documents for news agencies, TVs or any other media and understanding of UN, governmental organizations and NGO’s work and Program.
Outstanding editing skills in Dari and English.
Experience in editing issues relating to Technical manuals, Capacity Building, Education, Health, livelihoods, gender, community development, etc.
Having the high quality of editing skills in Dari and English texts.
Fully proficient in computer skills.
Performs other tasks and functions as directed by his/her supervisor.

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul

Education:

Bachelors Degree,

Submission Guideline

Interested applicants with the required qualifications and experience should submit their applications electronically through below email address provided.
While submitting your applications please mention the Title of the position plus Vacancy Number in the subject of the e-mail; please do NOT submit any other supporting documentation or educational certificates with your application. If you are short listed you will be asked to submit electronic copies of your educational certificates and if you are invited to written test you will be required to present the original certificates. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date of the position. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written test.
Please don’t forget to type the Vacancy Announcement Number and Job title (02mcm-Editor/Proofreader) in Subject while applying online. Application without vacancy number will not be accepted.

Submission Email

contact@mcmlearning.com

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