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Translator/Interpreter for MoMP/ Information and Public Relation Directorate


About Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP)

Ministry of Mines and Petroleum is an enabler of the sector’s development and steward of all mineral and hydrocarbon resources through the implementation of international best practice, policies, regulations and procedures to encourage environmentally and socially acceptable private investment.
It is the responsibility of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum to ensure progress in research, exploration, development, and exploitation of both minerals and hydrocarbons. The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum approach is to create the highest level of ministerial competence, promote clear and transparent investment opportunities through modern laws, regulation and policies; and develop a progressive and inviting fiscal regime.
The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum has number of development projects which are setting up, supporting and monitoring through the PSU Directorate within the Ministry of Mines & Petroleum. The PSU is now seeking well qualified individual for the position of Translator to work in Information and Public Relation Directorate at MoMP.

Job Summary

The Interpreter/Translator will provide oral and written translation and interpreting services to Ministry of Mines and Petroleum and its website.

Job Details

Date Posted: 10 Jul 2018 Reference: MoMP/PSU/Translator/Interpreter (Information and Public Relation Directorate)
Closing Date: 23 Jul 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Translation Open Ended: Yes
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per NTA Salary Scale Policy10000.0
Contract Type: Short Term Years of Experience: 4 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 5 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Develop an action plan based on job description.
2. Provide accurate and timely translation of Ministry’s official documents from English to Dari/Pashto and vice versa as required;
3. Ensure accuracy and relevancy of translated documents through proof reading methodology;
4. File the translated documents in both hard and soft copies;
5. Provide oral translation and interpreting services in to the target languages in a variety of setting, as necessary at meetings and other official events of the ministry
6. Assist in the development and compilation of reports and other information documents as required;
7. Attend meetings as required and prepare the draft minutes of the meeting
8. Translation of daily emails/documents if necessary and verbal translation is also required to share it with senior officials;
9. Provide professional translation English to Dari/Pashto or Dari/Pashto to English of handbook, training materials, program update, and any other document deemed necessary by supervisor.
10. Maintain confidentiality and security of official documents at all times
11. Perform other duties as will be required by the Department.


• Strong command of spoken and written English as well as knowledge of the main local languages of Afghanistan;
• Strong familiarity and understanding of Microsoft Office Packages;
• Ability to work with the team
• Fluent in written and spoken Dari/Pashto and English languages.


• To have minimum academic Qualification of Bachelor’s degree in literature any of English, Dari or Pashto languages;
• Minimum 4years of experience in same position at any government, non-government organizations (NGOs) or donor agencies in a similar position;
• Strong command of spoken and written English as well as knowledge of the main local languages of Afghanistan;
• Strong familiarity and understanding of Microsoft Office Packages;
• Ability to work with the team

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul
AF AF 12


Bachelors Degree, Literature

Submission Guideline

Expressions of interest (including CV and three references in word file, Educational and Work experiences documents) should be sent to the email address below by no later than 23/July/ 2018 at 16:00 hrs. Reference MOMP/PSU/ Translator must be quoted on all correspondence and the Expression of interest.
Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, Project Support Unit (PSU)
Attention: Mr. Abdul Basheer “Hassam” (Projects HR Coordinator)
Development Projects HR Unit, 4th floor, Mail Building, Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP), at Abdul Haq Square.
Cell phone: +93 (0) 795 62 63 20
only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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