Dari/Pashto – English Translator

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 2941
Date Posted:Apr 4, 2018
Reference:Translator 71117
Closing Date:May 11, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:2
Functional Area:Translation
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:


Founded: 2005  http://www.netlinks.af

NETLINKS is the fastest growing IT Company in Afghanistan offering wide range of cost effective, scalable and reliable IT Solutions. The company was started a decade ago with a vision to help businesses and government improve their functions by using technology. That one-man-company has grown to 150 plus employees firm offering a wide array of services, providing solutions to more than 2800 companies.

Job Summary:

The Translator will be responsible for the overall translation of NETLINKS documents from English to Dari/Pashto and from Dari/Pashto to English. He/she shall also do English to Dari/Pashto and Dari/Pashto to English interpretation in meetings and events.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Organizational and prioritization skills.

Good computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, Email, Internet)

Duties & Responsibilities:

Translating documents and project materials from English into Dari or Pashto and vice versa, when required.

Checking translations of technical terms and terminology to ensure they are accurate.

Reviewing materials, i.e. legal documents, and scientific works, as well as editing them following established rules pertaining to factors such as word meanings, sentence structure, grammar, and punctuation.

Compiling information such as technical terms used in military settings.

The translator must be able to write sentences that maintain or duplicate the structure, and style of the original meaning while keeping the ideas and facts of the original meaning accurate.

Translators must properly transmit any cultural references, including slang, and other expressions that do not translate literally.

The work involves engaging with government employees, therefore the translator must have the ability to interpret from Dari/Pashto into English.

The translator must have the ability and cultural understanding necessary to interpret in all three languages without changing the fundamental meaning of the message.

Using specialist dictionaries, thesauruses and reference books to find the closest equivalents for legal terminology and words used.

Write, review, edit, proofread and format official documentation and other related materials to ensure accuracy, clarity, and consistency of documents.

Participate in the meetings, take minutes and translate in English or in Dari and/or Pashto if required.

File all translated documents properly in both hard and soft copy.

Perform any other appropriate tasks that support the overall project, as assigned by the supervisor.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Minimum bachelor’s degree in literature or related field.

At least three (3) years of experience as Dari/Pashto- English translator.

Knowledge of terminologies in legal settings and/or extensive subject matter knowledge in this field.

Ability to write and verbally communicate fluently in English, Pashto, and Dari.

Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple tasks simultaneously and effectively.

Job Keywords:

Dari/Pashto – English Translator
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