Senior Translator

Diploma   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1736
Date Posted:Apr 8, 2018
Reference:VA 18-005
Closing Date:Apr 20, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Translation
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Tetra Tech - JSSP:

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting and engineering services. The Company supports government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. With 16,000 associates worldwide, Tetra Tech's capabilities span the entire project life cycle.Tetra Tech provides technical, management, and advisory services to help developing and transitioning societies navigate the challenges they face. We work around the world to help establish and strengthen productive relationships between state and society and develop sustainable government and justice systems that are responsive, transparent, accountable, fair, and efficient. In this way we increase stability, foster investment, and improve the rule of law, which benefits our partner countries as well as our economy back home. The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and law Enforcement Affairs (INL), funded Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP) is a nationwide criminal justice sector development program focused on institutional capacity building as well as training and mentoring in Kabul and key provinces, and utilizes international and Afghan Advisors to train and build capacity for Afghan officials within the Ministry of Justice (MOJ), Attorney General’s Office (AGO), Supreme Court (SCT), Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MOWA), and other justice sector institutions.The program has the following four sections: *Case Management System Development *Legislative Capacity Building *Organizational Capacity Building *Monitoring and Evaluation

Job Summary:

Tetra Tech, Afghanistan Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP), is seeking applications for Senior Translator position at Organizational Capacity Building section under the supervision of Section Leader.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Proven experience overseeing team of translators/interpreters, including recruiting and hiring staff

Excellent interpersonal skills

Experience drafting work reports for submission to supervisor preferred

Experience with hard and softcopy document filing and record keeping preferred

Experience developing and implementing translation/interpretation courses

Ability to work in a fast-paced, stressful environment

Duties & Responsibilities:

Act as senior translator for the team, particularly focusing on providing support to all JSSP Translation Teams

Assist in developing, conducting, and evaluating training programs with all the JSSP program translators

Develop capacity of all translators within JSSP

Provide regular reporting on work activities or other reports required by the M&E and Management team

Participate in Translators interview

Perform any other duties as assigned by MGMT team and the chain of command

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Must have a baccalaureate’s degree with five years of professional experience, or a bachelor’s degree with three years of experience

Demonstrated three years of experience providing written translation and simultaneous interpretation experience, or five years of experience with a baccalaureate's degree

Job Keywords:

Senior Translator
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