NOSS Translator

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1880
Date Posted:Apr 11, 2018
Closing Date:Apr 23, 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:Consultant
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66


National Skills Development Program (NSDP)

Job Summary:

The NOSS Translator will work under the day-to-day supervision of Program Coordinator and under the overall responsibility of Program Executive Director. He/She shall work in close cooperation with the international and national staff of the program.
Initial duration of the assignment will be for 7 months with 3 months probationary period and possibility of extension based on satisfactory performance and availability of budget. This will involve the following activities:

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Provision of accurate and timely official translation and interpretations services.

Providing translation and interpretations of technical terms.

Providing technical translation of NOSS (National Occupational Skills Standards) from English in to the national languages and vice versa.

Providing translation of technical meetings and workshops documentations into national language and vice versa.

Translation of documents prepared by NSDP technical support staff as required, from English to local languages and vice versa.

Providing technical glossary of all vocational training materials.

Assist in the development of training materials into local languages.

Accompany national and international staff when translation/interpretation is required.

Providing interpretation services to the Program team as required.

Providing translation / interpretation service in related seminars and workshops.

Translation of all documents prepared by Media/ liaison team for the MoLSAMD/ NSDP website from local languages to English and vice versa.

Conduct translation services assigned by Ministry office / deputy minister of labor and any other related entitles.

Translation of all Procurement related documentations (TOR, RFP / EoIs/ / Contract Packages Technical and Financial Proposals and all Bidding documents etc) in English to local languages and vice versa.

Translation of Admin & Finance Department related documentations as required.

Any other task assigned by management.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


a. Bachelor Degree in Literature or any other related field with 5 years relevant experience.
b. Excellent interpersonal, analytical, negotiating skills.
c. Effective communication, IT and interpersonal skills including (i) a full working knowledge of English (ii) fluency in one national language and good reading, writing, listening and speaking skill in the other and (iii), the ability to interact and coordinate with NSDP staff, contractors, Government officials, consultants.
d. Experience working with UN Agency or Non-Governmental Organization ( NGO)

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