High School   Herat, Afghanistan Full Time 2554
Date Posted:Apr 11, 2018
Closing Date:Apr 21, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Operation
Salary Range:27250 AFG monthly
Years of Experience:1 Year
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF):

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Doctors Without Borders) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion and natural or man-made disasters to populations in danger in more than 70 countries.

Job Summary:

In this context, MSF is recruiting one Translator for a fixed term contract of Three months.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Good communication skills

Duties & Responsibilities:

Perform oral and written translation, from the mission language to local language(s) or vice versa, in order to ensure simultaneous, accurate, friendly, respectful, objective and fluent communication between MSF staff and local population. The tasks include, however are not limited to the following:

Translate documents from / to mission language into a local one upon request

Translate discussions / meetings as requested

Always keep respect towards patients, collaborators, authorities, military factions and MSF staff participating in discussions.

Ensure confidentiality of all translation is maintained as directed by the Mission/Project coordination team

Ensure neutrality and accuracy when translating

Declare any “conflict of interest” when asked to translate (e.g. personal involvement) which would necessitate using other staff members for translation

Inform international staff about local customs, tradition, etc., that will help understand better the context and better communicate

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Herat



High school diploma (12th class) essential

University degree desirable

Good communication skills

Proficient user of MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) essential

Fluency in Dari, Pashtu & English, written and spoken is a MUST
Full Time: 176 hrs a month, day shifts Sat-Wed.
The Gross salary for this position is 27 250 AFN per month (non-negotiable)

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