Interpreter/Translator

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1662
Date Posted:Nov 3, 2018
Reference:2128 - 3
Closing Date:Nov 9, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Translation
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Contractor
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About INL/CSSP:

PAE is responsible for the INL/Corrections System Support Program (INL/CSSP) that is funded by the US Department of State and is a non-for-profit organization. INL/CSSP is helping Afghanistan improve its Corrections system by providing technical assistance, advice and training to Afghanistan Corrections system professionals.

Job Summary:

Ability to prove experience in translating English to Pashtu/ Dari and vice versa (verbally, written and electronically). Exceptional English, Pashtu and Dari language skills required.
Translation of all documents including engineering related correspondences, SOW and some other Engineering technical documents (verbally, written and electronically) submitted by CSSP-IPMT that may be from English to Pashto/Dari, or vice versa. Responsible to report to their related supervisor on time regularly regarding their daily assignments, weekly assignments, weekly assignments and quarterly assignments. (Phone calls translations, views, requests or proposals from the advisors counterpart to the applicable Government agency or NGO organizations). Should have familiarity with relevant office administrative work and support CSSP-IPMT staff, and Other Duties as assigned Travel will be required for this position

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:

Demonstrate a working knowledge of Afghan criminal law and procedures. Ability to develop and maintains effective relationships; effectively works with difficult, hostile, or distressed people; is sensitive to tribal and cultural diversity, race, gender, sexual orientation, and individuals with disabilities.
Must have excellent oral and written English, Dari, and Pashtu communication skills, including the ability to produce clear, logical, and concise reports. Skilled with Microsoft Office to include: MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint. Candidate is required to fluently speak, read, understand and write Pashto, Dari, English languages. This will be tested at the time of interview.
Inspires and fosters team commitment, spirit, pride, and trust. Facilitates cooperation and support to accomplish group goals. Makes well-informed, effective, and timely decisions. Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to identify and analyze problems; uses sound reasoning to arrive at conclusions; find alternative solutions to complex problems; distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information to make logical judgments. Ability to provide sound advice, guidance, and consultation based on results of the analysis. Holds self-accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results. Complies with established control systems and rules.
Translation of all documents including engineering related correspondences (verbally, written and electronically) submitted by CSSP that may be from English in Pashto/Dari, or vice versa. Responsible to report his/her related supervisor regarding their daily assignments. (Phone calls translations, views, requests or proposals from the advisors counterpart to the applicable Government agency or NGO organizations)
Other Duties as assigned Travel will be required for this position.
Provide technical translation to documents (Project SOW, signoff letters, close out documents, PR and construction and rehabilitation project specifications).
Provide technical translation to weekly, monthly and other relevant information and reports as needed.
Provide technical translation to documents actively engages in the training, advising and mentoring process, Trains and mentors facility maintenance personnel.
Carry out other tasks assigned by the related manager in accordance to skills availability
Interpreter position will directly report to the Chief Engineer of IPMT.


Duties & Responsibilities:

Ability to prove experience in translating English to Pashtu/ Dari and vice versa (verbally, written and electronically). Exceptional English, Pashtu and Dari language skills required.
Translation of all documents including engineering related correspondences, SOW and some other Engineering technical documents (verbally, written and electronically) submitted by CSSP-IPMT that may be from English to Pashto/Dari, or vice versa. Responsible to report to their related supervisor on time regularly regarding their daily assignments, weekly assignments, weekly assignments and quarterly assignments. (Phone calls translations, views, requests or proposals from the advisors counterpart to the applicable Government agency or NGO organizations). Should have familiarity with relevant office administrative work and support CSSP-IPMT staff, and Other Duties as assigned Travel will be required for this position

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:

Education- graduated from High School (Grade 12/ Bachelor Degree).
Translation testing to include but no limited to verbal, written and electronic translation, will be administered at the time of the interview. In a relevant field and/or three (3) years of experience in an Afghan Rule of Law Program; Afghan Ministry; International Organization; or Non-Government Organizations (NGO) as an translator in engineering project documentation. Demonstrated ability to present both verbally and in writing with clarity and precision to senior level executives.

Job Keywords:

Interpreter/Translator
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