Interpreter

  DRS Technical Services
  Afghanistan Unspecified 1638
Date Posted:Aug 14, 2010
Reference:3005
Closing Date:Nov 29, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:General
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About DRS Technical Services:

Job Summary:

Please be advised that this position is open only to Afghan nationals based on the respective government contract requirements.

Position Description:

The interpreter will work with the DRS technical team in Afghanistan to ensure the timely facilitation of communication between English-speaking personnel and local country nationals. This will include interpreting verbal communication and translating written documents into the relevant languages. The interpreter will also serve as part of a team to develop technical manuals and documents for local country nationals.

Duties & Responsibilities:

•The selected candidate will provide accurate interpretation/translation of written and spoken communication between English and Dari
•The selected candidate will provide accurate interpretation/translation of written and spoken communication between English and Pashtu
•Provide Interpretation services during interviews, meetings and conferences
•Interpret and translate written and spoken communication
•Interpretation of technical specifications to formulate technical manuals and documents

Job Requirement:

•Minimum education requirement: High School Diploma or Technical Certificate
University degree in Humanities or IT preferred
•Must be fluent in verbal and written forms of the following languages: English, Dari and Pashtu
•1-2 years experience as an interpreter or translator
•Ability to work independently and as a contributing member of a team
•Strong Interpersonal skills are required

Additional Desirable Skills and Knowledge:

Strong IT Skills, especially Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint)
Knowledge of technical terminology in the required languages and ability to translate technical terminology

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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