Translation Officer – Pashto

  Counterpart International
  Afghanistan Unspecified 3469
Date Posted:Jan 10, 2011
Closing Date:Feb 20, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Media
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: false
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Counterpart International:


Counterpart International is a global development organization that empowers people and communities to implement innovative and enduring solutions to social, economic, and environmental challenges. For nearly 50 years, Counterpart has been forging partnerships with communities in need to address complex problems related to economic development, food security and nutrition, and building effective governance and institutions. Counterpart has done groundbreaking work in more than 65 nations worldwide. Today we are widely regarded as an international development pioneer and leader – known best for our unique approach to partnership and capacity building, a commitment to learning and continuous improvement, and a reputation as a responsible steward of funder resources. In all we do, our ultimate goal is to have enduring impact– empowering every community we serve with the ability to create lasting change and build true self reliance.

Job Summary:

Over All Responsibilities
The Translator will be responsible to translate, edit, proofread and design all I-PACS and Counterpart related documents from English into Pashto and vice versa. The translator will report to Communications and Outreach Coordinator or his designate.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Translate and design all I-PACS and Counterpart related
documents from English into Pashto and vice versa
• Respond the Pashto-English translation and vice versa needs of all departments
• Edit and proofread the translated documents
• Provide the word-processing support in Pashto and English translation for I-PACS
• To keep track of hard and soft copies of English, Pashto and Dari versions of all documents
• Work as an interpreter of Pashto-English when necessary
• Transcribe and translate scripts from audio and video programs of I-PACS
• Translate and design brochures, flyers, one-pagers, business cards and other public relations materials for I-PACS
• Take the lead in designing and layout of the public relations documents in English and Pashto
• Any other relevant task assigned by the Supervisor

Job Requirement:

Fluency in oral and written Pashto and English languages
• Computer Word-processing, Ms Publisher, CorelDraw, Photoshop and any other designing skills are necessary
• Strong communications skills
• Able to work under pressure and meet the tight deadlines
• Strong interpersonal and social skills
• Editing and Writing Skills primary in Pashto language

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