Translation Specialist

  MCM Learning
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 2418
Date Posted:Aug 2, 2017
Closing Date:Aug 17, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:50
Functional Area:Translation
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About MCM Learning:


As trustworthy partners who encourage open communication with our clients, we deliver the highest quality training products and services at a great value. We take ownership of our client’s goals in order to ensure performance and guarantee our client’s expectations are exceeded. MCM employees have over 50 years of combined experience in delivering products and services to the Government. MCM’s Logistic Services and Integrated Product Support capabilities include: - SUSTAINING ENGINEERING - TECHNICAL DATA AND CONFIGURATION - MANPOWER AND PERSONNEL - MIL-/NON-SPEC TECH MANUALS - MAINTENANCE PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT - TRAINING AND TRAINING SUPPORT - FACILITIES AND INFORMATION - TEST AND EVALUATION MCM Learning, Inc. Kabul, Afghanistan MCM translates written and oral content for a variety of international audiences. We conduct an analysis and then review in detail the instructional strategy for translation that ties the determined methodologies to the project’s success drivers with measurable results. These success drivers include all of the variables that impact the translation, including learner characteristics (such as literacy and tribal dialect(s)), environmental conditions and context, organizational conditions and context, and the key performance indicators for success. MCM designs translation templates based on the specific requirements of the designated audience, and utilizes multi-lingual human linguists who focus on meaning in the application environment as opposed to literal or software-based translation.

Job Summary:

The main purpose of the assignment is to translate and edit technical documents, articles, modules, training materials, daily from English into Dari and vice versa. The Translation Specialist is responsible for:
Translating and editing technical documents from English into Dari and vice versa in a high quality, easy to understand and accurate manner.
Translating and editing all technical text within a document, modules, chapters and articles including text contained in figures, boxes, captions, sources and covers.
Incorporating suggested changes by MCM to the translations.
Using accurate and appropriate technical terms and terminology during the translation of documents, reports, modules and chapters.
Ensuring the quality and accuracy of the all documents, reports and chapter before submitting it to the MCM leadership board.
Meeting agreed deadlines for submitting translated and edited technical documents. The agreed deadline will be negotiated for each task.
Reviews, edits, proofreads, finalizes and approves translated documents.
Interprets expertly during meetings, conferences and seminars.
Acting and perform duties in a professional manner at all times.
Being able to work under pressure, with a flexible attitude.
Note: If the quality of the translation and edit was not as per MCM expectation that will directly affect the contract.
Reporting Line
The Translation Specialist will report directly to the Translators Team Leader.

Duties & Responsibilities:


Job Requirement:

Translation Specialist expertise and skills:
Three years progressive experience in professional written translation.
Demonstrated experience in translating professional documents.
Experience in translating documents for news agencies, TVs or any other media and understanding of UN, governmental organizations and NGO’s work and Program.
Outstanding translation skills in Dari and English and vice versa.
Experience in translating issues relating to Technical manuals, Capacity Building, Education, Health, livelihoods, gender, community development, etc.
Fully proficient in computer skills.
Performs other tasks and functions as directed by his/her supervisor.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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