TRANSLATOR

  Sarey
  Afghanistan Unspecified 435
Date Posted:Jan 13, 2011
Reference:5,11
Closing Date:Jan 26, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Training
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Sarey:

Job Summary:

The Translator will provide all oral and written translation needs for ASI project staff in either English, Pashto or Dari, as needed, in accordance with DAI policy and procedures

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Translator will perform the following functions but not limited to:
• Provide oral and written translation assistance
• Work with the Office Manager to coordinate and manage translation requests of the office staff to ensure that all requests are completed in a timely manner
• Other tasks as assigned by the Office Manager

Job Requirement:

EDUCATION
• University degree in relevant field preferable. Secondary school degree with extensive relevant experience can be substituted for university degree.

WORK EXPERIENCE
• Minimum of 5 years experience in an equivalent position. Experience working in a similar position for an NGO or an international organization is preferred. USAID funded project experience is a clear plus. Willingness and ability to travel to high-risk areas, as needed. Must also have the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment. In addition, must be flexible, willing to perform other duties and work irregular hours.

SKILLS
• Excellent computer skills
• Good communication skills
• Good organizational skills
• Good interpersonal skills
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
• Ability to create a supportive working relationship with all project teams
• Ability to work under pressure

LANGUAGES
• Excellent spoken and written Dari, Pashto and English required.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• None

BASE OF OPERATIONS:
• Kabul
REPORTING:
• Reports directly to Field Director.

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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