|Date Posted:||May 11, 2010|
|Closing Date:||May 16, 2010|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyUSD|
|Years of Experience:||2 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||false|
|Probation Period:||1 month|
Through the Local Governance and Community Development Project for Eastern and Southern Afghanistan (LGCD), USAID will assist the Government of Afghanistan and Provincial governments to improve the services to the communities. LGCD and local governments will implement small and medium-scale projects in currently underserved provinces and districts, help the villages and tribes of those areas resolve conflicts through the collaborative implementation of community-based development projects, and build the capacity of provincial and district governments to deliver services in a pragmatic and collaborative manner. LGCD is a project of USAID/Afghanistan in collaboration with Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs). LGCD for Eastern and Southern Afghanistan is implemented by Development Alternatives, Inc.
Duties & Responsibilities:
The Translator will provide all the oral and written translation needs for the Project staff. Under the direction of the Provincial Stabilization Directors. Translations will be provided in English and native languages (Dari and Pashto). A detailed list of responsibilities is listed below:
Objectives and Duties: The Translator expected, among other duties to be determined, to:
â€¢ Under the direction and guidance of the Provincial Stabilization Directors, perform written and oral translations of documentation as requested by office staff.
â€¢ Coordinate and manage translation requests of the office staff to ensure that all requests are completed in a timely manner.
â€¢ Translator should be fluent in English, Dari and Pashtu languages written and oral.
â€¢ Related certification.
â€¢ Significant experience in the translation of document.
â€¢ USAID or other Donor project experience, a plus.
â€¢ Fluency in English, Pashto and Dari.
â€¢ Excellent verbal and communication skills and pedagogic skills.
â€¢ 2 years experience in translating documents and projects.