Translator Consultant

Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1918
Date Posted:Jul 24, 2017
Closing Date:Aug 4, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Translation
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Consultant
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Afghanaid:


Afghanaid is a British-registered international NGO, which has worked in Afghanistan for over 30 years. We assist community-driven processes that address the rights and fundamental needs of people in some of the most remote areas of Afghanistan, providing basic services, supporting development of rural livelihoods and responding to humanitarian emergencies. We are headquartered in Kabul, and operate 20 provincial and district offices across Badakhshan (north-eastern region), Samangan (northern region) and Ghor (western region), as well as a Marketing and Fundraising office in London. We employ around 160 personnel, 97% of whom are Afghans.

Job Summary:

Project rationale
The 36 months long project named “Supporting Actors for sustainable protection of Human Rights in Afghanistan (SAHRA)” was intended to contribute to the global objective of the call for proposal to strengthen the role of civil society in promoting human rights and democratic reform. More specifically, the proposed action will address the specific objectives of the call which is “to support and protect human rights and their defenders by reinforcing their capacities to do their work in the short and long-term, as well as providing tangible support and means of action to local civil society in the promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms in some of the world's most difficult, dangerous, repressive and unpredictable political situations and/or where they are the most vulnerable and threatened”.

Purpose of the End line evaluation
SAHRA project will be completed in 30 Sep 2017, so in line with Afghanaid’s policy, an end-of-the project evaluation was planned in order to promote accountability to stakeholders and learning lessons which would help in improving future programming. The evaluation will assess the performance of the project against the log-frame indicators and document lessons learnt and best practices. This will enable the European Commission (EC) and Afghanaid to know whether Project Cycle Management (PCM) and other good practices in development programming guided the implementation of the project. For this purpose Afghanaid intends to commission an individual consultant, with sufficient exposure to human rights and women’s rights, to conduct the evaluation

Duties & Responsibilities:

The interpreter/translator assignment
The main purpose of hiring this consultancy is to ensure transparency and accountability of the process towards the progress made by SAHRA project implementation and target achievements accordingly. The incumbent will be responsible to extend proper professional interpretation/translation (oral & Written) during the 22 day of filed visit with the international evaluator both in Kabul and Balkh provinces during month of September 2017.

Job Requirement:

At least 3 year experience in oral and written interpretation/translation

Fully equipped with required technics & skills of interpretation/translation and able to properly communicate with languages (English, Dari and Pashtu)

Convert concept in the source language to equivalent concept in the target language

Excellent speaking skills; especially the ability to succinctly express themselves

Render spoken message accurately and clearly

Will be able to travel to the filed (Kabul and Balkh) along with the project staff and Evaluator.

Will be able to properly collect & record communication during meeting and focus group discussion

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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