Translator/Interpreter

  General Directorate of Programs' Design and Management
  Afghanistan Unspecified 329
Date Posted:Oct 27, 2010
Reference:VA# 0174
Closing Date:Nov 3, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:General
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About General Directorate of Programs' Design and Management:

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Job Summary:

ACSS offers a competitive salary and benefits package, a safe working environment and an opportunity for professional and career advancement. Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Overall Objective
To provide technical and professional translation and interpretation for all programme/project activities both written and verbally.

Duties and Responsibilities
Translate all programme/project related documents and reports as well as all advocacy and communication materials from English to Dari and Pashto and vice versa.
Ensure timely delivery of translated materials in accordance with the project work plan, and maintain quality by reflecting an accurate portrayal of the meaning found in the English source documents.
Provide interpretation (English to Dari/Pashto) for international staff during meetings with counterparts and field trips to the sub national sites.
Ensure high quality editing of documents, reports, and other materials translated from English to Dari and Pashto.
Perform other administrative duties as required.

Job Location:

Afghanistan

Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements
University Degree (Degree in literature is preferable) required.
Minimum of three (3) years experience in translation and interpretation (English to Dari and Pashto)
Excellent command of English, Dari, and Pashto languages.
Good knowledge of computer applications.
Desirable Attributes
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work as part of a multicultural environment/team.
Able to perform under stressful circumstances and tight deadlines

Job Keywords:

IARCSC
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