Translator/Interpreter

  Kabul Center for Strategic Studies
  Afghanistan Unspecified 1182
Date Posted:Jan 22, 2011
Reference:1
Closing Date:Jan 29, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:General
Nationality:International
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Kabul Center for Strategic Studies :

 

Non- Profit Afghanistan based think-tank active in strategic studies and research

Job Summary:

The translator will be the core of filling the communication gap and knowledge within the center and its audience. he/she should be able translate strategic analysis, research papers, commentaries, and speeches of the Kabul Center.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Translates from English into the host country language and translate vice versa. Interpret during meetings with high-level law officials. Duties include but not limited to translate from Dari or Pashto to English, all research material and/or documents to include: research papers, articles, news articles, documents; maintain a database of contacts; serve as interpreter during the conferences, briefings and meetings.

Job Requirement:

Education: Completion of secondary (High) school is required.

Experience: One year of progressively responsible experience in translating documents/interpreting with Research Centers International Organizations, NGOs or Western Embassies.

Language: Level V (professional translator) Dari/Pashtu and English.

Knowledge: in addition to acquired language knowledge, translator is required to have and/or gain knowledge of Research Practices and familiarize himself/herself with Center's Operations by providing a helping hand in dealing with clients and/or arranging interviews or roundtable conferences.

Abilities and Skills: Individual should have the ability to act as interpreter during briefings and meetings and have a familiarity of research/legal/technical terms and vocabulary.

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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