Transltor and Archive Assistant

  World Vision International Afghanistan
  Afghanistan Unspecified 447
Date Posted:Nov 11, 2010
Closing Date:Nov 23, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:General
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: false
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About World Vision International Afghanistan:


Job Summary:

• To provide clear and accurate translation of verbal and written communication from local language (Dari/Persian) to English language.

• Assist Senior Commodity Officer in logistics and planning part in terms of geographical information and cultural sensitivity. This position also requires maintaining and handling the filing system of the department.

Duties & Responsibilities:



• Provide clear and accurate translation services.

• Ensure the communication is perfectly to the POint and meanings are clearly delivered across the parties under discussion.
• Ensure that the discussion does not lead to conflict or misunderstanding due to any wrong communication.

• Translate the written documents or reports from local language (Dari/Persian) to English language or vice versa.
• Ensure that the legal documents are correctly translated from one language to other.
• Reading through original material and rewriting it in the target language, ensuring that the meaning of the Source text is retained.
• Liaising with clients or third party to discuss any clear point.
• Fallow ethical code that protects the confidentiality of the information.

• Compile information about the content and context of information to be translated, as well as details of the groups for whom translation or interpretation is being performed.

• Carefully listening, observing, understanding the meaning of the statements and information from all relevant sources and carefully translating it Into the required language without disturbing the original meaning and intention of statement.
• Ensure that the cultural sensitively is always respected and the others out of the existing cultures are also
• Provide the logistics and geographical information to Senior Commodity Officer in planning the distributions or other commodities related activity.
• Assist Senior Commodity Officer in day to day activities.
• Ensure the commodity filling system is kept in order and nicely maintained. Files are labeled, sequenced, and
placed at secure location with reach to authorized personals.
• Ensure the documents inside the files are properly separated and are in order.
• Maintained filling checklist for all the files related to commodity operation.
• Make sure the filling cupboards are secure and locked properly.
• Maintain a simple computerized database to track the files and available documents inside those.
• Any other duty assigned by the supervisor.
Core Capabilities
Communicating information effectively
• Uses Effective questions to gather relevant information.
• Listens actively, shows appropriate nonverbal behavior.
• Present information when is requested.
• Confirm required information through questioning supervisor/manager.
• Express self clearly in notes, memos and ernails
Achieving qualityresults and services
• Clarify the goals and purpose of work task.
• Complete task in an effective way.
• Ensure high level of quality and customer service

Job Requirement:

• University degree or diploma in English language with one year proven experience of translation services and documentation or maintaining filling system.
• Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences.
• Ability to prepare written reports requiring reasoning and precision of expression.
• Ability to interpret and explain complex formal documents and systems and assist others to apply them.
• Knowledge of office systems, including experience with computer application (e.g. Word, Excel, E-mail, Lotus Notes).
• Good English communication skills (oral and written).
• Willing to work at odd hours when necessary.
• Cross -cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina.
• Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts. Psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.
• Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local culture context.
• Knowledge (and experience) of World Vision policies and procedures is an advantage.

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