Vacancy Number:DMAC/Pay Agent-001/2018
Title: Translator/Interpreter
Duration:End of 31-May-2019 with possible extension
Exp.: 2018-08-24-(6 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1
Salary:As per organization salary policy


Organization: DMAC | About DMAC
City: Kabul
Country: AF


Education:Bachelor degree
Work Experience:4 Years

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration and /or English Literature and/ with 2 years of relevant experience or Baccalaureate with 4 years for relevant experience.


  • Precision in editing and drafting

  • Excellent spoken and written English and Dari and/or Pashto

  • Proficiency in MS Office products including MS Word MS Excel and MS Outlook

Duties & Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of H.E the State Minister for Disaster Management and Humanitarian Affairs the Translator/ Interpreter is mainly responsible for following activities;

  • Undertaking a range of translation and interpretation assignments in the target language ensuring that the meaning of the source text is retained.

  • Providing consecutive or simultaneous interpretation into the target language in a variety of settings i.e. meetings seminars workshops and other events.

  • Translating according to established rules pertaining to factors such as word meanings sentence structure grammar punctuation and mechanics

  • Use of special dictionaries thesauruses and reference books to find the closest equivalents for terminology and words

  • Proofread edit and provide final translated versions with a grammatical well-expressed version of the translated text as a word-processed document.

  • Meeting deadlines as established by supervisor

  • Revising translations made by other staff as needed

  • Maintaining administrative work in connection with all translation/interpretation assignment

  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor

  • Key Competencies

  • Treats all people fairly without favoritism

  • Integrity and professionalism in performing routine and core functions

  • Ability to work long hours and under pressure in a stressful environment

  • Value equality with respect to gender race nationality and culture

  • Capable of working with others in a participatory and capacity building manner

  • Strong communications skills and ability to work in a team to achieve organizational goals

  • Good analytical skills; resourcefulness and initiative

  • Self-motivated versatile and adaptable to different cultures and people

  • Willingness to take on added responsibility and to build team morale and consensus

  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to multi-task and prioritize work schedules with limited time frames

Submission Guideline

Note: while sending your CV & Cover letter please mention the vacancy number and position in the subject list; application received after the closing date and without subject list will not be given consideration. Only short-listed candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted for the test and interview.
Interested candidates should submit their Application in writing and clearly indicating the position you applied for to the following email address: [email protected]

Email: [email protected]