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
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
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]