United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the State of Palestine (SoP) is seeking professional translators in Gaza.
Terms of reference for translators / simultaneous and consecutive translators:
The translator will provide both written and simultaneous translation as follows:
-Provide simultaneous and / or consecutive translation during workshops, meetings from Arabic/ English and vice versa;
-Translate from and to English, Arabic UNICEF publications and a broad range of materials;
-Undertake translation of technical documents, such as legal and medical documents;
-Ensure that the translated text is linguistically and grammatically correct and error free, and that it meets the standards of completely edited and revised;
-Ensure that the translated text uses UNICEF standard terminology, and that the language and styles are consistent;
-Quality control of the end product is a mandatory requirement. For each translated page, the margin of error should not exceed one per cent. For simultaneous translation, the margin of error is less than one per cent;
-Maintain confidentiality of materials translated and share the materials with the UNICEF contract supervisor. Return to UNICEF all original documentation;
-The translated documents should be shared with UNICEF in word document format;
-Candidates residing in Gaza are encouraged to apply.
Qualifications / experience:
-At least 5 years of general translation from English and to Arabic, and Hebrew;
-At least 5 years of experience in one technical language is desirable (medical or legal issues);
-Ability to translate from and to other languages would be an asset;
-Ability to carry out simultaneous translations;
-Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Remarks for fees:
The contractor should provide a financial proposal for translation of general documents, legal documents and medical documents separately. Also, they should provide a separate financial proposal for simultaneous or consecutive translation.
Interested candidates should submit a copy of their CV; United Nations Personal History Form (P11); and their proposed fees as per item III above, by 25 October, 2015. It should be addressed to the following with reference to “Gaza freelance translators”
Chief of Operations, UNICEF, Beit Hanina, Jerusalem
Applications which do not meet the specified minimum requirements or are received after the closing date will not be entertained
Applications from female candidates are especially welcome
No telephone inquiries will be entertained
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