Translation and Interpretation Assistant مترجم/مساعد مترجم فوري | Location Gaza Field | Type of Appointment Fixed-term | Deadline for Application 2 February 2016
Vacancy Announcement Number 03-01-2016
Communications Department/Public Information Office
In accordance with Agency policy and procedures, the ideal candidate:
-Translates correspondence, reports and other materials from English into Arabic and vice versa;
-Acts as Arabic/English interpreter when required;
-Assists in preparing for visits to various Locations in the Gaza Strip and in receiving visitors and discussing their requests;
-Assists Front Office as required in translating Arabic and English correspondence;
-Acts as a secretary at meetings and takes minutes accordingly;
-Establishes and maintains a cross-referenced database for archives of translation;
-The incumbent may be required to work beyond the regular working hours.
-Performs such other duties as may be assigned.
PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES
-At least two years diploma in English language, translation or a related field
-At least five years experience in translation work and interpretation in Arabic/ English and vice versa.
-Excellent command of written and spoken Arabic and English.
-Ability to work independently on translation tasks with little supervision;
-Good communicator in both spoken and written English, including ability to draft/edit a variety of written reports and other studies;
-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others in a team environment and with people of diverse backgrounds, culture and nationalities;
_Sound judgment on importance/ priority/ confidentiality of issues
-It is desirable to have a university degree in English language or other related field for a native Arabic speaking candidate OR a university degree in Arabic language or other related field for a native English speaking candidate.
CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
-Basic Salary: Monthly basic salary $899.10; plus a currency adjustment factor (present rate 4.14%) and monthly dependency allowance up to $123.25
-Contract Duration: Three years including 1 year probation period.
-Leave: 30 days annual leave
-Pension: Provident Fund contribution
-Other conditions of service and benefits may apply.
Candidates with an equivalent combination of relevant academic qualifications, professional training and progressive work experience may also be considered.
Deadline for Application 2 February 2016
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