TRANSLATOR DARI AND PASHTO (POOL)

Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Balkh Full Time 869
Date Posted:Aug 2, 2022
Reference:MSF-613
Closing Date:Aug 9, 2022
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Literature ,Communication
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:1 - 2 Years
Contract Duration:1 year(s)
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF):

Founded:  

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Doctors Without Borders) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion, and natural or man-made disasters to populations in danger in more than 70 countries.

Company Benefits:
Health Assurance

Job Summary:

Perform oral and written translation, from the English language to local languages (Dari, Pashto) or vice versa, in order to ensure simultaneous, accurate, friendly, respectful, objective, and fluent communication between MSF staff and the local population.

Duties & Responsibilities:

- Translate documents from English into Dari and Pashto or vice versa upon request

- Translate discussions/meetings as requested

- Always keep respect towards patients, collaborators, authorities, military factions and MSF staff participating in discussions.

- Ensure confidentiality of all translations is maintained as directed by the Mission/Project coordination team

- Ensure neutrality and accuracy when translating

- Declare any “conflict of interest” when asked to translate (e.g. personal involvement) which would necessitate using other staff members for translation

- Experience in video translation would be an asset

Job Requirement:

Education

- University degree in literature or communication is mandatory

- Proficient user of MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) essential

Experience

- Other experience in similar positions essential

- MSF experience is desirable

Languages

- Dari/Pashtu: oral and written fluent

- English: oral and written essential

WORKING HOURS AND SALARY

FULL TIME / SCHEDULE: 176 HOURS PER MONTH - DUE TO THE NATURE OF THE POSITION THE CANDIDATE MUST BE WILLING AND CAPABLE TO SOMETIMES WORK OUTSIDE REGULAR OFFICE HOURS

SALARY WILL BE PAID ACCORDING TO THE MSF SALARY GRID

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Balkh
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