JOB TITLES

French interpreters (2)

Portuguese Interpreters (2)

Arabic Interpreter (1)

 

JOB PURPOSE

  • Interprets spoken material simultaneously into one or more other languages during conferences, meetings, workshops and meetings ensuring meaning and context are maintained.
  • Provides written translation services.
  • Provide quality assurance in regard to external translated materials.

Among the key expectations for the role are to:

  1. Provide proper,  clear  and faithful  interpretation  during  various  conferences and  meetings  of  the KAIPTC,  clear  and  accurate language.
  2. Assist departments to analyses their language requirements and identify opportunities for supporting the entire Centre with limited resources.
  3. Follow ethical codes that protect the confidentiality of information.
  4. Provides translation services when required.
  5. Perform related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Educational Qualification / Work Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in translation, interpretation, relevant language(s) or a related field.
  • At least 2-3 years of professional interpreting experience preferably in an international organizations;
  • Fluency in at least 2 Languages i.e. English and 2nd relevant language related to role is required.
  • For Portuguese interpreters, a 3rd language of French is an advantage.

 

Competencies

  • Knowledgeable in the peace and security subject matter
  • Complete fluency in at least 2 working languages, English and French or Portuguese.
  • good understanding of spoken and colloquial language
  • Good Memory
  • excellent concentration and the ability to think quickly
  • good political and current affairs awareness
  • ICT proficient
  • Research skills
  • cultural awareness and sensitivity

 

Interested applicants are kindly requested to send in a Cover letter and a CV together with 3 references not later than 26th October 2018 to the e-mail address hr@kaiptc.org . Please indicate the job title clearly in the cover letter and /or the subject line, otherwise your application may not be considered. Applicants will be short-listed on the basis of their qualifications and work experience. Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.

 

KAIPTC is an equal opportunity employer.