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VAC-7944 Translator

Kabul

  • Organization: CTG - Committed To Good
  • Location: Kabul
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Translations and Languages
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
  • Closing Date: 2022-08-17

Job description

CTG overview

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

Visit www.ctg.org to find out more

Overview of position

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

Visit 
www.ctg.org to find out more

Role objectives
  • Support the M&E/Comms team in the timely translation of the M&E trainings package and other relevant documents from English to Pashto and vice versa

  • The contractor will perform written translations of IOM documents (manuals, guidelines, communication materials and etc) from English to Pashto and vice versa

  • Contractor should perform written translations of any training materials from English to Pashto and vice versa.

  • Perform such other translations as may be assigned.

Project reporting

N/A

Key competencies

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:

Values - all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity,respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

  • Integrity and transparency: maintain high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 3

  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

  • Delivering results:produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

  • Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

  • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.

  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office package is required

  • Fluency in Pashto and English languages

  • Excellent in written translations of Pashto and English

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills  Strong multi-task prioritization, organizational, coordination and time management skills.

Team management

N/A

Further information
  • University degree in Dari literature, English literature, Social Sciences, Development or any other related field.

  • The contractor should have at least two years of proven work experience as translator with an international organization in Afghanistan in the field of written translations.


VI. Languages:

Required: Dari and English

Desirable: Pashto

VII. METHOD OF APPLICATION:

Interested applicants are invited to send curriculum vitae through ACBAR website by Close of Business (CoB) 07 July 2022 latest, we do not accept hard copies.

Due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please ensure that the e-mail address that you will indicate in your application is accurate.

Campaigning for a candidate can be grounds for disqualification.

Disclaimer: At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.
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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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