Interprète Français – Anglais
(French – English Interpreter)
• Type de Contrat : CDD
• Lieu : Dakar, Sénégal
• ONG et Ambassades
• Publiée le 04 Octobre 2018
Job opportunity in Senegal – Translator.
Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.
IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.
Under the overall supervision of the Regional Media and Communications Officer, and the direct supervision of the Awareness Raising and Communications Associate, the selected candidate will be expected to:
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
Provide basic translation of work-related documents such as reports and formal texts from French to English and vice versa;
Ensure translation is done following the IOM standards, correct grammar and spelling;
Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics, Translation, Interpretation, and/or a related field from an accredited academic institution with four years of relevant professional experience; or
High school Diploma/Certificate in the above fields with six years of relevant professional experience.
4-6 years of professional translation experience in the relevant area;
Good understanding of technical terms used in areas of migration and international development;
Proven translation skills from French to English and vice versa;
Excellent communication skills in both English and French.
Fluency in English and French is required.
Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
Integrity and transparency: maintains 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 2
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.
Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.
Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighbouring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighbouring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.
How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via e-mail referring to this advertisement in the object: “SVN-RO-030-2018”. Application must contain a CV and a Cover letter in a unique file.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Special Vacancy Notice
Open to internal and external candidates
Duty Station:Dakar, Senegal
Classification:General Services Staff, Grade 6
Type of Appointment:Temporary, six months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date:As soon as possible
Closing Date: October 14, 2018**
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