Translator for Handicap International-Humanity & Inclusion

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

JOB TITLE: 

Translator

COUNTRY:

Moldova

REPORTS TO:

HR Manager

LOCATION:

Chisinau

STARTING DATE:

ASAP

 

HI is seeking for a qualified individual to fill the above mentioned position.

WOMEN AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

 

Please Note:

Handicap International has clear institutional policies on "Child Protection", "Anti-fraud, Bribery and Corruption", "Disability, Gender and Age" and "Protection of Beneficiaries from Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment”. It is therefore mandatory for all staff to commit themselves to respect, uphold and promote these policies, and to sign the HI Code and Conduct.

 

PROGRAM BACKGROUND

Handicap International “HI” (operating as Humanity & Inclusion) is an independent and impartial international aid organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights.
HI is currently opening a multi-sectoral life-saving assistance to displaced and non-displaced populations in Ukraine such as :  Protection, shelter, health, NFIs, food security and livelihoods, water, sanitation, hygiene, and education and strengthening and supporting access to mental health and psychosocial support; provision of basic and domestic items including food, unrestricted cash assistance, and core relief items.

 

Please note that final JD may differ in some areas from what is indicated in this document

General Mission

Under the Human Resources Manager’s supervision and as part of the support unit, the translator’s main role will be to translate and/or to review translated documents, and to provide oral translation upon request (English- Russian-Rumania and Ukrainian and vice versa).  The translator will thus contribute indirectly to the development and implementation of the mission’s activities. He or she will work in close collaboration with the mission’s staff members to ensure that the domain specific technical vocabulary is applied appropriately.


 

 

Missions/Responsibilities

  • Mission 1: Oral translation

The translator will be asked to provide oral translation on occasion (English-Rumanian, Ukrainian/Russian   and vice versa) whenever needed: i.e. during meetings, external visits with partners, in support of other departments.

  • Mission 2: Translation of documents

The translator will be asked to translate specific documents with high accuracy using the correct technical terminology.

The documents when translated, should maintain the layout and formatting of the original documents, unless instructed otherwise by the requester.

Mission 3: Documents review

  • The translator will be asked to review documents that have been translated to improve the quality of the translations.

PROFILE SOUGHT

 

 

Essential

Preferable

Qualification(s):

E   Bachelor degree in English language

 

Experience (type and amount of experience) :

E   More than 2 years’ experience in written and oral translation

E   Previous experience working in humanitarian programs

E   Previous experience with HI.

Skills (knowledge, abilities required for the position, refer to skills repository document) :

E   Excellent communication and writing capacities in English

E   Proficient: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

E   Knowing how to simplify and prioritise

E   Being capable of helping team members to plan and review the drafted plans

Personal qualities:

E   Excellent communication skills and diplomacy

E   Ability to follow instructions and to be a member of a team

E   Flexibility

E   Strong attention to details

E   Good organizational skills

E   Practical, dynamic and solution oriented

E   Open to cultural differences

E   Good capacity to withstand pressure and manage stress

 

 

Salary: 10 000 MDL - 15 000 MDL

Duration of Contract: 2 months with possibility of renewal

All interested candidates should send their CVs, cover letters, copies of educational and experience certificates, with attachments bearing your full name; example: Julie NASH – CV (for your CV) and Julie NASH - Cover Letter (for your cover letter) with the subject of the position applied for by email only to: m.recruitment@hi.org

 

Closing date for applications May 27th 2022