Nonviolent Peaceforce is hiring a
Job Title: Translator
Duty Station: Erbil with occasional deployment to field sites
Line Management Responsibility: None
Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) is a dynamic, international non-governmental organization. We work to reduce violence and protect civilians in countries affected by violent conflict and its aftermath through the implementation of unarmed civilian protection programming. NP implements programming through the deployment of civilian protection teams to the field and is continuing to scale up to meet the growing needs of the communities we serve. Programming is founded on unarmed civilian protection and is thematically focused on protection in displacement, child protection, gender-based violence protection, and inter-communal violence reduction.
SCOPE OF THE WORK
The objective of this position is to provide translation and interpretation services to support NP Iraq. They will translate from English to Arabic/Kurdish and Arabic/Kurdish to English documents produced by field teams including daily activity reports, conflict and context analysis reports, facilitation guides and manuals, and other written material produced by both field teams and Erbil-based staff. Additionally, they will interpret to enhance communications between staff members at NP, for example during meetings, as well as NP with communities in Iraq and key stakeholders. This includes providing information about programmatic activities to a range of audiences.
**1.**Translation and Interpretation:
Provide translation of documents from English to Arabic or Kurdish, and Arabic or Kurdish to English according to needs. Examples of documents may include:
Perform efficient and accurate translation during team meetings, bi-lateral meetings, multi-lateral meetings, etc., including one to one and group settings
Ensure quality and accuracy of translated documents before submission by reviewing meaning, grammar and syntax
Edit and proof-read texts to ensure the accuracy of the terms and terminology used in the documents.
Perform any other work duties reasonably assigned by the translator’s line manager.
Ensure translated files are properly stored and assure adherence to the highest level of confidentiality.
Provide necessary support to organize events and/or meetings requiring simultaneous translation
2.Commitment to NP Principles
QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES:
Education, Knowledge, and Experience
Language and Other Skills
HOW TO APPLY
Nonviolent Peaceforce is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff at all levels. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. However, all qualified applicants regardless of their gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, or age, will be considered for this opportunity.
Nonviolent Peaceforce acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of employees, contractors, volunteers, interns, people in communities we serve, and other stakeholders and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice in the Humanitarian and Development sector.
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