Japanese Swahili Interpreter, Multiple countries (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda or Rwanda are possibilities).
Posted: 15 Feb 2017
Location: Uganda, Kampala
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Deadline: 11 May 2017
Location: Africa , Kenya
Experience: From 2 year(s)
Employer: UNDP -Kenya
About Company: UNDP is the UN's global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help build a better life. In November 1964, an agreement was signed between the Government of Kenya and the UN System. UNDP was at the time known as the Technical Assistance Board (TAB).
Contact name: UNDP -Kenya
Education: Successful candidates must have a university degree in foreign languages, public policy, economics or another related field. Experience: Minimum 2year(s) experience in interpretation with international organizations is required; Excellent knowledge of (professional fluency in) Somali and English languages; Background in one or more of the following areas of specialization: poverty reduction, democratic governance, constitution,environment and energy, capacity development, HIV and AIDS, gender equality and women’s empowerment; Rule of Law(police, justice and corrections) and Human Rights; Knowledge of UN and UNDP terms, language and style is an advantage. Language: Fluency in oral and written English and Somali.
Nature of Assignment: The Researcher is expected to work in close consultation with the team at Pulse Lab Kampala, UN Global Pulse and partners; The Researcher will work remotely with the team at Pulse Lab Kampala; The Researcher will attend consultations and workshops with partners in Mogadishu to produce the expected deliverables; The Researcher will conduct daytoday supervision of the work of 2 Translators of Somali to English; Copyright and ownership all materials produced and other intellectual property will be solely owned by Pulse LabKampala. Any material provided to the expert will remain the property of Pulse Lab Kampala.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: Translate text and audio from Somali to English; Supervise the job of 2 translators of text and audio from Somali to English; Provide research inputs for analysis of text and audio translated. Competencies Excellent interpreting skills and provision of simultaneous and consecutive services in English/Somali and Somali/English; Ensure effective and efficient provision of services; Demonstrate a clientoriented approach, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds; Display cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality, and age sensitivity and adaptability; Treat all people fairly without favoritism; Full confidentiality in all aspects of assignment, management of information flow and followup on deadlines and commitments made.
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