Pashto Translator

  • Post Date:February 8, 2018
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  • Offerd Salary As Per Our Policy
    Experience 5 Years
    Gender Male/Female
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
    Nationality Afghan
    Vacancy No./Reference VA/2018/GIZ/21
  • No. Of Vacancies 1
Job Description

Job Description:


The Pashto Translator is responsible for:

Translating written materials from English into Pashto and vice versa;
Editing and proofreading of GIZ BEPA working documents from English into Pashto and Pashto into English;
Ensuring the timely delivery of translated and edited materials in the required languages;
Accompanying BEPA staff to various locations within Afghanistan, especially the Northern Provinces for the purpose of providing translation services;
Working with time table and update involved colleagues on its status regularly;
Participation on meetings and translate messages simultaneously or consecutively from English into Pashto and if required, from Dari and/ or Pashto into English orally, maintaining message content, context, and style as much as possible;
Ensuring high quality of work with Pashto translations reflecting an accurate portrayal of the meaning found in the English source documents;
Translating working papers for meetings, reports, letters and other documents mainly from English into Pashto and if required, from Dari and/ or Pashto into English;
Ensuring dual simultaneous translation if required during the field works and in workshops, trainings, project steering committees etc.;
Ensure high quality Editing of documents (literature, spelling, grammar and all kinds of corrections) in Pashto and Dari;
Using  accepted glossary for correct and endorsed terminologies in translations;
Checking and revising all documents translated by freelance translators hired by GIZ;

Other duties/additional tasks

Maybe assigned to individual tasks related to program implementation and program administration.

Carry out any other task as requested by the management



Job Requirements:


Bachelors in linguistics Degree or equivalent professional qualification in translation; or
degree in education/social sciences/science

Professional experience:

Minimum work experience 3-5 years
Requires fluency in English, Dari and Pashto languages.
Proven experience in translation work;
Proven experience in editing of documents;
Exceptional writing and editing skills;
Confident communication and presentation skills;
Strong organizational and time-management skills
Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines

Other knowledge, additional competences

Proven working knowledge of IT technologies (related software, phone, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office);
Willingness to skill up as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management.

Submission Guideline:

You are kindly requested to submit your CV and letter of motivation with complete contact details to:
GIZ Office Afghanistan


Only those candidates will be called for interview who meets the qualification and requirements for the mentioned position.

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