United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the State of Palestine (SoP) is seeking professional translators in Gaza.
Terms of reference for translators / simultaneous and consecutive translators:
The translator will provide both written and simultaneous translation as follows:
-Provide simultaneous and / or consecutive translation during workshops, meetings from Arabic/ English and vice versa;
-Translate from and to English, Arabic UNICEF publications and a broad range of materials;
-Undertake translation of technical documents, such as legal and medical documents;
-Ensure that the translated text is linguistically and grammatically correct and error free, and that it meets the standards of completely edited and revised;
-Ensure that the translated text uses UNICEF standard terminology, and that the language and styles are consistent;
-Quality control of the end product is a mandatory requirement. For each translated page, the margin of error should not exceed one per cent. For simultaneous translation, the margin of error is less than one per cent;
-Maintain confidentiality of materials translated and share the materials with the UNICEF contract supervisor. Return to UNICEF all original documentation;
-The translated documents should be shared with UNICEF in word document format;
-Candidates residing in Gaza are encouraged to apply.
Qualifications / experience:
-At least 5 years of general translation from English and to Arabic, and Hebrew;
-At least 5 years of experience in one technical language is desirable (medical or legal issues);
-Ability to translate from and to other languages would be an asset;
-Ability to carry out simultaneous translations;
-Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Remarks for fees:
The contractor should provide a financial proposal for translation of general documents, legal documents and medical documents separately. Also, they should provide a separate financial proposal for simultaneous or consecutive translation.
لتصلك اخر برامج التشغيل والوظائف في غزة على جوالك وبدون رسوم ارسل حرف غ للرقم 37953
Chief of Operations, UNICEF, Beit Hanina, Jerusalem
Applications from female candidates are especially welcome
No telephone inquiries will be entertained