CARE INTERNATIONAL IN TIMOR LESTE
Date : March 2016
Job Title : Interpreter/ Translator
Supervises : Not Applicable
Coordinates w/ : Lafaek and Safe Motherhood Project staff & Partners
Reports to : TBC
Grade/Step : 3.0
The position provides communication support mainly to the CARE Australia Media team. The interpreter/ translator will accompany the team into the field and support them to translate discussions with community members, school children, personnel, etc. The travel required be 8th – 12th March to Covalima and around the municipality; followed by 14th – 17th March to Baucau and around the municipality. The interpreter/ translator is responsible for ensuring that all essential communication, messages and any written information included are interpreted/ translated for the complete understanding and smooth communication between the Media Team and the project staff, project partners and project beneficiaries (including community members, school children, personnel, etc.).
Responsibilities and Tasks:
Responsibility # 1 (80%): Oral interpretation/ translation of verbal communications.
Ø Provide interpretation/ translation for the media team during liaison and representation meetings with partners, government ministries, project beneficiaries, and donor relations and networking;
Ø Provide interpretation for media team communication with other members of the project team;
Ø Provide interpretation during interview include question and answer during the interview
Responsibility # 2 (20%): Written translation of documents
Ø Provide written translation of any essential project or community written documents, which may include speeches, plans, or other written communications
The interpreter/translator shall perform other relevant tasks as assigned by the CARE Australia Media Team.
Ø At least high school graduate, college level or baccalaureate degree an advantage
Ø At least 1 year experience as a translator/interpreter
Ø Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ø Computer literate (MS Word/Excel, internet application)
Ø Gender and cultural awareness and sensitivity
Ø Attention to detail and an orderly approach to tasks
The position requires an individual who is flexible, can work overtime when required, who learns quickly and who works well within a team.
In return of your commitment you will benefit from ongoing professional development fostered within an innovative and forward thinking environment, plus a comprehensive benefits package.
To apply to this position, please email your submit the application letter and Curriculum Vitae with two references (Please DO NOT attached the other documents) to firstname.lastname@example.org OR to HR Unit, CARE International Timor-Leste, Bairo Pitte, Dili, OR by email before or by (2nd March 2016). Only successful candidates will be contacted for the interview.
CARE is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.
CARE International Timor-Leste is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas we work. CARE International Timor-Leste reserves the right to conduct screening procedures to ensure a child-safe environment.