UN Translator - Reviser - Kinyarwanda Jobs in Tanzania

UN Translator - Reviser - Kinyarwanda Jobs in Tanzania


This position is located in the Language Support Services of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT), Arusha Branch. The incumbent will work under the direct supervision of Head of the Section.
*Appointment of the successful candidate to this position will be subject to budgetary approval.

Responsibilities

  • The incumbent of the post translates and/or revises a variety of texts from French and English into Kinyarwanda and from Kinyarwanda into French, respecting the deadlines and using the appropriate terminology.
  • S/he should be capable of working independently to a large extent. S/he must further aim at a high standard of accuracy, consistency and faithfulness to the spirit, style and nuances of the original; observes the established terminology and usage; ensures, as far as possible, consistency with other translations produced in the Unit.
  • Must maintain a certain speed and volume of output, due account being taken of the difficulty of the text and the specified deadline.
  • S/he counsels translators with a view to refining their skills and overall performance and assist them in solving particularly difficult problems which require specialized knowledge and linguistic insight.
  • Identifies new terminology material and submits it for consideration of colleagues.
  • Any adhoc functions as required.

    Requirements

  • Minimum of 7 year experience in translation/ revision, preferably in the context of the United Nations or an international organisation.
  • Some degree of specialization in subjects with which the Mechanism deals, i.e. legal, familiarity with terminology databases and knowledge of relevant computer software constitute an asset.
  • English and French are the working languages of the Mechanism.
  • For the post advertised, the incumbent should have Kinyarwanda as a mother tongue, a perfect command of French and an excellent command of English.
  • Advanced university degree from a university or from an institution of equivalent status in translation.
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 31st October, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; UN Translator - Reviser - Kinyarwanda Jobs in Tanzania

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