Posted 8 months ago by mselect
Location Erbil, Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector Consultancy

MSELECT is looking to hire a Translator for a consultancy client in Erbil. Candidates must have a minimum of 1-2 years of relevant experience and be fluent in English, Kurdish and Arabic.

The primary focus of this post will be translation, both written and simultaneous oral, with English and Kurdish and ideally Arabic too. In addition, assist with general administrative matters such as liaising with clients, scheduling meetings, and liaising with other departments.


  • Ensure translated content conveys original meaning and tone
  • Proofread translated texts for grammar, spelling and punctuation accuracy
  • Follow up with internal team members and clients to ensure translation meets their needs
  • Edit content with an eye toward maintaining its original format (e.g. font and structure)
  • Assist with translating documents between Kurdish and English
  • Assist with translating documents from Arabic if necessary
  • Assist with general administrative matters such as liaising with clients
  • Arrange meetings and liaise with other departments


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field is required
  • Language Skills: Fluency in English, Kurdish, and Arabic (reading, writing, and speaking)
  • Computer skills: Advanced Excel
  • High level of organizational skills
Other Skills:
  • Flair and speed in translation
  • The ability to grasp new concepts quickly, e.g. technical terms
  • A clear writing style with an impeccable knowledge of spelling and grammar
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to build good relationships with clients

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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