Employment Type: full- time (Sunday to Thursday 8h00-16h00)
Contract Duration: Till September 30, 2019
Application Deadline: 18 January 2019
Duties and Responsibilities:
The hired incumbents are expected to perform the following duties:
Support UNHCR Protection and Registration staff in the translation of individual registration and/or protection counselling interviews in the Protection and Reintegration Center in Erbil (PARC) and the refugee camps as required.
Accompany UNHCR and QANDIL’s staff during mobile registration missions and/or detention visits where interpretation support is needed for registration and protection counseling interviews.
Interpret at meetings or events organized or facilitated by UNHCR or QANDIL,especially when meeting with relevant communities, i.e. Iranian and Turkish persons of concern.
Support in contacting/ outreaching PoCs either by email and/or telephone to arrange appointments for registration interviews or protection counselling interviews.
Attend conferences and meetings, when required, and act as official translators to mediate discussion.
Provide written translation of Turkish and Persian documents and materials into English and vice versa when required.
Receive and submit assignments electronically.
Draft Turkish and Persian communication messages and posters when required.
Facilitate oral communication for people with limited language proficiency.
Interpret legal and Protection terminology. The hired staff is recommended to familiarize themselves with such terminologies to ensure consistency while providing translation.
Perform any other interpretation tasks as requested.
Perform any other related tasks asked by supervisor.
Required Qualification & Skills:
Bachelor or Diploma Degree or any relevant certification proving proficiency in
the following Languages (Turkish, Persian as well as English).
Minimum one year experience in the position or related field
Verbal and written Fluency in Kurdish, English, and Turkish or Persian language is a must.
Very good knowledge of MS Office and office equipment such as photocopier, scanner, etc.
Ability to handle confidential matters, meet deadlines and work under pressure.
Personal commitment, efficiency, flexibility, and drive for results.