Posted 9 months ago by Qandil Swedish Humanitarian Aid
Location Erbil Job Type Contract
Salary Sector NGO
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full- time (Sunday to Thursday 8h00-16h00) 
CONTRACT DURATION: Till December 31, 2019
  • 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 in to 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.
  • Bachelor or Diploma Degree in Translation Department, or any relevant certifications proving proficiency in the following Languages (Turkish, Persian as well as English).
  • Minimum one year experience in the same position or field;
  • Verbal and written Fluency in Kurdish, English, Turkish or Persian languages;
  • 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.

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Qandil Swedish Humanitarian Aid


QANDIL is a not-for-profit, non-governmental, non-political, and non-religious Swedish humanitarian aid organization that was founded in 1991 in Stockholm, Sweden. Initially focusing on raising awa...

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