Interpreter and Translator

Posted over 1 year ago by HGS
Location Erbil Job Type Contract
Salary 800-2250 Sector Consultancy

Looking for Interpreters and Translators in 3 different categories for the following languages:

Kurdish – Swedish

Kurdish – Finnish

Kurdish – Hungarian

Kurdish – German

Kurdish – Italian

Kurdish – Dutch

Following requirements apply:


Read, write, and speak clearly while using concise grammar and pronunciation from Kurdish dialect into Wanted language and vice versa. Conduct consecutive, accurate translations and interpretations of on-going conversations and/or activities. Familiarity and ability to conduct oneself in accordance with the local culture and customs. Ability to deal inconspicuously with local population. General linguistic support for military operations and interpret during interviews and meetings.


Subcategory A, LNL (Local National Linguist) and category B, FNL (Foreign National Linguist). Conduct accurate and consecutive translation, transcription, and interpretation from Kurdish dialect into Wanted language and contrariwise. Translate various syntax and expressions to include colloquial and slang phrases from English to Kurdish dialect and vice versa. Provide advice on cultural and ethnic significance of statements, conversations, situations, and documents. Accurately scan, research, and analyse foreign language documents when required. Translate, transcribe and analyse communications.


Native proficiency in the target language. Able to understand the essentials of all speech in a standard dialect and have broad enough vocabulary that he/she rarely has to ask for paraphrasing or explanation. Capable to follow accurately the essentials of conversations between educated native speakers, reasonably make and answer telephone calls, understand radio broadcasts, news stories similar to wire service reports, oral reports, some oral technical reports and public addresses on non-technical subjects. Fluent in English with ILR 3 or equivalent. Providing advice on cultural and ethnic significance of statements, conversations, situations, and documents. Performance of document exploitation and scan, research, and analyse foreign language documents for key information. Translate and/or transcribe foreign language documents. Provision of input on reports if required.

Please note that if any of the following requirments are missing, CV will not be taken under consideration .

Subject line should read: Linguist/Translator ….. the offered language.

A detailed CV with all supporting documents (national and/or foreign school certificates, copy of passport, any proof of where and when foreign language was obtained, registered translator in the KRG area, etc)

Deadline for submission is the 30.01.2018 at 15.00 

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