ICRC Somali interpreter / Translator Job in Kenya

Somali interpreter / Translator

Your tasks oral interpretation: from Somali to English, and English to Somali during confidential interviews with persons detained in prisons, ICRC institutional dissemination, message delivery and visits to families of detainees written translation: translation of written Somali (newspaper articles, correspondence, etc.) into written English analysis and reporting: analysis of conditions of detention, security and other matters relating to the ICRC’s mandate

Selection requirements ideal age: 25 to 50 prepared to accept unaccompanied postings during the first 24 months of collaboration university education or 5 years of professional experience excellent command of English, Arabic and Kiswahili an asset familiarity with word processing and spreadsheet software driving licence (a licence for automatic-transmission vehicles only is not sufficient)

Your profile strongly motivated by humanitarian work open-minded and adaptable, able to work in a team neat appearance, good speaker, well-developed writing and summarizing skills able to work under pressure in a potentially dangerous environment

What we offer an opportunity to help the victims of conflict engrossing, rewarding work in unusual situations ample support in integrating into the new working environment

For reasons related to the institution’s working procedure, in particular its principle of neutrality, ICRC personnel cannot be nationals or originate from the country where visits take place.

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Closing date:  31 Dec 2012

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