Africa Yoga Project Somali-Swahili-English Interpreter Job in Parklands, Nairobi, Kenya

Duma works is recruiting a Somali-Swahili-English Interpreter for our client, Africa Yoga Project.

Location: Parklands

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Helps facilitate successful delivery of services to linguistically diverse participants for Africa Yoga Project programmes.
  • Selects appropriate mode of interpretation for each situation.
  • Interprets with the highest degree of accuracy and completeness in consecutive, simultaneous and sight translation modes.
  • Self-corrects, understands own linguistic limitations, seeks clarification and accepts correction.
  • Practices active listening and picks up cues from encounter participants regarding level of understanding and/or need for clarification, as well as understanding of interpretation process.
  • Understands language as an expression of culture, recognizes the underlying assumptions of each party about the encounter, its content and context; uses this understanding to empower both parties to better understand each other.

Minimum Requirements

  • Fluent in all the three languages; Somali, Swahili and English.
  • At least 2 years’ experience as an interpreter.
  • Willing to work on an hourly contract basis as will be agreed upon.
  • Great communication skills.

To Apply

Please forward your CV and quick summary (one paragraph) on why you’re interested in the position to apply@dumaworks.com marking the subject as “2639”, Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 2639 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: 30th January 2017

N.B.* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test. If you have any issues with the process, please reach out to +254702093793.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we won’t be able to forward your application to the employer.


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Updated: January 24, 2017 — 6:48 pm