ACF: Translator

Action Against Hunger (ACF) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-political, non-denominational and non-profit making organisation working in the Palestinian Territory since 2002.
ACF is recruiting for its Gaza office a
For a period of 3 months
The Candidate will:
•    Review community profiles, business plans, transcripts, fact sheets original material for translation into the target language, ensuring that the meaning of the content is maintained.
•    Use specialist dictionaries, thesauruses and reference books to find the closest equivalents for terminology and words used.
•    Research legal, technical and scientific terms to find the correct translation.
•    Proof-read and edit final translated versions of documents.
•    Provide departments with a grammatically correct, well-expressed final version of the translated text, usually as a word-processed document.
•    Provide instantaneous interpretation between national and expatriate staff in conferences, meetings or field visits when required. 
•    Participate in writing technical documents related to implementation of activities (including but not limited to:  terms of reference, technical studies or surveys, tender reports, announcements, technical evaluation).
•    Write internal weekly report for submission to the Head of Base.
•    Write minutes with conclusions, recommendations and action points resulting from meetings or field visits.
•    Perform duties that are inherent and imply to the position of translator and requested according to the missions’ needs and context.
Profile of the Candidate:
•    Bachelor degree in English literature, translation or related field
•    Knowledge in a specialist area such as news, legal documents or scientific reports.
•    Minimum 2 years’ experience in translation and interpretation, knowledge in humanitarian or emergency programming is a plus.
•    Ability to type an average daily output of 2,000 to 3,000 words.
•    Manage work schedule to meet deadlines.
•    Excellent communication and organization skills.
•    Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and have good team skills.
•    Fluency in reading, writing and speaking both Arabic and English.
•    Competent computer user with excellent word processing skills and the capacity to master computer-assisted translation and terminology tools, as well as standard Microsoft office application.
Application Procedure:
ACF is an equal opportunities employer. Women are encouraged to apply for this position

Interested candidates submit a Motivation letter and their updated CV including at least two professional references covering the last two supervisors for their last two jobs to  
Applications will be accepted up to and including the 11th August 2016.
PLEASE indicate the reference ADMIN/TTPP/16/09 in all correspondence.
Only those candidates pre-selected for a test and an interview will be contacted.