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
Translator
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 recruitment-gaza@pt.acfspain.org  
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.