VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT N. 24/2016 - TRANSLATOR FOR FARSI/PASHTO

 

Closing Date for submission of interest: UNTIL FULFILLED

 

The DANISH REFUGEE COUNCIL (DRC) Mission in Serbia has opened the recruitment process for various national posts within the framework of the programme contributing to enhance the humanitarian response to the refugee/migration crisis in Serbia.

 

Position Title: Translator for Farsi and Pashto

 

Duration: 6 months

 

Duty Station: Various locations including Belgrade, Macedonian border (Presevo/Bujanovac), Croatian border (Sid), Bulgarian border (Pirot, Bosilegrad) with possibility of redeployment.

 

Tasks:

 

  • Translating from Pashto/Farsi into English or Serbian in support of the Protection Officers

 

Qualification and skills

 

  • Must be able to translate Farsi/Pashto into English or Serbian and vice versa (preferably native Farsi or Pashto native speaker, both languages would be an asset)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Strong sense for humanitarian situation and cultural sensitivity

 

Professional experience

 

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in translation or jobs requiring fluency in Farsi/Pashto.

 

Method of application: All applicants are strongly encouraged to send their electronic format applications to hr@drc.org.rs with the vacancy number clearly indicated in the subject heading and well before the deadline stated below. Interested applicants are required to provide both a CV and a motivation letter in English (not exceeding three pages in total). Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.