Job Opening

Posting Title: Contractor for collection of Data, Editing, translating of documents
Department/Office: Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
Duty Station: BEIRUT
Posting Period: 23 December 2021 - 29 December 2021
Job Opening Number: 21-Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia-171468-Individual Contractor
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

• Good content for the portal on open government and digital Arabic content;
• Performs other administrative and research duties as assigned.

Work Location

Beirut

Expected duration

3 months

Duties and Responsibilities

Background

Open and digital innovative government through its processes, strategies, structures and technologies promotes open data and participatory and collaborative approaches that bring about citizen engagement. It is mostly associated with better governance practices, in that by implementing initiatives it creates better transparent, accountable, responsive and effective governments that takes care of its citizens. Such governments actively work with citizens to produce better government service delivery relying through on the use of established and emerging technologies.

ESCWA has just launched a portal on "Open government in the Arab Region", and this portal still needs additional content especially for adding a number of case studies from the Arab countries on open government at national and city levels.

The services of an individual contractor are needed to carry out collection of information, summarization of information, translation between English and Arabic language and administrative tasks for the activities related to the open government portal.

Duties and Responsibilities

The individual contractor will work under the supervision of Chief of Innovation Section and Chief of Conference services, and will perform the following tasks as requested:

• Assist in the collection of data and information on open government, digital transformation and digital Arabic content in the Arab region;
• Summarization of case studies on open government and digital transformation from the Arab countries;
• Translate content from English to Arabic and vise-versa;
• Performs other administrative duties when needed.

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in language, translation, or a related field is required.
Experience: Two years of experience in drafting / editing / translation is required.
Language: A perfect command of English and Fluency in Arabic is required.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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