vacance de poste

Intitulé publication: Consultant- Legal Translator
Département / Bureau: United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)
Lieu d'affectation: AMMAN
Période de candidature: 20 janvier 2022 - 02 février 2022
No de l’appel á candidature: 22-UNRWA - Human Resources-172905-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
Valeurs fondamentales de l'ONU: intégrité, professionnalisme, respect de la diversité
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Result of Service

Successful Candidates will be placed on a roster to be assigned projects, as demands emerge.

Work Location

UNRWA, Jordan Field Office, Legal Office

Expected duration

• The duration of the consultancy is 11 months with start date on March 2022 and with possibility of extension subject to availability of funds;

Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent is under the supervision of the Head Field Legal Office.

In accordance with Agency policy and procedures, the incumbent:
• Translate documents based on legal office requests from Arabic to English and vis-à-vis;
• On-demand, provide interpreter service during any meeting between the legal office staff members and others;
• Translate legal documents including but limited to, contracts, letters, investigations, witness statements, court's files and judgments, UNRWA's Dispute Tribunal documents, and any other legal documents.
• Translate texts from the original language to the target language, preserving the meaning, tone, cultural references, and nuances of meaning;
• Revise the translations and check that the texts contain no errors;
• Translate/revise documents developed by the legal office including agreements, letters, policies, and circulars.. etc.;
• Maintain continuous communication and consultation with the lawyers regarding the best use and understanding of the legal expressions;
• Maintain the highest procedures for protecting the confidentiality of documents and meetings.
• Respect the translation delivery dates especially the tasks related to UNRWA's Dispute Tribunal.
• Performs such other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications:
A university degree from a university or institution of equivalent status in translation, interpreting, law, or other related fields is required

Experience:

At least two years of progressively responsible legal translation experience in a national, international organization, or a company.

Language:
Fluent command of written and spoken English and Arabic

Competencies:

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others in a diverse team environment.
• A high level of written and verbal communication skills and practical writing experience in a legal context, including the ability to present information and data in a clear and instructive manner, combined with superior skills in legal writing.
• Ability to translate texts from the original language to the target language, preserving the meaning, tone, cultural references, and nuances of meaning;
• Ability to maintain the highest standers of confidentiality.
• Ability to respect deadlines.

Additional Information

•Remuneration will be with a monthly basic salary of JD 700 net tax free.

Desirable Qualification:

• Knowledge of contemporary issues in the Middle East;
• Familiarity with the UN system and practices;
• Training in legal translation;


INDEPENDENCE OF WORK
Application of guidelines
The incumbent applies his/her education, training, and prior work experience to translate the
legal documents in the heights stander of quality.

Supervisory control overwork of the incumbent
Day-to-day activities are carried out and routine decisions are taken without reference to a
higher authority. Major activities are under the overall supervision of HFLO. Work is
reviewed for the attainment of objectives

Aucun frais de dossier

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