Job Opening

Posting Title: Individual Contractor- Translation
Department/Office: Register Of Damage
Duty Station: VIENNA
Posting Period: 05 May 2022 - 15 May 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-United Nations Register of Damage-180353-Individual Contractor
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

Under the direct supervision of the supervisor of the translation unit (Language Reference Assistant), overall guidance of the Senior Legal Officer, and in coordination with the Claims Officers, the individual contractor will assist with following duties:

a. Translation of claim forms and supporting documentation from Arabic into English in compliance with translation standards and guidelines of the Office;
b. Accurate entry of the translations in the electronic database;
c. Provision of assistance to the claims officers as necessary;
d. Performance of other tasks as required.

Work Location

Vienna Headquarters

Expected duration

01 June - 31 August 2022 with the possibility of extension subject to availability of funds and project. (estimated 65 days).

Duties and Responsibilities

The United Nations Register of Damage caused by the Construction of the Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory serves as a comprehensive record, in documentary form, of the damage caused to all natural and legal persons concerned as a result of the construction of the wall by Israel, the occupying Power, in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including in and around East Jerusalem, and to be referred to as the Register of Damage.

Claims collected in the Occupied Palestinian Territory are processed and reviewed at the UNRoD Office in Vienna. Recommendations on claims are made to UNRoD’s three-member Board, which have the ultimate authority to decide whether a claimed loss or damage is to be included in the Register of Damage. The Office is looking for an individual contractor to provide support in translations of claim forms and supporting documents.

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications: A High School Diploma or equivalent is required
Experience: At least one year of experience in English text processing and data entry is required;
Ability to use information technology is required;
Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations. For this post, fluency in oral and written English and Arabic is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations Secretariat language is an advantage.

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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