Job Opening

Posting Title: French translator (10 Posts)
Department/Office: United Nations Environment Programme
Duty Station: GENEVA
Posting Period: 19 May 2022 - 25 May 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-United Nations Environment Programme-181925-Individual Contractor
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

High quality translated documents in support of the implementation of the Secretariat’s work plan.

Work Location

Remote

Expected duration

1 June to 10 November 2022

Duties and Responsibilities

The individual contractor will be translating documents and other information, from the original English version into French that pertain to and are in the support of the Secretariat work programme for 2020-2022, particularly the 19th meeting of the Conference of the Parties.

Qualifications/special skills

a) Required years of work experience: 2 years of experience, preferably with biodiversity related Conventions

b) Required field of work and where applicable, area of specialty: French translation

c) Education qualifications: Secondary school degree at minimum. Degree in translation is desirable.

d) Knowledge of languages: English and French required, Spanish is desirable

Competencies: Excellent skill in translating documents and other information from English into French. Knowledge of Spanish an asset. Proven knowledge of terminology used in the UN, UNEP and the CITES Secretariat.
Excellent writing and linguistic skills; highest standards of accuracy, consistency and faithfulness to the spirit, style and nuances of submitted documents. Good grasp of terminological and reference research techniques.
Ability to work against tight deadlines.

No Fee

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