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The Carter Center

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22 Octobre 2022 Il y a 2 years

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Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Tunisie



The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering; it seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health. 

Through this call for applications, we are seeking seven (7) qualified candidates to serve as Long Term Observer Assistants on an election observation mission for the 2022 Tunisian parliamentary elections. This consultancy position is scheduled from Nov. 1, 2022, through February 2023;


We are seeking candidates in the seven (7) following cities: 

  • Tunis 
  • Hammamet 
  • Beja 
  • Sousse 
  • Sfax 
  • Gafsa 
  • Mednine

General functions: 

Under the supervision of the Long-term Observers (LTOs), the Assistant/Interpreter assists a team consisting of two LTOs in their area of observation (AoO). S/he reports directly to the LTO team.  

  • Provides simultaneous interpretation from/to English to/from local language(s);  
  • Provides written translation from/to English to/from local language(s) of various documents on a wide range of technical topics; 
  • Arranges various meetings with officials from local and regional election authorities, governors, mayors, local representatives of political parties, candidates, the media, and civil society; 
  • Summarizes, in English, election-related news published in the local language(s); 
  • Assists the LTOs in identifying suitable staff for the short-term observers (STOs) and in locating suitable accommodation for STOs (if applicable);  
  • Organizes travels in the AoO for the LTOs and accompanies the LTOs on these travels; 
  • Keeps lists of names, addresses, and phone numbers of the LTOs’ interlocutors; and
  • Performs other duties as required. 



  • Completed secondary education. A degree in translation/interpretation, political sciences, social sciences, law, international relations, or a related field is an asset; 
  • Four years of relevant working experience. Experience of work at international organizations is an asset; 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and local language(s). Translation/interpretation experience is an asset; 
  • Good computer skills;  
  • Good knowledge of the AoO; 
  • Good organizational skills; 
  • Ability to work long hours and under pressure;  
  • Ability and willingness to work as a member of a team; 
  • Ability and willingness to deploy to the field, sometimes on short notice; and 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity.



  • Daily schedule of LTO team; 
  • Written translations, and interpretations;  
  • News summaries; 
  • Travel arrangements; 
  • Draft correspondence; and Contact lists.




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