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24 Décembre 2020 Il y a 9 mois

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Détails de l'opportunité

Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Libye
Domaines concernées par cette opportunité: Droit de l'asile

Title of Post: Snr Interpreter Assistant

Post Category: National – Support LICA

Location: Tripoli, Libya

Effective date of assignment: ASAP

Category/grade: Individual Contract, LICA-5

Type of contract: UNOPS

Date of Issue: 10 December 2020

Closing Date: 24 December 2020

Operational Context

The Protection Sector in Libya is comprised of 13 partner organizations including national and international NGOs as well as UN agencies. The Protection Sector has three sub-sectors: Child Protection (coordinated by UNICEF), Gender-Based Violence (coordinated by UNFPA), and Mine Action (coordinated by UNMAS). The Protection Sector co-facilitates the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Technical Working Group with the Health Sector (coordinated by WHO and IOM). The Protection Sector is guided by a Strategic Advisory Group, comprised of 4 NGOs and 4 UN agencies.

The Protection Sector focus on two main objectives that prioritize the provision of specialized protection services, accountability to affected populations, and meaningful engagement with authorities and key stakeholders to promote community-ownership of protection activities to encourage a lasting shift in the protection environment of people in need in Libya.

Functional Statement:

The Snr Interpreter Assistant will be under the supervision of the Snr Protection Cluster Coordination Officer and work closely with the Protection Sector, the Shelter NFI Sector and the Cash Working Group.  The main activities that will be performed by the successful candidate are, non-exhaustively, the following:

Accountability and Responsibilities:

  • Translate documents produced by the Protection Sector, the Shelter NFI Sector and/or the Cash Working Group from English to Arabic;
  • Translate documentation and correspondence from Arabic into English and vice versa;
  • Performs oral interpretation during Protection Sector, Shelter NFI Sector and Cash Working Group, and on needs basis in interagency meetings, when needed.
  • Support engagement with national and local actors, affected communities and Libya based protection teams as advised by Sector Coordinators
  • Participate in joint monitoring upon request.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Monitoring and Progress Controls

  • At least 3 guidance notes translated into Arabic;
  • Interpretation services in at least 3 meetings with local actors;
  • Participate in 12 protection sector meetings; at least 8 Shelter NFI meetings and 8 Cash Working Group meetings

Remuneration:

A competitive compensation and benefits package are offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, please visit the portal of the International Civil Service Commission at: http://icsc.un.org

Critères d'éligibilité

  • University Degree, Post-secondary training/certificate in Languages, Translation or related field, Social sciences, Humanitarian and development related field, Business Administration, Secretarial Work,
  • Minimum of 3 years as interpreter and or translator of which at least 1 year in a humanitarian context/with an international organization.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic and any other relevant UN language and an excellent knowledge of the local languages will be an added asset;
  • Humanitarian related vocabulary and terminology;
  • Communication skills;
  • Computer skills;
  • Translation skills;
  • Interpretation skills;
  • Knowledge of UN system and Humanitarian Operations;
  • Knowledge of the Libyan operational and political context; (Desirable)
  • Knowledge of protection principles (Desirable)

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