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Chemonics International

Chemonics is an international development consulting firm, based in Washington, D.C. Its mission, then and now, is to promote meaningful change around the world, helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives.

 

 

 

Chemonics International is hiring for a new USAID program that aims to support the new government, civil society organizations and independent media to advance key transition priorities. The implementation of this program requires a highly integrated and dynamic team approach to creative, coordinated, and effective program implementation in order to meet the program’s objectives.


 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Closing Date: 22 Oct 2021

 
 Background:

The USAID/Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) Transition to New Sudan (TNS) program aims to support the consolidation of Sudan’s democratic transformation through activities that 1. enable the civilian-led government to demonstrate progress on key transition processes; 2. strengthen civic engagement; and 3. expand independent media. The Translator will support efforts within the project, and provide translation and interpretation support at events, translate documents for publication, and provide ad hoc support as needed to achieve TNS objectives. S/he will report to the Implementation Director, her designee, or her successor.
 


 
 Duties and responsibilities:

Provides oral translations of events, meetings and other as needed conversations, and deliverables from English into Arabic or vice versa.
Provides written translations of grant agreements, subcontracts, program documents, reports, and deliverables from English into Arabic or vice versa. 
Writes executive summaries of documents in either Arabic or English, as requested. 
 

 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

• Bachelor’s degree in translation, or related field. 
• A minimum of five years’ work experience in a similar job. 
• Ability to communicate effectively in both spoken and written English and Arabic required. 
• Experience with legal translating, and Arabic translation/interpretation skills required.
• English and Arabic language typing required.
• Fluent written and spoken English and Arabic required, and strong English editing skills required. 
 

 


  • Please submit your CV and cover letter through Sudanjob.net by October 22, 2021 for consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
  • Only final candidates will be contacted for interviews



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