Translator


Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international independent medical humanitarian organization working together with the Ministry of Health in Chiradzulu district on HIV program.

MSF-FRANCE is recruiting suitable candidate for the position of:

 

Translator

 

General Duties: 

  • Working closely with the psychologist, HIV/TB Doctor and Adolescent Strategy Team to translate sessions
  • Respect and confidentiality towards patients, collaborators, authorities, and MSF staff participating in discussions
  • Ensure confidentiality of all translation is maintained as directed by the Mission/Project coordination team.
  • Ensure neutrality and accuracy when translating
  • Declare any “conflict of interest” when asked to translate (e.g. personal involvement) which would necessitate using other staff members for translation
  • Inform international staff about local customs, tradition, etc., that will help better understand the context, communication and provide quality patient care
  • Be an active participant in the Saturday Teen Club Activities as requested
  • Translate documents from / to mission language into a local one upon request.

 

CONTRACT DETAILS

Six-month contract renewable, including six weeks’ probation period

Intended start date: May 2018

Core working hours: 07:30-16:30 Tuesday to Saturday

 

General Qualifications:

  • Essential secondary education
  • Essential official translator degree (Chichewa – English)
  • Previous working experience working in a medical environment desirable
  • Previous experience working with children and adolescents desirable
  • Previous working experience with MSF or other NGOs desirable
  • Essential computer literacy (word).

 

Interested applicants should send a letter of motivation,a detailed CV, photocopies of certified academic documents and working certificates, and at least three referees to one of the following addresses:

By Mail:

HR Manager

Medecins Sans Frontieres – France

P.O.Box 2736,

Blantyre

Malawi.

Email: Msff-chiradzulu-recruitment@paris.msf.org

 

NOTE: Please clearly indicate the position title on the application. Letters, CVs and any documentation included in application package will not be returned. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. MSFF does not reimburse the possible costs for transportation for tests and interviews that may take place during the recruitment process. MSF is an equal opportunity Employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fees.

Deadline to apply for this position: Thursday, 26th April, 2018

 

 


Comment on advertised Job

Decca R.

15th of April, 2018 4:10:15 pm


Location: Chiradzulu

Employment Type: Contractual

Salary: N/A

Job deadline: 26th April, 2018

Company: Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

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