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|ICD Program Assistant/Interpreter
National Staff Contract/full-time position
FSP/Identification Coordination Division
31 December 2013
20 August 2013
until positions have been filled
The International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) endeavors to secure the co-operation of governments and other authorities in locating and identifying persons missing as a result of armed conflicts, human rights abuses and other causes and to assist them in doing so. ICMP also supports the work of other organizations in their efforts, encourages public involvement in its activities and contributes to the development of appropriate expressions of commemoration and tribute to the missing.
ICMP will implement a project in Libya to support the Libyan Government in its efforts to locate, recover and identify persons missing as a result of armed conflict and violations of human rights.
The ICD Program Assistant/Interpreter would be responsible for translating training in data entry, data management, the receipt and storage of AM/PM samples, including provisions for receiving relatives of the missing and taking their information and reference genetic samples as well as other administrative and technical support to the program.
This is a short-term position that will last until the end of December 2013 with possibility of extension.
Under the direct supervision of the International Trainer in Blood Collection the incumbent will be responsible for:
- Translating a variety of materials and other documents, such as texts, presentations, worksheets and handouts from English into Arabic or from Arabic into English;
- Simultaneous and consecutive translation of lectures and discussion sessions from English into Arabic and from Arabic into English;
- Accompanies ICMP personnel to provide simultaneous and consecutive interpretation during meetings, conferences, discussions, radio and television shows, interviews, etc.,
- Assisting working groups during practical exercises on matters related to ICD;
- Perform administrative duties related to the ICD program;
- Assisting the supervisor in creation of the reports;
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
- University degree preferable;
- A background in social studies or medicine is highly preferred;
- Relevant work experience in an international organization, government institution or relevant international or national non-governmental organization or civil society organization;
- Relevant work experience with victims groups, especially families of missing persons - highly desirable;
- Ability to build effective relationships with families of missing persons and civil society organizations which gather such families;
- Fluent Arabic is required;
- Excellent knowledge of English.
A Curriculum Vitae with cover letter should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only those selected for interview will be contacted.