Job Summary

    WATAN Foundation in Turkey, together with its partners, is providing humanitarian assistance to people affected by the Syrian crisis, both in Syria and Turkey. 

    This position is managed by Community Center manager/ Case Management officer. S / he is responsible for providing verbal and written translation and will deal with beneficiaries directly to support them through translations.

Position Requirements

    • University degree or equivalent qualification in Turkish, Arabic, interpretation or related fields.
    • 2 years’ experience (professional / volunteer) in Turkish-Arabic translation or teaching.
    •  Previous professional experience in translation would be a plus.  
    • Capable to prepare clear and comprehensive reports in Arabic and Turkish.
    • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.
    • Flexibility and ability to handle the pressure.
    • Intercultural skills.
    • Fluency in Arabic and Turkish written and spoken.

Responsibility

    • Work closely with the team, translating between Turkish and Arabic of each party in the consultation or conversation.
    • Ensure that all words and sentences are well communicated.
    • Provide Arabic/ Turkish oral translation to beneficiaries when accompanying them in hospitals and governmental facilities.
    • Translate from Arabic to Turkish and vice versa program reports, work plans, brochures, surveys and any other related documents in a clear and professional manner.
    • Assist in translating/rephrasing documents from Arabic to Turkish and vice versa in high quality.
    • Translate from Arabic to Turkish and vice versa all feedback on reports and other deliverables and make sure the accuracy of meaning, grammar, and syntax.
    • Provide oral translation to program staff during meetings, workshops, and professional conversation.
    • Assist with any additional tasks required by management.

Job Code

WTI\TTRE\1003

Date

2019/05/31

Work Place

Turkey - Izmir