[DevJobsIndo] Job Opening – ICRC Translator

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Kindly post below job opening.

The International Committee
of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a neutral, impartial and independent international
humanitarian organization


Regional Delegation in Jakarta is looking for suitable candidates to fill the
following vacancy:



Job Description:


Works directly under the supervision of the Communication Coordinator to
perform the following:


  • Provides translation
    work of various types to all ICRC departments in Jakarta, both for the
    Regional delegation and for Dili office when necessary.
  • Ensures accurate and
    timely translation of incoming and outgoing official letters for all
    departments as required
  • Ensures accurate and
    timely translation of incoming and outgoing reports, news releases,
    operational updates, interviews, speeches, speaking notes, and other
  • Summarises documents –
    be they reports, news articles or other material – and provide a written
    summary when required
  • Proofreads documents
    (letters, reports etc) both in Bahasa Indonesia and English
  • Provides ‘quick sight’
    verbal translation of documents when required
  • Provides
    interpretation during high- and mid-level meetings, workshops and seminars
    as required
  • Regularly familiarizes
    and updates himself on local and regional events, particularly in relation
    to ICRC activities and other relevant information
  • Supervises the
    translation request system.
  • Overall responsibility
    for the quality and accuracy of the work done by the translation
    department, and for the timely delivery of material
  • Regularly updates
    local terminologies, (official names of ministries, departments,
    companies, media outlets and so forth) to ensure accuracy and consistency
  • Supervises the
    accurate archiving of any necessary paperwork
  • Produces three-monthly
    statistics of the translation work undertaken during that period
  • Regularly updates the
    transliteration of the names of geographical areas in the country
    (governorates, cities, villages and mountains etc), to ensure accuracy.
  • Organises the filing
    of the paper archives for the translation department
  • Compiles the overall
    three-monthly statistics of translation work
  • With
    the approval of his direct supervisor – and taking into consideration the
    different priorities for the translation work —  be willing to assist other departments
    with relevant tasks in times of emergency or when there are tight
  • Supervises
    and follows up the recruitment process of a new translator when the need

Other Duties

·      Is aware of the delegation’s objectives and

·      Represents the institution in a appropriate
and credible way

·      Understands the three components of the Red
Cross/Red Crescent Movement

·      Applies the security rules at all times

·      Respects and observes the staff regulations
of the ICRC Regional Delegation in Jakarta

·      The employee may be asked to perform duties and
task not covered in this job description as well as to provide support to other
departments when necessary




 Minimum required knowledge & experience:

  • Professional skills, university education, preferably with a
    certified translation degree (including interpretation and proofreading)
  • Excellent written and spoken Bahasa Indonesia and English (French
    or Portuguese would be an asset), high linguist skills
  • Minimum three years of translation experience, preferably with a
    humanitarian organisation
  • Adequate Microsoft Office knowledge including Excel and Power Point

Personal skills:

  • Able to determine priorities
  • Accuracy and punctuality
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Well organised
  • Flexible, able to adapt
  • Fast learner
  • Ability to work independently and often under pressure


What we offer:


  • Dynamic working environment within a reputable
    international organisation
  • Medical and Health coverage.
  • Join the training to Develop your skills


Please clearly indicate “TRANSLATOR” on your Subject application (which should include:  letter of motivation, CV with photo and

copies of relevant certificates, etc.) and submit to e-mail address : [email protected]


short-listed candidates will be contacted. The last date for receiving the
applications is 30 November 2015

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