Functional Title : Interpreter Assistant
Position No. : 10014879
Category & Level : General Service (GS) / level 4
Duty Station : Jakarta, Indonesia
Entry on Duty : 01 January 2021
Duration : One (1) year fixed term with possibility of extension
(Subject to Satisfactory Performance & Medical Fitness Report)
Annual Salary : Starting from DR 149.645.000 (including Medical & Pension
Closing Date : 01 December 2020
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Registration Associate within the Registration Section and the overall supervision of the Protection Officer and Senior Protection Officer in the Protection Unit, the incumbent will perform the following duties:
1. Translate documents and other information from newspapers, written reports, magazines, etc.;
2. Interpret oral conversations, discussions, and interviews;
3. Undertake the registration process for new asylum seekers;
4. Perform other clerical duties within the Registration Section (e.g. filing)
5. Travel on missions to field locations for interpretation, registration and other assistance, as needed;
6. Respond to queries relating to the area of responsibility;
7. Perform any other duties as required.
Eligibility: Internal & External
INTERNAL Candidates (Group 1/Group 2)
Group 1: UNHCR Staff member holding Indefinite or Fixed Term Appointment (FTA) at grade and one grade below/above.
Group 2 : UNHCR Staff holding Temporary Appointment (TA), former UNHCR staff member who held indefinite/FTA (within 2 years of separation for males and 5 years for females), National UNV who currently working with UNHCR, national UNOPS and Individual Contractors who currently working with UNHCR, GS staff member holding indefinite/FTA in the same category two grades above , current UNHCR staff members in the international Professional category holding Indefinite/FTA ; UNHCR staff member in NPO category, current locally recruited female staff from other UN system holding the equivalent of an indefinite/FTA .
EXTERNAL Candidates (who are not in group 1 or group 2)
Education: Minimum completion of secondary education with certification, but preferably a university degree in Interpretation/Translation, Language, Business Administration, Secretarial Work, or other related field.
Experience: Three (3) years’ experience in relevant work area. Experience working in a multi-cultural environment or international context is an added asset.
Nationality: Citizen of Indonesia; non-citizen with Indonesian permanent residence.
Languages: Excellent knowledge of English and Bahasa Indonesia (written and spoken) and fluency in one of the following languages: Farsi, Arabic, Somali, French, Tamil, or Oromo.
Desirable Skills in: Interpretation/translation; communication; computers; good knowledge of UNHCR’s work; ability to work effectively in a team.
(i) With UNHCR Staff
(ii) With External Parties: Persons of concern, NGOs, local authorities, etc.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 1 December 2020
IMPORTANT: Candidates must indicate the post title and vacancy number on the envelope or subject of the email.
Applications from all genders and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Late applications will not be considered.
Only those short-listed will be called for the tests (Written & Interview).
- Salary Offer IDR 149.645.000 (including Medical & Pension allowances)