Director, Administration & General Services at the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

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The Economic Community of West African States, also known as ECOWAS, was Established on May 28, 1975, via the treaty of Lagos, ECOWAS has 15-member regional group with a mandate of promoting economic integration in all fields of activity of the constituting countries. There Headquarter is currently located at Federal Capital Territory, Abuja

Director, Administration & General Services is needed at the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

JOB TITLE: Translator (French A, English C, Portuguese C)

LOCATION: Abuja
Institution: Ecowas Commission
Grade: P4
Status: Permanent
Department: General Administration And Conference
Directorate: Conference & Protocol
Division: Language Coordination
Line Supervisor: Language Coordinator

Role Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Language Coordinator, the incumbent shall be responsible for translating, from Portuguese and English into French, a wide variety of texts documents for ECOWAS conferences and meetings, working papers, scientific articles, speeches, programme statements, web materials, reports, correspondences.

Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Translation from an accredited/recognized University.
  • 7 years of experience in translation and revision (at least 2 of which should have been revision experience), and use of relevant computer software, electronic tools and databases;
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills; highest standards of accuracy, consistency and faithfulness to the style and nuances of the original text;
  • Familiarity with computer-assisted translation tools, machine translation tools and on-screen editing tools.
  • A master’s degree in Translation will be an added advantage.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should download the Application Form below, fill it out correctly; attach a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a Motivation Letter and send to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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Job Features

Job CategoryNGO / Community Services
Deadline13th September, 2020.
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