Translator (Portuguese A, French C, English C) at the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) – 4 Openings


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

Translator (Portuguese A, French C, English C) is needed at the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) – 4 Openings

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

Slot: 4 Openings
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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