Interpreter

Government
  • UK, London
  • Contract, 4 months
  • Full time
  • Negotiable (Within IR35)
This contract with our defence client is for an Interpreter for 4 months inside IR35. The role is located in Whitehall with 1-3 days per week on site, and as required for Business needs. Responsibilities: • Interpretation Services: Provide accurate and timely translations of Afghan documents • Language...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 03.06.2024

Managing consultant

Sahil Khanna

Quote ref: 990034/77664

Quote ref: 990034/77664

Job description

This contract with our defence client is for an Interpreter for 4 months inside IR35. The role is located in Whitehall with 1-3 days per week on site, and as required for Business needs.  

 

Responsibilities:  

• Interpretation Services: Provide accurate and timely translations of Afghan documents  

• Language Proficiency: Demonstrate fluency and expertise in Dari and / or Pashto  

• Cultural Competence: Possess a deep understanding and appreciation of cultural nuances to ensure the accurate transmission of meanings during translation.  

• Active Listening: If and when, required, actively listen and comprehend the speaker's message, conveying the intended meaning faithfully while maintaining impartiality and professionalism.  

• Confidentiality: Maintain the highest level of confidentiality and integrity, safeguarding sensitive information encountered during interpretation assignments.  

• Note-Taking: if required effectively take notes during interpretation to assist in conveying complex or lengthy information accurately.  

• Team Collaboration: Collaborate with other interpreters and language professionals to share insights, improve skills, and enhance overall service quality.  

• Continuous Professional Development: Engage in ongoing training and professional development to stay updated with language trends, and relevant technology.

Requirements

• Lives in commutable distance from Office  

• Language Proficiency: Fluency in Dari and / or Pashto, demonstrated through formal education or professional experience.  

• Interpersonal Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, coupled with the ability to remain composed under pressure and adapt to various speaking styles.  

• Cultural Awareness: Deep understanding of cultural differences and sensitivities, with a strong commitment to promoting cross-cultural understanding.  

• Knows formal documentation to recognise if genuine.  

• Knowledge of military units/locations in Afghan would be highly desirable.  

• Professional Experience: Proven experience in interpretation services is desirable.  

• Technology Aptitude: Familiarity with Microsoft and willingness to learn how to use the the client's platforms.  

• Punctuality and Reliability: A track record of punctuality and dependability

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