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Vacancy for Interpreter-Translator at FAO Online

Vacancy for Interpreter-Translator at FAO Online

Country: All UN Countries
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Apply for the Vacancy for Interpreter-Translator at FAO. The deadline for the application is 27th October 2020.


  • Provide written translations (English-Russian-English; Russian-Local-Russian, etc), project proposals a wide variety of texts dealing with agriculture and related subjects as well as administrative, financial and legal matters, from Russian-English and vice versa, and from English official local language of the country (Turkish, Tajik, Turkmen, Uzbek, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Azeri) and vice-versa.
  • Also, provide high quality translations within deadlines set, ensuring the adequate use of relevant terminology, in the areas of FAO mandate namely: agricultural production, land and water (irrigation), plant production and protection, rural development, food security, food safety, rural development, agricultural investment, forestry, fishery, livestock production, and animal health;
  • Additionally, as a self-revising translator, the incumbent must produce concise and accurate translations in an appropriate style, which will not be subject to further review;
  • Also, provide consecutive and/or simultaneous interpretation services during project workshops,.
  • Furthermore, perform other related duties as required.


  • Advanced university degree in Linguistic Studies or Translation and/or diploma from an internationally recognized interpreter/translator school specializing in one of the following official languages of the United Nations: English or Russian
  • Also, three years of relevant experience in simultaneous and consecutive interpretation and translation
  • Likewise, excellent writing, editing, and oral communication skills
  • Similarly, skills and experience in consecutive and simultaneous interpretation from/into English, Russian or any other official language of the United Nations, as well as from/into the official language of the country is an asset;
  • Fluency in spoken and written Russian and English and/or the official language of the country
  • Additionally, excellent knowledge of one of the Organization’s languages, which should be the candidate’s mother tongue, and working knowledge of at least two other languages of the Organization

Technical/Functional Skills

  • Extent and relevance of experience in supporting translation services of international organizations.
  • Likewise, familiarity with the FAO documentation, terminology and the reference work.
  • Familiarity with terminology research work.
  • Advance computer skills and word processing (MS Office and other office equipment).
  • Be able to produce results with rigid deadlines
  • Professional experience in providing translation services to international organization

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Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline07 November,2020
CountryAll UN Countries
Company NameFAO



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