31 July 2019
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
OSCE missions and field activities are the front line of OSCE work in countries that require assistance and are the agent through which political decisions are translated into action. Each mission has a different mandate but generally work addresses early warning, preventive diplomacy, conflict management and post-conflict rehabilitation.
OSCE Mission to Moldova is looking to enrich its roster of Translators and Interpreters from German to Romanian languages and vice versa.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Mission's staff, the identified language specialists will be responsible to:
Providing consecutive and/or simultaneous from German to Romanian and/or from Romanian to German interpretation during bilateral meetings and Mission's project activities, such as seminars, workshops, conferences, and roundtables;
Providing written translation services of project and training related documents and other required materials from German to Romanian and from Romanian to German.
University degree in Translation/Interpretation, Humanities or related field
Five or more years of relevant professional experience in Translation/Interpretation
Professional knowledge of German and Romanian languages
Knowledge of Russian will be an asset
Basic computer skills
Ability and willingness to work as a team member with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds and diverse political views
Strong ability to work under deadline pressure and meet strict deadlines
Ability to cope with physical hardship and willingness to work extra hours and in an environment with limited infrastructure.
Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals
Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions
Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles
Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work
Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization
Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment
Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner
Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions
Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects
Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances
Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)
Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment
Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them
Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities
Remuneration will be commensurate to educational background and years of relevant experience of the selected candidates, in line with the OSCE Staff Regulations and Staff Rules.
How To Apply
If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under http://www.osce.org/employment. The deadline for submitting the application is 31 July 2019.
Please note that CVs and other applications submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form will not be reviewed.
Applications received after the deadline, submitted without reference to the vacancy number or in other languages than the English language would not be considered.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.
The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Only the OSCE on/off-line applications will be accepted and short-listed applicants contacted.
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