Administrative Assistant / Interpreter
      • Application deadline
        31.01.2021 Active Closed
      • Starting date
      • Type of contract
        Service Contract (SC)
      • Language required
        Fluency in both oral and written English, Ukrainian, and Russian languages is a must
      • Expected duration of assignment
        15 February 2021 – 30 November 2021

      Duty Station:   EUBAM HQ, Odesa, Ukraine

      Organizational Unit:   Language and Interpretation Unit

      Direct supervisor:    Senior Interpreter/Coordinator


      General Functions: Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Senior Interpreter/Coordinator and overall supervision of the Chief of Administration the incumbent assists in smooth operation of the European Union Border Assistance Mission (EUBAM) in Ukraine. The Administrative Assistant/Interpreter works in close collaboration with the National Finance Officer, National Administrative/Human Resources Officer and National Procurement and Logistics Officer of the EUBAM Administration for effective achievement of results, anticipating and contributing to resolving complex programme/project-related issues and information delivery. The incumbent is expected to exercise full compliance with IOM programming, financial, procurement and administrative rules, regulations, policies, and strategies, as well as implementation of the effective internal control systems.


      Specific Functions:

      1. Assure smooth operational running of the project by means of following IOM and EU established operational rules and procedures;
      2. Contribute to the project annual and quarter work-plans preparation and reporting;
      3. Assure that the progress reporting is done in timely and quality manner based on the requirements of the IOM, project donors and Mission management;
      4. Provide oral and written simultaneous and consecutive translations from English into Ukrainian or Russian and vice versa as required by the project;
      5. Proofread and/or edit the project’s correspondence and other official documents;
      6. Prepare Mission and project related correspondence; participate in data collection, analysis and maintenance of projects related files;
      7. Facilitate pr