Senior Interpreter / Coordinator
      • Application deadline
        30.11.2018 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
        Eleven months, 1 January 2019 – 30 November 2019
      Duty Station: EUBAM HQ, Odesa, Ukraine
      Organizational Unit: Language and Interpretation Unit
      Direct supervisor: Chief of Administration


      General Functions: Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Chief of Administration, the incumbent assists in the smooth operation of the European Union Border Assistance Mission (EUBAM) in Ukraine. The Senior Interpreter/Coordinator works in close collaboration with the National Finance Officer, 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 EC established operational rules and procedures;
      2. Participate in preparation, implementation and follow up of project activities;
      3. Manage and coordinate the work of the Language and Interpretation Unit; distribute and monitor tasks among Administrative Assistants/Interpreters within the Unit;
      4. Ensure that translation standards are in place and met by the respective staff;
      5. Acquire information and consult specialists and reference works, technical dictionaries, and other appropriate sources as necessary to ensure that terminology and nuances are rendere