Francophone Africa Translator A1 (02/22 YAO), Traducteur Afrique Francophone A1 (02/22 YAO), Yaoundé, The British Government

Francophone Africa Translator A1 (02/22 YAO), Traducteur Afrique Francophone A1 (02/22 YAO), Yaoundé, The British Government

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

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Job Category

UK Mission

Job Subcategory

Interpreter / Translator

Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)

Main purpose of job:

The British High Commission is looking for a translator to join our team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing translations for our embassies/missions across Francophone Africa. They will be expected to translate external communication material for regional campaigns as well as official documents.

We are looking for a responsible self-starter who can also work well in a team managing competing demands. In return, they will be a key member of the mission and the wider British diplomatic network. This is a chance to be engaged in an international environment, work on a number of projects and learn about British diplomacy.

This position will focus providing accurate and timely translation of communications and official material. There will also be opportunities to cover for other roles in the British High Commission.

Roles and responsibilities:

Translating official documents

Translating communications material

Administrative tasks, including logging translation requests

Engaging with the regional communication hub based in Pretoria to manage translation requests

Engaging with other posts in the region to provide them with timely translations

Essential qualifications, skills and experience

Excellent communication skills (oral and written) in both English and French

Excellent interpersonal skills

Experience in professional translation

Ability to work to tight deadlines and multi-task effectively

Good team-working skills and the ability to develop productive relationships with other teams around the network

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience

Relevant qualification and/or relevant experience

Familiarity with UK culture

Required behaviours

Changing and Improving, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace, Working Together

Application deadline

27 June 2022

Grade

Administrative Assistant (AA)

Type of Position

Fixed Term

Duration of Post

12 months

Region

Africa

Country/Territory

Cameroon

Location (City)

Yaounde

Type of Post

British High Commission

Number of vacancies

1

Salary

XOF 362,394 plus housing allowance XOF 60,996 and Transport Allowance XOF 32, 844

Start Date

25 July 2022

Additional information

Please note this is one position advertised in two regions, the successful candidate will be based in either Dakar or Yaounde.

Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.

The British High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.

Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Yaounde are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Cameroon.

All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in the country of the vacancy with the correct visa/work permit status or demonstrate eligibility to obtain the relevant permit.

The responsibility lies on the successful candidate to;

1.Obtain the relevant permit

2.Pay the fees for the permit

3.Make arrangements to relocate

4.Meet the costs to relocation

Employees who are not liable to pay local income tax on their Mission salary may have their salaries reduced by the equivalent local income tax amount.

Information about the Civil Service Success Profiles can be found on this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/success-profiles

Please note: Job grade AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5

Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates.

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