Project Linguistic Assistant – Council of Europe Office in Tirana

council-of-europe-logoVacancy Notice N° o44/2015

Project Linguistic Assistant (Grade B3)
Office of the Directorate General of Programmes
Council of Europe Office in Tirana

Job mission

Under the authority of the Head of Office and the supervision of the Head of the Human Rights National Implementation Division, the Project Linguistic Assistant carries out multiple assignments to meet the overall and specific objectives for the implementation of the European Union/Council of Europe Joint Programme “Enhancing the effectiveness of the Albanian system of human rights protection and anti-discrimination”, in co-operation with the donors, partners and other stakeholders, and in compliance with the organisation’s regulations and/or donor requirements.

Note: The incumbent may be required to travel within Albania.

Employment is conditioned by the signature of an Agreement with the European Union and is limited to the duration of the Project (24 months). The expected start date of the project is 1 December 2015.

Key activities

The Project Linguistic Assistant shall perform the following tasks, in close co-operation with the Project team, and in accordance with the Organisation’s procedures, guidelines and priorities, with a concern for quality, efficiency, accuracy and confidentiality:
– provides translations, spelling and grammar checking, and editing in Albanian and English of the relevant project documents and correspondence;
– interprets consecutively during meetings between project staff, consultants and national authorities and in meetings where simultaneous interpretation is not necessary;
– provides linguistic and secretarial assistance to the project team, the Office and staff from headquarters in the planning, organisation and follow-up of the project activities;
– co-ordinates with the website manager to ensure timely updating of the website;
– ensures the circulation of pertinent information and documents among the project team and the Office;
– contributes to the efficient functioning of the Office, in collaboration with the Head of Office, the Deputy Head of Office and the direct project management.

Please note that the incumbent may be required to perform other duties not listed in the vacancy notice.

Location : Tirana, Albania

Closing date: 26 October 2015

Read more and apply here.

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