The United Nations Office, Nairobi is looking for a Reviser (Spanish)

un-careersThe United Nations Office, Nairobi (UNON) is the UN headquarters in Africa and the representative office of the Secretary-General. We support programme implementation of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) globally, as well as other UN offices in Kenya, by providing administrative, conference and information services. The post is located in the Translation and Editorial Section of the Division of Conference Services, UNON.

Under the direct supervision of the Chief, Spanish Language Unit, the Spanish Reviser performs the following: translates texts, mostly without revision, and revises translations dealing with a broad range of subjects dealt with by the United Nations, particularly those subjects requiring experience and recognized proficiency, often within demanding time limits; develops new terminology for use where none exists in the target language; carries out linguistic research and prepares terminological bulletins and glossaries, technical vocabularies and related reference tools; counsels and assists translators (both in-house and external) and briefs them on the procedures and practices of the Unit, terminology and a broad range of subjects, as required; participates in the setting of terminology standards; supervises the work of translators (both in-house and external) and performs other related duties as required.

Apply before: 5 October 2013

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