UNHCR Interpreters (Roster) Jobs 2022 Kenya

UNHCR JobsUNHCR Interpreters (Roster) Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the UNHCR is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the Interpreters (Roster) position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with UNHCR.

UNHCR Interpreters (Roster) Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on April 27, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by May 09, 2022.

Organization Name United Nations High Commissioner for Refugee (UNHCR)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted April 27, 2022
Closing Date May 09, 2022
Position Interpreters (Roster)
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

UNHCR Interpreters (Roster) Jobs 2022

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugee (UNHCR) seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Dadaab, Kenya.

  • Education: University Degree.
  • Experience: Previous experience in Interpretation services with humanitarian agencies.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: English.
  • Duty Station: Dadaab.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • – Previous experience in Interpretation services with humanitarian agencies
  • – Completion Secondary Education
  • – Post-secondary education will be an added advantage.
  • – Refugee applicants must hold a valid UNHCR mandate letter, Refugee ID Card or Refugee Affairs Secretariat letter of notification.
  • – Good communication and computer skills
  • – Excellent translation and interpretation skills
  • – Previous experience in interpretation strongly desired as is participation in interpretation trainings
  • – Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply


  • UNHCR Sub-Office Dadaab, Kenya requires the services of Interpreters who speak, read and write fluently the languages mentioned below to provide interpretation and translation services to UNHCR Sub Office Dadaab and other UNHCR operations and partners on a need basis.
  • Interpreters perform a key role in many UNHCR Offices. They are essential to UNHCR¿s work in discharging its core mandate functions, including registration, protection counselling, repatriation, and resettlement, while counselling could be on issues relating to sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) which are generally regarded as sensitive. The quality of interpretation has an important impact on the quality work in these areas. In addition, the interpreter has to ensure that they respect the principle of confidentiality, remain impartial and will uphold the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity in their work. Lastly, Interpreters should uphold the core UN values which include Integrity, Professionalism and Respect for diversity. Accountability, Team work and Communication have to be maintained as core competencies.

How to Apply?

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Official Notification Link www.unhcr.org