UNON Senior Interpreter Arabic Jobs 2022 Kenya

UNON JobsUNON Senior Interpreter Arabic Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the UNON is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the Senior Interpreter Arabic position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with UNON.

UNON Senior Interpreter Arabic Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on April 05, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by May 19, 2022.

Organization Name United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted April 05, 2022
Closing Date May 19, 2022
Position Senior Interpreter Arabic
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

UNON Senior Interpreter Arabic Jobs 2022

The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Education: First level degree from a university.
  • Experience: Minimum 10 years.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: English and French are the working languages in the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency / perfect command of Arabic normally expected to be the incumbent’s main language is required. Candidates for this post must also possess an excellent knowledge of English or French.
  • Duty Station: Nairobi.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • A first-level degree from a university or institution of equivalent status is required. Candidates for this position must have passed the United Nations Language Competitive Examination for Arabic Interpreters.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of professional interpreting experience in international organizations, of which at least five (5) years working within the United Nations system or similar international organization is required.
  • Relevant language experience within the UN System or in similar international organization is desirable.


Within delegated authority, the Senior Interpreter will be responsible for the following duties:

  • – Services up to seven meetings per week (exceptionally eight), usually of no more than three hours duration, of various United
  • Nations bodies.
  • – Provides interpretation, as required, into Arabic of speeches or statements given in English and/or French and interpretation into
  • English and/or French of speeches given in Arabic.
  • – Provides interpretation services to sensitive meetings.
  • – Functions as team leader of all interpreters assigned to a given meeting.
  • – Assists the Chief of Section in assessing the performance of staff and freelance interpreters.
  • – Assists the Chief of Section, as appropriate, in the screening, training and examining of prospective interpreters.
  • – Assists the Chief of Section in instructing and advising interpreter trainees.
  • – Serves as Team leader on missions and as Officer in Charge, if required.
  • – Assumes the role of Chief of Section when designated.
  • – Performs other related duties as required.

How to Apply?

  • Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.
  • Interested candidates can fill the online application form by visiting official website. Candidates have to visit at to fill the application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • The closing date: May 19, 2022.
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