UNON Translator Arabic Jobs 2022 Kenya

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

UNON Translator Arabic Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on April 02, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by May 15, 2022.

Organization Name United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted April 02, 2022
Closing Date May 15, 2022
Position Translator Arabic
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

UNON Translator 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.
  • Experience: Minimum 2 years.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position, fluency in Arabic, which must be the candidate’s main language is required. Applicants must also have knowledge of English as tested by the relevant United Nations language competitive examination. Knowledge of one other official United Nations language as tested by the relevant United Nations language competitive examination is desirable.
  • 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 relevant combined United Nations Language Competitive Examination for Translators/Précis-writers, Editors, Verbatim Reporters and Copy Preparers/Proofreaders/Production Editors or relevant United Nations language competitive examinations held before 2017.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in translation, précis-writing, editing, self-revision, verbatim reporting, copy preparing, proofreading or production editing is required
  • Experience in the use of standard computer-assisted-translation (CAT) tools is required.


Under the supervision of the Chief of Unit, the incumbent will perform the following:

  • Translates, generally subject to revision, from two other UN official languages into the language of the Unit texts covering a broad range of subjects dealt with by the United Nations, often within demanding time limits.
  • Identifies new terminology material and submits it for consideration of the revisers.
  • Counsels in-house and contractual translators with a view to refining skills and performance and helps maintain uniformity of terminology in the unit.
  • Performs other related linguistic and administrative duties and special assignments 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 15, 2022.
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