UNHCR Interpreter Assistant Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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UNHCR Interpreter Assistant Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

UNHCR Ethiopia looking for “Interpreter Assistant”.

Applicants with a High School Diploma may apply on or before January 21, 2024.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is a UN agency mandated to aid and protect refugees, forcibly displaced communities, and stateless people, and to assist in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with over 17,300 staff working in 135 countries.

The UNHCR has published a job vacancy announcement on January 09, 2024 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Interpreter Assistant to be based in Gambella, Ethiopia.

UNHCR Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interpreters will be responsible for interpreting and/or translating various documents including but not limited to marriage/divorce certificates, birth notifications and certificates.
  • Interpreters will serve as interpreters during resettlement country interviews. Additionally, they interpret oral conversations, discussions, and interviews for visiting missions.
  • Interprets oral conversations, discussions and interviews especially when attending meetings with high ranking officials, diplomats and others.
  • Travels with international staff on their missions to the field for interpretation and other assistance, as needed.
  • Arranges meetings, both internal and external, some involving high-ranking officials and takes minutes/notes.
  • Meets official personnel at the airport and facilitates immigration and customs formalities.
  • Responds to queries relating to the area of responsibility.
  • Assist in field related activities such as crowd control, information campaigns and during general food distributions.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Position in Organization:

  • Position: Interpreter Assistant
  • Location: Gambella, Ethiopia
  • Time type: Full time
  • Posted on: Posted 3 Days Ago
  • Job requisition id: JR2334326
  • Deadline: 21st January, 2024

Minimum Requirements:


  • High School Diploma/Secondary Education Certificate completion.


  • At least one-year work experience working in social sciences or having worked as an interpreter or translator and/or community volunteer or community outreach worker.


  • Fluency in spoken Nuer Language
  • Fluency English language both spoken and written
  • An an added advantage in spoken Anuak Language or Arabic Language is desired but not mandatory.

How to Apply UNHCR Interpreter Assistant Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://unhcr.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Gambella-Ethiopia/Interpreter-Assistant_JR2334326

The Closing Date: January 21, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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