Translator - Georgian, English
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Ad title: Translator - Georgian, English
Provided by: Médecins Sans Frontières
Published: Nov 8 / Updated: Nov 9 / Deadline: Nov 23
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Médecins Sans Frontières is pleased to announce an opening for a qualified Translator with a strong medical background to work in our mission in Georgia.

MSF has been working in Georgia since 1992 and is currently working in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia and National Centre for Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases on the implementation of new drug resistant tuberculosis treatments in Georgia.

The Translator will work within our project team and support our team with oral and written translation. The translator will be required to travel occasionally to regional areas to support the medical team with visiting patients.

The written translations required will be from/to English into Georgian and will include official documentation, medical documents, and government documents and letters. Confidentiality, accuracy and neutrality are important for all written and oral translations.

The selection person will be working closely with both national and international staff and will be required to inform international staff about local customs, traditions and protocols to ensure understanding of context and to assist in better communication.

Your profile:

Education: University degree and qualifications in languages.

Experience and skills:

** Essential translation and interpreting experience within a medical environment
** Work with medical documentation or in the medical/research field is required
** Experience with MSF or other INGOs a plus
** Computer literacy, including MS Word and Excel, is required
** Self-driven, with high motivation and a strong team spirit.

Languages: Fluency in English and Georgian is essential.

MSF is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes all applications.

The closing date is Friday, November 23, 2017 at 5:30pm.

If you are an experienced translator with a strong medical background and you meet all the other requirements, please send your CV and Motivation Letter to: and indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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