Documents Translation Consultant (Pashto)

Documents Translation Consultant (Pashto)

  • Post Date:November 23, 2022
  • Apply Before: December 5, 2022
  • Views 13
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  • Career Level Officer
    Experience 5 Years
    Gender Both
  • Industry Mining
    Qualification Master’s Degree
    Salary As per Organization Salary Scale
  • Number of Opportunities 1
    Vacancy Number IDLO/34/22
    Location Kabul
Job Description

About International Development Law Organization (IDLO):

The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) enables governments and empowers people to reform laws and strengthen institutions to promote peace, justice, sustainable development and economic opportunity. We contribute to creating stable and inclusive societies where every person can live free from fear and want, in dignity and under the rule of law.

Job Summary:

The Reducing the Impact of Insecurity on Afghanistan’s Legal System (RIIALS) program is a multi-year, research and development project. Under the RIIALS program, IDLO aims to build on IDLO’s existing efforts to assist justice service providers such as civil society organizations, legal practitioners, and customary and informal justice actors to help them gain a better understanding of the risks they face when providing justice services and develop appropriate responses. The project will include providing partner institutions with assistance to improve their policies and procedures, and to pilot new interventions. To that end, IDLO will conduct assessments on the state of the justice sector and maintain a justice sector online observatory to monitor the state of the justice system.









Reporting to the Project Team Manager (PTM), and in close collaboration with the IDLO Translation team, the Contractors will translate documents and provide interpretation services. The RIIALS Translation Consultant (Pashto) will translate documents between Pashto to English and provide simultaneous interpretation between Pashto and English.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Contractor will conduct the following activities:

  • Translate interview data, decrees and laws from Pashto to English.
  • Translate of reports and documents from English to Pashto.
  • Translate a detailed assessment report from English to Pashto.
  • Translate letters, and other project related documents between English and Pashto.
  • Incorporate feedback on translations to ensure high quality and accurate translation of documents related to the project.
  • Provide simultaneous interpretation between Pashto and English in meetings.

Job Requirement:

Ideal Candidate Profile


·      Bachelor’s degree in law; Dari, Pashto, English language, or literature; journalism; gender studies; or a related field. Advanced university degree (masters or equivalent) in related field would be preferred.

·      Experience working in the Afghan legal sector would be an advantage.

·      Demonstrated ability to translate highly technical documents.

·      Demonstrated ability to provide quality interpretation services.

·      Knowledge of Afghan legal concepts, terminology and language.


·      Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines, flexibility and an entrepreneurial spirit.

·      Proven ability to see through tasks set and deliver results.

·      Excellent editing and proofreading skills.










·      Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with extensive experience drafting and editing documents in English and Dari or Pashto, depending on the requirements of the position.

·      Good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


·      Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people.

·      Ability to develop solid relationships with key stakeholders and build productive partnerships.

·      Proven ability to see through tasks set and deliver results.

·      Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines, flexibility, and an entrepreneurial spirit.

·      Familiarity with decentralization and local governance processes, systems and structures.

·      Keen sense of ethics, integrity, and commitment to IDLO’s mandate.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Submission Guideline:

For applying, please refer to below link!