57 Agency Recruitment (4 Positions)

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5 Jul, 2016

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57 AGENCY is recruiting for the following positions:

Job Description

Job Title: Conference Interpreters (French A/English B or C)

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Director Conference and Protocol, the Interpreter will be responsible for the following duties:

•   Services all meetings as assigned by Language Coordinator and Management; Provides interpretation in relevant language combination, (simultaneous, consecutive, whispering, liaison) of speeches or statements;
•   Routinely assigned to sensitive meetings;
•   May be required to function as language team leader when assigned to a given meeting;
•   Assists the Head of Language Division, as appropriate, in the screening, training and examining of prospective interpreters for the West African sub-region ;
•   Participates in establishment of terminology database, glossaries, etc.
•   Translates minutes of meetings
•   May perform other related duties as required.


Technical Expertise and Professionalism

•   Ability to demonstrate a high level of concentration;
•   Split-second accuracy;
•   Ability to work under continuous stress and deliver clear interpretation on an exceedingly broad range of subjects;
•   Understands how to prepare meetings and work with meeting documents.
•   Understands how to ‘weigh’ interpretation teams;
•   Shows pride in work and achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter;
•   Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines, confidentiality and achieving results;
•   Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns;
•   shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges;
•   remains calm in stressful situations and ability to travel at short notice.


•   Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals;
•   Demonstrates booth manners and upholds team coherence;
•   Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise;
•   Is willing to learn from others;
•   Places team agenda before personal agenda.
•   Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position;
•   Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
•   Keeps abreast of new developments in own occupation/profession;
•   Actively seeks to develop oneself professionally and personally;
•   Contributes to the learning of colleagues and subordinates;
•   Shows willingness to learn from others.
•   Seeks feedback to learn and improve.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Minimum of a  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Conference Interpretation


Work Experience

•   At least 2 years of professional interpreting experience;
•   Experience with international organizations would be an advantage.


Candidates must not be over fifty (50) years of age at the point of recruitment.


•   French A/English B or C

Location: Accra, Ghana

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter together with their CV as an email attachment to the following email address:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 13 July, 2016

•   Applicants may also call +233506010969  for further information. Please call this number from Monday to Friday between 9AM and 5PM (GMT).

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