Job Opportunities

Job Title: Translator (Arabic-English/English-Arabic)

Department: Translation Department

Direct Manager: Translation Project Manager

Place of Work: Remote/online (Applicants based in Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Palestine, and Turkey are encouraged to apply)

Contract Duration: 12 Months (subject to annual extension based on performance)

Probationary Period: 2 Months

Starting Date: During April 2022

Working Hours: Full-time and flexible work arrangements will be considered.

Working Days: 6 Days/week

Notice Period: 1 Month

Net Monthly Salary: TBD based on experience and suitability

Job Ad Duration: Till March 31, 2022

Academic Degree: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a field relevant to the job description.

Required Qualifications

  • Previous translation experience/background in the following topics: Humanitarian assistance, Crisis/Disaster Management, Politics.
  • Convert content/Ideas in the source language to equivalent concepts in the target language.
  • Clear and coherent writing skills in English and Arabic.
  • Compile technical terms and information terms into glossaries.
  • Ability to proofread, edit, and revise translated materials.
  • Ability to deliver work on time within agreed deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a constantly changing environment
  • Familiarity with translation software
  • Constant access to the internet

Minimum Years of Experience: Three years of professional translation

    Submission guidelines

    Attach a Curriculum Vitae in English and one sample (at least) of your previous related work.

    APPLY VIA THE LINK

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

    * OPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer *

    * Female candidates are encouraged to apply *

     

    Job Title: Research Fellow

    Department: Research Department

    Direct Manager: Research Director

    Place of Work: Remote (Applicants based in Istanbul or Gaziantep, Turkey, are particularly encouraged to apply)

    Contract Duration: 12 Months (subject to annual extension based on performance)

    Probationary Period: 2 Months

    Starting Date: Late January 2022

    Working Hours: Full-time and flexible work arrangements will be considered.

    Working Days: Monday to Friday

    Notice Period: 1 Month

    Job Ad Duration: Open Call

    Academic Degree: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a field relevant to the job description. Applicants with a background in Economics are particularly encouraged to apply.

    Previous Experience: Policy or academic research experience in the Syrian context in one or more of the following topics:

    • Economics
    • Politics
    • Humanitarian assistance
    • Operational research

    Minimum Years of Experience: Three years

    About the Applicant:

    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a constantly changing environment
    • Clear and coherent writing skills in English
    • Good spoken Arabic
    • An excellent sense of numbers and analytical skills

    Main Job Description

     About the role:

    • Report and analyze key economic, humanitarian, and political developments in various control areas of Syria, with a focus on the northwest
    • Provide policy recommendations to humanitarian institutions and governments operating in Syria
    • Collaborate with OPC’s field researchers, analysts, statistician, IT personnel, graphics designer, and proofreader to deliver the final product for review by the Research Director

    Deliverables:

    1. Lead the work on a monthly newsletter
    2. Write shorter policy briefs on economic, political, or humanitarian developments
    3. Represent OPC in events and meetings with relevant stakeholders

    Submission guidelines

    Attach a Curriculum Vitae in English and a Cover letter (in a separate file of no more than one A4 page) describing how your skills and experience match the requirements of this post,

    APPLY VIA THE LINK

    Applications in languages other than English will not be reviewed.

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

    * OPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer *

    * Female candidates are encouraged to apply *