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ECOWAS Jobs: Translator

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18 Jan, 2010

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Communication Jobs in Nigeria

The Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), with headquarters in Abuja Nigeria, is inviting applications from qualified citizens of the Community to fill the following vacant position in the professional category:

– A first level university degree (Bachelor’s degree) in translation or its equivalent in a relevant field plus a post-graduate diploma or professional certificate in translation.
– The candidate should have a minimum of eight (08) years relevant post-qualification working experience.

Duties & Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Reviser, the Translator into Portuguese will:
– Translate documents and Parliament’s official correspondences in a timely and faithful manner;
– Any other duties as may be assigned by the Secretary General;

The post of Translator into Portuguese is on P4 of the ECOWAS Annual Salary scale, that is, UA25 908 – UA30 180.

Application for each of the positions advertised will be restricted to citizens of ECOWAS Member States.

Fringe Benefits
The following benefits will be extended to all positions in the professional category; in addition to basic salary, the monthly remuneration package will include post adjustment, transport, and housing and dependency allowances. Other benefits attached to posts are education grant for up to 4 children, 80% refund of medical expenses for staff and dependents, provident fund contribution, and installation and separation allowances.

English, French and Portuguese are the official working languages of the Community.

Method of Application
Community citizens interested in any of the positions mentioned in the above vacancy announcement should submit an applicant file comprising of the following:
– Job Application;
– Photocopies of degrees/certificates and professional attestations;
– Curriculum Vitae.

Applications should be addressed to:
The Honourable Speaker of Parliament,
ECOWAS Parliament,
International Conference Centre,
Area 11, Garki, PMB 576, Abuja,
Federal Republic of Nigeria

Closing Date: 31st March, 2010.

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