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Posted on 11 Jan, 2022
Closing on 18 Jan, 2022

Job Description

INTERPRETER – COVID CTC (Al Sadaqa Hospital)

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation.

MSF is advertising for the following position: Interpreter

Requirements for the position


  • Essential secondary education.
  • Desirable official translator degree (Arabic/English)


  • Previous work experience is required. Desirable with MSF or other NGOs

Languages:  Local Language and English essential


  • Results 
  • Teamwork and Cooperation 
  • Behavioural Flexibility 
  • Commitment to MSF Principles 
  • Stress Management 
  • Service
  • Culture


Place of work: MSF Covid/Vaccination Office, Aden
Level:  3
Duration: Daily worker pool, with possibly to be under contract depend on the need
Others: Salary: Based on the organization scale

Main objectives

Perform oral and written translation, from English to local language(s) or vice versa, in order to ensure simultaneous, accurate, friendly, respectful, objective and fluent communication between MSF staff and local order to ensure the quality and continuity of care for the targeted population. Translation of medical documents and informative leaflets. You will be working in the Covid Treatment Centre and must respect infection prevention controls.

Main responsibilities and tasks    

  • Translate documents from / to English  into a local one upon request. 
  • Translate discussions / meetings as requested 
  • Always keep respect towards patients, collaborators, authorities, military factions and MSF staff participating in discussions. 
  • Ensure confidentiality of all translation is maintained as directed by the Mission/Project coordination team. 
  • Ensure neutrality and accuracy when translating. 
  • Declare any “conflict of interest” when asked to translate (e.g. personal involvement) which would necessitate using other staff members for translation. 
  • Inform international staff about local customs, tradition, etc., that will help understand better the context and better communicate.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a detailed CV and cover letter in English, copied of ID card, and work certificates to the following email address: with the title “INTERPRETER – COVID/Vaccination” before the end of 18th January 2022. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview and technical test 

Only applications sent through email will be considered, Hard copies delivered to the office will not be accepted

Important Notes / مقترحات هامة

Following the instructions on How to apply will always increase your chances of getting your application looked at.
إتباع تعليمات التقديم المذكورة في كل إعلان ستزيد من فرصة النظر لسيرتك الذاتية من قبل الجهة المعلنة
If you’re applying by email, make sure you mention the job title in the “Subject” field of your message
تذكر أن تكتب إسم الوظيفة و موقعها في عنوان البريد عندما يكون التقديم عبر الإيميل

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