Advocacy Manager (Somalia)

Advocacy Manager (Somalia) The Advocacy Manager provides overall leadership, management and strategic direction to NRC’s policy and advocacy work for Somalia. The role is responsible for identifying factors driving Somalia’s humanitarian crisis for public and private advocacy, produce advocacy materials for policy, research, analysis and guidance for the NRC global network for internal and public purposes, strengthening the incorporation of advocacy into all aspects of NRC’s activities in-country and guiding NRC’s advocacy messaging to promote an improved protection and humanitarian response environment in Somalia. The role envisages working closely with the NRC Somalia team. Generic responsibilities Lead and coordinate NRC’s engagement with humanitarian policy issues and related advocacy, including by developing briefing papers and helping NRC’s team navigate issues relating to humanitarian access; Work with field teams to identify key advocacy issues relating to NRC’s programmes, in…

Translation Coordinator

Translation Coordinator PRIMARY FUNCTION/PURPOSE:  The Translation Coordinator will provide translation, administrative and operation support to the IFES-Ethiopia field office. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:        FIELD Office:  Ethiopia Manager: Programs and Operations Director Translate internal and external documents, including but not limited to news reports, legal materials, and project documents from Amharic to English or vice versa; Compile a glossary of technical terms and terminologies to ensure they remain consistent throughout translations; Proofread, edit, and revise translated materials; Ensure translations relay the style and tone of the original language; Assist Project Officer and the program team in organizing program activities, including events and workshops; Provide support to international and local consultants, as needed; Support collection and analysis of data for monitoring and evaluation of activities; Take of minutes of program meetings and serve as rapporteur for program events; Travel outside of Addis Ababa for project activities as required; Perform other duties as assigned. TRAVEL:  Travel may be required. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: Standard office work environment.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Job Requirements SKILLS AND SPECIFICATIONS Translation skills with attention to detail; The ability to remain organized while handling multiple tasks under tight deadlines; Ability to complete tasks with supervision; Excellent communication skills in order to be able to work with IFES program and administrative staff to identify and resolve issues. Willingness to adhere to all principles of confidentiality. Must value operating in a collaborative and cooperative environment. Ability to show initiative, good judgment, and resourcefulness. EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature, Linguistics, Communications and Journalism communication or related field required. 2 years of translation and/or general program support experience working with International NGO; Working level proficiency in Word and Excel. Ethiopian national residing in Ethiopia. LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Fluency in Amharic and English is required. How to Apply  Interested and qualified applied applicant should apply through the email below ifesethiopia@ifes.org  Please state the subject line of your email As "Translation Coordinator"

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