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Sr. Translator[Pashto]



  • Holding a Masters degree in English literature or an equivalent field.
  • Have experience and ability to interact professionally with staff
  • Good command on English language is required.
  • Professional

Job Skills:

  • The candidate must have the ability to translate complex English documents to Pashto in a professional manner and vice versa.
  • Knowledge of Ms. Office Programs and good typing skills in both Pashto and English.
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • The ability to learn new reporting guidelines (i.e. transcripts of Focus Group Discussions, Methods Report…) and required tools during the ongoing work period.
  • Flexibility in working extra hours to meet the deadline.

Job Description:

Duration: One year (extendable), subject to successful completion of a three-month probationary period

No. of Post: 2

Sex: Male/Female

Nationality: Afghan

Salary: Negotiable

Announcing Date: Jan 05, 2012

Closing Date: Upon filling the position

Submission Email:

Background: ORCA is the first and the largest full service research center operating in the areas of market research, media and opinion research, qualitative and quantitative independently in all 34 of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan.
As the first registered Afghan research center, ORCA has seen rapid expansion in its research activities in a short period of time. ORCA, therefore, needs qualified Afghans to join the center and fill the vacancies.

Submission Guideline: Applicants meeting the above qualifications are requested to submit the following electronically at :

  1. A one-page Covering Letter expressing his/her interest/ suitability for this Post
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for a written test. (Translation of English to Pashto and Pashto to English). Ones who gets the highest scores will be contacted for the final interview.