Vacancy Announcement


Job Title:  Bilingual Translator

 Background: BLESS deals with many international organizations. The main language being used in communication is English. Hence, BLESS is trying to expand its English language translation unit located in the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, Abbaseya, Cairo.


Unit: Translation unit

Reports to the head of translation unit

Purpose of the job:


The right candidate will translate all needed documents by BLESS (development projects-reports –documents etc.…) from English to Arabic and from Arabic to English                    



Responsibilities, Duties, and Accountabilities:


-        Translate all needed documents from English to Arabic and vice versa

-        Edit all translated documents

-        keep track (soft and hard copies) of all the translated work for future need



Language Requirements:


The applicant must be fluent in both English and Arabic with strong reading, listening, grammar, and writing skills.



Successful candidate should have the following qualifications:


-        Strong interpersonal and work processing skills.

-        Experience in translation (for development) is an asset.

-        Strong English and Arabic language skills.

-        Selected candidate should be extremely independent in using Microsoft office applications in addition to above average performance using windows 7-10

-        Capable of multitasking, working under stress and sensitive to deadlines.

-        Observes the need for confidentiality and security.

-        Punctuality and completion of tasks accurately and efficiently.

-        Responds positively to guidance and advice.

-        Communicates effectively with colleagues and treats others with respect





-Graduate of faculty of Alsun, Arts (English department) or other relevant qualifications preceded by an English language school.

-Relevant Computer courses.

Level of effort:


Full time job 40 hours per week



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