Médecins Sans Frontières_ Belgium


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Job Overview

Main Purpose:

Perform oral and written translation, from the mission language to local language(s) or vice versa, in order to ensure simultaneous, accurate, friendly, respectful, objective and fluent communication between MSF staff and local population.


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



  • Flexibility and creativity
  • Results and service oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Commitment
  • Cultural

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