6 Fresher O’ Level Interpreter Job Placements – InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)

Organization: InterAid
Uganda Limited (IAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Clerk
Congolese (3), Somali (2) and Sudanese (1)
About US:
InterAid Uganda
Limited (IAU) is a non-governmental humanitarian national organization
established in 1988, and duly registered with the NGO Board and NGO Forum. IAU
is actively involved in programs geared towards the protection and improvement
of lives of disadvantaged people living in urban and rural areas in Uganda and
in the Great Lakes Region. InterAid Uganda is focused on its thematic areas of
Rights Protection, Education, Livelihood & Food Security, Health
(HIV&AIDS; Malaria; Maternal and Reproductive Health), Water, Sanitation
& Hygiene (WASH), Environment and Disaster Management and good Management
and Governance systems.
Job Summary:
The Interpreter will facilitate clear and proper communication between the
clients and the communicating staff.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Routine process
  • Provide day to day interpretation services to InterAid Uganda.
  • Interpret for Protection Officers, UNHCR Community Services Staff,
    IAU staff, refugees and asylum seekers in as guided by the lead
  • Provide relevant information about the country of origin of the clients,
    cultures and habits of the nationality interacted with most to support the
  • Translate documents from other languages to English as may be
  • Liaise with staff concerned on any refugee issues of interpretation.
  • Conduct field visits as required for interpretation purposes.
  • Where necessary, Interpret for resettlement missions as may be
  • Compile weekly, monthly, half year, and annual reports and ensure
    timely submission.
  • Actively participate in section meetings and any organization
    related meetings as and when they occur
  • Carry out any other duty assigned to you from time to time in line
    with the job.
Risk Management
  • Continuously assess risks inherent in the job.
  • Develop mitigation measures to curb the risk.
Compliance: Ensure Adherence to IAU policies and

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)
    Interpreter job opportunity should preferably hold an “O” level
  • At least two years of related work experience
  • Good communication skills.
  • High level of integrity
  • Computer literate with knowledge of MS Word, MS EXCEL, MS Power
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to speak, understand and interpret or translate the
    following languages to English
  • DRC- French, Swahili, Lingala, Kinyabwisha, Kinyamulenge, Mashi,
  • Somalia- Somali, Swahili
  • Sudan- Sudanese Arabic,
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their cover letters, updated
CVs and photo copies of their professional qualifications including three
referees via E-mail to both recruitment@interaiduganda.org and
iaurecruitment@interaiduganda.org addressed to:
The Executive
InterAid Uganda,
Plot 1102 Block 8,
Kabala Anjagala Road,
P.O. Box 737 Kampala,
Deadline: 25th June 2018 by 5:00 PM
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