Translator And Interpreter

Employer:The Embassy of the Republic of Singapore in Abu Dhabi
Job Title: Translator And Interpreter
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Job Type:Full Time Employee
  • To prepare a daily summary of relevant headlines and news articles carried by the major vernacular newspapers and media websites and highlight breaking news or relevant media reports/articles/comments/to home-based staff.
  • To translate official letters ad documents from Arabic to English and vice versa.
  • To draft official letters, TPNs and documents in Arabic related to administrative and consular matters (e.g. TPNs to MOFAIC for identity card and visit matters and to other government agencies as the police and courts for consular matters).
  • To prepare responses to email queries in Arabic from the public.
  • To translate into Arabic relevant information on Singapore or other issues for dissemination to the local media or government agencies.
  • To maintain files of news reports, newspaper clippings and reference materials from Arabic sources.
  • To provide interpretation and translation assistance to Singaporean consular cases and communicate with local officials/authorities to attend to consular matters and enquiries.
  • To provide interpretation assistance to non-English speaking visitors to Mission for matters related to Mission work, such as attestation, notarization and visa application.
  • To perform any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

  • Pleasant disposition
  • Neat appearance
  • Good teamwork; able to work well with colleagues of different backgrounds, genders, ages, nationalities
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)
  • Fluent in Arabic (spoken and written)
  • Able fluently interpret and translate from formal and informal Arabic to English and vice versa
  • Proficiency in any other languages will be a bonus
  • Comfortable with the use of computers, IT, smartphones
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Able to occasionally work overtime/weekends to assist in office functions/receptions


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