Principal Officer, Language Services Job at ECOWAS Abuja, Nigeria

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has requested interested and eligible candidates to fill the application for Principal Officer, Language Services Recruitment 2020.


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Position: Principal Officer, Language Services

Recruitment Agency/Company/Organization/Institute: ECOWAS Parliament

Grade: P5

Annual Salary: UA66, 123.98, USD104, 330.42

Duty Station: Abuja

Department: –

Division: Language Services

Line Supervisor: Director, Parliamentary Affairs and Research

Age Limit: Be below 50 years old. This provision does not apply to internal candidates.

Application Mode: Through Email

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Last date for apply: 31st October 2020


Job Role Overview:

Under the supervision of the Director of Parliamentary Affairs and Research, the incoming Parliament will coordinate and ensure the production of quality language services in Parliament.


Job Role and Responsibilities:

  • Coordination and supervision of language department activities;


  • Coordination of appointment and planning of lecturers and translators during sessions of Parliament, committee meetings, and other meetings of the General Secretariat;


  • Participate in and monitor explanatory services and ensure timely and quality service delivery;


  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.


Job Requirement

Academic Qualifications And Experience

Postgraduate degree in Translation (Amendment) from a recognized University / Institute or equivalent;


Bachelor’s or master’s degree in conference interpretation from a recognized university/institute.


10 years of experience in translation or interpretation, of which at least 4 must have experience as a revisionist or staff interpreter;


Demonstration experience using relevant computer-assisted translation software/tools; And;


Demonstrate how to “weigh” in groups;


Demonstrate professional skills and subject mastery;


Each imaginative accent is displayed in addition to addressing the issues of speed and style;


The ability to find appropriate cultural partners and adapt to cultural contexts thorough knowledge of both language-culture and culture;


Demonstrate the highest standards of accuracy, consistency, and reliability for the style and brevity of the original text/source language (s);


The ability to maintain the highest standards of privacy;


Knowledge of vocabulary and reference research techniques, including the ability to use a variety of contexts and information;


How to apply

Download Ecowas Job Application Form

Interested candidates should send a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a motivation letter to

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