Localization Academy


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The Opportunity

The post will be responsible for increasing access to information, MHPSS services for non-Turkish speakers, livelihood activities (training, individual, or group activities), and awareness-raising group activities. The translator will be responsible for performing all interpretation activities during the project implementation. Under the direct supervision of the program, the Translator will support the implementation of the project by providing professional translation services from/to written and spoken Turkish and Arabic in the design and facilitation of activities and related coordination.

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

  • University degree and relevant experience in providing professional translation services from/to written and spoken Turkish and Arabic,
  • Excellent proficiency in Turkish and Arabic with good writing and editing skills,
  • At least 1 years of experience in the Development/Humanitarian field.
  • Experienced in working with vulnerable groups
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Good IT skills (i.e. Windows and MS Office programs)
  • Multitasking and time management skill

Position holder will be based in İstanbul, therefore legal right to work in Türkiye is necessary at the time of application. Applications will be evaluated in a rolling basis.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Save the Children is committed to create a truly inclusive, effective and representative organisational culture, encouraging equity and diversity among its employees and eliminating discrimination. Having a diverse profile of employees, different age groups, backgrounds, cultures, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientation etc., including a range of different experiences and capabilities helps us understand, represent and serve children better. Therefore all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or age.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

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