Job Role : Translator And Personal Assistant A2(l)
Duties and responsibilities :
Provide accurate and timely translation of all incoming Arabic documents and outgoing correspondence
Interact with Arabic speakers to arrange appointments
Attend meetings and presentations to interpret in Arabic and English
General administrative duties, including organising and taking minutes of meetings, logistical support for external meetings, and maintaining administrative processes and records in line with audit and data protection requirements.
Flexibility to respond to team requirements as they arise.
Work with others, including Embassy staff in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, on wider Embassy activities.
The above list is not exhaustive and the job holder will be required to be flexible and take on other ad hoc tasks as required.
Key competencies required :
Collaborating and Partnering - Creating and maintaining positive, professional and trusting working relationships with a wide range of people within and outside the organisation to help get business done.
Working collaboratively, sharing information and building supportive, responsive relationships with colleagues and stakeholders whilst having the confidence to challenge assumptions.
Delivering at Pace - Focusing on delivering timely performance with energy and taking responsibility and accountability for quality outcomes.
Working to agreed goals and activities and dealing with challenges in a responsive and constructive way.
Leading and Communicating - Leading from the front and communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm, and supporting principles of fairness of opportunity for all and a dedication to a diverse range of stakeholders.
Changing and Improving - Being responsive, innovative, and seeking out opportunities to create effective change. Being open to change, suggesting ideas for improvements to the way things are done and working in "smarter", more focused ways.
Essential qualifications, skills and experience
Strong personal integrity and knowledge of secure data handling, retention and storage procedures.
Excellent communication skills in English and Arabic, both verbal and written. High-quality communications and drafting skills.
Able to type effectively in Arabic.
Excellent administrative and organisational skills, with proven ability to manage, plan, and prioritise tasks and workload, and a proactive approach to problem solving.
Results driven with attention to deadlines and outputs.
Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to maintain a range of contacts to build effective working relationships, and work closely with senior staff and their contacts.
Able to work alone and within a close knit team environment.
Strong IT skills and literacy in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
Previous experience working as a translator.
Translation certification (diploma, BA, etc.).
Law enforcement or legal work experience.
UAE driving licence.
Experience of working in an office environment and doing general administration duties.
Experience working with Government officials, Ministries, and Institutions.