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    Job Description

    • Edits English texts of a specialized or technical nature in order to ensure accuracy, clarity, cohesion and conformity with United Nations standards, policy and practice;
    • Carries out extensive editing where required, including rewriting, abridging and restructuring texts for greater readability and better logical sequence;
    • Uses all sources of information for terminology and substantive research on the subject, including electronic sources and electronic tools for online editing;
    • Consults with author divisions and carries out research to clarify ambiguities and rectify substantive errors;
    • Checks his/her language version against the language of the original draft, redrafts incorrect or unclear passages and translates and inserts any passage that has been omitted;

    Skills

    A first-level degree from a university or institution of equivalent status. The United Nations Competitive Examination for English Editors is an advantage.

    A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in editing is required. Experience within the United Nations Organization is desirable.

    For this post, perfect command of English, which must be the candidate's primary language is required. Knowledge of Arabic is desirable.

    This job is posted in the following Specialties:

    Editorial English WRITER written English

    Job Details

    Job Location:
    Amman, Jordan
    Company Industry:
    Other
    Company Type:
    Non-Profit Organization
    Job Role:
    Writing/Editing
    Joining Date:
    Unspecified
    Employment Status:
    Full time
    Employment Type:
    Employee
    Monthly Salary Range:
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Manages Others:
    No
    Number of Vacancies:
    1

    Preferred Candidate

    Career Level:
    Mid Career
    Years of Experience:
    Min: 5
    Residence Location:
    Unspecified
    Gender:
    Unspecified
    Nationality:
    Unspecified
    Degree:
    Unspecified