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    Dari/Pashto Translator Supervisor

    American Embassy- Doha

    Doha, Qatar

    Ref. JB1607987

    Job Description

    Manages and directs a team of translators processing Pashto- and Dari-language print and voice material into clear idiomatic English. Process large amounts of information and discern most important elements while working collaboratively and effectively in a fast-paced, often high-pressure, multicultural, team environment. Shift work, including extended hours, evenings, Fridays, and holidays.

    SALARY: 105,819 to 190,995 Qatari Riyals per year. Additional payments include transportation, housing, education, homeward passage costs. Health care, retirement & other benefits are offered. Salary & benefits dependent on qualifications and experience.

    Relocation to Doha, Qatar is required. Embassy will assist with relocation.


    Only those applicants meeting all required skills and experience will be considered. All Applications must be submitted in English language.

    A University degree (3 to 4 yrs) in area studies, media studies, or another applicable field such as journalism, political science, economics, or history required.

    Typically five years’ work experience in a related substantive field (e.g., translation, media, international affairs, military, political, economic, science and technology); and prior team-level supervisory experience required.

    Fluent speaking, reading and writing in English, Pashto and Dari required (performs extensive, sophisticated language tasks, encompassing most matters of interest to well-educated native English speakers).

    Additional language proficiency in Urdu, Farsi, Arabic, and/or other regional languages highly desired, but not required.

    Required to possess significant knowledge of South Asian affairs and media.

    Successful candidates must pass tests in translation, writing, and knowledge of regional affairs; successful candidates must demonstrate strong leadership skills; ability to motivate subordinates and to direct and monitor their work performance; computer skills and experience using Internet required.

    Successful completion of security and medical checks required.


    area studies, media studies, journalism, political science, economics, history

    Job Details

    Job Location:
    Doha, Qatar
    Company Industry:
    Government Sector; Journalism; Translation
    Company Type:
    Employer (Private Sector)
    Job Role:
    Employment Status:
    Full time
    Employment Type:
    Monthly Salary Range:
    $15,000 - $30,000
    Number of Vacancies:
    Job Ref.:

    Preferred Candidate

    Career Level:
    Mid Career
    Years of Experience:
    Min: 5
    Residence Location:
    Bachelor's degree / higher diploma
    Min: 21