Job Summary

    WATAN Foundation, together with its partners, is providing humanitarian assistance to people affected by the Syrian crisis, both in Syria and Turkey.

    This position is managed by the Project Manager. S / he is responsible for providing verbal and written translation and will deal with beneficiaries directly to support them through translations between Turkish and Arabic languages.

Position Requirements

    • University degree or equivalent qualification in Turkish and Arabic, interpretation or related fields.
    • 2 years of experience in Turkish-Arabic translation or teaching.
    •  Previous professional experience in translation would be a plus.  
    • Capable to prepare clear and comprehensive reports in Arabic and Turkish.
    • Excellent organisational and multi-tasking skills.
    • Flexibility and ability to handle pressure.
    • Intercultural skills.


    • Work closely with the LINK team, to provide translating between Turkish and Arabic of each parties in the consultation or conversation.
    • Ensure that all words and sentences are well communicated.
    • Provide Arabic/ Turkish oral translation to beneficiaries when accompany them in hospitals and governmental facilities.
    • Translate from Arabic to Turkish and vice versa program reports, work plans, brochures, surveys and any other related documents in clear and professional manner.
    • Assist in translating/rephrasing documents from Arabic to Turkish and vice versa in high quality.
    • Translate from Arabic to Turkish and vice versa all feedback on reports and other deliverables and make sure the accuracy of meaning, grammar and syntax.
    • Provide oral translation to program staff during meetings, workshops and professional conversation.
    • Assist with any additional tasks required by management.  

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Work Place

Turkey - Ankara