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Russian Language Translator

Company Name
ODIHR (view profile)
Location Warsaw, Poland
Date Posted January 12, 2018
Category Human Rights
Job Type Consultant
Closing date for applications 28/01/2018
Experience Required 1+ year



Recruitment for a roster of Russian Language Translators (English – Russian, Russian – English)

The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is the principal institution of the OSCE responsible for the human dimension. ODIHR is active throughout the OSCE area in the fields of election observation, democratic development, human rights, tolerance and non-discrimination, and the rule of law. ODIHR’s assistance projects and other activities are implemented in participating States in accordance with ODIHR’s mandate.

The Office requires the services of short-term Russian Language Translator (English – Russian; Russian – English) with experience of working on human rights related topics on an occasional basis. The consultant should render the services in his/her capacity as an individual translator, not as an agency. It is envisaged that the consultant will be based remotely and available to engage in ad-hoc consultancy work.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Editor, Public Affairs Unit and the ODIHR Spokesperson, the Russian Language Translator edits, proof-reads and checks the layout of Russian-language versions of general printed informational material, including thematic reports, handbooks, background papers, and factsheets, as well as Russian-language content on the ODIHR website.

Education and Experience:

• University degree in translation (languages),
• Minimum of three years of work experience as a translator with experience of working on human rights related topics; including experience in Russian language editing;
• Excellent knowledge of English, including excellent English language drafting skills;
• Knowledge of and interest in the work of ODIHR;
• Previous work experience as a translator for international organizations or NGOs is an asset.


Remuneration will depend on the selected consultant’s qualifications and experience and will be in accordance with OSCE established rates.

How to apply:

If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization.
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