• ISSUED BY: OSCE Secretariat
  • VACANCY TYPE: Experts/Consultants
  • FIELD OF EXPERTISE: Translators, Interpreters, Conference Services
  • DUTY STATION: Vienna
  • DATE OF ISSUE: 10 March 2020
  • DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 1 April 2020 – 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
  • Information

Tasks and Responsibilities  
Under the supervision of the Chief Linguist in the OSCE Conference and Language Services the incumbent will be performing the following duties:

  • Provide interpretation into English of statements and speeches given in Russian and French;
  • Service up to seven meetings per week (exceptionally eight), usually of no more than three hours duration;
  • Routinely covers sensitive and highly technical meetings.

Necessary Qualifications

  • First-level university degree in interpretation or similar with a focus on English, Russian and French;
  • Minimum of 6 years of professional experience providing interpretation services for an international organization;
  • Required language combination: professional fluency in English (preferably mother tongue), perfect command of Russian and working knowledge of French;
  • Knowledge of an additional working language of the OSCE would be an asset;
  • United Nations and/or EU accreditation as a freelance interpreter would be an asset.