Balkans Policy Research Group
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Call for Proposals for Professional Translator

Published at: 2020-01-27

(English to Albanian/Albanian to English) 

Title: Professional Translators

Location: Remote


Balkans Policy Research Group (BPRG) is seeking to recruit a professional translator to work on an ad hoc basis to translate reports, articles and short texts from English to Albanian and vice versa.

BACKGROUND:

Balkans Policy Research Group (BPRG) – Balkans Group is an independent, nonpartisan think tank dedicated to contributing to state-building and societal harmony in Kosovo, and to facilitating state reconciliation in Kosovo and peace in the Western Balkans. Through evidence-based research, analysis, advocacy, policy dialogue and expertise, the ultimate aim is to bring the region closer to the EU. BPRG’s strategic orientations are Inclusive and Accountable governance, (transparent governance and effective administration, oversight of public institutions, democratisation, political parties, policy making and reforms), Regional Cooperation and Good Neighbourly Relations (resolution of bilateral disputes, integration of communities and minorities, interethnic relations and regional dialogue), and EU Integration and Policy Change (EU Integration Agenda and Processes, socio-economic transformation, EU Affair, Institutions and Policies).

For more information on our work, see www.balkansgroup.org

 

PURPOSE: 

BPRG seeks to recruit an experienced, professional, high quality translator who is available to translate reports, articles and short texts from English to Albanian and vice versa to a high standard and within given timeframes.

REQUIRED COMPETENCE AND EXPERIENCE:

Several years of experience in providing professional translation

Thorough understanding of the development sector including political developments, policymaking, EU integration and their technical and legal lexicon

Excellent editing and proofreading skills

Ability to deliver high quality translations from English to Albanian and vice versa

Attention to detail; understanding plain and inclusive language

Capacity to respond promptly to translation requests

Successful candidate will be subject to evaluation throughout their contract

 

HOW TO APPLY: 

Interested candidates should send the following documents to office@balkansgroup.org  with “Translation Application” in the subject line.

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation letter
  • Three translation samples from English to Albanian (Please use this opportunity to demonstrate your skills in relevant subject matters as outlined above)
  • Three professional references who can testify to your expertise and experience of similar assignments

Shortlisted candidates will be tested.

This call is for professional individuals only. Translation offers from companies or offices that provide translation or interpretation services will not be accepted.

Applications will be received until February 7th