Job Information Field Assistant NGO Information
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Contact Email
Job Information
Contract Duration
Governorate Al Anbar
Job Shift
Nationality National
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2019-09-22
Minimum Education High School
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 1 Year
Required Travel Not Required
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2019-09-22
Deadline Date 2019-09-28
[Ramadi,Iraq ]

General Responsibilities:


  • Work within the framework of NPA core values
  • Act as an ambassador for NPA, through professionalism and conduct
  • Adhere to all NPA policies, regulations and procedures
  • Maintain and care for all equipment issued by NPA and for any loss or damage, you will be liable for repair or replacement.
  • Follow all verbal and/or written instructions, unless in direct violation of safety and duty of care.



Principal Responsibilities

  • To provide clear and accurate spoken interpretations between NPA TFMs and non-English speaking persons to include NPA national staff, local authorities, informants, security forces, and others.
  • To operate in field environments facilitating the survey and clearance as a focal point for communication
  • To keep an accurate record of all translation tasks, their status/delivery and assignee.
  • To be flexible and priorities tasks according to their importance.
  • Create stories for NPA’s HO communications department on demand
  • Work in the field with the teams as translator.
  • Drives the vehicle for transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of equipment, stores, documents and any other items as required;
  • Responsible for looking after the allocated duty vehicle including all daily maintenance checks, mileage and fuel usage records and ensuring regular and timely services are conducted.
  • Ensure vehicles are prepared daily for deployment including the necessary tool kits, communication and satellite tracking checks.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all passengers are wearing their seat belt.
  • Maintains daily vehicle logs, provides inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports;
  • Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents
  • Ensure that the driving rules of the Government of Iraq are adhered to.
  • Report all accidents and incidents involving staff or NPA’s equipment.
  • Meet all NPA’s requirements as outlined in the vehicle policy.
  • Any other duties as tasked by their management/superiors.


Additional Responsibilities:

  • The holder of the position is to abide by the policies set by the Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA), the NPA Programme in Iraq and to represent the organisation in a loyal and responsible manner.
  • Strictly adhere to NPA’s rules regarding confidentiality of information.


Qualifications & Preferred Skills


Must have:

  • Diploma and/or High school as minimum.


  • Defensive driving course
  • Formal Interpreter education
  • Medic training
  • Demining/BAC course





Must have:

  • Valid Driving License (authorized for both manual and automatic transmission)
  • Very good knowledge of the area of operation.
  • Verbal proficiency in Arabic and English.



  • Experience in working with NGOs.


Former interpreting experience



Other qualifications:


  • Good communication and understanding skills


Personal Competencies:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Able to work effectively under, and adapt to difficult conditions
  • Willingness & ability to travel within the country
  • Willing to adjust working hours because of the weather and other operational conditions.


Additional Considerations:

The Field Interpreter is to abide by the policies and personal codes of conduct set by the Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) and represent the organisation in a loyal and responsible manner.







How To Apply

To Apply:

  • Send your CV/ Resume to the following email:
  • The subject of the email should be: EHR-19-31.
  • Please make sure to follow the subject so that your CV will be reviewed.
  • CVs must be in English Language.
  • The closing date: 28/09/2019.



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