Resident Twinning Advisor (RTA) Language Assistant / Translator – Interpreter

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Implemented by the Supreme Audit Office of Poland at the Audit Bureau of Jordan is seeking to recruit 1 position:



RTA Language Assistant / Translator – Interpreter

Duration of the Project: 24 months from 25 March 2021

Position is based in: Amman, Audit Bureau of Jordan

Contract type: fixed term service contract

Gross and all inclusive monthly salary for a full time job:

  • €1.400 per month

The contractual relation will be between the selected person and the Project (represented by the RTA).




  • Act as a main Arabic-English/English-Arabic translator and interpreter of the Project;
  • Providing interpretations of questions, answers, statements, arguments, explanations and other forms of verbal communication.
  • Speak clearly in both languages using proper pronunciation, enunciation and polite expressions.
  • Interpret from/into Arabic and English during missions, meetings, workshops,

Seminars, trainings and other project events (also outside Jordan);

  • Translate from/into Arabic and English: legal acts, internal regulations of Audit Bureau, audit process working papers, audit process manuals, training working papers etc.;
  • Draft written materials, reports etc. in Arabic and English
  • Excellent listening, retention and note-taking skills to maintain a high level of accuracy during interpretation.
  • Act as an Arabic-English/English-Arabic for RTA or Project Leader when attending official and working meetings when necessary;
  • Translate written materials from/into Arabic and English;
  • Perform other duties assigned;
  • Maintain a high level of ethical behaviour;
  • Maintain confidentiality in all matters relating to the realization and management of the project.
  • Acting as RTA assistant when necessary.




Mandatory requirements and skills:

  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English and Arabic;
  • Knowledge of technical language in the areas of public audit, public finances, taxes, public policies, government etc.;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Organisational, administrative and management skills with the ability to identify priorities, meet deadlines, apply initiative and adapt to changing circumstances
  • Proficient drafting in English and Arabic;
  • MS Office proficiency (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint);
  • Practical experience in the English-Arabic and Arabic-English translation and interpretation (during meetings, workshops, translating documents);
  • Flexibility regarding working hours;
  • A university degree;
  • Readiness to travel to Poland to work during Project one-week-long study visits (with additional per-diem (rate published by the European Commission).
  • RTA Language Assistant may not have had any contractual relation with the beneficiary administration in the past six months.


Additional skills and experience:

  • Practical experience in simultaneous interpretation will be an asset
  • Command of Polish language will be an asset


Selection procedure:

Interested candidates are requested to submit:

  • CV (in English, Europass format)
  • A letter of application of up to 250 words
  • By 09 June 2021 in English via e-mail (please quote “RTA Language Assistant”)
  • To Wojciech Kutyła, Resident Twinning Adviser (
  • Short-listed candidates only will be invited by e-mail to an online interview


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