• Contract
  • Hadithah,Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.



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
  • On occasion, provide short written translations from English to Arabic, Arabic to English, of technical NPA documents, Government letters/documents or general administrative matters as tasked by NPA’s Programme Manager.
  • Work in the field with the teams as a translator.
  • To assist team leaders/SS in filling (translation) the daily/monthly/completion reports.
  • To assist field teams in raising store request, loss & damage report, leave/travel requests, personal statement, and PR when tasked by TFM.
  • Translation of task implementation plan, IMSMA completion, IMSMA Technical Survey and other reports as required and tasked by TFM.
  • To keep an accurate record of all translation tasks, their status/delivery and assignee.
  • To be flexible and prioritise tasks according to their importance.
  • 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.
  • Maintains daily vehicle logs, provides inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports;
  • Ensure that the driving rules of the Government of Iraq are adhered to.
  • Meet all NPA’s requirements as outlined in the vehicle policy.
  • Any other duties as tasked by their management/superiors.

Qualifications &  Skills

Required qualifications:


Must have:

  • Diploma and/or High school as minimum.


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


Must have:

  • Valid Driving Licence (authorised for both manual and automatic transmission)
  • Very good knowledge of the area of operation.
  • Verbal proficiency in Arabic and English.
  • Proficient in Arabic and English written
  • In-depth knowledge of core MS Office programmes


  • 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

How To Apply

  • interested candidates are invited to submit their CVs via [email protected] 
  • The subject of the email should be EHR-23-006
  • Please make sure to follow the subject so that your CV will be reviewed.
  • CVs must be in the English Language.
  • NPA is an equal opportunity employer and Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by email and/or phone call.
  • Unsuccessful candidates will not get a reply.
  • The Closing date is 26th Feb 2023.

Deadline: 2023-02-26