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Vacancy: 01 (one) position of Translator-cum-Interpreter-cum-Social Secretary at Embassy of India, Baku, Azerbaijan (Last date for submission of application is 25th December 2023).

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Embassy of India



Vacancy Notice

The Embassy of India, Baku invites applications from suitable candidates to fill up a vacant position of ‘Translator-cum-Interpreter-cum-social secretary’

Job Profile: 

  1. Monitoring of Azerbaijani print and online news media, news on television, press briefings, etc. and prepare news reports in English on the same.
  2. Whisper Translation (Azerbaijani-English) for officials in the Mission.
  3. Translation of written material on various topics. These may include letters, reports, news articles, articles, notes-verbale, brochures, tender documents, emails, etc. 
  4. Using software and bespoke applications to create and upload content.
  5. Preparation of summaries of varied content, in English.
  6. Any other tasks, as directed from time to time.

Qualification, skill-sets, experience and age:

  1. A university degree/equivalent
  2. A diploma or certificate course in translation / interpretation from Azerbaijani to English and vice-versa is highly desirable.
  3. At least two years of suitable work experience is preferable.
  4. Ability to fluently speak, read and write in English and Azerbaijani languages.
  5. Proficiency in computer skills (MS Office, internet, emails, social-media, etc.) 
  6. Strong interpersonal skill and ability to prioritize and deal with multiple tasks.
  7. Willingness to work beyond office hours, if required.
  8. Not more than 40 years as on 01.01.2024

Contract: The successful candidate will on probation for an initial period of 3 months. After successful completion of probation, he/ she may be considered for a 3 years contract depending upon satisfactory performance. 

Remuneration: The starting gross salary would be US$ 960 per month, which includes cost of living allowance.   

Selection procedure: Eligible candidates will be required to appear at a written examination. Only those candidates who are successful in written examination will be called for interview. The selection will be made on the basis of the overall performance of the candidate.

Please send your curriculum-vitae in English language along with a covering letter to: admin.baku@mea.gov.in, and CC to: hoc.baku@mea.gov.in, with the subject - Application for Translator-cum-Interpreter-cum-social secretary. 

Last date for submission of application is 25 December, 2023.

Miscellaneous: Prospective applicants may note that mere submission of application by them shall not give them the right to be called for selection process. The Embassy of India reserves the right to postpone/cancel the recruitment process at any stage without prior notice and without assigning any reason. The Embassy of India also reserves the right to modify the advertisement or part of it, at any stage, if considered necessary.

In the event of any information furnished by a candidate being found false or incorrect at any stage or not satisfying the eligibility conditions as mentioned in this advertisement, her/his candidature/appointment is liable to be cancelled/terminated.

Please keep in mind that it is a requirement for all applicants to have the appropriate permission to live and work in Azerbaijan. The Embassy of India does not sponsor work permits. It will also not be possible for the Embassy to meet the travel costs incurred for the written examination/interview, nor the costs connected with relocation if offered a job.