About Us Vacancy of Senior Translator

Embassy of India

Bogota

15 September 2021

CORRIGENDUM TO VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

FOR THE POST OF SENIOR TRANSLATOR

Embassy of India, Bogota invites attention to Vacancy Announcement No. 2021-22-01 regarding vacancy for the Post of Senior Translator. In this regard, below corrections may be noted:

1. Para 1: The text, “The Embassy of India in Bogota has one vacancy for the position of Senior Translator. We are looking for a zealous candidate to support the Marketing/Commercial department of the Embassy in its commercial duties” may be read as “The Embassy of India in Bogota has one vacancy for the position of Senior Translator. We are looking for a zealous candidate to support all the departments of the Embassy in its duties specifically focused on translation related work.

2. Under Essential Qualifications, below amendments are made:

Point 4 - “High level of proficiency and fluency in speaking/reading/writing English & Spanish” may be read as “High level of proficiency and fluency in speaking/reading/writing English & Spanish, certifications are desirable.

Point 6 – Prior experience of commercial/marketing related work and office/administrative experience are desirable may be read as “Prior experience of translator related work and office/administrative experience are desirable.

3. Monthly Salary at Entry level is COP 3.2 million + employers social security contribution as per rules.

4. Extension of last date of application till 24 September 2021 (Friday) up to 16:00 hrs.

5. All other details and terms & conditions mentioned in the vacancy announcement will remain same.



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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - Vacancy Announcement No. 2021-22-01

The Embassy of India in Bogota has one vacancy for the position of Senior Translator. We are looking for a zealous candidate to support the Marketing/Commercial department of the Embassy in its commercial duties.

Job Profile:

  • Translation of business, technical, legal and scientific written materials, literature of political, cultural, economic, technology, These may include letters, reports, news articles, articles, note verbales, brochures, tender documents, emails, and books.
  • The work may incorporate:
  • reading documents
  • writing and editing copy
  • using software and bespoke applications to upload content, if required by a client
  • preparing summaries
  • consulting with experts in a specialist field, if required
  • developing contacts and building relationships with various contacts of the Embassy.
  • Liaising with relevant government authorities in the Ministries.
  • Any other tasks as directed from time to time.

Essential Qualifications

  • Minimum bachelor's degree in Spanish or English language or equivalent vocational training and work experience. Recognised Diploma or certificate course in Translation from Spanish to English and vice-versa.
  • Language proficiency: Speak, read and write fluently in English and Spanish.
  • Excellent computer skills, especially typing and knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Outlook, Excel, Libre Office, under Linux environment
  • High level of proficiency and fluency in speaking/reading/writing English & Spanish
  • Attention to detail; willingness to learn, excellent communication skills, good computational, analytical and soft skills;
  • Prior experience of commercial/marketing related work and office/administrative experience are desirable
  • Desirable Age: 24-35 years

Who May Apply?

  • Anyone who is eligible for appointment under Colombian local laws
  • Applicant must be in possession of a Colombian social security card valid for employment and/or a work

Monthly Salary at Entry Level

COP 2.35 million + employers social security contribution as per rules

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates must submit the application form provided in the prescribed format in Annexure –I (CLICK HERE) along with CV giving full details plus any other documentation (e.g. copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above to hoc.bogota@mea.gov.in, estab.bogota@mea.gov.in

The deadline for submitting applications is 17 September 2021.

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