French/English Simultaneous Interpreter


Company International...
Category Journalism/Co...
Location Ghana or West...
Job Status Fixed Term
Salary GH¢ 
Education Bachelor̵...
Experience 5 years
Job Expires Nov 05, 2021
Contact ...

Company Profile

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S.-based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over three hundred projects. IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies, and several donor agencies. IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.

IBTCI is the award recipient of USAID/West Africa’s Peace through Evaluation, Learning, and Adapting (PELA) Task Order, a research and learning activity based in Accra, Ghana, that focuses on peace promotion, non-violent conflict management, and countering violent extremism in West Africa.

Job Description

  • Location:  Ghana or West Africa
  • Technical Point of Contact: PELA Deputy Chief of Party/Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Manager or his/her designee
  • Type: Purchase Order for a fixed price per event
  • Duration: October 8, 2021, through March 2022 on an as-needed basis


IBTCI is currently seeking a French Interpreter for a long-term, as-needed purchase order agreement to provide simultaneous translation of English into French and French into English during online learning events.

Task Summary
PELA holds monthly, online learning events with participants from across the West Africa region and from the U.S. During these events, PELA requires on occasion professional-quality, simultaneous interpretation from French to English and English to French. The interpreter will be responsible for coming prepared to events with topic-specific vocabulary, studied in advance if needed.

Simultaneous interpretation services for PELA’s online events, to include interpretation of presenters, moderators, other speakers, and participants (especially in break-out rooms) and during the question and answer sessions. The interpreter also must be willing to correct or improve his/her simultaneous interpretation, if needed, based on client feedback.

Duration:: October 8, 2021, through March 2022 on an as-needed basis

Payment Schedule: Payment will be made upon the successful completion of each online event and no later than thirty days of received invoice for the performed event.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Five   years of professional experience in the simultaneous interpretation of French into English and English into French
  • Experience providing high-quality simultaneous interpretation during live, online events
  • Experience providing high-quality simultaneous interpretation on topics pertaining to conflict management, peacebuilding, or countering violent extremism
  • Oral and written fluency in English and French
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Provide rates of service requirements based on simultaneous interpretation of an hour-long event

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