HMA Assistant - Interpreter (2)

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Duty Station [Mocha -Yemen]

Who are we?

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997. Using a protection of human rights framework, DRC has mainly focused on Somalis who are displaced by conflict. Programmers include protection, livelihood, food and NFI distribution, water and sanitation, and advocacy amongst others. DRC Yemen has been providing relief and development services in Yemen since 2008. DRC has mainly focused on refugees and migrants displaced by conflict and natural disasters.

DRC, through its specialized business unit, Danish Demining Group (DDG) aims to recreate a safe environment where people can live without the threat of landmines, unexploded ordinances and small arms and light weapons”. These goals can be effectively advanced through cooperation and joint action with other organization as well as with integration of operations and programs with its sister organization, DRC.

About the Job:


HMA Team Member Interpreter will be responsible to do translations of EOD documents and interpret between international TFM and local Team Leaders and EOD Assistants during training and activities.


  • Translate EOD and other documents from English to Arabic and vice versa.
  • Verbally interpret between TFM and local personnel from English to Arabic and vice versa.
  • Accompany TFM during activities.
  • Familiarize himself with EOD terms.
  • Report all security issues to TL and/or TFM.

About you

To be successful in this role you must have:

Experience and technical competencies:

  • Must be fluent in speaking and writing English and Arabic.
  • Experience of working in challenging and insecure environments.
  • Must be able to work in team environment.
  • Must be in good physical condition and health.
  • Working as EOD interpreter will be an asset.

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:

Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.

Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.

Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.

Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.

Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

Moreover, we also expect the following:

Required qualifications:

Education :

  • College qualification in English language.
  • Familiarity with HMA sector an advantage


  • Fluency in written and spoken Arabic.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

We offer

DRC will offer the successful applicant a contract until December 2024, renewable dependent on both funding and performance. You must be available to start work As soon as possible, and be willing and able to work in Mocha.

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment. This position will be placed at Band (I Non- Manager) and will be reporting to HMA Manager.

Application process

Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking on the apply button or the link below. All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in the same language as this vacancy note. CV only applications will not be considered. Females are encouraged to apply for this position.

Applications close 31 January 2024. The interviews are expected to take place**, in two weeks after advertisement closing date.**

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Need further information?

For more details on this position, please contact [email protected].

Please note that applications sent directly to [[email protected]] will not be considered.

For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website

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