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Language Assistant to the Resident Twinning Advisor


“Strengthening Mandatory Health Insurance Mechanisms in Azerbaijan (Phase 2)” is seeking to recruit Language Assistant to the Resident Twinning Advisor (RTA).

Duration: up to 21 months (indicative start date: September 2022)

The position is based in (170, L.Tolstoy str., Baku, Azerbaijan, AZ1000) on the premises of the State Agency for Mandatory Health Insurance (SAMHI).

Gross monthly salary: 1.500 EUR
Contract type: fixed-term service contract.
The RTA Assistant will report directly and will be supervised by the RTA.

Tasks of RTA Assistant:
➢ Act as a language assistant to the RTA and assist visiting short-term experts;
➢ Translate written materials related to the project in English and Azerbaijani;
➢ Interpret during missions; meetings, workshops, seminars, training, and other project events;
➢ Developing and maintaining close working contacts and relationships with Beneficiary Country
officials involved in each of the activities and the project management;
➢ Performing all other duties assigned e.g. cooperating and working with RTA Assistant on daily
management of the project-related activities.

Requirements for RTA Assistant:
➢ University degree in languages, philology, translation, and similar;
➢ Excellent command of spoken and written English language and Azerbaijani language;
➢ Language, Translation or Interpretation Studies, or important (proven) working experience as translator;
➢ The RTA Assistant may not have or recently (past six months) have had any contractual relation with the beneficiary administration;
➢ Computer literacy (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet);
➢ Experience in IT-related translation and interpretation;
➢ Excellent organizational and communication skills.

The following skills will be considered an asset for RTA Assistant:
➢ Experience in EU-funded projects, especially as RTA Assistant and/or Language Assistant in a
Twinning project;
➢ Communication skills;
➢ Experience of working in an international environment;
➢ Knowledge of the Russian languages;
➢ Team player.

The interested candidates are requested to submit their CV and a letter of application in English by 9th August 2022 via e-mail to the following addresses: and Shortlisted candidates only will be invited to attend an interview. The date and place of the online interview will be additionally indicated to the shortlisted candidates.

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