USP is seeking an interpreter and translator for the Central Asia region.
Scope or Work
Provide interpretation (On-Site or virtual) services to interpret workshops or trainings related to pharmaceutical quality assurance of medicines from English to Uzbek and vice versa and Russian to English and vice versa.
Provide translation (written) services to translate documents such as guidelines and policies and training materials on pharmaceutical quality assurance related documents from English to Uzbek and vice versa; and from English to Russian and vice versa.
Bachelor’s degree in Language or translation related areas
Perfect Mastery of Uzbek and Russian and excellent knowledge of English
Proficiency in methods and techniques specific to translation and interpretation
Experience in translating and interpreting pharmaceuticals quality assurance technical documents is requirement
At least eight years of combined experience in translation and interpretation in English to Uzbek and vice versa and English to Russian and vice versa
Excellent speaking and writing skills in Uzbek, Russian, and English
Good communication skills, analytical skills, and ability to do research
Sensitivity to cultural context and target audience
Ability to work under pressure and to meet short deadlines
Good computer skills
Uzbek national with authorization to work in Uzbekistan
Professional certificate in translation
Quality and timely deliverables of on-site or virtual interpretation and translated documents without requiring subsequent revision by another interpreter or translator
Period of Performance
December 14, 2020- December 13, 2022
Please send CV, 3-References, and Hourly Rate and rate per word to ATTN: Hana Keno, Senior Procurement Specialist, at GPH_Procurement@USP.org by the closing date of December 8,2020.
When submitting your application, write “Interpretation and translation services for Russian and Uzbek.” in the email Subject Line.
About the Organization
The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is a scientific nonprofit organization that sets standards for the identity, strength, quality, and purity of medicines, food ingredients, and dietary supplements manufactured, distributed, and consumed worldwide. USP’s drug standards are enforceable in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration, and these standards are used in more than 140 countries. USP’s focus on global public health extends to lower and middle-income countries with work in over 20 countries through donor-funded programs. USP is working in the Central Asia Region (Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan) through various donor funded programs such as the Promoting Quality of Medicine Plus (PQM+) and others.