LINGUIST List 13.2136

Tue Aug 20 2002

Jobs: French Translation: Director, Vanuatu

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  1. michel.wauthion, Jobs: French Translation: Director, Agence univ/Francophonie, Vanuatu

Message 1: Jobs: French Translation: Director, Agence univ/Francophonie, Vanuatu

Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2002 03:59:24 +0000
From: michel.wauthion <>
Subject: Jobs: French Translation: Director, Agence univ/Francophonie, Vanuatu

University or Organization: Agence universitaire de la Francophonie
Rank of Job: Director
Specialty Areas Required: Translation, juristranslation 
Required Language(s):French (FRN)


As part of a program to normalize the place of the French language
within the code of laws of Vauatu, financed by the Intergovernment
Agency of the Francophone and the Agency for International Development
of Canada, the State Law Office of Vanuatu is recruiting a:

Experienced Law Translator

Duties and Responsibilities include:

- Responsible to the government of Vanuatu

- Head of the first project to codify in French the laws of Vanuatu;
supervising a team of three (head of the project, 1 legal expert and 1
clerk); consolidating existant French texts and French translation in
keeping with extant texts in English; preparing reports for the
scientific committee the project.

- Building the capacity of the State Law Office to work in French with
a view to bilingual law and jurisprudence, subject to the availability
of Francophone staff and workloafd of the SLO.

Continued training specializing in the area of legal translation, in
co-ordination with the Head of Language Services at the Centre
Universitaire Francophone of Vanuatu.

Required Experience and Qualifications
- Diploma in Law
- Professional experience for at least 10 years in the area of legal
translation and editing
- Ability to share his/her skills in a multisultural environment and
take part in contiuned training.
- Native fluency in French, very good knowledge of English

Duration of contract and start
2 years from October 2002

Based on international standards of legal translators (up to EURO
45000 per year), with an additional stipend for housing and
transportation to Vila.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Dr Michel WAUTHION
	antenne du Pacifique
	Agence universitaire de la Francophonie
	PORT VILA, 00227
Position is open until filled.

Contact Information:
	executive secretary of the project.
	Tel: 678/24264
	Fax: 678/23276

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