CALL FOR Translator

LINUM is a leading consulting and training firm dedicated to providing a high-quality consultancy and technical assistance that is effective, efficient, and creative. LINUM works in synergy with organizations to realize significant outcomes, tackling the most difficult of challenges in Syria and some MENA countries. We combine pragmatic advice, optimal consultancy solutions and a wide scope of invaluable know-how and experience to implement positive change, achieve specified aims and create a better more sustainable future.

1. Background and project description

Linum Consultancy LC is a capacity building and research business that is striving to support civil society in Syria and the Arab world. In collaboration with Baytuna Syria, LC will conduct a research to investigate ways of collaboration between Syrian civil society SCS across geographies, after years of divide, misconceptions, and even enmities.

2. Responsibilities:

Below are the  main responsibilities of the translator:

1. Accurate Translation: Translate research documents from Arabic into English while ensuring the accurate and faithful representation of the original content. Preserve the meaning, tone, and context of the source material.

2. Technical Proficiency: Demonstrate a strong command of both source and target languages, including specialized vocabulary and terminology used in academic and research contexts. Handle technical language with precision and clarity.

3. Cultural Sensitivity: Exhibit cultural sensitivity and awareness, ensuring that translations are culturally appropriate for the target audience. Navigate cultural nuances and idiomatic expressions effectively.

4. Proofreading and Editing: Review and edit translated materials for grammar, punctuation, and spelling errors. Conduct thorough proofreading to deliver polished and error-free translations.

3. Job Qualifications and Skill Sets:

Below are the qualifications expected from the  translator:

a. Proficiency in both English  and Arabic.
b. Previous experience in translating academic and research documents.
c. Familiarity with diverse research topics and technical terminology.
d. Attention to detail and commitment to delivering high-quality translations.
e. Ability to meet deadlines and work efficiently under pressure.
f. Cultural sensitivity and understanding of the nuances of Arabic language and culture.

4. Applying for the positions:

  • for whom are interested in, please send your financial offer (could be downloaded from this link), and submit with the last updated CV to:, with subject related to the applied position.
  • The offers will be received starting from 1 October 2023.
  • The deadline to receive the offers is 10 October 2023.