The European Union Delegation to Egypt

Language Assistant for EU-Twinning Project

30/10/2019 - 14:49
EU project positions

Job Announcement for Language Assistant for EU-Twinning Project

A Language Assistant is sought for a European Union funded Twinning Project entitled “Supporting and upgrading the Institutional, Technical and Raising Awareness Capabilities of the Egyptian Patent Office (EGYPO)” for 24 months in Cairo.


Starting Date for Employment


Place of Employment
101 Kasr Al Ainy st, Cairo, Egypt. P.O: 11516 Cairo

Egyptian Patent Office

Academy of Scientific Research & Technology



  1. Linguistic support the Resident Twinning Adviser in his daily tasks
  2. Interpretation skills / interpreting from English to Arabic and vice versa, at meetings, events and other oral conversations.
  3. Translation of documents, regulations, training materials, information materials and other written materials from English to Arabic and vice versa.
  4. Drafting of written materials with relation to the project in Arabic and English.


Necessary Qualifications

  1. Professional fluency in oral and written in English and Arabic; Spanish would be a plus
  2. Proved experience as interpreter in English/Arabic and vice versa
  3. University degree or/and Intellectual Property background would be a plus
  4. Organized and rigorous
  5. Very good communication skills
  6. Good capability to manage multi-cultural environment
  7. He/She shall be able to act with discretion and have good presentation 


The payment will be done according to the Twinning Contract.
The service provider contract will be signed for the duration of the Project, foreseen for 24 months, and he/she will be contracted by the Member State.


How to Apply
Please send your application, CV Europass + Cover Letter via e-mail to:


Deadline: 10 November 2019

Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview

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The language assistant shall not have been in any contractual relation with the Beneficiary administration during at least the 6 months preceding their hiring.

The assistant will sign a service provider contract and must have a status of self-employed. It will be his/her sole responsibility to comply with all legal requirements for self-employment as well as to cover all related taxes and charges.

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