Hiring a legislation researcher / translator - Sinhala to English (Virtual): Job 00041129
Source language(s): Sinhalese
Target language(s): English
Details of the project: LAC Group UK is seeking a Legislation
Researcher/Translator whose native
language is Sinhalese for short-term
engagements that can be undertaken
remotely, from home. The successful
candidate will need to have an
internet connection, which they will
use to connect directly to the project
database and also for briefings and
other meetings, via Skype or
This posting concerns research and
translation assignments that will be
allocated throughout 2018, for as yet
unspecified numbers of hours of work.
Success on the first assignment will
lead to further opportunities, in both
Sinhalese and English. Hence, the
selected individual, in addition to
having native or native-like fluency
in Sinhelese, must be fluent in
English and be able to present good
The focus will be a direct review of
current legislation and the recording
of specific elements thereof.
Candidates should be good
communicators and be able to
demonstrate previous research
experience. Previous legal training or
experience is not necessary but some
familiarity with legal terminology
would be desirable. Full project
descriptions will be provided,
supervisors appointed and on-line
training will be provided.
Pay rates for this work are limited to
US$18 (or equivalent) per hour. When
responding please supply a current
CV/Resumé and a covering note/letter,
setting out your suitability for the
role and your current availability.
Candidates who do not provide a
covering note, will not be considered.
Preference will be given to candidates
who do not currently have full-time
work commitments and could devote at
least 20 hours per week to this
This job is already available.
We will pay for this job US$18 (or equivalent) per hour
Who can apply: Freelancers only
Deadline for applying: 03/31/2018
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