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Translation of Training Materials on Crash Investigation and Kuwait Traffic Law
|Location :||Kuwait, KUWAIT|
|Application Deadline :||20-Mar-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||90 Days|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||90 Day|
The project, “Implementation of Comprehensive and Long Term National Traffic and Transport Sector Strategy for Kuwait,” signed in 2014, is an extension of an earlier project 2009-2013 which was designed to address a number of critical challenges identified in the traffic and transport sector in Kuwait. The identified challenges pertain to issues in road safety, traffic congestion, data collection, and road accident investigation. The project is one of the priorities of the National Traffic and Transport Strategy (NTTS) for Kuwait. The project is designed to improve planning and design process; reduce severity, frequency, and cost of road accidents to the community; alleviate congestion; optimize movement of people and goods; enhance public transport service; strength law enforcement; and contribute to the reduction of gases which contribute to climate change
As part of its programming, UNDP has cooperated with Northwestern University in delivering specialized training in crash investigation, consisting of four modules covering crash investigation, vehicle dynamics and crash reconstruction.
To ensure sustained learning and deepened understanding of the learning materials, UNDP is requesting the hiring of a full-time translator for a period of 3 months in order to undertake translation into Arabic of the five training modules.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Main deliverables
The main deliverable is a translation of Kuwait Traffic Law and learning materials of the four training modules (Crash Investigation I, crash Investigation II, Vehicle Dynamics, (with related exams) Crash Reconstruction I (with related exams) and Crash Reconstruction II (with related exams). The translator is also expected to perform other translation services as required by project.
The final product to be delivered is a complete translation of:
The final versions should be delivered by 30 June 2018. Payment will be made upon satisfactory delivery of the translation. UNDP reserves the right to withhold the payment until a satisfactory translation has been shared.
The task is expected to be completed within 90 days. Total number of words up to 250,000 words. The successful candidate shall deliver translation based on schedule defined by UNDP.
The contractor will report to UNDP/MOI project team.
Required Skills and Experience
The Contractor is expected to possess demonstrated experience and qualifications in the following areas
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.