ILO recruitment notice - Chief Interpreter

International Labour Organization announces position for a Chief Interpreter

Chief Interpreter

Grade: P5

Vacancy no.: RAPS/1/2018/RELMEETINGS/01

Publication date: 11 April 2018

Application deadline (midnight Geneva time): 14 May 2018

Job ID: 192


Organization Unit: RELMEETINGS

Location: Geneva

Contract type: Fixed Term

The following are eligible to apply:

  • ILO Internal candidates in accordance with paragraphs 31 and 32 of Annex I of the Staff Régulations.
  • External candidates.

Staff members with at least five years of continuous service with the Office are encouraged to apply and will be given special consideration at the screening and evaluation stage.

Applications from officials who have reached, or will reach their age of retirement as defined in Article 11.3 of the Staff Regulations on or before 31 December 2017, or who have already separated from ILO service upon retirement or early retirement, will not be considered.

The ILO values diversity among its staff. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including those with disabilities. If you are unable to complete our online application form due to a disability, please send an email to

Applications from qualified candidates from non- or under-represented member States, or from those member States which staffing forecasts indicate will become non- or under-represented in the near future, would be particularly welcome. A list of these countries can be found here:

Successful completion of the Assessment Centre is required for all external candidates.


The Interpretation Unit is located in the Official Meetings, Documentation and Relations Department (RELMEETINGS). The Unit is responsible for providing high-quality simultaneous, consecutive or whispered interpretation services at all ILO meetings in the official programme of meetings, as well as some internal meetings as required.

The incumbent will report to the Director of the Department.

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