PAE, Inc Cultural Advisor in Iraq, Iraq

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Cultural Advisor

  • Job Description PAE is seeking an Arabic Linguist/ Cultural Advisor to provide translation, interpretation, and cultural advisement support to multiple OCONUS locations. Primary responsibilities include:•Provide translation and cultural advisement support to PAE CIED trainers as they conduct training of partner force personnel in austere environments. This includes but is not limited to: •Interpret rapid oral conversations between English and target languages•Demonstrate effective translation (written/spoken) of technical subjects from Arabic to English and English to Arabic•Perform quality control of target language translations and transcriptions during meetings/discussions as required•Develop and implement translation methodology and quality control procedures and standards•Work with a diverse training audience to ensure modules of instruction, conversation, and training guidance is accurately translated from Arabic to English/English to Arabic•Provide cultural advice to PAE CIED trainers to facilitate the presentation of training modules Required Qualifications: •A minimum of a High School diploma coupled with 8+ years of experience, OR a Bachelor's degree coupled with 2+ years of experience; OR A Master’s with 0+ years of experience •Fluent in spoken and written English, and Arabic•Possess an active Secret Clearance•Possess a valid US Passport•Ability to meet minimum requirements for OCONUS deployment•Willing to deploy overseas •Willing to live/work in austere environments Additional Desired Qualifications: •Fluent in spoken and written Kurdish and or Syrian dialects•Previous experience supporting U.S. CIED training efforts in OCONUS theaters•Current Top Secret Clearance

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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