Office Assistant & Translator

  • Location:

    Babil, Iraq

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  • Contact:

    Steve Al-Bazy

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


MSELECT is looking to hire an Office Assistant & Translator for an industrial client in Babil. Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must, Turkish is a plus.

Job Summary

Performing clerical duties, updating and maintaining documents, performing general office errands and assisting the HR Manager, (especially with translation)

General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performing clerical duties, including, but not limited to, mailing and filing correspondence, placing orders, and answering calls.
  • Interact with colleagues and visitors.
  • Sort and distribute incoming mail.
  • Arranges meetings and appointments as well as reserving rooms and managing refreshments.
  • Typing correspondence, meeting notes, and forms among other documents.
  • Photocopies, scans, and filing of appropriate documents.
  • Edit documents for accuracy.
  • Maintain accurate records and data capturing.
  • Assists with organizing events when necessary.
  • Conducts research and compiles data.
  • Signs for delivered packages and distributes them to the appropriate recipient
  • Assist the HR Manager with translation of documents and in meetings.
  • Performs additional duties when required, including drafting documents and organizing the filing system.
  • General office related errands


  • Diploma in business admin, management or similar
  • 3 years or more experience in similar role.
  • Arabic, English fluency is a must, Turkish is a plus.
  • Fully computer literate with advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Problem-solving aptitude and ability to prioritize.
  • Proactive nature.
  • Hard worker, organized and reliable.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain a strict level of confidence.
  • Knowledge of basic office management
  • Working hours 8 am – 5 pm Saturday to Thursday.

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process

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