The ideal candidate's competencies for language specialists job vacancies listed below are those on which you will be assessed on during a panel interview.
1. Professional Competence
Great interpreting/translating expertise and the ability to apply it effectively in the OECD work environment. Draft and translate quickly and write clearly and succinctly avoiding unnecessary jargon. Quick grasp of key issues and effective oral and written communication, accessible to non-native speakers.
Tracking of important trends in the area of specialisation and display of consistent self discipline and reliability.
2. Organisational Awareness
3. Professional Integrity
Demonstration of the highest professional values and standards: objectivity, independence, credibility, accuracy, rigour, confidentiality, discretion and ethical behaviour.
Passion for languages and effective communication and a deep appreciation of its role in assuring OECD’s missions. Commitment to continual learning and improvement of professional and personal competencies.
4. Team Work and Collegiality
Ability to work co-operatively and effectively in multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary teams. Idea sharing, exchange of constructive comments with colleagues.
Participation in the building of team spirit. Diplomatic disagreement and persuasion by reasons and arguments.
5. Relationship Building
7. Drive and Stamina