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Senior Translator English<>Arabic

ISDB - Islamic Development Bank Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Posted 3 days ago Contract See description
Providing quality, timely and efficient editing, translation, revision and proofreading of content characterized by an advanced level of complexity and technical terminology, and self-revising own translations, as well as technically guiding, assisting and reviewing the work of less experienced team members. Contributing at the...

Key Accountabilities & Activities

Translation

Self-revising translation of complex, critical, and/or top urgent assigned documents 

 

Editing

Editing assigned documents

 

Proofreading

Proofreading assigned documents 

 

Standardization

Ensuring and reporting on adherence to standards 

 

Technology

Ensuring adequate utilization of all adopted technologies

 

Development

Individual development plan

Suggestions and proposals for Section and Division development plans

 

Knowledge acquisition and dissemination

Suggestions and proposals for knowledge sources, acquisition, and dissemination

Active participation in knowledge acquisition and dissemination incidents as appropriate

Assisting in implementation of internships

 

Planning

Individual performance plan

Suggestions and proposals for Section and Division plans

 

Leadership

Mentoring and assisting junior Section members

Education Certification & Experience:

  • Academic and Experience Qualification

    • Bachelor’s degree in applied languages (interpretation and/or translation), linguistics or literature
    • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience or Minimum 6 years of experience with a Master's degree in editing, translating, revising, interpreting or teaching applied languages

    Languages:

    • English - Mandatory 
    • Arabic - Mandatory
    • French - Preferred

​Skills & Necessary Knowledge

  • Ability to adapt to changing business circumstances to maintain effective performance of the Section
  • High degree of confidentiality and protection of sensitive information
  • Ability to maintain a rational and objective demeanour when faced with difficult situations
  • Ability to plan and prioritize tasks effectively
  • Ability to guide and mentor Section members, identify basis for compromise, and reach agreement in case of disagreement
  • Ability to identify risks and implement necessary mitigation measures
  • Ability to maintain and promote high standards and identify means to improve current working practices and processes
  • Strong command of IsDB three languages
  • Excellent and comprehensive understanding of requirements, techniques, and quality enhancement in the field of language services
  • Advanced hands-on information technology skills, particularly translation technology tools (terminology databases and translation memories) and productivity tools such as MS Office suite
  • Organization skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and consistency

 

Job ID  IDB2931
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