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Translator/Interpreter

Company: Beacon Red
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
CLOSES ON: 2020-02-26
Department: Knowledge Management
Direct reports: N/A
Reports to: Manager – Knowledge Management Translation Operations

OVERVIEW

Conduct written and verbal translation, primarily from English to Arabic but also from Arabic to English on occasion.

Education and Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor degree. Translation or language specialization preferred.

Qualifications and experience

  • Two years minimum of professional translation work.

Key skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, particularly PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
  • Familiarity with working in small team, with demanding deadlines.
  • High level of attention to detail.

Core behavioural competencies

  • Drives and delivers performance result
  • Demonstrates learning agility

Key Accountabilities

Department Support:

Translation at an approximate minimum speed of 250 words per hour (variable depending on complexity and technicality of language).

Occasional verbal translation responsibilities in an ad hoc manner.

Work in small teams when designated, to complete translation work as part of projects.

Maintain client confidentiality and workplace operational security procedures.

Other responsibilities as designated, within the reasonably expected boundaries of a translation role.