Lead Translator

Job reference 
317 / 1234
Field of requested position 
Communication Arts
Company activity type 
Job location 
Beirut- Lebanon
Age bracket 
Starting 27 years old
Gender 
No preference
Education 
Bachelor or Master’s Degree in translation
Years of experience 
Minimum of 6 to 10 years of experience in translation, preferably in Business, Finance and Consultancy fields
Languages 
Arabic ,English Any additional language is a plus
Special skills 

-Eagle eye for details
- Ability to work independently under minimum supervision
- Ability to work harmoniously in a team, receive feedback and share knowledge
- Ability to work under pressure within short timelines while maintain work quality
- Ability to quickly learn and adapt with new tools and technologies
- Working collaboratively with colleagues to achieve corporate goals
- Placing team agenda ahead of personal agenda
- Respecting and adhering to final group decisions, even when such decisions may not reflect own position entirely
- Sharing credit for team accomplishments and accepting joint responsibility for team shortcomings
- Positive, open-minded team player

Tasks and duties 

- Managing projects and priorities, negotiating deadlines, building and maintaining ongoing relationships with internal teams and colleagues
- Understanding source message and adapting it into target language while ensuring it reads like an original text
- Providing high-quality translations mainly from English into Arabic and occasionally from Arabic into English. Field of focus are Business, Finance and Consultancy fields (with emphasis on Public Sector)
- Liaising with internal teams and colleagues to discuss any unclear points and consulting with experts in specialist areas
- Proofreading and editing final translated versions
- Providing internal teams and colleagues with a grammatically correct, well-expressed final version of the translated text, usually as a Word-processed document, Excel or PowerPoint
- Prioritizing work to meet deadlines
- Ability to demonstrate excellent writing and analytical skills
- Reviewing translations done by other translators and freelancers
- Performing other related duties and tasks as necessary/required
- Ability and/or willingness to work with different Computer-Assisted Translation (CAT) tools and manage Translation Memories and Glossaries

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