Senior Translator

Job reference 
317 / 1227
Field of requested position 
Administration
Company activity type 
Job location 
keserwan-Lebanon
Age bracket 
Minimum 27
Gender 
No preference
Education 
Bachelor or Master’s Degree in translation.
Years of experience 
Minimum of 6 years of experience in translation, preferably in the publishing industry. Automotive industry is a plus.
Languages 
English , arabic and French
Special skills 

- Providing clients with a grammatically correct, well-expressed final version of the translated text, usually as a Word-processed document, Excel or PowerPoint
- Ability to demonstrate excellent writing and analytical skills
- High degree of initiative and ability to work independently under minimum supervision in a fast-paced environment
- Fast learner and ability to quickly familiarize with and adopt new tools
- Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve corporate goals
- Solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise
- Is willing to learn from others
- Places team agenda before personal agenda
- Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position
- Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings
- Positive, open-minded team player

Tasks and duties 

- Managing projects and priorities, negotiate deadlines, build and maintain ongoing relationships with clients
- Understanding original material and rewrite it in the target language, ensuring that the meaning of the source text is retained
- Providing high-quality translations from English and/or French into Arabic in various subject areas; mainly in cosmetics and fragrances, fashion industry, travel and tourism. Automotive is plus
- Liaising with clients to discuss any unclear points and consulting with experts in specialist areas
- Proofreading and editing final translated versions
- Prioritizing work to meet deadlines.
- Reviewing translations done by other translators and freelancers
- Performing other related duties and tasks as necessary/required
- Ability or willingness to work with Computer-Assisted Translation (CAT) tools and to manage Translation Memories

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