Translator with native level French

Language Matters
London (Greater)
11 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A dynamic language services company with clients in the IT industry is currently looking for an experienced Translator with French to mother tongue standard and English. This client gives you the opportunity to work in a well-established team where plenty of personal development is given to ensure that you continually develop your translation skills and IT terminology throughout your career.

This role requires an experienced French speaking translator who can hit the ground running and take initiative!
Your role as a French speaking Translator is a combination of translation as well as project management. As a French speaking Translator and Project Manager your responsibilities will be planning, scheduling, monitoring and managing multiple translation projects, including selecting and assigning translation teams and coordinating translation process with translators and proof-readers/editors. In addition, day to day tasks will include translations from English into French, quality management and proof reading.

Linguistic consultancy in French, including advising the team on linguistic issues is required as well as assisting with the assessment of document technicality/genre. The translations from English into French are likely to be based upon IT terminology. This is a friendly, hardworking and rewarding environment to join; offering scope for personal and career development and flexible working from the office and home.


* A perfect command of all aspects and stylistic levels of English, and the ability to translate from English into French plus ideally another European language
* A postgraduate qualification in Translation
* Solid experience of translation within the IT field
* Ideally familiarity with IT terminology
* Agency experience will be beneficial
* Ability to grasp complex and varied issues
* An interest and ability to master CAT tools and terminology tools, as well as internal office-automation software

To apply, please send your CV in Word format to Frank. If you have applied for any other languagematters vacancy there is no need to re-apply, as your CV will be considered for all vacancies that match your language skills and work experience.

languagematters is a multi-discipline, multilingual recruitment agency offering a wide range of bilingual jobs in London, the South-east, nationwide and overseas. Our goal is to be the most valued, knowledgeable and indispensable recruitment partner in the language recruitment field.

We work constantly to provide equal opportunities for all, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, social background, religion, disability or sexuality.

NB: Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK or hold a valid work permit. Please note that we contact successful candidates within 3-4 working days. Language Matters is acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy

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