Job Information

Job Code: ASU21820199433
Department: Administration
Opening Date: 21 August 2019
Reporting to: Director of Vice Chancellor’s Office

Translator

Function

Responsible to convert the written material from English to Arabic or vice versa.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1.  Reading through original material and rewriting it in the target language, ensuring that the meaning of the source text is retained.
  2. To ensure consistency of translation within documents and aid efficiency.
  3. Using specialist dictionaries, thesauruses and reference books to find the closest equivalents for terminology and words used.
  4. Liaising with VC office and other departments to discuss any unclear points.
  5. Proofreading and editing final translated versions.
  6. Providing final proof with a grammatically correct, well-expressed final version of the translated text, usually as a word-processed document.
  7. Using the internet and email as research tools throughout the translation process.
  8. Prioritizing work as per the requirement.
  9. Any other duties assigned by the line manager.

 

Qualification, Experiences and Skills

Qualification  

Diploma or Bachelor degree from an accredited university in Arts, Management or related field.

Experience   

Minimum of two - year experience in the related field

Job Competencies        

  • Ability to maintain the consistency of the translation.
  • Fluent in English and Arabic.
  • Excellent in computer and Business Writing skills.