Portugese Translator

  • Job Reference: MF20
  • Date Posted: 9 May 2019
  • Recruiter: Advancing People Ltd
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Salary: £22,000 to £24,000
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Advancing People Multilingual are working with a well-established client based in Birmingham, who due to their continued success are looking to recruit a permanent European Portuguese In-house Translator to join their friendly team.

The main purpose of this role is to translate documentation and other texts from Portuguese into English & English to Portuguese ensuring that the target text reads like original using computer assisted translation tools where directed to optimise the translation process.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that all new and updated paperwork is translated in a timely manner.
  • Translating updated Policy and Procedure Manuals
  • Translating In Store Presentation Updates as necessary
  • Using specialist dictionaries, thesauruses and reference books to find the closest equivalents for terminology and words used.
  • Using appropriate software for slick presentation and delivery (mainly InDesign and Trados).
  • Researching legal, technical and scientific phraseology to find the correct translation.
  • Liaising with clients to discuss any unclear points.
  • Proofreading and editing final translated versions.
  • Liaising with European offices regularly depending on the content of the material to be translated.
  • Retaining and developing specialist knowledge on specialist areas of translation.

Key Attributes:

  • Fluent in European Portuguese
  • Previous experience in the translation field working with CAT tools is highly desirable.
  • A postgraduate qualification in translation is desirable.
  • A keen eye for detail, with an ability to work accurately under pressure in a fast paced environment with constantly changing priorities.
  • Highly IT literate.

This is a full time position and a fantastic opportunity to work with a forward thinking and expanding company.

Offering a salary of £22,000 - £24,000 with fantastic company benefits.