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Translator (Welsh)

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    Business Support & HR, Languages

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    £26859 to £28614

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    St David Recruitment Services

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    4 months ago

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Job Title: Translator (Welsh)

Location: Cardiff

Salary: £26,859 - £28,614




Our client is looking for a permanent Translator (Welsh) to join their team on a permanent basis.


Company Benefits:

·        25 days annual leave per year(plus16statutory/additional days)

·        Hybrid working between Cardiff and working remotely

·        Training and development opportunities

·        Good pension scheme


Essential Skills:

·        Good linguistic skills in both languages

·        Good time management skills

·        Superior communication skills(oral and written)

·        Proof reading skills

·        Editing skills

·        IT skills :Microsoft Office, translation software

·        Ability to work accurately and precisely

·        Ability to work independently and as a member of a busy team

·        Abilitytoworkflexiblyandtobeabletoadaptanystyleoftranslationtotherequirementsofthe audience

·        Experience of translating from Welsh into English and from English into Welsh.

·        Proof reading Welsh medium materials


Job Responsibilities:

·        Work as part of a busy translation team in order to meet the translation requirements of a rapidly developing organisation.

·        Translate, edit or proof read internally produced documents (these may include administrative materials for centres, subject-specific materials and a variety of corporate materials e.g., finance, HR, Marketing) or edit and proofread any work externally translated.

·        Ensure that the style and register is appropriate for the target audience when translating, following the General Style Guide and Style Guide for the Production of Question Papers.

·        Make full use of Déjà vu translation software on a daily basis in completing anytranslationwork,contributingtoensuringthetranslationmemoryisaccurate.

·        Consult with the line manager on any requirements, following the appropriate procedures and forward planning effectively.

·        Provide day-to-day translations of any Welsh-medium correspondence addressed to non-Welsh speaking members of staff and translate any responses required into Welsh.

·        Be able to adapt and work flexibly and in an impromptu way in order to meet the requirements of the Language Service in general at short notice.

·        Contribute to any discussion with the resource editors/question paper editors on day today aspects of developing a high standard fully bilingual service.

·        This will involve contributing to the language service's terminology work which includes collaboration with Canolfan Bedwyr.