Translator

Mackenzie Jones
Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP279-963
Mackenzie Jones

The Role


The Role


Translator - Arabic / English

Our client is a general management consulting firm, widely regarded as a global leader in business strategy consulting. The firm has built its worldwide practice on intellectual leadership and has helped change the way many corporations approach, and engage in, competition. Many of their strategic concepts are taught at leading business schools and executive education programs around the world. It is a privately owned firm with more than 75 offices globally. Its offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi have more than 110 employees.

The Role

Duties include translation and editing texts and documents (80% business and 20% legal) clearly and accurately with the highest quality
Making the translations directly in MS PowerPoint documents
Working to the required guidelines and within the assigned time typically with a 24-48hrs turnaround.
Editing and proof reading translations done by other members within the company or outsourced to ensure the quality of translation conforms to company standards
Liaising with the external government agencies when requiring Arabic, particularly Notary Public

Requirements


Requirements


The Candidate

We are looking for candidates with experience in English to Arabic translation, in particular regarding business-related presentations, proposals and texts with topics such as market studies, business strategy, company organisation, human resources, etc. The candidate must also have the ability to make English/Arabic translations directly in MS PowerPoint documents. Ideally, this experience has been gained in a business/professional services firm. Candidates must be able to perform successfully and produce accurate results in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, client-oriented environment. Candidates must be pragmatic, high-energy professionals who have the personal and professional self-confidence to handle the stress involved in performing a role such as this. They must possess the highest levels of integrity. They must have the raw intelligence, political savvy and interpersonal skills to build relationships throughout a loosely structured organization as well as the ability to support the firm's efforts to become the foremost consulting.

We are looking for 5+ years of translation experience (Arabic / English) within a professional services firm/fast turnaround environment. A Bachelors Degree in Linguistics and/or Legal translation Certificate with distinct communication and team working skills. Pragmatism, open-mindedness, and flexibility (there will be occasional out of hours requirements)

- Excellent Arabic and English translation, editing and communication skills, both written and verbal
- Working knowledge of business language and thinking in English and Arabic
- Expert computer skills: Excellent MS PowerPoint skills a must, plus MS Word and MS Excel.
- Ability to prioritize actions
- Team player
- Commercially aware and able to act in the firm's best interests
- Professional manner but able to take firm and timely decisions
- Attention to detail
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills; clarity, tact, professionalism
- Ability to perform successfully in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, service-oriented environment with excellent project management skills, “gets things done”.
- Demonstrated ability to plan workflow, work independently, and take initiative
- Strong attention to detail, accurate and thorough

About the Company


About the Company


Mackenzie Jones Middle East has decades of HR, Marketing, Finance & Accounting, Sales, Secretarial & Business Support, Management Consulting and Engineering recruitment expertise. Along with a deep understanding of key market sectors and regions, we never forget to treat clients, companies and candidates as individuals who have unique needs.

So we always listen, constantly learn, occasionally challenge and frequently advise. It’s all part of a service renowned for its courtesy, consideration and dedication. Based in Dubai since 2006, our office covers the GCC and Levant countries and with the right regional expertise, we are the leading specialists.

We’re growing rapidly because people appreciate our honesty, commitment and results.

Areas of specialties we recruit for are: Human Resources, Finance & Accounting, Marketing, Sales, Secretarial & Business Support, Executive Search, Banking & Financial Services, Management Consulting and Engineering.
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