Translator Senior Manager (Bilingual – English/Arabic) | Beirut

On demand
Posted on November 18, 2020 - 11 days ago - Beirut
On demand
Senior Management

Translator Senior Manager (Bilingual – English/Arabic) | Beirut

• We are looking for candidates with experience in English to Arabic translation and vice versa, in particular translation of business-related presentations, documents, proposals and texts with topics such as accounting, advisory, management consulting, risk consulting, market studies, business strategy, internal audit, financial services, forensic, information technology etc.

• Candidate must monitor the translation team utilization and must be responsible for prioritizing tasks based on deadline and business importance.

• Candidate must manage the translation team performance and address training requirements.

• Candidate must ensure that the translation team is submitting precise, complete and on-time quality translation services to the Advisory Department while preserving the original meaning and context of the material.

• Candidate must be pragmatic, high-energy professionals who have the personal and professional self-confidence to work under pressure.

• Candidate must also have the ability to make translations directly in MS PowerPoint and Word documents.

Ideally, this experience has been gained in a business/professional services firm.

• Candidate must be able to perform successfully and produce accurate results in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, client-oriented environment.

• Candidate must work remotely from KPMG Lebanon office to manage the in-house translation business support team and address / review the translation requests raised by the advisory team in KSA, Amman and Lebanon.

Key Responsibilities
• Translate business documents clearly and accurately with the highest quality.

• Produce translations of a variety of documents from English to Arabic and Arabic to English within tight deadlines.

• Attend meetings with business team when necessary to discuss translation projects and understand requirements.

• Manage, review and follow up with the translation team to ensure quality and efficiency.

Qualifications and Experience
• 12-15 years of bilingual translation experience within a professional services firm/fast turnaround environment would be advantageous.

• Excellent Arabic and English translation, editing and communication skills, both written and verbal, Understanding of Grammar
• Working knowledge of business language and thinking in English and Arabic
• It is an advantage to have a knowledge of and/or interest in specialist areas such as advisory, risk consulting, management consulting, forensic, information technology, actuarial, corporate finance, internal audit, banking and financial services.

• Competent IT user with excellent word processing skills and the capacity to master computer-assisted translation.

Key competencies
• Interpersonal Communication, Accuracy, Attention to Detail, Ability to Meet Deadlines, Ability to Work Under Pressure
• Excellent verbal and written communication skill
• Ability to develop a proactive approach for problem solving and delivering business solutions.

• Ability to perform successfully in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, service- oriented environment with excellent project management skills, “gets things done”.

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