Objective:

  • Responsible for listening to, understanding, and translating spoken or written statements from Chinese and English language to Serbian and reversely.
  • Responsible for facilitating cross-cultural communication through the process of converting one language into a different language

Primary activities and tasks include the following, other duties may be assigned:

  • Facilitate effective communication between two parties that do not speak a similar language by converting Serbian spoken or written language into English and/or Chinese and reversely
  • Attend meetings and act as an official translator to mediate discussion with clients, team members etc.
  • Render spoken messages accurately, quickly, and clearly
  • Follow ethical codes that protect the confidentiality of information
  • Convert written materials from Serbian into English and/or Chinese and reversely such as official company documentation, publications, etc. creating and formatting a new text in the target language that reproduces the content and style of the original
  • Proofread, edit, and revise translated materials to accurately reflect language
  • Receive and submit assignments electronically (when appropriate) meeting deadlines agreed
  • Facilitate communication for people with limited language proficiency
  • Translate and interpret both legal, economic, scientific, technology terminology and colloquial language
  • Check translations of technical terms and terminology to ensure that they are accurate and remain consistent throughout translation revisions
  • Compile terminology and information to be used in translations, including specific terms such as those for industrial, technical, legal or other material
  • Accompany foreign visitor and facilitate communication between receiving party and visitors
  • Provides high level support to Departmental Manager or a set of managers which may include being a contact person inter departments and managing communication for a Department
  • Reports timely and accurately to his/her superior and is responsible for data accuracy
  • Adhering to ethical principles of the profession and acting in accordance with company policies and procedures

Reporting Responsibilities:

  • This position reports to Departmental Manager

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Education and/or Experience, Certificates:

  • Diploma, BA or MA in foreign language / translation
  • Diploma in technical translation
  • Some time spent abroad engaged in direct contact with a foreign culture
  • Specialized training is required. Formal programs in translation and interpretation at colleges abroad or in country

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Speak, read, and write fluently in at least two languages, including Chinese and English and one or more others
  • Must be culturally sensitive
  • Attention to detail is crucial
  • Must be able to clearly express ideas and thoughts
  • Exceptional memory is important
  • Excellent analytical abilities and writing skills
  • Good editing skills
  • Confident concerning the typical communication patterns

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