Director Translation Job Description Sample
Director Of Business Development - Craft Translation (2641-094)
We are looking for a Director of Business Development here in New York to join our growing Craft Translation business. This person will be developing our business around the globe with the help of a small but dynamic sales team. This is a high impact and high visibility opportunity to help build and scale a crucial business unit within a fast growing agency.
We are in need of a true "hunter" in every sense of the word. The brand-side of our industry is an untapped market with enormous potential we will look to you to capture.
The Craft Translation team (a McCann business) offers a full range of language services, including both transcreation of marketing copy by in-country copywriters and traditional and technical translation. Our team has vast experience working with Fortune 500 clients and manages a team of over 2,000 in-market linguists covering all major world languages and dialects.
What you will do…
Lead business development efforts in an effort to build a robust pipeline of sales opportunities within middle market and top-tier global companies
Leverage our internal subject matter experts with potential clients to position Craft as a industry leader in the translation and transcreation space
Create and maintain relationships with prospective clients and assist them through the translation purchase decision lifecycle
Be a master presenter when rolling out our newest product offerings to further showcase our capabilities to new and existing clients
Who you will be…
10+ years with an excellent track record of selling translation solution to Fortune 1000 clients
A hunter with experience developing business in underserved markets
Creative and an out-of-the-box thinker who can bring new and fresh ideas to the table
Proven ability to build relationships and trust with executives at the highest level of large organizations
Foreign language skill is a plus but not required
McCann New York is the headquarters of McCann Worldwide, one of the world's largest advertising agency networks with operations in over 120 countries. The agency opened in 1912 with Truth Well Told as its founding -- and enduring -- creative philosophy. As we have enhanced this strategy-based creative approach to keep it relevant in today's multichannel brand communications world, we have strengthened our ability to unearth consumer insights, highlight behavioral brand truths, and create innovative multiplatform experiences that help our clients' brands play a meaningful role in consumers' lives.
McCann is an EEO Employer
Participant in E-Verify
SME / Task Lead Knowledge Translation
Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.
Engility is seeking a Knowledge Translation (KT) Task Lead to manage a multidisciplinary team within the Defense Health Agency (DHA)'s Research & Development Directorate (J-9). The J-9 research mission focuses on medical and health services research to improve quality and continuity of care for service members, veterans and their beneficiaries. The KT Task Lead will provide cross-organizational coordination to support the effective translation of knowledge generated from J-9 medical research and health services research portfolios across the KT lifecycle. The task lead is expected to provide leadership and expert guidance for needs and gaps identification, analysis of solutions, development of solutions, dissemination, implementation, and evaluation.
- A Master's or Doctoral Degree in a health or biomedical science field (e.g., medicine, nursing, biology, chemistry, psychology, public health, epidemiology, medicine, or related interdisciplinary degree). Doctorate preferred. Master's degree candidates must have minimum of 5 years of experience in management or consultant role; Doctoral degree with minimum of 3 years' of experience in management or consultant role.
Knowledge of military culture and structure to best support MHS initiatives and collaboration within the DoD and with other academic institutions.
Significant knowledge of KT best practices from the private sector (e.g., high performing integrated health systems) and federal sector (e.g., IOM, NIH, AHRQ, CDC).
Experience in application of scientific research and analysis methods; application and use of scientific standards, theories, measurement, testing and evaluation procedures.
Familiarity with common quantitative and qualitative research methods and related software programs.
Strong technical writing skills to clearly, logically, and succinctly communicate project-related information within the MHS, DoD, other federal agencies at the commensurate comprehension and reading level for the audience.
Ability to work collaboratively and independently, and have strong oral and written communication abilities, with strong conceptual and systems-thinking abilities and problem-solving skills.
Solid working knowledge of computer software (Microsoft Office business suite, to include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required to prepare reports, briefings, and products.
Excellent client-facing consultation skills to include briefing and/or advisement to civilian and uniformed government personnel.
Expert knowledge of one or more areas of medical or health services research
The ideal candidate will have experience working in the Military Health System, VA, AHRQ, CDC, SAMSHA or NIH.
Familiarity with Department of Defense policies and processes related to research, development, and acquisitions (e.g., Defense Acquisition University training certificate, demonstrated knowledge of DoD 5000 regulations)
Experience working with military data systems
Previous project management or leadership experience.
Record of scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals and/or presentations at professional conferences
Must be able to establish and maintain relationships, demonstrate initiative, exude a professional presence, focus on results and demonstrate enthusiasm
Must be located in the National Capital Region and able to be present at primary client site in Silver Spring, MD as needed (approximately 4-5 days per week) as well as additional sites as needed (e.g., Fort Detrick, MD and/or Defense Health Headquarters in Falls Church, VA).
Applied Research Scientist, Machine Translation
(Menlo Park, CA)
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.
Facebook is seeking an Applied Research Scientist to join our Machine Translation Team in Menlo Park. This team is part of the Applied Machine Learning organization within Facebook, working to break language barriers to create a world where everyone on Facebook can understand everyone else, no matter what languages they speak. In pursuit of this mission, the team has created machine translation systems that serve over 2 billion translations every day across 2000 different language pairs. However, this journey is still only 1% finished, and the team won't rest until they can produce human quality translations for all language directions.The ideal candidate will have a strong background in developing machine translation systems, a strong knowledge of neural networks, and have experience working with massive amounts of data. They should also have strong software engineering skills and the ability to build systems that reach Facebook scale.
Conduct research to advance the state of the art in neural networks and machine translation.
Utilize that research to develop and deploy scalable neural network models into production to impact billions of people using Facebook.
Contribute to helping the team develop machine learning models that help solve other language related problems, such as language identification and user language modeling.
Collaborate with team members from other research and applied research teams working on a variety of deep learning and NLP problems.
PhD/MS with relevant experience in the fields of machine translation, machine learning, deep learning, parsing or language modeling.
3+ years of experience in building in large-scale machine translation systems from the level of researching a prototype to the level of production.
Experience with developing and training neural network models.
Experience in C++ and Python.
Translation Goverance Project Manager
This position reports to the Translation Governance Manager and is responsible for managing translation project activity for a cross-functional team.
This person will work with the Translation Governance Manager and other translation stakeholders, including the in-house translation team, Product, Omnichannel, and Compliance to ensure timely delivery of translated items.
The ideal candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills, be able to manage multiple projects while adhering to deadlines, enjoy working in a fast-paced, sales-focused organization. Candidate must be the highest level of proficiency in English as well as Spanish, both verbal and written.
Support the Translation Governance Manager in developing an annual translation project plan, lead implementation of the plan and ensure timely execution. The project manager also helps resolve problems that arise during implementation, prepares project status reports, and makes alterations to plan as needed. In this role the project manager will also support the Language Translation Policy renewal process, training, procedure development/collection, audits, and quality assurance of translated materials.
Bachelor's degree/Masters preferred
Professional proficiency in English and Spanish - Candidate will be asked to complete U.S. Bank's verbal language assessment, Spanish translation, and writing certification exams
5-8 years of project management or related experience
Project management certification or similar level accomplishment
Proven writing/editing skills
Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office applications, and experience preparing executive level presentations
Degree in Spanish or certification in translation, i.e. American Translators Association preferred
Ability to proactively consult with internal customers, business line and/or project leaders
Strong organizational and project management skills
Creative thinker with a strong attention to detail
Ability to work independently or as part of a project team
Strong planning and time management skills
Ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment
Quality Translation Reviewer With French
Join an interesting project supporting an international pharmaceutical company by providing qualitity check of translated cases, maintaining high standard of accuracy.
Currently the team is looking for a French and English speaker who would join it as a Quality Reviewer in the drug safety area.
The primary role of Quality Reviewer is to check translated cases and transcribed these cases in the client's database and report forms.
Checks of translated drug safety cases and ensure that the following items are accurately translated from French to English
Transcription of cases in the client's database and report forms
Translation of case from French to English
Capture the errors in the defect tracker
Provide feedback to individuals in a timely manner and review the correction
Escalate issues or tasks outside the normal scope of work
Global Program Manager (Gpm), Translation Clinical Oncology (Tco)
We are looking for a Global Program Manager (GPM) to join our Translational Clinical Oncology (TCO) team in Cambridge MA.
This role drives, together with the Clinical Project Leader (CPL), the process of developing the integrated strategic and operational plan for programs worldwide. Ensures organizational alignment and seamless execution of the Integrated Development Plan for early clinical development programs. Fosters team building, interactions and collaboration, striving for high performing Early Program Teams (EPTs).
Major Accountablities include:
Drives development and optimization of integrated Program Strategy
Provides, in collaboration with the Clinical Program Leader (CPL), strategic leadership to the Early Program Team (EPT) for the clinical development of cancer therapeutics through clinical proof-of-concept (PoC) for both small molecules and biologics within Translational Clinical Oncology (TCO).
The GPM drives, together with the CPL, the early development program strategy and smooth transition to late development by planning and tracking activities, such as drug supply and formulation development, preclinical work for indication expansion and patient selection strategies, supportive clinical pharmacology and toxicology studies.
Leads and contributes to organizational initiatives and external partnerships
Leads and contributes to task forces, sub teams or broader cross-functional organizational initiatives.
May act as Alliance Manager in external collaborations with academic institutions.
Manages external partnerships with other Pharmaceutical or Biotech organizations in collaboration with Alliance Management.
Achieves Organizational Alignment and Seamless Execution of the Integrated Development Plan
Accountable for the cross-functional alignment and organizational support of the Integrated Development Plan by facilitating internal and external stakeholder management.
Drives team's objective setting, prioritization and tracking ensuring adherence to the development strategy and operational plan.
The GPM is accountable for timely and accurate updates in TCO reporting systems, which includes key program milestones and program deliverables, as well as updates to senior management and stakeholders.
Assures ongoing optimization of program timelines and resource requirements.
Accountable for accurate financial forecasting, planning and tracking vs. target by liaising with EPT line functions and challenging assumptions across all functional activities.
Leads risk management and contingency planning, and monitors the implementation of risk mitigation strategies at program level.
Enable High Performing Teams and Associates
Fosters team building, interactions and collaboration, striving for high performing EPTs.
The GPM is instrumental to the development of EPT members through coaching and mentoring.
Drives issue identification and resolution in alignment with concerned line functions and the EPT.
Ensures effective, proactive and open communications within and across the EPT in order to achieve transparency and clarity of program goals, progress and issues.
Deputizes the CPL as leader and spokesperson for the EPT, and represents EPT internally / externally.
Serves as functional mentor for junior GPM staff and aids in their onboarding and coaching. EEO Statement The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Minimum requirements - Doctoral in life sciences (or MBA with bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience in life science)
Fluent English (oral and written).
7+ years industry experience,
Strong scientific background in Biology, Chemistry or Pharmaceutical Sciences with at least 5 yrs equivalent multi- / cross-functional leadership experience. Previous work and leadership experience in international and multidisciplinary drug development teams.
Expert knowledge of drug development process incl. advanced knowledge of regulatory and business requirements. Oncology and clinical operations experience of advantage.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills for bridging between scientific and business participants, for negotiating timelines and for effective international collaboration. Strong verbal communication. Expert in written communications.
Expert interpersonal and communication skills for bridging between scientific and business participants, for negotiating timelines and for effective international collaboration. Strong verbal communication. Expert in written communications.
Advanced Project Management skills, capable of managing multiple projects with respect to priorities and self-management.
Human Language Translation Specialist - 15635
Human Language Translation (HLT) Specialist
The selected applicants will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
Top Secret clearance
A qualified linguist in English and one or more of the following foreign languages:Arabic, Pashto, Dari, Persian-Farsi, Spanish, Punjabi, German, Somali, Turkish, Hausa, French, Kurdish, Russian, Uzbek, Bengali, Indonesian, or Tajik
Minimum five (5) years' experience working with HLT technologies and computer programming
Experience, training and/or certification in the use of Translation Memory and Terminology Management;
Formal education in Linguistics or Computer Programming at a Masters or Doctorate level;
Experience applying HLT technology within an operational capacity at the National Media Exploitation Center (NMEC)
TS/SCI with poly clearance
Work collaboratively with teams of linguists and other functional areas to rapidly assess collections and determine their usefulness and applicability to current information requirements.
Apply techniques to large collections of media to generate detailed information products.
Camber Corporation is part of the Integrated Mission Solutions Group of HII's Technical Solutions division. Integrated Mission Solutions Group is a leading provider of Agile Software Engineering and Information Technology solutions; All Hazards services; Modeling, Simulation, and Training solutions and services; Unmanned Systems support; Intelligence Analysis and Operations; and Engineering and Management services to Department of Defense, Federal, and commercial customers.
Integrated Mission Solutions Group (Camber), a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (HII) is headquartered in Huntsville, AL. From Camber's founding in 1990, we have grown to 32 offices, positioned to provide responsive support to our customers across the United States. We deploy personnel to support our customers globally, including many locations in Asia, Africa, and Europe, providing daily interface on technical, programmatic, and operations issues. Overall, more than 1,600 Camber professionals deliver ISO 9001:2008-certified and CMMI ML3 high-value solutions to customers worldwide.
Camber Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled
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Springer Nature is one of the world's leading global research, educational and professional publishers. It is home to an array of respected and trusted brands and imprints, with more than 170 years of combined history behind them, providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals and resources reach millions of people, helping researchers and scientists to discover, students to learn and professionals to achieve their goals and ambitions. The company has almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries.
Head of Translation
Purpose of the role:
Edit translated material and original content for Nature Arabic Edition, For Science and other custom publications following the editorial guidelines in a timely fashion to meet publishing deadlines.
Edit translated articles, illustrations and figures from Nature and Scientific American to prepare it for publication on a weekly basis online, and in any print issues produced.
Translate some material assigned by editorial management when needed to ensure a smooth workflow.
Revise translated scientific terms for accuracy to assist in the production of an Arabic science terms glossary.
Follow the editorial guidelines to produce accurate and verified material up to the Nature Research brand standards.
Work with Head of Translation to improve the quality of Arabic translation to the highest quality possible.
Assist in updating online portal to make sure that all articles are put up in a timely fashion.
Perform other related editorial duties when needed.
Head of Translation, Senior Translation Editors, Editor-in-Chief, Managing Editor, Translators, Writers, Copyeditors, Executive Editor
Need to know
Graduate degree from science-related major, or a graduate degree in mass media with a strong science background, required.
Postgraduate studies (MSc or PhD) in a science-related major would be an advantage.
Editing and writing
Organising & planning
Written and oral communication skills
Understanding of scientific landscape across the Middle East
Proficiency in written and spoken English and Arabic
Internet publishing and dealing with CMS
Demonstrable experience in science communication and translation required.
Advanced knowledge of scientific research field and trends is essential.
Proven ability to handle Arabic science translations needed.
Previous experience in magazine publication preferred.
Need to be capable of
Uses technical / job knowledge and experience, incorporating functional skills and broad based business knowledge, to meet and exceed job requirements / customer expectations. Up-to-date and disciplined, able to generate and present high quality, relevant and usable job-related information. Efficiently manages workload and projects within set timelines and to agreed budget, achieving set objectives. Assimilates and applies new job-related information in a timely manner.
Personal Effectiveness and Professionalism
Maintains a professional attitude and approach to work. Takes an ethical approach to internal and business relationships. Is aware of compliance and regulations as a framework for business activities.
Produces consistent results both professionally and personally. Use of initiative and a proactive approach with drive to make a contribution. Focuses on achieving positive results contributing to team goals and the overall success of the business.
Customer Focus (internal and external customers)
Drive and motivation to meet or exceed customer expectations, Nurtures relationships by recognising and delivering on internal and external customer's needs and opinions. Makes customers and their needs a primary focus of their actions.
Relationship Building/ Teamwork (incorporating Communication, Influencing and Trust)
Builds effective relationships through positive communication that motivates and influences others.
A valued team member actively involved in achieving team objectives. Works cooperatively and flexibly with other members of the team. Effectively communicates relevant ideas or details of events in a way that enhances relations in the work environment. Successfully influences others to accept and support an idea/proposal/plan.
Managing Complexity incorporating decision making, planning and organisation, and resilience
Is able to work effectively in a highly complex, diverse, changing environment. Changes own behaviour in order to deal with changing circumstances. Maintains a high level of performance under conditions of increased pressure, competition and adversity. Achieves results by setting goals using quality planning, analysis and decision making skills. Adapts and copes successfully with changing circumstances. Structures activities within an established time frame, following up on details in order to achieve maximum effectiveness.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes
Varied and interesting tasks
An excellent working environment with flat hierarchies
A good work life balance with fair working hours + a generous and flexible vacation package
Discounted public transport
Discounted book prices
An excellent on-site cafeteria
Working Hours: Full-time / Part-time (please state the exact hours/week)
Company and Location: Springer Science + Business Media Deutschland GmbH, Berlin / Heidelberg
Excited by the prospect of joining us? We are looking forward to your online application!
To find out more information about our organization please take a look at www.springer.com and springernature.com.
Chinese Translation Specialist
USANA Health Sciences is seeking a talented and career-minded expert to join our translation team as a Chinese Translation Specialist. In this position, you will translate a variety of materials—including digital magazine articles, informative scientific studies, business development stories, and marketing campaigns—from English into both Traditional and Simplified Chinese .
As USANA's Chinese Translation Specialist you will work with our translation team to maintain accuracy and consistency in all of the Chinese material we produce. Your ability to translate challenging terms and concepts at a reliable pace and review other translations to ensure they meet our high standards will be integral to your success.
In this entry-level position , you will translate assigned material into Chinese, review translations from other translators in our team, adapt translations according to market-specific needs, and proof translations in designed or published material. As you develop in this position, (you can grow your individual abilities as a translation expert and grow within an employee-minded team and company).
A successful individual in this position will exemplify USANA's core values and will be an expert in their field.
Translate marketing, technical, and informative copy from English into Traditional and Simplified Chinese
Maintain consistent use of terminology through use and further development of a language glossary
Work with individual markets to solidify appropriate terminology and usage
Review and edit existing Chinese print and online material to ensure accuracy and consistency
Adapt material for individual markets according to a standard of legal, regulatory, and marketing specifics as well as for other localization concerns
Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Requirements
Mandarin or Cantonese speaker with verbal and written proficiency in English and native-level proficiency in Chinese
Understanding and ability to replicate differences in verbiage between Chinese-speaking markets
Five years of experience in translating written material into Traditional and Simplified Chinese
Experience in editing and proofreading Traditional and Simplified Chinese material
Ability to meet strict deadlines and maintain accuracy and consistency
At USANA, Everything We Do Helps You Love Life and Live It.
We've been around a while. We've done some amazing things. We've climbed to the top of the nutritional supplement industry, touching millions of lives along the way. Founded in 1992 by Dr. Myron Wentz, USANA Health Sciences is a U.S.-based international company that manufactures high-quality supplements, personal care, and energy products in our FDA-registered facility in Salt Lake City, Utah.
USANA is committed to making the highest quality products without compromise. That's why we use only the purest ingredients, stringent quality control, and a manufacturing process that's second-to-none. After all, at USANA we make more than just nutritionals––we help others create their USANA lifestyle. And we are able to do that with teams of incredible employees based around the world.
USANA employees do more than work for our company––we embody the culture, and we live our company values: Excellence, Integrity, Health, and Community. We are committed to doing whatever it takes to ensure USANA's direct-selling Associates are supplied with whatever they need to become successful.
Language Translation Manager
Join our team and experience Workday!
It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have a good time, too. In fact, we run our company with that principle in mind every day: One of our core values is fun.
Assist with translation project management for a translation team, including:
Liaising with Application Product Management and Tools development
Researching and answering questions logged by translators
Establishing and tracking project milestones
Working with Environments and Release Management to document and deliver translations
Manage software translation projects from English to German
Manage documentation translation and other documents as needed
Assign tasks to translators and follow up on their execution
Train and support translators on translation tools, whether for system or document translation
Perform quality control through review and testing
Check terminology and style consistency across the Workday application as well as any translated documents
Help translators manage terminology; work to ensure that the terminology is consistent with relevant industry standards
Update the terminology list (or database); check the new terms provide by the translators, and search for context and/or definition whenever appropriate
Answer questions from translators if possible, and if not open a JIRA or make sure the translator opens one
Collaborate on a translation style guide, adding relevant sections as scope increases or changes
With the translation manager, recruit and hire new translators when needed. Participate in interviews and testing of translators
Acquire and maintain technical knowledge as well as product knowledge so as to offer basic support to translators when needed.
Learn, if not already known, translation tools for documentation and other document types; maintain translation memories and terminology databases
Help evaluate terminology change requests from customers. When a decision is made to accept a change, make sure the change is implemented consistently throughout the system (or documents).
Coordinate all relevant issues for the translation of software and documentation, as well as training manuals, marketing and legal materials, when needed in the future
Work with local developers, technical specialists, consultants, trainers, and salespeople regarding translation issues
Assist with translation whenever needed
Help pinpoint recurring problems with processes, personnel, or other issues
Make sure that the content management tools for documentation are used properly in the context of translation delivery
Skills and Experience
Clear and effective communication skills
A degree in Translations or Computer Science, or equivalent work experience
Functional knowledge of Human Capital Management (HCM) or Financials business applications
Fluency in German
Minimum two years' experience with translation processes and project management
Attitude and aptitude to be successful in a growing and rapidly changing company and suite of products.
Five+ years' experience in the translation or software industry
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