Translator at WASCO ISOAF Tz October, 2023

Job Title: Translator

WASCO ISOAF Tz

WASCO ISOAFTz is a Tanzania-incorporated company with its head office in Dar es Salaam and its plant in Nzega District, Tabora Region. The Company has been contracted by the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) Project as a Thermal Insulation Contractor.

Spanish-English-Swahili Translator (1)

JOB DESCRIPTION:

A Spanish-English-Swahili Translator is responsible for converting written or spoken content from Spanish to English/Swahili and vice versa. This role requires a deep understanding of both languages, excellent communication skills, and cultural sensitivity. Spanish-English Translators work in various industries, including business, healthcare, legal, and entertainment, ensuring accurate and culturally appropriate translations.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Translation: Translate written documents, audio recordings, or live speech from Spanish to English/Swahili and vice versa while preserving the meaning, context, and tone of the original content.
  • Proofreading: Review and proofread translated materials to ensure accuracy, consistency, and clarity. Correct any grammatical, typographical, or punctuation errors.
  • Cultural Understanding: Understand the cultural nuances and context of both source and target languages to provide culturally sensitive and appropriate translations.
  • Research: Conduct research to ensure the correct terminology and specialized vocabulary are used in translations, especially for technical or industry-specific documents.
  • Interpretation: Provide interpretation services during meetings, conferences, or other events, conveying messages accurately and clearly between Spanish and English speakers.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with other translators, editors, and content creators to maintain consistency in translations across various projects.
  • Client Communication: Communicate with clients to understand their specific translation needs, answer queries, and provide project updates.
  • Deadline Management: Manage multiple translation projects simultaneously, adhere to deadlines, and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Quality Control: Ensure translations meet high-quality standards, including grammar, punctuation, and language usage. Use translation tools and software to enhance efficiency and accuracy.
  • Confidentiality: Maintain strict confidentiality regarding the content of the documents being translated, especially for sensitive or confidential information.

PROFFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Fluency: Proficiency in both Spanish, Swahili and English, including a deep understanding of grammar, vocabulary, and idiomatic expressions in both languages.
  • Education: A bachelor’s degree in Translation, Linguistics, Spanish, English, or a related field. Relevant certifications in translation are a plus.
  • Experience: Previous experience as a translator is preferred, especially in specialized fields such as legal, medical, technical, or literary translation.
  • Cultural Awareness: Strong cultural understanding of Spanish-speaking regions and English-speaking regions to ensure accurate and culturally appropriate translations.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both Spanish, Swahili and English. Ability to convey complex ideas and concepts clearly and accurately.
  • Attention to Detail: Keen attention to detail and strong proofreading skills to deliver error-free translations.
  • Computer Skills: Proficiency in translation software, word processing, and other relevant tools.
  • Adaptability: Ability to adapt to different writing styles, accents, and dialects in both languages.
  • Professionalism: High level of professionalism, reliability, and ability to maintain confidentiality.

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • A candidate should at least possess bachelors’ degree in Spanish.
  • Knowledge in mechanical/electrical engineering is an added advantage.
  • Swahili language proficiency will be an added advantage.

MODE OF APPLICATION:

Apply to: recruitment-t@isoaf.com Deadline: 9th November 2023

Please note that, should you not be contacted for more than two weeks after the deadline, consider your application unsuccessful