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Arabic Translator/Linguist

Company Name: TECHWISE
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Abu Dhabi
Experience: 3-5 years
Degree: Bachelor
Nationality: Any
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
Job Summary
Arabic translator/linguist will support translation of military and government documents.  The Arabic translator/linguist will operate as part of a diverse Team of highly trained Subject Matter Experts (SME).  Work as part of a multi-faceted team and act as a liaison with non-English speaking Arabic individuals as needed. Translate English language narrative into well-written Arabic prose; interpret documents written in English to Arabic and from Arabic to English. The translator will translate concepts, correspondence, and edit and proofread technical documents. This specialist must be fully capable of functioning semi-independently and in a multi-cultural team environment.  Specific qualifications and related information are described below.
Essential Functions
Translation of all documents as requested from English to Arabic and from Arabic to English
Translation of random certificates, licenses and applications as required
Documentation and file management of translations, as well as other translation support required by the project
Collaborate closely with the primary English SME in the development of assigned products and liaise with other non-English speaking Arabic individuals as requested
Research specialized terminology for translate into Arabic assuring proper conversion of meaning and concept of original English text
Read through original English material and translate it into Arabic Language, ensuring that the meaning of the source text is retained
Use specialist dictionaries, thesauruses, glossaries and reference books to find the closest Arabic equivalents for English defense terminology and phrases
Liaise and communicate with the customer/project staff to discuss any content requiring clarification
Proofread and edit final translated Arabic products to ensure alignment with the original English text
Provide the client with a grammatically correct and accurate final version of the translated text, usually as a Microsoft Word or PowerPoint document
Use the Internet and email as research tools throughout the translation process
Meet or exceed all assigned translation deadlines
Consults with SMEs in specialist areas as required

Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Translation
Minimum 3-5 years of translation experience in the UAE, KSA, Kuwait, or similar Gulf country
Valid Passport (at least 6 months from expiration)
Must pass all security checks
Advanced Microsoft Office skills
Advanced Communication and Relationship Management Skills 
Self-Motivated and adaptive worker capable of working in a multi-cultural team environment

Strongly Desired Qualifications and Professional Experiences
Arabic: Excellent Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening           
Advanced English: Excellent Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening    
Computer Literacy: Adobe, MS Office
Knowledge of computer applications
Experience drafting and finalizing technical and non-technical Arabic publications