Vinnell Arabia (www.vinnellarabia.com)
Full Time Contractor
Facilitates and enables all aspects of in-house translation by members of the Multimedia and Translation Team as well as external translation by subcontractors. Assists MTT leadership in all aspects of the continuous and on-going Quality Assurance of translations as they are produced. Assists MTT leadership in all aspects of the translation and QA of the Ministry of the National Guard Command and General Staff College curriculum. Provides direct assistance to MTT personnel to assist them in all aspects of translation and Quality Assurance and Control Quality activities to ensure high quality translations that meet the Arabic literary expectations of the CGSC. Assists in the management of all personnel and physical resources to accomplish the mission of translation. Assists all activities in support of meeting the production schedule. Integrates Quality Assurance processes to produce translation products to a high literary quality. Integrates Project Management principles and processes into the translation methodology.
Education Level: Associates Degree or equivalent cumulative education credits are required; Bachelor?s Degree is preferred and a Master?s Degree is a significant advantage. Arabic language proficiency is required for this position. Arabic native language speaker is preferred. English must be near-native in order to bridge the gap between Arabic and English, since the translations start in English and end in Modern Standard Arabic. Experience related to translation activities may substitute for education levels if the experience can directly facilitate and enhance the MTT mission to produce high-quality Arabic translations.
Experience: Experience in Arabic language utilization and translation is preferred. Experience gained in military, government, or a civilian translation activity is an advantage. Experience in using Computer Assisted Tools (CAT) is also an advantage. The candidate is judged using the ?whole-person? concept in order to recruit someone that has the overall capabilities to facilitate high-quality Arabic translations, including niche Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs), however obtained.
Specific Knowledge, Skill, and Ability Requirements: Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. For non-native Arabic speakers, proficiency in Arabic at DLPT 2/2 is preferred; 3/3 level is an advantage. Ability to deal effectively with people in a multicultural environment. Computer literacy is an advantage. Must possess a valid US driver?s license, unless living outside USA.
Other Specific Requirements: U.S. citizen.