English to French Reviser/Translator (Based anywhere in Canada)
CMHC
Halifax, NS, CA
3d ago

Help make a difference for Canadians. CMHC’s is that by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and that meets their needs.

All of our programs and activities support this singular goal.

Be part of an inclusive workplace. guides everything we do at CMHC. We’re taking concrete actions to eradicate racism and advance equity within CMHC and the housing system.

Join the Corporate Support Team, where we have the focus, the people and the voice to achieve our aspiration.

Your primary task will be revising texts translated by the external service provider. You will also occasionally translate various texts from English to French or from French to English, copy edit and proofread various texts in French (primary) or in English, as required.

In order to meet operational needs, the incumbent may be required to complete work in the evenings. (Eastern Time Zone).

Responsibilities :

  • Revise in-depth or perform quality control on texts translated by the external provider.
  • Contribute to the enrichment of the central terminology base by recording the results of terminological research as a specialist.
  • Ensure the processed materials are aligned with the expectations of the intended audience(s).
  • Provide quality client service and return projects within agreed deadlines.
  • Organize work in such a way as to manage conflicting priorities. Help colleagues with their tasks and workload when available.
  • Provide writing and copy-editing services to internal clients as required.
  • Minimum Qualifications :

  • Undergraduate degree in translation or in a related field such as linguistics.
  • Minimum of three years of revision and translation experience in a similar professional environment.
  • Strong knowledge of translation and terminology managements tools (FlowFit and Trados / GroupShare).
  • Ability to adapt language and style to various types of documents (speeches, financial reports, social media, marketing).
  • Strong project management and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and juggle several projects at the same time.
  • Knowledge of CMHC’s business activities and concepts (finance, economics and / or statistics).
  • Preferred Qualifications :

  • Professional certification, memberships would be an asset.
  • A degree and / or specialized knowledge in a field related to the Corporation's lines of business would be an asset.
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