Available Opportunities
VAC7472 - Linguistic Translator - Arabic (Omani Nationals)
Field: Marketing & Communications Contract Type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Oman - Muscat Closing date: 19-Nov-2018
Ooredoo Family Member::

As a Linguistic Translator - Arabic you will be assisting with the company’s Arabic communication (copywriting, editing and reviewing), liaising with relevant teams for information and input and help support ensure the alignment across internal and external communications. Translate messaging and reports in Arabic, without any loss of the context, emotion and intent  of the communique.

Core Responsibilities::

You will be converting concepts in the source language to equivalent concepts in the target language(English/Arabic). Compile information, such as technical terms used in legal settings, into glossaries and terminology databases to be used in translations, examining written documents for meaning and recreate this meaning in another language, such as Arabic to English or vice versa. Be familiar with the many types of translation, such as idiomatic and literal, writing sentences that maintain or duplicate the structure and style of the original meaning while keeping the ideas and facts of the original meaning accurate, must properly transmit any cultural references, including slang, and other expressions that do not translate literally.

You should be familiar with computer-assisted translation (CAT) tools, in which a computer database of previously translated sentences or segments (Translation Memories) may be used to translate new text, supporting translation of official documents, focusing on achievement of the following results: 
• Ensure 100% content accuracy in translations from/to English and Arabic.
• Detailed comparison of content, facts and figures to ensure non omission of information from the source document.
• Translation to match the related context and use of the most suitable terms that gives the exact meaning of the source.
• Translation and proofreading of all footnotes, endnotes, captions of graphical content etc.
• Use of accurate and consistent usage of terminology adapted to Arabic


The Peron::

To apply for this position you should have the followings;

  • Secondary education with relevant training or certifications in Arabic and English languages, translation and/or interpretation etc.
  • 5 years of relevant working experience, language translations, interpretation, meeting facilitation etc. Experience in a similar organizational context is desirable

  • Experience in public speaking is required.


Technical Skills Required:
  • Fluency in English and Arabic languages is essential.
  • Excellent knowledge/fluency of English and Arabic Languages including grammar
  • Excellent ability to comprehend, speak, write and type.
  • MS Office skills.
Behavioral Skills Required:
  • Strong Communications skills.
  • Self-starter and pro-active. Willing to take responsibility and make decisions.
  • Committed to getting the job done and good at working to deadlines
  • Attention to detail
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / cv
2. Passport-size photograph
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