Translator

Posted:07/11/2019 -Closing Date:06/12/2019

Job Description

We​ are​ looking​ for​ a​ Translator​ who​ will​ be​ responsible​ for​ English-Khmer-English​ translation​ of​ all​ documents,​ communication​ materials,​ and​ the​ official​ correspondence​ of​ the​ Bank,​ making​ sure​ to​ maintain​ their​ original​ meaning,​ format​ and​ tone.​ In​ addition,​ the​ position​ is​ responsible​ for​ English​ proofreading​ of​ all​ internal​ documents​ of​ the​ Bank.

You​ need​ to​ read​ and​ thoroughly​ understand​ the​ context​ of​ given​ material,​ using​ specialized​ dictionaries​ and​ translation​ tools​ and​ proofread​ finished​ pieces​ of​ work.​ To​ be​ successful​ in​ this​ role,​ you​ should​ have​ a​ keen​ eye​ for​ detail​ and​ be​ fluent​ in​ Khmer​ and​ English.​ Ultimately,​ you​ will​ provide​ ready-to-use​ translated​ content​ that​ meets​ our​ internal​ needs​ and​ helps​ us​ communicate​ faster​ and​ better.

Location

  • Head Office, Phnom Penh (1 post).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Translate​ (English​ to​ Khmer​ and​ vice​ versa)​ various​ documents​ and​ materials​ related​ to​ banking​ and​ finance,​ including​ legal​ and​ technical​ documentation,​ and​ researches.
  • Proofread​ and​ edit​ documents​ (policies,​ procedures,​ TORs)​ prepared​ by​ other​ departments​ for​ clarity,​ conciseness,​ style,​ and​ terminology.
  • Translate​ marketing​ and​ promotional​ materials,​ including​ but​ not​ limited​ to​ brochures,​ annual​ reports,​ handouts,​ direct​ mails,​ and​ multimedia​ materials.
  • Consult​ with​ product​ owners​ and​ other​ colleagues​ in​ order​ to​ understand​ the​ concepts​ and​ translate​ them​ appropriately.
  • Use​ official​ dictionaries​ and​ reliable​ sources​ for​ accuracy,​ efficiency,​ and​ consistency.

Skill and Requirement

  • At​ least​ 2-year​ proven​ work​ experience​ as​ a​ Translator/Interpreter​ with​ the​ daily​ output​ of​ 2,000-3,000​ words.
  • Fluency​ in​ English​ and​ Khmer​ is​ a​ must​ (proficiency​ in​ Chinese​ is​ a​ plus).
  • ​Excellent​ proofreading​ skills​ with​ the​ ability​ to​ identify​ grammar,​ spelling,​ and​ punctuation​ errors.
  • Bachelor’s​ degree​ in​ Translation/Interpreting​ or​ similar​ field.
  • Time-management​ skills.
  • Understanding​ of​ basic​ terms​ in​ banking​ and​ finance​ industry,​ business,​ legal,​ and​ technology.

How to apply

Interested and qualified applicants should submit only their updated covering letter and CV stating the position you apply for with current photo (4x6) via the Application form below.

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