Division Manager of English Translation
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Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the general supervision of CLSD Director, the incumbent will perform the following duties and responsibilities:
Manage a division which provides translation and translation-related services from French to English.
Plan, organize and coordinate all operational translation activities in the division.
Ensure that the division produces a high-quality output within available resources, by making the best use of its human, financial and technological assets, and by monitoring and enforcing efficiency targets.
Advise senior management of the budgetary and financial impacts of the division’s operations.
Promote the sharing of the best practices across the translation and editorial areas.
Advise the director and senior management on translation-related issues and policies,
Monitor best practices in the industry and, as appropriate, liaises with counterparts in other organizations.
Perform translation and revision when appropriate.
Represent the division as needed in bank-wide working groups.
Lead, manage and supervise the work of staff in the division,
Assess their training, needs, monitor and evaluate their performance, and recommend personnel actions to the Director.
Perform any other duties pertinent to the work of CLSD.1, assigned by the Director or senior management.
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience
At least a Master’s degree or equivalent in language translation;
Preferably a minimum of eight (8) years of relevant working experience in a similar organisation;
Proven experience in managing and supervising successfully a team with a high volume of work and very short deadline requirements.
Strong managerial, interpersonal and communication skills; strong negotiating skills; ability to think strategically;
Ability to work under pressure, prioritize work program, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously;
Ability to manage expectations both internally and externally;
Ability to gain the confidence of senior management in delivering an efficient and effective service within agreed time and cost constraints;
Ability to take responsibility for the financial and staffing aspects of operational management and service delivery;
Ability to work effectively with other technical and management professionals of diverse occupational and cultural backgrounds in a cooperative, team environment;
Ability to communicate effectively in English and/or French, with a good working knowledge of the other language;
Show skills in the use of the Bank’s standard software: Microsoft office.
Deadline: 15th December.
For more information and application, visit: Division Manager of English Translation Website
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