ECOWAS Translator, Portuguese Jobs in Nigeria

ECOWAS Translator, Portuguese Jobs in Nigeria


Role Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Revisor, the incumbent shall be responsible for translating, from French or English into Portuguese, a wide variety of texts documents for Parliamentary meetings, conferences, working papers, scientific articles, speeches, programme statements, web materials, reports, correspondences and provide other translation services to the Parliament.

    Role and Responsibilities

  • Translate documents into Portuguese from either one or two of the other official Community languages, French and English.

  • Assist in compiling and building a body of terminologies peculiar to and useful in the work of the Parliament.

  • Assist with consecutive interpretation during staff and management meetings.

  • Translates a wide variety of texts documents for ECOWAS conferences and meetings, working papers, scientific articles, speeches, programme statements, web materials, reports, correspondence, etc;

  • Perform the terminological and conceptual research required in order to produce high-quality translations of scientific, technical, legal, and administrative texts;

  • Translates and self-revises from texts of considerable difficulty, using computer assisted translation tools were possible;

  • Assists in providing support for terminology and style; respond to queries about terminology, nomenclature, translation, and writing posed by staff; conducts linguistic research and assist in the maintenance of glossaries;

  • Contributes to the establishment of accurate terminology and to promote the terminology data base;

  • Assists in review of external translators for the ECOWAS roster;

  • Provides translation support in emergencies, including working under tight deadlines and quick turnaround of translated documents;

  • Provides feedback for machine translation dictionaries;

  • Participates in professional forums, conferences and seminars; shares knowledge and practices with translators of other international organizations; keeps abreast
    of specialized terminology and best translation practices;

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in translation or equivalent from a recognized Institute or University.

  • 5 years of experience in translation and revision and technical writing;

  • Proven knowledge with computer-assisted translation tools, machine translation tools and on-screen editing tools;

  • Knowledge of the structure and content of language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, grammar, and history.

    Age Limit:

  • Be below 50 years old. This provision does not apply to internal candidates.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; ECOWAS Translator, Portuguese Jobs in Nigeria


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