French Editor Jobs in Uganda

French Editor Jobs in Uganda


  • In advancing the cause for a healthier Africa, AFENET seeks to fill the position of a French Editor who can deliver quality editing and translation (French to English and English to French) for a wide range of documents for the Journal (JIEPH).

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Manuscript processing

  • Post submission quality control checks: Ensure submitted manuscripts follow the journal’s guidelines on formatting and format suitable manuscripts for review.

  • Peer Review: share reviewer reports with authors

  • Pre-publication processing (Copyediting): Ensure reviewed manuscripts are properly
    formatted, grammatically correct and that any inconsistencies are identified, captured, shared with supervisors, and reported to authors before the final publication.

  • Post-publication processing: Ensure that the manuscripts published are error free. Process final PDFs for final archiving and indexation to PubMed Central and African Journals Online (AJOL).

    Support to authors

  • Provide timely assistance and feedback to authors as required.


  • Identify, capture and report incidents and patterns as required.

  • Perform other tasks as required.

    Minimum Academic Qualifications

  • A university degree in Communication, Literature, Medical or scientific discipline or Advanced Level Certificate of Education with translation/editing experience

  • Experience in scientific writing or medical journal editing is an added advantage

  • Previous experience in English to French technical translation added advantage

  • Minimum of five years’ professional experience in interpretation
    and translation of text from English to French and French to English

  • Excellent translation, editing and writing skills in French

  • Experience working in diverse cultures and with multicultural groups

  • Familiarity with public health terminologies and issues

  • Ability to work within required deadlines and be available for comments and corrections.

    Other essential requirements

  • Bilingual: Advanced proficiency in French (written and spoken) And Intermediate/average proficiency in English (written and spoken)

  • Relevant training and certification in translation and interpretation

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and by writing,

  • Strong attention to details and accuracy.

  • Personal characteristics: Self driven, organized, keen, able to work under pressure, team worker, excellent interpersonal skills and able to work with minimal supervision

  • Computer skills: Essential -Microsoft Word, Email etiquette, Desirable-Paint, Editpad Pro

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; French Editor Jobs in Uganda

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