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Updated 2019-03-01
Activated 2019-02-28
Job Code: 118504Ak

[Permanent position] Interpreter/Translator position at Top Tier Consulting Firm

  • ★★ Staff Level
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Japan K.K./ヘイズ・スペシャリスト・リクルートメント・ジャパン株式会社
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Japan K.K./ヘイズ・スペシャリスト・リクルートメント・ジャパン株式会社
Education/Training/Language Specialist - Interpreter
Education/Training/Language Specialist - Translator
Location Asia Japan Tokyo

Job Description The focus of the project interpreter/translator role is to help communication between consultant teams and clients, mainly by providing simultaneous interpreting, in project-specific settings. Responsibilities include:
- Interpreting for consultants and their clients in project-specific situations (working-level team discussions, one-on-one interviews, etc.)
- Assuring the quality of interpreting output by preparing as well as possible in advance of meetings by securing meeting materials and receiving in-person/phone briefings
- Collaborating with other in-house interpreters and translators, including sharing materials and volunteering background information, to help ensure our consultants and their clients receive the best possible interpreting support regardless of who is interpreting
- Translating documents when not interpreting for project-specific situations
Working Hours 9:00~17:30
- Interprets in complete, lucid sentences and speaks with good enunciation and grammar/usage in both Japanese and English
- Builds own subject area knowledge base when encountering unfamiliar topics, and quickly gets up to speed
- Is committed to building a strong personal reputation for reliability, quality, and professionalism among colleagues
- Is goal-driven, proactive, and comfortable working independently and with minimal direction
- Is enthusiastic about improving own skills as an interpreter, and always willing to interpret on unfamiliar topics or situations
- Enjoys problem-solving and finding solutions to challenging situations (e.g., scheduling conflicts)
- Possesses strong interpersonal, communication, and team-oriented skills; is eager to build collaborative, amicable, professional relationships with consultants and with other interpreters/communications team members
- Is very flexible in terms of accepting assignments outside own knowledge areas, and is comfortable with ambiguity
English Level Native Level
Japanese Level Native Level
Salary Depends on experience   
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