Banner Default Image


Job Details

Location: Japan
Salary: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Specialization: Consulting & Professional Services, Office Support & Administration
Reference: BBBH45140_1689039521


Translation (generally Japanese to English)
-Produce accurate, idiomatic translations across a range of familiar fields and contexts while meeting reasonable productivity targets
-Communicate with colleagues and experts, as well as perform research using publicly available information and other resources, to produce accurate translations even in new or unfamiliar disciplines
-Translate tax, consulting and accounting-related proposals, presentations, memos, position papers and other deliverables
-Translate internal communications (e.g. announcements, policies, information session materials, training materials)
-Translate external communications (e.g. articles, marketing materials, media interviews, etc.)

Translation quality assurance
-Self-editing and revision
-Review of colleagues' translations to ensure accuracy and consistency
-Occasional review of English materials drafted by company professionals

Terminology and database management
-Regular use and update of translation assistance tools
-Testing of new tools and use cases

-Scheduling and progress tracking, including negotiating deadlines/scopes of work with internal stakeholders
-Occasional outsourcing of translations to third-party vendors
-Provide feedback on translation quality to third-party vendors


-Educated native or near-native speaker of English with strong writing skills
-ACTFL-defined Superior or Distinguished proficiency in Japanese
-Minimum of 2 years of experience as a full-time in-house translator or the equivalent, or 5 years of experience as a freelance translator, or an equivalent combination of both
-Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite
-Strong commitment to maintaining confidentiality

If this position is not ideal for you, but you are looking for a new opportunity,please contact us to discuss your options.

Similar Roles