Job Opportunity for Asian Languages Translators at WIPO

Date limite : 02 janv. 2021

Organisation à but non lucratif: World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

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Job Opportunity for Asian Languages Translators at WIPO

Spécialités: Langues , sciences

Niveau d'études: Premier cycle

Opportunités: Emploi

Pays hôte: Suisse

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is offering a job opportunity for professional translators specialized in Asian languages (Chinese, Japanese or Korean) to join the team in Geneva, Switzerland for 2020. 

Responsibilities:

  1. Translating/revising from Chinese, Japanese, or Korean into English.
  2. Responsible for the translation of scientific, technical and legal documents, mainly the abstracts of international patent applications and scientific, technical and legal reports relating to the patentability of inventions.

Qualifications:

  1. Advanced university degree in a technical or scientific field, translation or modern languages, or in a related field. A first-level university degree in one of the aforementioned subjects plus an additional two years of relevant professional experience in addition to the essential experience mentioned below may be accepted in lieu of the advanced degree.
  2. For an advanced university degree, seven years, and for a first-level university degree, nine years, of relevant professional experience, mainly in technical or scientific translation. A candidate with less than seven years but more than four years of relevant experience and holding an advanced university degree will be considered and, subject to being assessed as the best candidate, will be appointed at the P3 grade. A candidate with less than nine years but more than six years of relevant experience and holding a first-level university degree will be considered and, subject to being assessed as the best candidate, will be appointed at the P3 grade.
  3. Advanced university degree in translation, a scientific or technical field or in a related field is desirable. 
  4. At least six years of relevant professional experience, mainly in the translation and self-revision of technical and scientific texts.
  5. Experience in translation in a technical or scientific field, or in the field of intellectual property is desirable. 
  6. Mother tongue level of English and excellent knowledge (first working language) of one of the following: Chinese, Japanese, or Korean.
  7. Advanced translation, revision, editing, and quality assessment skills, with an ability to produce accurate and idiomatically correct translations in line with established translation guidelines.
  8. Ability to give authoritative and meaningful feedback to others on translation.
  9. Ability to grasp scientific, technical and legal issues in a wide variety of fields.
  10. Ability to train and provide guidance to translators.
  11. Good knowledge of translation technology and software tools that aid the translation process.
  12. Ability to work accurately and respect strict deadlines.
  13. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

Benefits:

The WIPO offers a total Salary that ranges between $139,313 and $115,523 per annum. 

About World Intellectual Property Organization:

WIPO is the global forum for intellectual property (IP) services, policy, information and cooperation. It is a self-funding agency of the United Nations, with 192 member states. Their mission is to lead the development of a balanced and effective international IP system that enables innovation and creativity for the benefit of all. Their mandate, governing bodies and procedures are set out in the WIPO Convention, which established WIPO in 1967.

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