Translator - Japanese into English

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Position: In-house Translator - Japanese into English


Japanese into English Lifesciences Translator


Sheffield or Remote in the UK
About RWS:
RWS Holdings plc is the world's leading provider of technology-enabled language, content management and intellectual property services. We help our customers to connect with and bring new ideas to people globally by communicating business critical content at scale and enabling the protection and realization of their innovations.
Our vision is to help organizations interact effectively with people anywhere in the world by solving their language, content and market access challenges through our collective global intelligence, deep expertise and smart technology.
Customers include 90 of the globe's top 100 brands, the top 10 pharmaceutical companies and 18 of the top 20 patent filers worldwide. Our client base spans Europe, Asia Pacific, and North and South America across the technology, pharmaceutical, medical, legal, chemical, automotive, government and telecommunications sectors, which we serve from offices across five continents.
Founded in 1958, RWS is headquartered in the UK and publicly listed on AIM, the London Stock Exchange regulated market (RWS.

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RWS Division:
Language Services - recognised as the world's largest Language Service Provider - helps customers to create, translate, and deliver content across 250+ languages. Our global team of linguists, project managers, subject matter experts and localization professionals work closely with customers to ensure their communications and multilingual content is compelling, accurate and consistent.


Translation and review of specialist texts (from the Lifesciences sector) with CAT tools (especially SDL Trados Studio)
Reviewing the work of in-house and external translator
Carrying out the review of documents authored in English
Converting documents between different flavours of English
Producing quality translations within given timeframes
Providing linguistic support and feedback
Mentoring more junior translators
Working with clients, reviewers and project managers to define best practice
Understanding and following RWS's linguistic processes and procedures
Managing terminology effectively
Using translation tools
Linguistic checking of files in their final format
Acting as Lead translator to oversee the linguistic processes of one or several accounts
Managing your time effectively
Main requirements:
You must be specialized in the Medical/Life Sciences area
Experience in the translation of clinical trials with a particular focus on adverse events and serious adverse events from Japanese into English is highly advantageous
Experience in proofreading in the Life Sciences area preferred but not essential
A master's degree in Translation or equivalent
2-5 years of translation experience
CAT & Office tools experience
A team player and enjoy working in an international environment
Organisational talent and communication skills
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Life at RWS - We work hard together to deliver for our customers; our expertise, professionalism and determination to never let others down drives us to be passionate and serious about what we do, deliver customer value, yet always adding a human touch
As a company focused on connecting people through language, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our company culture. RWS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we are committed in ensuring that all employees work in an environment free from all forms of harassment and discrimination and one that actively promotes teamwork, diversity and trust. All employees have a right to be treated with respect and dignity.

RWS operate in a manner for the inclusion of all - any form of discrimination is expressly prohibited. Employees are selected and promoted on merit alone and no other factors whether race, gender, age, religion, marital status, gender identity or disability are taken into consideration.

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We are proud to work in a company where all can succeed and grow their career and while RWS operates in accordance with all local employment laws, if local law enables any form of discrimination this is against RWS company policy and we will adhere to the highest standard.

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