Position title: Translation Specialist (bilingual)
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan
Closing date: Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Division: Strategy, Knowledge and Reputation
Language requirement: Bilingual
Extensive experience as reviser required
Produce high-quality French translations of English text that is often complex and can be urgent. You’ll revise translations produced by internal and external resources, deciding how messages can be transferred from one official language to the other in a way that ensures cultural perspectives are considered and respected.
Along with strong coaching abilities and an in-depth knowledge of translation and revision theories, practices, trends and approaches, you have a degree in translation and at least six years of related experience (or equivalent). Experience in agricultural finance is an asset. Fluency in both official languages is required.
These competencies describe the required behaviours and expectations for the position:
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AgilityAcknowledges both organizational and personal capacity to change, based on what is and is not possible or probable. Knows when to say no. Changes approach accordingly, even though this may entail considerable effort to meet the organization’s needs.
Customer experienceUndertakes a regular exchange of information with customers and/or co-workers for mutual benefit to build a network of trust. Manages these relationships on an ongoing basis to ensure alignment and efficiency of effort.
InitiativeMakes well-thought-out modifications to systems or processes to improve both their impact and performance.
Learning and innovationDevelops a cross-boundary approach to learning by gaining information from multiple sources and encourages this in others as a strategy for continual improvement. Adapts communication for different audiences.
Solution focusAnalyzes relationships among several parts of a problem or situation. Demonstrates resilience by developing personal tactics and techniques to deal with issues and changes encountered in resolving problems.
Teamwork and partnershipMakes sure the practical needs of the team are met. Uses different leadership styles in response to the needs and goals of the team.
CoachingProvides guidance, support or assistance to others to make a job easier and more effective.
Conceptual thinkingApplies knowledge of theory or of different past trends or situations when looking at current situations. Applies and modifies complex learned concepts or methods appropriately.
Delivering service and qualityMonitors own work and the work of others for service and quality by keeping records of alterations, changes and variations from accepted service and quality standards and commitments.
Intellectual curiositySeeks to understand multiple levels of a situation by asking a series of probing questions to uncover the root cause.
Judgment and decision-makingReviews various alternatives before making decisions. Is able to think quickly in challenging situations. Suspends judgment and looks for the most effective, efficient and productive course of action.
Relationship buildingSeeks opportunities to partner and transfer knowledge to strengthen relationships and networks. Establishes self as a consistent source of value-added contribution for others, and builds credibility with others.