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Vacancy: Translation Project Specialist - C2 (12 month Fixed-Term Maternity Cover)

About the team

The ITF Languages Department is a team of 5 people handling all of the ITF’s translation requests. The team currently consists of Spanish, French, German and Swedish mother-tongue speakers, but we also handle many other languages. We work very closely together, sharing the project management tasks as well as the proofing/quality control/lay-out of all translated tasks.

About the role

This is a London based position.

Requirements for the role:      

  • French mother tongue is essential.
  • Good working knowledge of other languages would be an advantage.  
  • Translation qualification and relevant experience in the translation industry with ability to manage multiple translation projects in a time sensitive environment.
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to work both as part of a team and independently.
  • Experience and good understanding of translation best practice procedures and CAT tools are essential.

Further details about the role and the person specification are found in the job description here.

Salary and Benefits

This role offers a salary of £50,723 per annum pro rata.

The ITF also offers an attractive non-performance related guaranteed bonus equating to 1/12th of the annual salary. As well as a competitive salary, the ITF offers attractive staff benefits, including a defined benefit CARE pension scheme, generous leave entitlement, Simplyhealth Cash Plan, and flexible working between your home and the state-of-the-art modern office building in central London. For further information on ITF staff benefits, please click here

At the ITF, we are dedicated to bringing together a diverse group of people to truly strengthen the ITF as the global voice for transport workers. We work collaboratively to make the most of these unique experiences and perspectives. We look for people who are open to new ideas to stay ahead of change; who are driven to make a difference; and who show an unwavering commitment to social justice and trade union values. We offer a sense of belonging in our international family, and welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, migration status, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union affiliation or activity.

If this sounds interesting to you, please apply by sending your CV and covering letter to by 31 March 2023. Interviews will take place week commencing 3 April 2023.  Please note, interviews will be held in person at our London office.

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For an informal discussion about the role, please contact