Technical Translator (Intellectual Property) - International

Pillars - Heliopolis, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
3 to 5 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
600 to 800 USD per month, Social Insurance, Medical Insurance
Education Level:
Bachelor's Degree at least
Arabic, English
1 open position
About the Job
  • About the company:

  • A leading firm of lawyers and consultants specialized in Intellectual Property (IP) Rights and Issues. The firm has been serving its global and regional clients in more than 189 jurisdictions around the world with quality services that has won us the leading position we hold today in this specialized field of law. Our services include searching, filing, prosecution, registration, licensing, franchising, transfer of technology, arbitration, dispute resolution, enforcement & litigation, anti-counterfeiting, due diligence and counselling.

  • With a heritage dating back 60 years, we are one of the well-established specialists in laws relating to IP in the Middle East as well as the Asian continent. For our track record in the Middle East, please see the section titled Our Track Record in the Middle East.

  • Intellectual property theft in today’s digital age is becoming ever more prevalent and complex. It costs governments and companies a lot more than a first glance would suggest. Much worse are the consumers deceived by counterfeit products. Consumers not only lose financially but sometimes also lose their lives as counterfeits can range from high end luxury goods to life saving drugs and car parts.

Job Description:

  • Translate a variety of material, particularly formal legal, technological and engineering documentation, from Arabic to English and vice versa, with attention to fact and nuance, so that the intent and tone of the original meaning is preserved.
  • Edit, standardize, proofread, revise and finalize translated material prepared by other employees and contractors.
  • Read given material and research industry-specific terminology.
  • Proofread translated texts for grammar, spelling and punctuation accuracy
  • Organize translated material and finalize translation according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
  • Prepare project reports and documentation.
  • Edit content with an eye toward maintaining its original format (e.g. font and structure.
  • Network with field experts to stay current on new translation tools and practices.
  • Consult with experts in specialist areas; retain and develop specialist knowledge on specialist areas of translation.
  • Create writing instructions, reference and maintenance manuals for the translation service team.
Job Requirements
  • With in-depth knowledge of the English language, perform translation of written text, audio recordings from Arabic to English and vice verse.
  • Proven work experience as Technical translator of patent content including claims.
  • Active Learning - Working with new material or information to grasp its implications.
  • Technical Knowledge - This position requires the individual to have an excellent background in technical translation and technical writing, especially in legal and administrative settings.
  • Fluency in English in addition to your native language (Arabic).
  • Excellent proofreading skills with the ability to identify grammar, spelling and punctuation errors.
  • Good knowledge of content editing tools.
  • Management skills.
  • BSc in Translation, Interpreting or similar field.
  • Additional certification in Linguistics is a plus.
About this Company

Pillars Egypt is Consultancy & Recruitment Firm established to serve distinctive clients in the areas of strategic management , Business Planning and Executive recruitment.
We are a group of executives with a large diversified experience in various areas as Strategic Management, Business Planning

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