The Council of Europe in Strasbourg is holding an external recruitment competition for a French mother tongue Translator at the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights.
As a French mother tongue Translator, you will:
- translate, from English into French, documents of a primarily legal nature drafted by Judges of the Court and members of its Registry;
- ensure the linguistic quality of legal texts written in French by non–native speakers;
- provide linguistic and terminological advice;
- keep all assignment–related information strictly confidential.
As a minimum, you must:
- hold a higher education degree or qualification equivalent to a master’s degree (2nd cycle of the Bologna process framework of qualifications for the European Higher Education Area), preferably in law or translation;
- have at least two years’ professional experience in a relevant field (preferably translation of legal documents);
- have French as a mother tongue and an excellent knowledge of English;
- be a citizen of one of the 46 member States of the Council of Europe;
- be under 65 years of age at the closing date of the vacancy notice.
Deadline for applications is 4 October 2022 (midnight French time).
Full details of the position can be found here.
Disclaimer: The above is provided as a heads-up only. Please refer to the Council of Europe website linked above for all information.