Job opportunities – Council of Europe (EN>FR)

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 nonnative speakers;

  • provide linguistic and terminological advice;
  • keep all assignmentrelated 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.


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