French Translator

JPD Systems is looking for highly qualified freelance French translators with experience and expertise in:

  • Social sciences (especially economics and political science)
  • Global development
  • Finance
  • Environment
  • Infrastructure
  • A background in academic writing or journalism is a plus.

At JPD Systems, we provide top-notch translations by working with professional translators who meet the highest translation standards. Translators receive terminology support from a dedicated in-house team. Material to be translated is cutting edge and interesting reading!

Required skills:

  • Native French speaker with a graduate degree from a French-speaking academic institution.
  • Minimum 5 years of demonstrated experience in translating large and/or complex documents.
  • Advanced proficiency in English (reading and comprehension) validated by a degree or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with development institutions, multilateral banks, and government agencies is preferred.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and strong proofreading skills.

Key technical skills include:

Research skills (searching for terminology, etc.), Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (you must be able to implement styles, import files & tables, transfer Excel graphs and diagrams, process objects, etc.).

Candidates will be asked to submit relevant samples of their work and perform a small (300 words) translation test.

Please include the following in your application:

  • CV/résumé
  • Relevant translation samples
  • Your best rates (per word and per hour)