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Translator (English to French), Translation Services – Montreal, Qc

Requisition ID: 101845Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.




Translate from English to French a variety of texts using sound knowledge of banking practices and the legal framework, as well as areas such as economics, accounting, finance, IT, insurance, investment, credit, marketing, human resources, etc.



Translate and adapt texts from English to French in a variety of fields, including economics, advertisements and administration. Ensure that the style is clear, the message from the original English text is conveyed into French, and deadlines are met.
Translate using translation tools. If required, contact the requestor to obtain further information about the request when all relevant details are not provided or interpretation issues arise. 
Conduct the necessary research to justify the use of terminology specific to certain texts and contribute to the department’s terminology database on a continuous basis.
Provide high-quality services to partners by meeting or exceeding Service Level Agreements.
Consult with other members of the department regarding terminology, work with colleagues on larger projects with tight deadlines and, in general, contribute to maintaining a harmonious work environment. Contribute to the effective functioning of the department by following the established administrative procedures.


This position requires the following:

About 7 years of experience as a translator 
Thorough knowledge of French and English
Sound knowledge of the translation process (university degree in translation)
Working knowledge of the banking environment/bank products and services
Good knowledge of translation and standard IT tools
Ability to manage several priorities simultaneously 
This position requires the following skills and experience:

Accuracy and thoroughness  – Keep himself/herself accountable of work done, ensuring it is completed correctly, thoroughly and is of a high quality.
Customer focused – Provide service meeting the ScotiaService standards. Provide courteous and warm service. Timely reply to information requests or complaints from partners.
Efficiency – Find ways to accomplish the most with the available amount of time and resources. Improve his/her personal effectiveness and productivity by proper time management.
Team focus – Work effectively with others to achieve common objectives. Help integrate and sustain goals, roles, and responsibilities of the team. Help maintain a good team spirit.
Development – Keep informed of the latest news in his/her area of work by reading specialized articles and journals. Determine his/her needs for professional development and take appropriate steps to meet them.

Working Hours: Operating hours are from Monday to Friday for 37.5 hours per week.


Scotiabank’s response to COVID-19

Scotiabank’s main priority has always been the health and safety of our employees and customers. We have rapidly deployed extensive and proactive preventative measures across the Bank and we continue to follow all guidelines provided by government officials. Many of our workspaces have been reconfigured to allow for physical distancing. We have emphasized preventative hygiene practices and have increased sanitization protocols for our various branches and locations. In addition, we are providing virtual medical assistance for our operations and customer contact center employees in order to support them with any medical inquires and/or concerns they may have. Scotiabank is committed to create and address health and safety plans for the future as we overcome this crisis together.   



Location(s):  Canada : Quebec : Montreal 

As Canada’s International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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