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Arabic Translator - B&Q | Al Futtaim Retail | Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Date: 16-May-2021

Location: SA

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 88281 

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

About the Role


The main responsibility is to translate and maintain content from Englidh to Arabic across multiple areas.


  • Corporate announcements
  • Product Details
  • Websites
  • Marketing and Visual Merchandise 


Key Specific Accountabilities:


  • Convert artwork content in the source language to equivalent concepts in Arabic, without changing the tone and style of the original language.
  • Translate product details maintained for internal and external usage to Arabic applying technical terminology where required.
  • Apply cultural knowledge to produce a meaningful translation of the original message.
  • Compile information and terminology to be used in translations.
  • Proofread, edit, and revise translated materials.
  • Transcribe to Arabic when listening to an audio file or other verbal communication.
  • Cross-refer specialized dictionaries and translation tools to check quality of translation
  • Translate different text types such as contracts, correspondence, tables, charts, and graphs into Arabic.
  • Liaise with government agencies and maintain a cordial relationship with the concerned officers.


About You


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Arabic
  • At least 2 years of translation experience, preferably in the retail sector
  • Must have a portfolio / compilation of sample works

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As part of our candidate experience promise, we also want to make ourselves available to you throughout the application process. We make every effort to review and respond to every application.