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Director of Translation, Dubai (m/f/d)

The Director of Translations will be entrusted with providing translation processes and quality assurance in producing high-quality Arabic academic material.
  • Identifying and assembling a Quality Control Team
  • Identifying, administering and supervising a Translation Team
  • Setup and administer the process of hardcopy production
  • Liaise with other Directors for digital production and academic delivery
  • Providing effective leadership and strategic direction to the company concerning the above particular venture
  • Participating in the development of policies to protect and advance the interest of the company
  • Preparing short and medium term operating plans and determine sales budgets area wise and on the basis of product lines
  • Developing and maintaining knowledge of the markets, the products and the competition, as well as the needs of the professional user
  • A relevant academic degree (preferably with a PhD) is essential
  • Must have a strong track record and at least 15 years of direct experience in the field of translation, including leading positions in managing major translation projects (e.g. chief editor of a significant series, or having sole or leading role in the translation of significant textbooks or encyclopaedia)
  • Very profound knowledge of the Arabic language and its utilization in the different Arab countries and in the Technology oriented applications
  • Must have demonstrated a capacity for leadership, planning and a high level of communication, as well as administrative and management skills
  • Shall have the ability to comprehend technical issues, have excellent business sense and be able to progress production, and marketing requirements within agreed budget limits
  • Fluent Arabic and English are required, knowledge of German is of advantage
  • Some travelling will be required
  • Age: 40 - 55
  • Place of work: Dubai