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Senior Translator - Nordea

We are looking for a senior English-Norwegian translator to strengthen our Norwegian team in Group Translation. This is an opportunity for you to join a team of highly motivated and professional translators, and being part of a Nordic unit driven by a vision to be a leader in the translation area and always provide our customers with the best experience from beginning to end.
In today?s world, change is the one thing you can count on. But whatever the future brings, our customers remain at the heart of everything we do.
That?s where you come in. Working with dedicated colleagues in an exciting, fast-paced environment, you?ll help meet our customers? changing needs.
We aim to be courageous and explorative in our approach to innovating better ways of delivering banking services ? anytime, anywhere. This means you?ll have many opportunities to learn and grow as you build your career with us. Will you help us lead the way in creating great customer experiences?

Your future responsibilities

You?ll join Group Marketing where we in Group Translation are Nordea?s in-house Nordic translation unit with local country teams in the four Nordic countries. All translators are senior and highly competent translators doing translation and proof-reading for the entire Nordea Group.
We coordinate pan-Nordic multi-language translation assignments, working closely together to meet often tight deadlines for Nordea's quarterly reports, press releases, intranet articles, market research, customer and investor communication and many other texts. We have top-tuned translation processes, utilising the latest translation tools and workflow management systems.
What you?ll be doing:
  • Translate mainly English texts into Norwegian ?often with very tight deadlines    
  • Proof-read texts    
  • Coordinate and administer translation assignments for the Norwegian translation unit, together with your Norwegian senior translator colleague    
  • Update and align translation memories    
  • Contribute to building Nordea terms, our terminology database    
  • Participate in developing Group Translation as an efficient, professional and compliant unit with a strong focus on our customers    
The role is based in Oslo. Welcome to a team of highly motivated and professional translators, using the latest translation tools and workflow management systems.

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the four key values that guide us in being at our best. We imagine that you enjoy learning and are excited about bringing your ideas to the table. You?re dependable, willing to speak up ? even when it?s difficult ? and committed to empowering others.
Your profile and background:
  • You have a master's or, as a minimum, a bachelor's degree in languages and a minimum of 5 years' experience as a translator of financial texts, including legal content, macroeconomics, business administration and accounting, or other relevant specialist fields
  • You also have a minimum of 5 years' experience of using translation software (CAT), preferably SDL Trados Studio at advanced user level
  • You are fluent in Norwegian and have excellent skills in English. Knowledge of other Nordic languages is considered an additional qualification
  • You are a team player and interested in collaboration tools like Yammer and Teams
  • You are flexible, customer-oriented and proactive, and take pride in delivering high-quality translations
  • You are thorough, well organised and work well under pressure
If this sounds like you, get in touch!

More information

At, you can read more about us, our business and our focus on integrating sustainability into everything we do.
At Nordea, we recruit from the widest possible pool and hire the best person for the job. Because diversity makes us stronger. And once you are on board, you will find that we offer equal opportunities to everyone.
Please submit your application no later than 12 September 2018.
For more information about the position, please contact Anders Ottoson, +46 738661337 ,
(Publisert: 2018-09-01)