Responsive translation

English-to-French translator

Main sector: Insurance

This could be a great opportunity if you have at least five years of translation experience, especially in the insurance sector (including group insurance, pension plans, property and casualty insurance), and have a high level of general knowledge. We are looking for a versatile, detail-oriented individual with solid writing and research skills.

As a member of our team of experts, you will find the correct references and accurately translate a variety of documents, many of them specialized, while exercising your professional judgment at all times. You will be supported by a team leader and will work closely with Versacom’s Service Centre and Terminology Centre to maintain successful, professional relationships with our clients.

Primary duties

  • Translate a variety of specialized texts (particularly in the field of insurance), within established time frames and in keeping with Versacom’s stringent quality standards.
  • Complete all the required research (terminology, databases, etc.) to support your translations.
  • Maximize each text’s effectiveness while fulfilling the client’s objectives.
  • Keep close track of current projects and deadlines, in tandem with the Service Centre.
  • Make optimal use of all available tools for translation assistance, subject-matter research, and project management.

Education and skills

  • University degree (bachelor’s or higher) in translation or a related field
  • At least five years of experience in translation
  • Familiarity with the insurance sector, especially group insurance, pension plans, and property and casualty insurance
  • Flawless command of the French language and excellent understanding of English
  • Excellent communication skills with both clients and colleagues
  • Proficiency in the tools commonly used in the language industry
  • Excellent writing and research skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Great intellectual curiosity
  • High level of efficiency, autonomy and thoroughness
  • Professionalism and a strong client focus
  • Good teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage simultaneous priorities effectively
  • Ideally, certification by an association of language professionals, or plans to become certified

Accepting a position at Versacom means:

  • Choosing a renowned company that’s a leader in its market
  • Adding valuable experience to your career path within a seasoned team
  • Developing your skills, embracing technology and discovering new fields
  • Actively contributing to the decisions and growth of the company and its team
  • Receiving first-class training and contributing to the training of colleagues
  • Entering a friendly work environment that’s conducive to teamwork
  • Opening up to new career opportunities

We offer:

  • Flexible working conditions and a very competitive compensation package
  • A full range of benefits from day one
  • Full-time telework, according to individual preferences
  • The possibility of out-of-country work and adapted schedules
  • All the computer hardware you need at the office

As a member of Versacom’s team, you’ll enjoy very competitive total compensation and a full range of benefits from day one, including comprehensive group insurance, a group RRSP, reimbursement of annual membership dues for professional associations related to your duties, internal and external training, and more.
Work-life balance is very important to us, and telework is part of our approach, regardless of your position.

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We need people like you

Are you a professional looking for a rewarding job with an employer that acknowledges your contributions? Care as much about your quality of life as you do about the quality of your work? Looking for a company with opportunities for advancement? If so, this is the place for you!

Versacom is a leader in the Canadian language industry and has set itself apart for over 28 years through the importance it places on client satisfaction and employee well-being. We are not just any employer: we are Canada’s only major language services firm owned and operated entirely by language professionals. Driven by the values of insight, heart and strength, our firm was built by language professionals from the ground up.

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