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The Welsh Language Unit leads the development and growth of Welsh medium provision and services for students, staff and the public across the University. We ensure this by working closely with the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, Welsh Government, and Welsh speaking communities in Wales and in collaboration with our academic schools and professional services across the University. 

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Employers Name: Cardiff Metropolitan University
Salary: £26,386 - £31,411
Closing Date: 09/12/2022
Closing Time: 00:00:00
Contact Name: Dafydd Hughes-Williams
Location: Campws Llandaf, Prifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd, Rhodfa'r Gorllewin, Llandaf, Cardiff, Wales, CF5 2YB

We are looking for an individual to provide a high-quality translation service from English to Welsh/Welsh to English for Cardiff Met’s translation service and provide occasional administrative assistance to the Welsh Language Unit.

You will be an enthusiastic and friendly professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills in Welsh and English.

What you’ll do – key duties

Translate and proof-read a wide range of documents to a very high standard to meet the requirements of our Welsh Language Standards and our house writing style.
Liaise with external translators to outsource translations when required. Ensure adequate QA of external service, monitoring for consistency and adherence to house style.
Prioritise work effectively in order to manage workload, multiple requests and challenging deadlines.
Provide regular guidance for all staff members regarding the University’s duties under such legislation by drawing up and updating Translation Guidelines, and through regular face to face meetings.

What you’ll bring – essential experience & strengths

Excellent Welsh and English language skills, written and verbal.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Rigorous attention to detail in order to maintain professional standards.
Commitment to the Welsh language.

What you’ll have - essential qualifications

Educated to degree level or relevant experience.

Why join Cardiff Metropolitan University?

We're delighted to have recently won two prestigious awards – the Times Higher Education UK and Ireland University of the Year 2021 and The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide Welsh University of the Year 2021.

We are a values-based University. We are proud of our culture, and we are there for our people. Our community spirit is the golden thread that underpins our values and behaviours. We support each other, we are kind to one another, and we are one team; we are One Cardiff Met. We encourage and embrace inclusion that enables everyone to feel respected and able to perform at their best.

In addition, the University offers highly competitive terms and conditions including:

Annual leave of 25 days, rising to 30 days after 1 years’ service, plus 12 bank holiday / concessionary days (pro rata if part time).
Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme with generous contributions.
Flexible and remote working opportunities.
Excellent family friendly policies.
Award winning sports and fitness facilities with subsidised membership, plus subsidised physiotherapy/complementary therapy/sports massage.
Access to all library facilities.
Salary sacrifice schemes including cycle to work.
Free family access to our independent specialist wellbeing support provider, Health Assured.

Additional Information:

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