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Translator (KSA National)

  • Job reference: FG-005865
  • Sector: Management Consultancy, Programme Management, Support Services
  • Location: Riyadh Province
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Faithful+Gould is looking to recruit an experienced Translator to join our team based in Riyadh, KSA. This is an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to high profile projects, helping to shape the future of Riyadh. The programme is motivated by the need to provide affordable housing for Saudis, but in so doing aspires to impact positively on the non-oil GDP while reducing the local unemployment rate. The primary drivers are to provide 340,000 affordable residential units to be constructed in five new townships across the Kingdom. The development of the townships will include all the physical and social infrastructure required to create great community environments. A challenging 5-year timescale has been set for achieving the programme.


SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies, with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Our aim is to protect and maximize our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Key services include - Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.

Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focused our digital transformation around platform modernization and product development and through standardization and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.


Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

Acquired by SNC Lavalin in 2017, we also have an extensive depth of geographic exposure across 50 countries and the breadth of 53,000 experts. As one of the largest engineering contractors, we have access to 17,000 staff in the Middle East making us one of the largest multidisciplinary consultancies in the region.



• Providing technical documents accurately translated to the Management Consultants you will be supporting

• Proof reading translated documents

• Interpreting business correspondence and assisting with drafting responses

• Acting as an interpreter in meetings as and when required

• Producing high quality reports as required


Experience and Qualifications




• Minimum 10 years of professional work experience, with 5 years in a similar role

• A relevant translation qualification such as a Diploma in Translation or equivalent

• Strong written and spoken communication skills in both Arabic and English

• The proven ability to translate technical documents

• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

• Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines

• Strong proven administration skills

• Strong IT skills


Rewards and Benefits


We offer an excellent package which includes


• A competitive salary

• Accommodation allowance

• Transportation allowance

• 22 calendar days annual leave

• Medical and life insurance cover

• Company gratuity scheme

• Discretionary bonus scheme

• Annual flight allowance to point of origin

• Employee Well-Being Programme – 24-hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants


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