Detail of the vacancy notice
Reference: CDR/SC1/14/16

Directorate: Directorate T, Translation
Unit/Service: Swedish Translation Unit

Function Group: SC
Grade: SC1

Management: No
Location: Brussels

Deadline: 12/07/2016 12:00


  • Assisting translators with the preparation and production of translations into Swedish, where appropriate using translation tools and in-house IT applications;
  • Correcting documents produced in Swedish;
  • Sending texts for outsourcing;
  • Providing technical quality control of outgoing translations;
  • Re-reading and checking texts before publication as part of the overall quality control process;
  • Coordinating workflow under the guidance of the Head of Unit;
  • Performing other clerical, secretarial and technical tasks.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of Swedish (written and oral) and at least a satisfactory knowledge of a second official language of the European Union; for functional reasons, a good knowledge of English or French is necessary; knowledge of other official EU languages would also be appreciated;
  • Good command of current IT applications (Microsoft Office) and ability to learn other specific applications;
  • Ability to work as part of a team (but also autonomously when required) and to adapt to an international working environment;
  • Organisational skills, respect of deadlines, ability to set priorities, attention to details;
  • Strong sense of responsibility and capacity to work well under pressure;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
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