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English/French Translator at UBA Cameroon S.A.

Akwajobs   (Douala, Cameroon)

Posted : 4 March, 2019
Category : Translation   Location : Douala, Cameroon
Job type : Full Time

Job objectives 

  • Ensure quality translation into French language of relevant documents approved by different strategic business/support Groups.  
  • Function as a Francophone Interpreter during in-house seminars/workshops and other activities on needs basis.
  • Assist in coordinating French language teaching sessions. 

Duties and Responsibilities 


  • Assists in translating UBA official documents from English to French for various business/support Groups including but not limited to policies, procedures, reports, correspondence, newsletters, training materials;  
  • Partners with the internal communication team to produce our communication media in French;  
  • Assists in translating/proofreading general business documents translated into French to ensure standardization across the Group;  
  • Assists in interpreting from English into French for executives during business meetings.


  • Assists in developing French training curricula for non-native speaking staff that will enhance cross mobility amongst Group Office/country subsidiaries staff and ensures that staff nominated are properly trained; 
  • Assists in conducting training sessions in French; 
  • Assists in conducting French training for non-francophone staff through various learning and development methods such as E-learning and traditional classroom teaching;  
  • Ensures implementation and strict adherence to the French training curricula developed; 
  • Assists in setting up UBA language Library and Laboratory. 

Minimum Education Qualifications 

  • A Bachelors’ degree in languages (English/French) 
  • Professional degree in Translation & Interpretation (English/French) Work experience requirements  
  • 4 -7 years’ work experience as an English/French translator
  • Work experience as a translator in a financial institution or as an English/French teacher will be added advantage


  • Knowledge of banking operations 
  • Good training knowledge 
  • Good knowledge of the bank’s products, services and processes
  • Good understanding of French and English languages 
  • Proficiency in speaking English 
  • Proficient verbal & written communication 
  • Good interpersonal skills 
  • Adaptability to different cultures 
  • Creative writing  
  • Good presentation skills 

All applications should be sent to hcmrecruitcameroon@ubagroup.com 

Deadline of application: 12th March 2019

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