Translation Specialist

IP Services | Chalfont St Peter | England | Full-Time

RWS has been translating patents for 60 years and is an established and reputable intellectual property (IP) services company, translating more than 90,000 legal, patent and IP-related documents per year. RWS clients include the corporate IP departments of major multinationals and leading firms of patent attorneys.

We are seeking a Translation Specialist to support the Head of EuroFile by ensuring that the translations required for the European Patent process are processed timely, cost-effectively and in line with requirements of clients and patent offices


  • Reviewing the current EuroFile department translation procedures and assessing best working practice
  • Working with other departments within IP Services to ensure timely delivery of translations
  • Preparation of cost estimates for large projects, client budget exercises and tender requests
  • Preparation of customer invoice reports
  • Liaising with the EuroFile Managers to identify training needs within the team
  • Approval of freelance translator purchase orders
  • Troubleshooting issues with translation projects, working together with the EuroFile team, managers and directors of other departments
  • Assisting Head of EuroFile Operations with implementing change across the department
  • Ad hoc assistance to Head of EuroFile Operations with one-off projects

Experience and skills:

  • Experience of project management within the translation industry is essential
  • Experience in preparation of cost estimates for large projects, client budget exercises and tender requests is essential
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to plan, organize projects and own workload
  • People skills
  • Understanding urgency and escalation procedure
  • Exceptional time management skills

Salary will commensurate with experience. Benefits include 22 days’ holiday (rising with length of service), 4% contributory pension scheme, life assurance, private medical insurance, discounted gym membership, a Cycle2Work scheme and free shuttle bus from Gerrards Cross train station.

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