English translator – Deutsche Bundesbank Frankfurt am Main

The Deutsche Bundesbank is an integral part of the European System of Central Banks. As one of the biggest central banks in the world, we work in the public interest. Our core business areas are monetary policy, banking supervision, financial stability, cash management and payment systems.

The Language Services Division at our Head Office in Frankfurt am Main currently has a vacancy, limited to one year, for an

English translator
German to English (English native speaker proficiency)

The Language Services Division is part o fourDG Communications and serves the whole of the Deutsche Bundesbank.

Your tasks

  • Translating complex economics, banking and legal texts from German into English using the appropriate terminology and style
  • Revising colleagues’ English translations
  • Editing texts written in English by non-native speakers
  • Helping to expand and update our terminology database

Your benefits

Besides wide-ranging and interesting work, we offer an attractive employment package (e.g. a free public transport pass) and remuneration corresponding to pay grade E 14 of the German wage agreement for the public sector (TVöD) plus a bank allowance. We also provide extensive training opportunities and seek to promote a harmonious work-life balance.

Your profile

  • You have an above average BA (or equivalent) in German plus possibly another language, and an MA in translation
  • You have a sound knowledge of translation software, preferably SDL-Trados
  • You ideally have some translation experience
  • You are a team player and are willing to work flexibly
  • You are reliable and can cope with tight deadlines and pressure
  • You can work independently under arm’s-length supervision

Applications from suitably qualified disabled persons will be considered favourably. Part-time working is possible in principle. As the Deutsche Bundesbank is an equal opportunities employer, we especially encourage applications from suitably qualified women. If you have any questions, please phone Ms Sandra Johanning (HR) on +49 69 9566 8302 or Ms Sarah Ellis (Language Services) on +49 69 9566 5158.

For further information, see www.bundesbank.de/karriere.
Please apply online, providing your CV, a covering letter in German, and relevant references and certificates, by 23 November 2020 quoting reference number 2020_0889_02.