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Vietnamese Translator

Stellar Consulting Group, LLC Princeton Contract


Title: Translation Specialist - Vietnamese. If they have Mandarin (traditional and simplified) would be a huge plus

Location: 90 Nassau Street Suite 310, Princeton NJ 08542

We will be a Hybrid model. This will allow the candidate to come into the office as they need, but no set schedule of when they need to be in the office/remote. The office will be a resource for them. No set return to office policy or number of days in the office

Travel: up to 30% Field work


Type: Contract to hire

Pay Rate: $40.00 (Professional)

Conversion Salary: $80K

Contact information is needed at time of offer

Background Check: Can start once the MedScan clears

Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST

Interview Process:

• HR Screen: Lead Recruitment Specialist (20-30 minute phone call)

• First Round Interview: Senior Director and Senior Specialist (60 minute MS Teams)

• Second Round Assessment: Translation assessment

Maximus continues to grow our Digital Solutions Organization to better serve the needs of our organization and our customers in the government, health, and human services space. Digital Transformation is one of our primary strategic pillars and is a significant part of our long-term corporate strategy. We are a group of skilled practitioners who are laser-focused on continuing to introduce differentiated solution offerings aligned with the mission requirements of our customers to improve overall service delivery across our operations. We believe that great outcomes define our success. We use an approach grounded in design thinking, lean, and agile to help solve complicated problems and turn bold ideas into delightful solutions.

Maximus’ Creative Agency (within the Digital Solutions Organization) is seeking an experienced bilingual (English/Vietnamese) or (English/Mandarin/Cantonese) communications specialist to support a wide range of strategic programs across business segments. This specialist will be responsible for a variety of activities to ensure high-quality deliverables that meet our clients’ objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Translate, edit, and proofread print and digital products from English into Vietnamese or English into Mandarin/Cantonese

• Perform quality control of translations in Vietnamese or Mandarin/Cantonese from other linguists to ensure that linguistic and culturally appropriate materials are available to Limited English Proficiency (LEP) audiences

• Manage translation requests for Maximus customers to deliver quality products on time and on budget

• Coordinate translation and alternate format requests with external vendors

• Perform quality control reviews of materials translated in other languages (e.g., Arabic, Korean, Russian, etc.)

• Provide administrative support including requesting estimates, processing invoices, entering accruals, etc.

• Conduct consumer research and readability assessments with Vietnamese or Chinese audiences

Requirements and Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Vietnamese or Chinese, Journalism, Communications, or related field required

• Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience as a professional linguist

• American Translators Association (ATA) certification preferred

• A native Vietnamese or Chinese speaker is strongly preferred

• Fluency in Vietnamese or Cantonese/Mandarin and English (speaking, reading, writing) required

• Excellent editorial skills to ensure style, tone, grammar, and consistency according to requirements

• Ability to communicate complex technical information in clear and simple terms

• Strong knowledge of Vietnamese culture and awareness of cultural, linguistic, and geographical variations

• Proven ability to apply knowledge and experience in a time-pressured, deadline-intensive environment

• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Excellent interpersonal, communication, and facilitation skills

• Experience conducting one-on-one cognitive interviews and focus groups preferred

• Experience managing vendor quotes, approvals, schedules, and invoices

• Experience performing quality reviews

• Experience providing administrative support and backup coverage to translation team lead

• Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, and translation software tools (Preferably Trados)

• Availability to travel for purposes of research up to 30% of time

To apply for this job please visit LinkedIn.

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