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Translator/Data Researcher 1 (Mandarin)

IHS Markit
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted 11 days ago Permanent Competitive
Translator/Data Researcher 1 (Mandarin)
Translator: Mandarin (S&P Global Market Intelligence)

The Role: Translator/Data Researcher 1 (Mandarin)

Grade ( relevant for internal applicants only ): 7

The Location: KL

The Team: Translations department is part of the Documents Insights and Services domain within the Market Intelligence division at S&P Global. The team is responsible for delivering accurate and timely translated content to internal financial and non-financial data collection teams within the division. It also supports translation requirements for other divisions as well as Corporate, Technology, Legal and News groups within the company.

Work schedule (Time shift): must be open to working on Monday to Friday and Tuesday to Saturday schedule; morning and mid shift timing

The Impact: As a translator/linguist, you are responsible for producing quality translation in the target language. You will also be responsible for relevant and market specific research; data collection and analysis of the financial industry and other-related activities in the covered region through key processes established. Additionally, you will also maintain the most up-to-date market knowledge document through collaboration with relevant stakeholders and participate in projects to ensure the data integrity. This is reflected directly on the product that our clients use and support the company's strategy in making S&P products available in target regions and industries.

What's in it for you:
  • Have the opportunity to be a part of a large and growing Translation operation with over 300 employees across 6 operating sites, that uses state-of-the-art translation processes and tools to deliver on the needs of internal customers not just within the division but the entire company;
  • Be widely exposed to multiple data collection processes with a dependency on translation services within S&P Global
  • Have insight into our clients and/or C-level executives at companies whose data we cover, collect and present.

Responsibilities:
  • Convert (translate/localize) high-level documents in the source language to the target language (Mandarin to English and vice-versa) by relaying the style and tone of the original language.
  • Collect relevant financial information through primary research and secondary research.
  • Ensure that queries from both internal and external clients are addressed accurately, comprehensively, and timely.
  • Provide quality assurance of translated and localized materials.
  • Create and maintain language glossaries, dictionaries, and translation memories utilized for translation, and draft language-specific style guides based on project requirements.
  • Deliver on predefined individual and team targets including delivering outcomes with quality and excellence.
  • Stay abreast of updated translation and research guidelines and policies.
  • Daily reporting of work performed during the day in the reporting tools; including fix errors as per quality feedback within specified time and report back after completion.
  • Participate in developing and executing projects as assigned from time to time as per company requirements.
  • Participate in testing new tools and application that would enhance individual and team productivity and efficiency.
  • Ideate and execute Process Improvement and Automation projects. and
  • Escalate concerns on time and with correct line of communication and appropriate response to mails from co-workers & management Team.

What We're Looking For:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Proficiency or native competency in specified language (Mandarin) and English. Other languages are a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and specified language (Mandarin and familiarity with Chinese financial markets).
  • Knowledge of Accounting and Financial subject matter, concepts, and terms. Preferred knowledge of financial statements (IS, BS, CF etc.), Key Ratios and other market-related data.
  • Should have good analytical skills to conduct thorough objective research, and with good attention to detail.
  • Well-versed with information research on the internet and desktop applications such as Microsoft Office 365 (MS Word, Excel, Teams, Outlook)
  • Has the ability to interact with different levels and deal with issues in a mature and professional manner (excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate effective communication across teams)
  • Must have the ability to work in a team as well as independently.
  • Possesses strong time management skills - must be able prioritize, multi-task, and deliver regarding work deadlines, service level agreements, and targets set.
  • Must have an inquisitive and investigative nature, and be proactive, highly motivated and have a positive attitude.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Language proficiency certification is desirable.
  • Proven experience of active participation on translation and localization projects particularly related to financial industry/markets.
  • Experience with Lean principles, automation, and machine translation.
  • Knowledge in SQL, Python and VBA Macro is a plus.


Please apply with your English CV. Recruiting process will be in English.

About Company Statement:

S&P Global Market Intelligence

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important-some of it is vital. Accurate, deep, and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation, and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies, and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person. S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or other legally protected categories, subject to applicable law. Equal Opportunity Employer:

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only:

The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.
Job ID  R30197
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