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Melbourne, Australia Full time R1373314

Melbourne, Australia| Australia

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Are you a freelance post-editor with a passion for life sciences content? Join us on an exciting journey and become a member of our growing global community of linguists. The IQVIA Translation Services team is looking for freelance linguists. You will work with a truly global industry leader to deliver content in our target languages and markets in the most effective and timely fashion. For qualified and interested candidates, permanent positions may be considered as well.

To be considered you need to meet the below criteria:

•    Native in target language. We will only consider non-native speakers when where there’s a limited pool of trained linguists
•    Fluency in source language(s) – spoken and written
•    Be able to work according to tight deadlines and independently is a must
•    Experience or willingness to work with memoQ is a must
•    Prior experience as a translator with a translation and localization company is desirable, yet not essential

 You must fulfil at least ONE of the following paths to qualification:

 •    Option 1: a degree in translation, linguistics or language studies or an equivalent degree that includes significant translation training, from a recognized institution of higher education. 
•    Option 2: a degree in any other field from a recognized institution of higher education and the equivalent of two years of full-time professional experience in linguistic work such as translation, bilingual editing, or post-editing. 
•    Option 3: equivalent of five years of full-time professional experience in linguistic work such as translation, bilingual editing, or post-editing. 

In all cases, you will need at least 1 year of experience translating, reviewing and/or post-editing the content you are applying for: clinical trials, legal, marketing, etc.

If you are interested in joining us, please submit your application in English.

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

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