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Translator/ Interpreter

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company

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Hanoi, Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi, Vietnam
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Translator/ Interpreter

  • Hanoi

Who You'll Work With

The Translator/Interpreter position provides an avenue for experienced language professionals to contribute to the quality of McKinsey client work. Our translators/interpreters are responsible for translating written documents and, providing simultaneous interpretation in client and client development activities as an integral part of McKinsey engagement teams. The position provides an excellent platform for translation/interpretation specialty and industrial knowledge development.
This position will be a part of Vietnam Translation and Editing desk, based out of the Hanoi main office or Ho Chi Minh City hub, with travel as required.

What You'll Do

You will be conducting timely and high-quality document translation in response to specific requests, from English to Vietnamese and vice versa. You will be providing simultaneous interpretation during meetings, workshops, interviews, market research, and other interpersonal interaction contexts. In this role, you'll be editing translation deliverables from the in-house translation team and outsourced vendors. You will also be guiding consultants on local cultural sensitivity during their work in Vietnam and/or with Vietnamese clients and parties. You will contribute proactively to continuously improve the translation and editing team, e.g. by providing peer review and coaching and developing translation resource pools including from outside networks of professionals, training institutions and associations.
You will contribute to the development of the McKinsey Vietnam office by taking on other tasks, including but not limited to research and information, mystery shopping and other office tasks as assigned by the Translation/Editing Manager or Head of Office/Location.


  • Excellent document translation and simultaneous interpretation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Attention to details and accuracy
  • Good time-management skills and a flexible attitude, with ability to meet tight deadlines and handle simultaneous work streams
  • Strong customer service orientation with willingness to work in a demanding and results-oriented team environment
  • IT skills: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and basic familiarity of Lotus Notes
  • Applicants should have a university degree or equivalent
  • 3+ years of simultaneous translation skills will be ideal
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Telecommunications
  • Firm Administration
  • Operations
  • Organizational Structure
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FOR U.S. APPLICANTS: McKinsey & Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

FOR NON-U.S. APPLICANTS: McKinsey & Company is an Equal Opportunity employer. For additional details regarding our global EEO policy and diversity initiatives, please visit our McKinsey Careers and Diversity & Inclusion sites.

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