We are seeking a Translations Coordinator to work within our patent operations team based at our Head Office in Chalfont St Peter, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire. The patent operations team coordinates all elements of the patent translation process to ensure that deadlines and country-specific requirements are met. This is an administrative process where customer liaison forms an important part of the role. Team members also gain a basic understanding of patent filing formalities.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparation of RWS’ internal paperwork in line with the client’s instructions, and entering and processing orders through the workflow management system

  • Liaison between in-house and/or freelance translator and client to resolve any queries that may arise during translation
  • Invoicing instructions to Invoicing Department

Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate will have:

  • either French, German or Spanish to degree level or French, German or Spanish mother tongue with an excellent command of English
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise the workload
  • Attention to detail
  • Previous administration experience
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to deal courteously and efficiently with a wide range of people
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

The starting salary is £21,750 per annum. Benefits include 22 days’ holiday (rising with length of service), non-contributory pension scheme, life assurance, private medical insurance, childcare vouchers, discounted gym membership, a Cycle2Work scheme and free shuttle bus from Gerrards Cross train station.

Please apply with CV and covering letter to the Personnel Department:

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