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  • Title: Legal Translator (English to French)
  • Employer: Intact
  • Display Date: 2021-11-19
  • Location: Toronto, ON•Remote
  • Salary:
  • Preferred application method: Contrat


From coast-to-coast, our inspiring colleagues are at the heart of what we do best: helping people, businesses and society prosper in good times and be resilient in bad times. With our team, you’ll bring this purpose to life every day by living our Values, being open to change, and pursuing your goals.

At Intact, we’ll give you countless opportunities to learn and grow, alongside a diverse and passionate community of experts – the best the industry has to offer. You’ll be empowered to be your best self, do your best work, and make a meaningful impact. Here, you can: shape the future of insurance, win as a team, and grow with us.

About the role

We’re looking for a Legal Translator to join our growing team!

An integral part of the Corporate Affairs and Communications department, the Translation team ensures that the tone, voice and values of Intact Financial Corporation are accurately reflected in translations across the organization, in both English and French.

As a Legal Translator, your primary role will be to support the Specialty Solutions department by translating insurance wordings, endorsements and underwriting guidelines from English to French. You will also translate and revise other internal and external communications for that group, including notices to insureds, broker communications and marketing material, and provide language consulting services to business partners to ensure the quality and consistency of the company’s communications in your field of expertise. There will be opportunities to work on translations for a variety of other areas of the company.

Location: 700 University Avenue (Toronto) or 2020 Robert-Bourassa Blvd (Montreal)

What you’ll do here:

Translate insurance wordings as well as internal and external communications for the Specialty Solutions department. Translate documents for other areas of the company as needed.
Revise translations done by team members and external providers.
Provide language consulting services in your field of expertise to internal and external business partners and perform terminological research as needed.
Provide high-quality service and meet deadlines.
Contribute to translation memory and terminology databases.

What you bring to the table:

B.A. with specialization in Translation or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
College or university degree or recognized training in the legal field.
At least five to eight years of experience as a translator, including at least three to five of experience translating legal documents.
Experience in the financial or insurance sector would be a strong asset.
Member of the Barreau, an asset.
Member of OTTIAQ, ATIO or any other recognized association, an asset.
Strong knowledge of MS Office applications.
Complete fluency in French and English, both oral and written.
Knowledge of translation memory and terminology management software (MultiTrans Trados Studio, etc.), an asset.
Highly organized and proactive individual; self-starter who can work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
Customer focus and attention to quality and detail.
Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team:

An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work
Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
An extensive, flexible benefits package
An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle
Flexible Work Arrangements

Right now, we support 100% remote work, if your role permits. We anticipate that in early 2022, we’ll be moving to a hybrid approach which gives us the best of both worlds – a mix of home and in-office workdays.

Closing Statement
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Intact, our value of Respect is founded on seeing diversity as a strength, being inclusive and fostering collaboration. We value diversity and strive to create an inclusive, accessible workplace where all individuals feel valued, respected and heard.

If we can provide a specific adjustment to make the recruitment process more accessible for you, please advise the Talent Acquisition partner who reaches out about the job opportunity and they will work with you to meet your needs.

Background Checks

As an employer and publicly traded financial services company, the best interests of our customers, employees and shareholders are important to us. We want Intact to be a great place to work! This means that internal and external candidates will be asked to consent to background checks so we can learn more about you. Please note that for positions with access to financial data or funds, your credit must be in good standing.

Internal Candidates

For internal candidates, you can apply for a posted position if you have been in your current position for at least 12 months and are performing at a satisfactory level. Please note we may have identified other internal candidates through our Employee Development Program, and that the selection process may also be opened to external applicants.

Eligibility to Work in Canada

It’s important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made. You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.


Expiration Date: 2021-12-08