Language Analyst

MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
  • Job Category
    Public / Civil Service, Others
  • Contract type
    Permanent

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Work independently on various local and/or foreign languages and various information sources, e.g. Internet and other media sources.
  • Translate, transcribe, scan and analyse information in both written and spoken languages.
  • Identify information gaps and conduct checks to provide insights
  • Write clear, concise and accurate reports to support mission critical operations.
  • Work with different data sets and communicate data-driven findings to stakeholders
  • May be required to respond to operational exigencies over weekends and/or Public Holidays.

What we offer

  • Employees will be able to attend language training locally while promising employees may have overseas opportunities to deepen their understanding of foreign languages and culture.
  • Certified proficiency in foreign language (such as Arabic, Hindi, Javanese, Malayalam, Myanmese, Punjabi, Russian, Tagalog, Thai, Urdu, Vietnamese etc.) may be eligible for additional allowances.

Requirements

  • Degree
  • Singapore citizen
  • Proficiency in English and respective mother tongue language is preferred.
  • Good grasp of spoken dialects/languages would be an added advantage
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills, with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Basic proficiency in data analysis (Microsoft Excel and Power BI) preferred.
  • Past experience in translation, investigative or analytical work preferred.

All applicants will be notified on whether they are shortlisted or not within 4 weeks of the closing date of this job posting.


Closing on 15 Apr 2021