Medical Translator

Posted on October 14, 2020

Oriola is a health and wellbeing company operating in the Nordic countries - Our Purpose is Health for Life and we are now strengthening our organisation!

About Oriola

We help people to live healthier lives by giving them access to sustainable health and wellbeing products and services. In Sweden, Oriola owns the country’s third-largest pharmacy chain, Kronans Apotek. In addition to pharmacies, our dose-dispensing, medical information and patient support services, we enhance the safety and effectiveness of pharmaceutical care. Our expert services support pharmaceutical companies throughout the entire lifecycle of medicines. Oriola’s supply chain ensures reliable and safe delivery of pharmaceuticals to pharmacies, hospital pharmacies, veterinarians and other healthcare operators. In 2019, Oriola Corporation’s net sales were 1.7 billion euros and we employed nearly 4,300 professionals. Oriola Corporation is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

We are looking for a Medical Translator to join our Translations Team, Business Area Pharma, in a permanent position.

Oriola's translation service is part of our Expert Services for the pharmaceutical industry, and our team translates a variety of medical and pharmacological texts. As our business is growing, we are looking for a medical translator in the language pair English-Finnish (-English) to strengthen our Translations Team. The place of work is Oriola's Mankkaa office in Espoo. We offer you an opportunity to grow your skills in a unique business environment, the constantly developing field of health and wellbeing.

The candidate we are looking for has

  • a university degree or other suitable degree
  • at least 3 years’ experience in translating medical and pharmacological texts
  • an excellent knowledge of Finnish and English, other language skills are an asset
  • previous experience of working in the pharmaceutical industry is considered as an advantage
  • good IT skills and experience of using CAT tools
  • the ability to work independently and proactively as part of the translation team.

You are active, cooperative and have a positive attitude towards development. You understand our clients’ needs and have a precise and systematic way of working. At Oriola, you will have the chance to work and grow as a member of a professional team of experts performing a variety of tasks.

At Oriola, we take responsibility, we are open, we work together, and we take initiative. If our values resonate with you and you are interested in the position, please submit your application including your CV and salary request by 31st October 2020: Be quick – we will fill the position as soon as we find the right person.

We are happy to provide further information about the position. Please direct your enquiries to Translations Team Lead Lotta Holmström, tel. +358 40 735 4903 or

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