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Job Opening - Language Project Manager

Amy S
Group Organizer
Nutley, NJ
Post #: 75
Language Project Manager

….looking for a bright, self-motivated Language Project Manager to join our “startup within an established company”. Language Project Managers manage the entire life-cycle of translation projects for our clients.

Position responsibilities:

· Oversee all aspects of project coordination (scheduling, trafficking, and management of all data, personnel, and resources) from hand-off through project completion to ensure on-time, on-budget, and quality delivery.

· Proofread final product and at various stages of process to ensure quality and accuracy

· Strengthen excellent relationships with contract linguists

· Manage pricing and contractual issues by developing a thorough understanding of company procedures

· Liaise with client services and production staff to clarify assignment needs and goals

· Juggle multiple priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced environment

· Research and resolve payment issues

Essential skills and experience required:

· 0-2+ years Project Management experience

· Fluency in target language (native level) and English

· Must have demonstrated localization experience

· Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task

· Ability to prioritize activities on a daily basis to accomplish project goals

· Ability to generate and maintain budgets and schedules

· Superior writing and communication skills

· Strong computer skills and experience with standard translation management tools preferred but not required (Trados, Wordfast, SDLX, Catalyst)

· Knowledge of Acrobat, HTML and XML preferred but not required

· Willing to learn new things, be open to challenges and thrive on success

Candidates should apply with their resume (in English) to Alison Braid (abraid[at]translations[dot]com).

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