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Translation Project Manager

Translation Project Manager

Due to a growing client base, we are looking to augment our Project Delivery teams and are seeking a strong and experienced Project Manager (or a Project Coordinator with a solid base) to manage project delivery for a series of GlobaLexicon client accounts.  Fluent German is preferred.

The position requires proven project management skills, ability to adapt to a rapidly changing and growing business, experience in managing project coordinators, driving workload to successful completion, and managing and growing client relationships. 

This is a great opportunity for an experienced and up coming leader who is smart, organised, self-motivated and enthusiastic to work with the team to continue to grow the business.

Typical responsibilities will include:

  • Project manage language service projects independently & lead relationship management and service delivery for GlobaLexicon clients
  • Use principles, methods and GlobaLexicon tools to effectively manage/coordinate the projects under their accountability from initiation through to delivery and support team members in managing their projects
  • Determine resource requirements (e.g. linguist, budget, timing) and optimal cost structure based on language project objectives and operational needs
  • Ensure project resources maintain a high level of quality and professional and ethical standards
  • Proactively lead the identification of any potential issues and resolve and close identified gaps
  • Lead/participate in team meetings and training sessions as required
  • Mentor Project Coordinators and Interns (based on role)
  • Communicate effectively (verbal and written)
  • Participate in business development efforts and client meetings

Skills and Experience:

  • BA degree in linguistics.  MA preferred
  • Language skills:  Fluent English and native in one other language (German, French, Japanese)  Fluent/advanced in third language advantageous
  • Project management experience (2 years for PM)
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing and growing business
  • Ability to act on direction and rapidly implement
  • Experience working in translation agency or department within an agency preferred
  • Experience working in a market research agency (within the operations department or liaising closely with it) or medical/pharma environment desirable
  • Proven knowledge (Advanced) of CAT tools - ability to train others
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Client relationship building & management skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Very Strong skills in MS Office Applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) preferred

For this position we will consider applicants for all of our offices.

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