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Vendor Manager – Language Services (Romania - Timisoara)

GlobaLexicon is a fast growing (thus far via referrals), dynamic and fun company which provides clients with the highest quality language & translation services primarily focused on the Market Research and Healthcare & Pharma sectors, but also others such as Consumer & Retail, Marketing & Advertising, Training & Learning, Manufacturing & Engineering, and Finance.

With headquarters in London, we have a presence in Romania, Belgium, Germany, Spain and the USA.  Our clients include blue chip companies and some of the most important global and regional market research companies and pharmaceutical companies.  We are ISO 9001:2015 certified and are an MRS Company Partner.

We are looking to augment our Vendor Management team and are seeking a Vendor Manager based in Timisoara to source and manage the talented linguists who work on our projects. The position requires a proactive attitude, commercial sense and the ability to build lasting internal and external relationships.

If you are a hard-working and resourceful individual who is able to work independently and wants to make a difference and progress in their career in a growing company, this could be for you.

Typical responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the entire recruitment cycle of incoming freelance applications from testing to reference checks prior to bringing them on board
  • Negotiate rates with suitable talented vendors and update database with accurate information in a timely manner
  • Work closely with Project Management and Operations teams to support recruitment needs
  • Monitor performance of our resources and provide feedback where required
  • Identify resource gaps and proactively recruit subject-specialists to expand our talent pool
  • Conduct regular key account reviews with PMs to ensure availability and retention of key resources at competitive rates
  • Provide timely KPI reports
  • Depending on experience, there are opportunities to progress in other areas of the business

Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor University degree in areas including translation, HR, marketing
  • Fluent level English and ideally fluent in a third language
  • 1+ years of recruitment experience, ideally in the translation industry
  • Experience in translation project coordination/management preferred
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with tact and diplomacy
  • Excellent organisation skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships in a professional manner
  • Commercial mindset
  • Quality focused with a keen eye for detail
  • Good IT literacy and excellent MS Office skills

Interested candidates should apply with cover letter and CV through our website or by emailing alice.babetto@globalexicon.com

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