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   Coordination of translation teams
    Management of projects according to Elanex guidelines and quality standards, to meet strict client deadlines
    Managing budgets to ensure projects meet required margins
    Assisting other project managers to ensure successful completion of all Elanex projects conducted in the Australia, Japan, and USA regions.

    High level of business English and fluency in at least one other language
    Willing to work unusual hours and weekends to ‘get the job done’ and to coordinate project team members around the world
    Extremely detail-oriented, thorough, and able to work well under pressure and with tight deadlines
    Able to solve problems creatively, and to develop solutions to problems which are cost-effective and practical in a business context
    Ability to develop and manage project budgets and negotiate with freelance contractors
    Ability to interact professionally with clients during the course of project work
    Ability to find creative ways to solve problems and operate without continual guidance
    Home facilities including Windows Vista/7, Office 2007+ and high speed internet access
    Extremely capable in using standard software packages such as MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint
    Knowledge of translation technologies such as machine translation or translation memory would be a distinct advantage.

   Elanex project managers primarily work from home as part of a remote/virtual team, with the occasional need to travel to one or more local Elanex offices for in-person meetings
    Candidates located in other regions will be considered based on experience and other factors; relocation will not be offered
    The successful candidate should be ready to start work as soon as possible.

TechTrans is a rapidly growing, dynamic language service company – teaching, interpreting, translating and logistics . We have international offices, staff and clients calling us from around the world.

We are seeking a full-time Tech-savvy Translation Project Manager for our translations. Spanish and English fluency (read, write, speak at a very high level) is required!

Proficient in utilizing advanced functions of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint; and, be able to fluidly operate in a network computer environment. Familiar with design / graphic software like Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. Experience in desktop publishing and proofreading is preferred.

This individual must be meticulous, deadline-orientated, self-motivated, have demonstrated initiative and drive; and, excellent listening, oral and written communication skills are essential. Must be able to anticipate needs and flex accordingly. Must have experience in complex administrative positions – requiring detail, focus, concentrated effort; multi-tasking; ability to identify and escalate issues and connect business needs in a dynamic, ever changing environment. Must be able to negotiate rates with vendors. Experience with and a reputation for being extremely discreet and using appropriate judgment in dealing with highly confidential information.

Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident. Local candidates only, 50 miles from 77058 – Clear Lake, Houston.

Please complete our on-line application at http://www.tti-corp.com, click on ‘career,’ AND send your resume. Highlight your Spanish proofreading and/or formatting experience.

Bachelors Degree

Project Manager opening at One Planet (full time position)

One Planet, a Pittsburgh based translation company with global reach, has an opening for the position of a Project Manager in their Pittsburgh headquarters (this is not a virtual job).

Project Managers must have the following skills:

– Native (or near native) command of English

– Fluency in a foreign language

– Excellent written and spoken communication skills (in English)

– Commercial sense

– High attention to detail

– Multitasking skills

– Ability to learn quickly

Those with experience and a track record in language management should apply to pm@one-planet.net.

Those who do not have specific experience in language management, but are bilingual, live in or are willing to relocate to Pittsburgh, PA may apply for one-month long trial period. At the end of this tiral, individuals will be considered for a limited number of Project Management positions. You will be paid $2,000 for the trial month.

We are looking for an experienced localization project manager to manage Elanex translation projects ranging from standard business document translation to website and software localization. The position can be based anywhere in Europe.

    Coordination of translation teams
    Management of projects according to Elanex guidelines and quality standards, to meet strict client deadlines
    Managing budgets to ensure projects meet required margins
    Assisting other project managers to ensure successful completion of all Elanex projects, including projects conducted in the Australia, Japan, and USA regions.

    At least 3 years experience in the translation/localization industry in a similar role
    Sound understanding of translation technology, platforms and CAT tools.
    High level of business English and fluency in at least one other language
    Comfortable in client facing situations and ability to interact professionally with clients during the course of project work
    Ability to work under pressure and to meet aggressive deadlines
    Willing to work unusual hours and weekends to ‘get the job done’ and to coordinate project team members around the world
    Able to solve problems creatively, and to develop solutions to problems which are cost-effective and practical in a business context
    Ability to develop and manage project budgets and negotiate with freelance contractors
    Ability to find creative ways to solve problems and operate without continual guidance
    Home office facilities including Windows Vista/7, Office 2007+ and high speed internet access
    A technical, localization engineering background/experience would be a distinct advantage

    Elanex project managers primarily work from home as part of a remote/virtual team, with the occasional need to travel to one or more local Elanex offices for in-person meetings
    This is a contract position which will be paid on an hourly basis
    Candidates located in other regions will be considered based on experience and other factors; relocation will not be offered
    The successful candidate should be ready to start work as soon as possible.
 

Our direct eCommerce client is looking for Project Manager with Machine Translation(MT ) training and software evaluation experience 

Track and coordinate the generation of training data
– Ensure source terminology lists are cleaned up for delivery to vendor for translation
– Prepare or obtain data such as brand names for categories for MT training – Participate in LSP and MT vendor selection, contract negotiations and training for LSP
– Develop project plan and track development of MT quality testing Framework
– Write and develop processes for the MT training
– Collect requirements and help define MT quality testing framework
– Track development of MT related services and components
– Organize focus groups for different languages and prepare reports on test results and feedback. Present findings to upper management
– Ensure feedback from tests are incorporated by lexicographers to improve MT engine
– Interface with other development teams to integrate with MT service
– Monitoring and reporting of schedule.
– Prioritization of products and projects, schedules, and resources.
– Product and project process improvements and deployment of best practices.
– Development and monitoring of key performance indicators.
– Identification of opportunities for improvement, innovation, and cost reductions
• Proven experience in leading complex project management efforts in a technology environment.
• Willing to learn the MT tools and gain hands on experience
• Willingness to learn fast with a “roll-up-the-sleeves” and “get the job done” attitude
• Work well in a cross functional team environment
• Energetic team player with excellent written, verbal and conceptual skills
• Proven ability to learn new technologies and methodologies quicklyEducation and/or Experience:
BS/BA degree in related field required or equivalent professional work related experience.
5+ years professional related experience or Master’s degree and 3 + yearsOther Skills and Abilities:
• General computer literacy with hands on experience with project management tools
• Ability to organize work in order to meet schedules
• Ability to follow instructions and cooperate in a team effort
• Ability to speak and write other languages (Russian and/or Portuguese, Spanish, German, French would be a plus)
• Experience in Machine translation and/or large scale translation projects
• Experience in launching website for international markets
• Tracking record of being a good product manager who helped delivering a product from start to end
Bachelor’s degree required. Fluency in a second language very helpful. Great computer and people skills mandatory. Strong time management, organizational and communication skills required. Superior problem solving skills beneficial. Experience with staffing agency, law firm or project management a plus.:
This position is part of the Project Management group and will be responsible for end-to-end project management in a fast-paced environment. You will work to coordinate and deliver projects within a defined timeline and budget while working with translators, Account Managers, our in-house editing department and clients. You will need the ability to work efficiently, calmly, both independently and as a team player, in high-stress situations. Possibility of growth and advancement in a hard-working, entrepreneurial office. This position is for our New York City office, close to Penn Station. Training will run Monday – Friday 10am-6pm, ultimately moving over to a Friday – Monday 10am-8pm shift.

Growing Translation and Interpreting Company is looking for a Senior Translation Project Manager. The role will cover coordinating and overseeing all stages of translation projects which includes receipt of requests… of translation to client and invoicing instructions to Accounts Dept. You will have day-to-day communication with clients and interaction with other members of the division (translators, project managers, and editors) and overseeing all stages of project, taking request from clients, quoting of price and delivery time, and liaising with other members of departments ensuring project is delivered to expected standards and the quality of projects is met.

The role requires someone who has a customer service background within an office environment, excellent organizational and management skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, good IT skills with the ability to multi-task.

 In this important role, you will have overall responsibility for supervising all phases of assigned projects, including:

 • manage translation projects

• develop project strategies/plans/instructions

• identify, assign, schedule, supervise and train team members for projects (translators, publishers, and other individual resources)

• negotiating rates with freelance translators and/or agencies

• liaising with clients and producing project quotations for clients

• communicate with clients regarding project status, queries from translators, and other issues

• recruiting freelance translators / updating the translator database

• In-house quality control (figures and layout)

• obtaining, locating, or creating glossaries and reference documents and managing them

• performing basic in-house DTP tasks and text preparation

• In-house translation, proofreading, editing

 

• 2+ years of experience in project management

• 1st degree level in a language-based subject (a modern language, translation studies, etc) or equivalent similar qualification

• Good understanding of translation project lifecycle

• Good communication and interpersonal skills

• Strong commitment to quality and eye to detail

• Motivated, self-starter, team player

• A mature person who can take initiative

• Good all-round IT skills:

§         MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat essential

§         Working knowledge of DTP software packages (Quark, In Design, Publisher, etc), Database and Mac systems desirable or ability to learn as needed

§         Knowledge of translation memory tools (Trados, SDL, etc) desirable.

ASET International Services, LLC, a ManpowerGroup Company (NASDAQ: MAN), provides foreign language translation, interpretation, and staffing services to the government and industry. ASETs Government Services Department (GSD) has an open position for a Linguist Recruiter / Translation Project Manager. Tasks include recruiting, testing, assigning, and managing translators, reviewers, editors, interpreters and transcribers in support of U.S. Government foreign language projects. Responsibilities include communicating with clients regarding current and future projects and ensuring customer satisfaction.

The ideal candidate possesses native fluency in English, is fluent one or more foreign languages and possesses some recruiting, translation project management, and customer interfacing experience. Experience, training, or interest in translation and/or federal contracting arena are plusses.
1. U.S. citizenship and ability to obtain a security clearance. (Current security clearance preferred.)
2. 2-5 years of applicable experience
3. Four-year college degree
4. Native English fluency
5. Minimum 4 years foreign language study, preferably fluency in a foreign language
6. Excellent oral/written communication, rapport building and negotiating skills
7. Ability to communicate clearly with individuals from varied multi-cultural backgrounds
8. Excellent research and networking skills
9. Attention to detail and very strong organizational skills
10. Proficient computer skills, including MS Office
11. Excellent customer relations skills and ability to deliver superior customer service
12. Experience recruiting and testing linguists
13. Experience managing linguist teams preferred

Reporting to the Director of Engineering, the Defibtech Translation Project Manager will manage and coordinate the translation needs of Defibtech. Currently, Defibtech’s products are sold in 16 languages, and the list of foreign markets is growing. The materials that require translation include text and voice recordings used in the products, user manuals, product labels, promotional materials, etc. These materials often include technical terminology specific to medical devices. 

•        Managing workflow to and from translations companies, international distributors, and internal engineering and production teams 
•        Communicating with all project stakeholders involved in the translation process
•        Completing all associated administrative duties, including requesting quotes and purchase orders and verifying invoices
•        Identifying and evaluating translation-related vendors
•        Identifying and recruiting local foreign language speakers to verify translations
•        Supporting software engineers in implementing translations into products
•        Directing formal validation of translated materials, including documenting validation activities
•        Evaluating translation processes and procedures and adapting them to maximize efficiency and accuracy 
 

•        Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
•        Excellent English language skills, including strong verbal and written communication skills
•        Strong project management and organizational skills, with ability to follow-up 
•        Experience with project and production coordination
•        Expertise in grammar, syntax, and style
•        Proficient with common office software (Word, Excel, Acrobat etc.), including word processing, spreadsheet creation, etc.
•        Experience proofreading and researching product information
•        Must be a self-starter, exhibit leadership qualities, and be extremely detail-oriented and able to adhere to tight deadlines
•        Hard working, task-driven mentality
•        Experience in translation industry
•        Proficiency with InDesign or other desktop publishing software.  
•        Experience with medical devices
Manage the workflow of outgoing and incoming translation requests and special projects relating to translations for new market openings.

Assist in handling translation requests for recently opened new markets (Thailand, France, Belgium) as well as translation requests for future new markets
Handle the routing, translation, customization, and implementation of all materials (website copy, publications, packaging, etc.) for new markets
Work with several different departments to help ensure the accuracy of the materials produced for new markets
Provide assistance to translation supervisor as needed with regular translation workflow
Bachelor’s degree in linguistics, foreign languages, English, communications, or related field
Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask, including tracking several projects, managing due dates and timelines
Foreign language proficiency strongly preferred
Work experience in the field of life sciences or network marketing preferred
Work experience in handling translations or in project management preferred

Good interpersonal and communication skills

The Translation Coordinator coordinates and manages the translation workflow of assigned accounts.
-Control of daily translation account activity
-Light proofreading/editing translations of new or ongoing accounts
-Assist in translation quality control tasks for new projects
-Coordinate graphic translation workflow for accounts
-Assist Project Management in translation requests from clients
-Identify translation issues, escalating them when appropriate

  
-BS/BA Undergraduate in Journalism, Translation or Communication
-2+years of relevant work experience
-Native Spanish
-Conversational English
-Strong Computer skills
-Strong organizational skills
-Ability to meet time sensitive deadlines
-Ability to juggle multiple tasks at the same time
-Ability to work in a team environment

 

Merrill Brink International, a Merrill Communications company, is one of the World’s premier providers of language services.  Merrill Brink has a long history of deploying integrated language solutions, helping clients accelerate to global markets. 

 We are currently seeking a  Legal Project Manager to join our dynamic service driven culture in New York City.

As a member of our team, your main focus will be:

•Manage the lifecycle of translation projects to achieve the highest level of client satisfaction and quality

•Oversee the vendor relationship to include negotiating rates, communication and accountability of timelines and quality

•Client interface throughout project to ensure clear communication, timely updates and client satisfaction

•Closely monitor production through each stage of process-Interface with sales and other internal partners 

•Translations project management experience required 
•Proficient knowledge of Translations tools and technology required 
•Linguistic and graphic proofreading/formatting skills a plus 
•Superior grammatical skills strongly preferred 
•Knowledge of second language preferred 
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
•Superior Customer Service skills 
•Ability to multi-task in a time sensitive and deadline driven environment 
•Highly organized and detail-oriented 
•Adaptable and flexible to a changing work environment is crucial 
•Strong computer skills including PC and proficiency with Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and the Internet 
•College degree preferred 
•Legal industry experience a plus 

– Track and coordinate the generation of training data 
o Ensure source terminology lists are cleaned up for delivery to vendor for translation 
o Prepare or obtain data such as brand names for our client’s categories for MT training 
– Participate in LSP and MT vendor selection, contract negotiations and training for LSP 
– Develop project plan and track development of MT quality testing Framework 
o Write and develop processes for the MT training 
o Collect requirements and help define MT quality testing framework 
– Track development of MT related services and components 
– Organize focus groups for different languages and prepare reports on test results and feedback. Present findings to upper management 
– Ensure feedback from tests are incorporated by lexicographers to improve MT engine 
– Interface with other development teams to integrate with MT service 
– Monitoring and reporting of schedule. 
– Prioritization of products and projects, schedules, and resources. 
– Product and project process improvements and deployment of best practices. 
– Development and monitoring of key performance indicators. 
– Identification of opportunities for improvement, innovation, and cost reductions
• Proven experience in leading complex project management efforts in a technology environment. 
• Willing to learn the MT tools and gain hands on experience 

• Willingness to learn fast with a ʺroll-up-the-sleevesʺ and ʺget the job doneʺ attitude 
• Work well in a cross functional team environment 
• Energetic team player with excellent written, verbal and conceptual skills 
• Proven ability to learn new technologies and methodologies quickly 

Education and/or Experience: 
BS/BA degree in related field required or equivalent professional work related experience. 
5+ years professional related experience or Master’s degree and 3 + years 
• General computer literacy with hands on experience with project management tools 
• Ability to organize work in order to meet schedules 
• Ability to follow instructions and cooperate in a team effort 
• Ability to speak and write other languages (Russian and/or Portuguese, Spanish, German, French would be a plus) 
• Experience in Machine translation and/or large scale translation projects 
• Experience in launching website for international markets 
• Tracking record of being a good product manager who helped delivering a product from start to end

Minimum Education Required: Bachelor

Years of Experience Required: More than 5 years
Manage the workflow of outgoing and incoming translation requests and special projects relating to translations for new market openings.

Assist in handling translation requests for recently opened new markets (Thailand, France, Belgium) as well as translation requests for future new markets 
Handle the routing, translation, customization, and implementation of all materials (website copy, publications, packaging, etc.) for new markets
Work with several different departments to help ensure the accuracy of the materials produced for new markets 
Provide assistance to translation supervisor as needed with regular translation workflow

Bachelor’s degree in linguistics, foreign languages, English, communications, or related field
Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask, including tracking several projects, managing due dates and timelines
Foreign language proficiency strongly preferred
Work experience in the field of life sciences or network marketing preferred
Work experience in handling translations or in project management preferred
Good interpersonal and communication skills

 

If you are interested in translation and international communications, then this may be the job for you. Sprung Language Solutions, a Manhattan-based communications agency, is currently recruiting project managers and project associates. Both full-time staff and contract positions are available for on-site project management positions. Our team has over 20 years’ experience in solving challenging language problems.

In this client-facing position, you will be responsible for:

  • communicating timing, quality, and scope expectations with the project team,
  • solving strategic problems,
  • partnering with our linguists around the world to develop natural, accurate copy in foreign languages,
  • building relationships with existing clients,
  • helping clients grow their international business, and
  • contributing to process improvement by identifying procedure changes that enhance efficiency and effectiveness.

 

You should have strong project coordination skills and a desire to work in a multilingual environment. Our ideal candidates are energetic, passionate, intellectually curious, and meticulously organized; they thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment and succeed in challenging client situations.

  • bachelor’s degree or higher
  • experience coordinating projects with a high amount of traffic
  • excellent written and verbal English skills
  • proficiency in a foreign language
  • outstanding problem-solving and analytical skills
  • power-user of Word, Excel, and other Office applications
  • competency in three or more languages
  • experience in the advertising or translation industries
  • knowledge of translation industry standards and best practices
  • familiarity with medical devices, life sciences, or aerospace industries

Project management tasks include receiving translation orders from clients in the USA and our offices in Europe, mostly from Germany, distribution of translations to in-house translators and freelancers,
delivering completed jobs to clients and preparing billing information for invoicing clients.  You will also
organize all office duties including filing, mail and accounting.
We offer a salary commensurate with performance, flexible working hours, a comfortable yet
dynamic office environment, and extensive prospects with a rapidly expanding group.

 

You must have experience in a translation surrounding ideally as a Project Manager or translator. You will have organisational talent, with an understanding of the translation and ideally sales process, you will be able to cope with occasional stress and work well in a team. You will have excellent MS-Office skills, must be fluent in English and have very good German knowledge.

 Have we caught your interest? Then we look forward to your application (cover letter & resume), including your desired income and availability.

 

 

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