• Localization Project Manager

    Project Management
  • Responsibilities

    Scope of the job:

    Under the direction of the Team Lead to assure effective project management for assigned localization projects to produce high quality localized computer software and documentation from usually English and German into all other required languages.



    Ensure the successful management and completion of localization projects through professional project management within budget and timeline, and within our quality standards.



    • Create, monitor, and update project quotes.
    • Ensure client’s approval of the initial quotes and changes.
    • Negotiate pricing for each project and issue purchase orders.
    • Provide financial analysis of projects to management.
    • Deliver projects within agreed budget (within iSP’s quality standards and processes).
    • Maintain all project related (financial) administration.


    • Client communication – main point of contact for client communication; maintain smooth communication with clients, Sales en Client Services on all project related matters.
    • Production staff – liaise between client and production staff; provide production staff with all information necessary for successful completion of the project. This includes internal as well as external staff in the form of freelancers, sub-contractors and partners.
    • PM department – communicate with the PM Lead and General Manager about issues that would affect other projects.
    • Liaise with freelancers, other vendors, and partners of iSP on non-project related issues if needed.

    Project Execution:

    • Secure and assign resources (internal and external) for projects.
    • Manage allocated teams in terms of project related matters.
    • File handling – receive, distribute and deliver files (between internal and external resources and clients).
    • Monitor and ensure timely completion of tasks.
    • Support production staff in other departments when needed; trouble-shoot.
    • Ensure delivery by agreed deadlines.


    • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills, other languages would be an asset (especially German or French)
    • University Degree
    • Detail orientation with the ability to multitask
    • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
    • Independence in carrying out assigned tasks
    • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
    • Highly-developed computer skills (MS Office, Windows)
    • Experience in translation and localization project management would be a strong advantage



    For more than 20 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified to both the ISO 9001:2008 and EN 15038:2006 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, multicultural marketing, e-learning and training, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of next-generation technologies that significantly reduce costs and improve consistency throughout the translation process, making TransPerfect the vendor of choice for the world's leading multinationals.

    With annual revenues of over $500 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and EN 15038 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.


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