TransPerfect

Project Manager

ID
2017-8838
Category
Project Management
US-OR-Portland

Responsibilities

Summary:

TransPerfect seeks a bright, self-motivated Project Manager (PM) to join our “startup within an established company” and work on a language translation project for our global clients. Your work will directly impact our worldwide client base with new clients being added every week. As a PM you will oversee 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.

 

 Our translation solutions allow a diverse array of clients to deliver local language products, services, applications, training, and content in a culturally appropriate manner. As a successful candidate you will have experience working with website localization, software localization, GMS (Globalization Management System) software products, and enterprise-level, professional translation services.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple ongoing projects and relationships with clients, team members, and vendors
  • Deliver professional quality deliverables on time and on budget
  • Manage budgets, schedules, files, vendors, and clients to ensure successful delivery of projects
  • Ensure that client and business goals are met
  • Proactively address or communicate challenges, concerns, and process improvements
  • Liaise with client services and production staff to clarify assignment needs and goals
  • Juggle multiple priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Perform quality checks at various stages of process to ensure quality and accuracy (proofreading, communication with linguists and client reviewers on specific linguistic issues)

Qualifications

About You:

As a PM you are a:

  • Creative thinker – You are curious and unafraid to ask questions
  • Hard worker – You are industrious and diligent in everything you do
  • Innovator – You are willing to initiate changes and introduce new ideas

Your experience includes:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree 2+ years
  • Project Management experience
  • Requires a four-year degree or higher
  • Ability to prioritize activities on a daily basis to accomplish project goals
  • Ability to generate and maintain budgets and schedules
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills in English
  • Experience with standard translation management tools preferred but not required (Idiom, Trados, Wordfast, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Acrobat, HTML and XML preferred but not required
  • Fluency in a second language or any level a plus

Overview

About Us:

Translations.com is a world leader in website and software localization, GMS (Globalization Management System) software products, and enterprise-level, professional translation services. Our translation solutions allow a diverse array of clients to deliver local language products, services, applications, training, and content in a culturally appropriate manner.

We were founded on the principle that great service is, and always will be, a key differentiator in the localization industry. Our dedication to client satisfaction is what we consider to be our most valuable asset. From President to Project Manager, we believe that making our clients' lives easier and delivering language services that exceed expectations allows us to develop and maintain strong client relationships, and hence to grow our business.  Please visit us at
www.translations.com.

 

Translations.com offers a comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time-off, company sponsored life insurance, short term and long term disability, flexible spending account options, and a pro-active and accessible HR department that focuses on the staff’s health and happiness. Translations.com is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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