• Project Manager - Linguistics

    Project Management
    US-NY-New York
  • Responsibilities

    We're currently looking for smart and motivated Project Managers to join our team in New York City. As a Project Manager, you'll be working closely with some of our biggest clients and managing their linguistic projects from start to finish.


    • Client communication – main point of contact for client communication; maintain smooth communication with clients, Sales and on-site linguistic team
    • Production staff – liaise between client and production staff; provide production staff with all information necessary for successful completion of the project. This includes freelancers, sub-contractors and partners
    • Manage allocated teams in terms of project related matters
    • Monitor and ensure timely completion of tasks
    • Perform a Final Eye quality check and issue a Quality Score for the Quality Manager prior to sending a job out
    • Coordinate with Account Executives to educate/advise clients regarding the best way to accomplish their goals for individual projects – potentially contacting clients directly
    • Use Computer Assisted Translation tools whenever possible to maximize consistency and profitability
    • Establish and maintain working relationships with contract linguists located around the world: Consistently give both positive and negative feedback; File Corrective Action Forms as needed for substandard work performed and work with QA to impose appropriate financial sanctions in those cases
    • Test and maintain database of contract linguists
    • Ensure linguists are tested on their specialized skill (i.e. legal, financial, technical, medical, pharmaceutical, business, psychology, automotive, and general)
    • Responsible for interviewing and referring linguists for projects as needed by our clients
    • Perform other special projects or duties when required


    • Minimum Bachelor's degree
    • Minimum 2 years project management experience
    • Must be extremely comfortable with new technology
    • Highly-developed computer skills (MS Office, Windows)
    • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) in English
    • Ability to effectively multitask in order to simultaneously execute multiple projects
    • Exceptional problem solving/critical thinking skills
    • Ability to maintain professionalism in all situations, especially under tight deadlines


    Desired Skills


    • Prior translation industry experience
    • Fluency in a foreign language
    • Prior experience using Intralinks


    At TransPerfect Staffing Solutions, our mission is to provide exceptional client service while offering opportunities for companies and candidates on a global scale. For projects of all sizes, TransPerfect Staffing Solutions is dedicated to exceeding expectations.


    TransPerfect 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.


    TransPerfect is an equal opportunity employer.


    For more information on TransPerfect  Family of Companies, please visit our website at




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