Localization Project Manager
General overview of the project(s)
We are looking for a Localization Project Manager who will coordinate the efficient running of projects in the Localization Department, controlling the quality of output and ensuring that customer requirements are met. You should possess a deep understanding of localization procedures and ability to do client consulting, and management of localization project workflows towards maximum performance.
Consult with client to formulate workflows and understand requirements directly with customers
Perform evaluation of costs and prepare project budgets and quotes for clients
Manage workflows to meet specifications and deadlines
Oversee the localization process and resolve issues
Supervise and review the performance of localization linguists
Calculate the number of necessary resources, such as workforce, vendors, tools, and others
Enforce the adherence to quality standards are met
Monitor the financial health of projects to ensure the profit margin goals are met
Prepare reports on your activities and present them to upper management
Collaborate with knowledge management in the creation of SOPs.
Cross collaboration with other internal departments: with Human Resources and training of new members, with Marketing and Business Development with the elaboration of business proposals, with IT in the localization of internal projects.
1+ years of experience of working as a Localization Project Manager or other similar position
BSc or BA degree in Translation, Localization Engineering, Programming or other relevant areas
Excellent knowledge of project management concepts in diverse localization projects and industries such as but not limited to mobile apps, websites, e-learning and gaming
Good practical experience with localization software
Strong decision-making, communication skills, organizational skills, attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills in English (native or C1 level) and fluent in a foreign language
Results-driven approach and strong business and sales-oriented thinking