Remote Senior Translation Project Manager

Posted 3 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Company DescriptionOur client is an established language solutions company based in the East Coast of United States. They are a vibrant and growing company.Job DescriptionWe are looking for a fulltime, remote senior project manager who will work remotely to support the client. You need to be available for 8 AM to 5 PM or 9 AM to 6 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)2 years of translation project management experience is requiredKnowledge of CAT tools such as TradosKnowledge of transcription and transcription tools a huge plusKnowledge of Plunet a huge plusRESPONSIBILITIES:Support cost estimate analysis and preparationDevelopment of efficient workflows and oversee the use and maintenance of tools such as translation memories, style guides, and glossariesPreparation of files to be translated and transcribedPlacement of projects with translators and transcriptionistsNegotiation of budgets and deadlines with freelance translators; keeping track of project profit margins and negotiating rates where applicable.Development of schedulesSupervision of the progress of translation projectsUpdating translation memory toolsReviewing translated documents, vendor translation quality reviews, and proofing all outgoing projects as a final QA.Investigating client language questionsWork as part of a team to ensure workloads are evenly distributedMaintain accurate and up-to-date administrative tasks and management reporting.Analysis of projects using translation memory softwareQualificationsBachelor's degree in business, foreign language, translation, or related fieldMinimum two years translation industry experienceThorough knowledge and regular use of at least one CAT tool (such as Trados or MemoQ).Knowledge of Plunet a big plusKnowledge of transcription and proven aptitude with a wide variety of media players & foot pedals is a huge plusExcellent level of EnglishAble to juggle multiple tasks under pressure in a fast-paced environmentStrong verbal and written communication skillsPositive attitude and a true team playerAbility to develop budgets and timelinesEnergetic self-starter with initiative and creative approach to problem solvingStrong computer skills including MS Office and Internet applicationsCommitment to professional customer serviceFluency in EnglishAdditional InformationInquisitive and strong problem-solving skills"Tech-friendly" and "tech-savvy";Very organized;Thorough;Detail-oriented;Self-starter;Responsive;Flexible;Available;Positive attitude