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Junior Translations Project Manager

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Exciting career opportunities in the language access industry are waiting for you at LanguageLine Solutions. Whether you work in the corporate office, in one of our satellite offices, at our Interpreting Call Centers, or work from home, you can help make a difference in someone’s life every second of every day.

Job Description

Position: Junior Translations Project Manager

Department: Translations

Reports to: Translations Operations Team Leader

Location: 5th Floor, Queen Elizabeth House, 4 St. Dunstan’s Hill, London EC3R 8AD

LanguageLine’s UK operation is part of the worldwide LanguageLine Solutions group with global headquarters in California and European headquarters in London. Over its 30-year history, LanguageLine Solutions ensures the best interpreting and translation services available in the industry.

Main Job Purpose

To be responsible for managing and coordinating the completion of translation, localisation, transcription, alternative format, proofreading, voiceover and subtitling projects.

Specific Tasks

  • The management and coordination of multiple language projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Use of the project management portal for assignment of files, project tracking and invoicing
  • Manage supplier queries and liaise with clients on a day-to-day basis
  • Monitor and control projects status
  • Liaise with sales staff to clarify project parameters
  • Negotiate with vendors
  • Manage project finances, including budgeting
  • Prepare and maintain project documentation
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with contract translators and proof-readers globally
  • Compliance with relevant and applicable procedures
  • Quality checks of deliverables
  • Delivery of finalised work to clients, ensuring that all deadlines are met
  • Updates to project plans and delivery schedules
  • Process supplier invoices
  • Create client invoices
  • Take personal responsibility for ensuring that personal information is used fairly and lawfully within GDPR guidelines, report any personal data security incidents immediately and abide by the Information Security Policy detailed in the Staff Handbook
  • Any other duties appropriate to the position.

Person Specification

The following range of experience, knowledge and skills are required:

Essential

  • Degree in Translation, Modern Languages, Linguistics or similar
  • Remains calm and focused under pressure
  • Multi-tasking and organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem Solving skills
  • Team player
  • Proactive and innovative approach
  • Independent worker willing to take responsibility
  • Verbal and written English communication skills
  • Impeccable presentation, communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to take direction and meet deadlines under pressure
  • Proficiency in Computer Assisted Translation (CAT) tools (SDL Trados Studio, XTM, MemoQ)
  • Strong IT skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Proactive approach to supplier follow-up

Desirable

  • Previous Translations Coordination Experience

This role is subject to a basic DBS Disclosure

Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race. color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information or any other consideration prohibited by law or contract.

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