Localization Academy

Localisation Associate (native in German) – Athens-based, on-site

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Are you interested in working with a leading education technology player, the global leader in the assessment and certification of professional skills industry with a presence in more than 200 countries worldwide? If so, this is the chance to apply now! 📥

PeopleCert is looking for a Localisation Associate who will manage translation projects from start to finish, coordinating external LSPs (Language Service Providers) and SMEs (Subject Matter Experts) for all our products, as well as ensuring translations meet agreed quality standards.

As a Localisation Associate, your tasks will include the following:

  • Create projects in XTM TMS (Translation Management System) and allocate tasks to selected LSPs & SMEs
  • Coordinate the translation of all content
  • Perform alignments of files, maintain memories and prepare files for translation
  • Onboard new suppliers
  • Take part in suppliers’ briefings
  • Perform quality checks on translated materials
  • Feedback issues as they arise to the Team Manager and relevant requester
  • Ensure administrative tasks are carried out accurately and in a timely manner

What we look for:

  • Minimum 2 years’ LSP (Language Service Provider) experience as a translation or localization project manager. Industry experience in the professional education sector
  • Translator qualification or MSc in translation studies will be an asset
  • Experience in managing multiple projects concurrently to time and budget
  • Good understanding of CAT tools, MT, and TMS ( XTM will be an asset)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, fluency in English and German is required (native-like or C2 level certification desired, LanguageCert C2 LTE or C2 IESOL certificate would be also a plus)
  • Knowledge of Best Practice methodologies will be a plus (PRINCE2, Scrum, ITIL, etc.)
  • Proficiency in handling files in multiple formats (MS Office, InDesign, etc) with a particular interest in file engineering
  • Excellent communication, prioritisation and organisation skills
  • Able to build successful relationships with external suppliers across the world and ensure tasks are delivered on time
  • Self-starter, proactive, and attention to detail

What we offer:

  • Competitive remuneration package 💲
  • Work in an international, dynamic, and fun atmosphere 💯
  • Two free vouchers for all certifications from PeopleCert’s Portfolio per year for all employees 🎓
  • Complimentary coffee and tea in all our premises ☕
  • Huge learning experience in using best practices and a global environment 📈
  • Constant personal and professional development 🥇

If you want to become a member of our international, dynamic and agile team that creates world-leading software products, then we should certainly like to hear from you!

About PeopleCert

PeopleCert is a global leader in the assessment and certification of professional skills, partnering with multi-national organizations and government bodies for the development & delivery of standardized exams. Delivering exams across 200 countries and in 25 languages over its state-of-the-art assessment technology, PeopleCert enables professionals to boost their careers and realize their life ambitions.

Quality, Innovation, Passion, and Integrity are the core values that guide everything we do.

Our offices in UK, Greece, and Cyprus boast a culture of diversity, where everyone is different, yet everyone fits in. All of us at PeopleCert are committed to the reflection of the diversity and inclusion of our customers and the communities in which we do business.

Working on Home Office (HO) Secure English Language Tests (SELTs)

Any person who is engaged by PeopleCert to work on the SELT service must undergo a Background Check (the results of which must be acceptable to PeopleCert and the HO) prior to commencing their SELT duties. All SELT personnel will be required to complete a declaration (provided by PeopleCert) where the existence of any criminal record and/or bankruptcy must be declared.

If working on the SELT service in the UK, background checks will include:

  • A basic or enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Right to Work in the UK check (including nationality, identity, and place of residence)
  • HO security check (Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) or Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC)
  • Financial background check
  • Employment reference check
  • If working on the SELT service anywhere in the world (outside of the UK) personnel will undergo background checks that are equivalent to those stated for the UK

In addition, if the personnel is required to speak to SELT candidates they must be appropriately skilled in the English language and, where SELT services are provided anywhere in the world (outside of the UK), the official language of the relevant country.

All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.