Localization Academy

Localisation Project Manager (Hybrid)

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Want to join a company that brings the world together through a global understanding of media produced in various regions, all with communication and cultural understanding at its core?

VSI provides language localisation and media services, including lip-sync dubbing, voice-over, subtitling, translation, transcreation and more, in over 80 languages worldwide. Founded in 1989 and headquartered in London, VSI owns and operates 28 studio facilities across Europe, the US, the Middle East and Latin America with trusted partnerships in Asia. VSI works across a wide range of sectors, from broadcast, VOD, theatrical and gaming to corporate and creative.

This is a hybrid role (2 days on-site, 3 days WFH)

As a Project Manager, one is a part of a team focusing on providing high-quality localisation projects and ensuring client retention, satisfaction and ultimately revenue growth. They will work on translation, transcreation, interpreting, VO and Subtitling projects for Editorial, Marketing, Corporate and Gaming clients.

This is a fast-paced role and requires someone to work on multiple projects, effectively switching focus from one to the other. This role would be expected to work within a tight timeframe, managing many projects with short deadlines and effectively transfer information to various parties. Finally, they would need to be able to organise their time effectively, manage budgets and successfully work with conflicting deadlines.

Key responsibilities

  • Managing full project cycles from initial quotation to planning, scheduling, budgeting, problem solving, QC, delivery and sign-off for invoicing, while adhering to VSI processes and quality standards
  • Guaranteeing client satisfaction through the successful management of localisation projects to deadlines and within budget
  • Close financial monitoring and control of projects through budgets, invoicing and change orders, achieving targeted levels of profitability
  • Preparing quotes for complex projects
  • Pro-actively maintaining a thorough understanding of VSI core businesses in order to be able to advise clients on our services and maximise cross-selling opportunities
  • Providing Account Management services to strategic clients.
  • Preparing monthly reports and maintaining Excel spreadsheets for strategic clients and internal use as required
  • Chairing production meetings or conference calls with clients on complex projects
  • Identifying project/process improvement opportunities
  • Support Team Lead in expanding our Transcreation and Localisation capabilities
  • Discussing and understanding each client’s specific requirements and offering advice if necessary.

What else is on offer?

  • Private medical insurance
  • Enrolment to company salary sacrifice pension scheme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Travel card loan
  • Regular social activities