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Localization Project Manager

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Localization Project Managers face many challenges. To excel in this position, you will need proven experience and training as a Localization Project Manager and demonstrate diverse experience in the technical aspects around Localization and/or Internationalization.

The role requires the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, to work autonomously, and to manage aggressive delivery schedules. You will need to work successfully with technical and non-technical people alike and have the drive to learn about new tools, processes, and concepts.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Receiving client projects/jobs/quotations and analyzing the requirements.

Developing project plans and workflows, managing time, budget, resources, and quality control.

Creating and controlling localization project budgets, performing cost tracking analysis, ensuring timely issuance of purchase orders and invoices, and approving work reports.

Identifying and solving localization issues or disagreements, either within the system or product, identifying causes, and performing corrective/preventative action.

Presenting regular reports to clients, corporate office, and peers on progress and forecast of the project teams work status, escalating issues, and evaluating needed support.

Being an active member of corporate management meetings, providing data and project information.

Continuously expanding knowledge and education in localization trends and news, keeping up to date through active participation in training opportunities.

Qualifications:

2-5 years of experience in Translation/Localization Project Management

Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.

Excellent presentation/communication skills, with the ability to clearly present the localization life cycle to clients.

Organizational and leadership skills.

Proven abilities in project planning, resource, and risk management.

Problem-solving abilities.

Quality and detail-oriented.

Strong team player in a multi-language/multi-cultural environment.

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