Localization Academy

Project Manager – Seoul

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About The Role

We’re seeking a highly motivate, experienced Project Manager to join our client’s rapidly expanding team in Seoul.

This is a hybrid role hence working in the office twice/thrice a week is required.

Our client is a world-leading provider of technology-enabled language, content, and intellectual property services. They turned over $923m in 2022 which placed them in the top 3 LSPs worldwide. The company works with over 80% of the world’s top 100 brands, more than three-quarters of Fortune’s 20 ‘Most Admired Companies’ and almost all the top pharmaceutical companies, investment banks, law firms and patent filers. Furthermore, they have recently grown into the data space.

Key Responsibilities

  • Overseeing and executing a full cycle of localization projects from a range of customers from start to finish
  • Creation of estimates and proposals for client approval based on a project scope and provided materials
  • Creation of project schedules using RWS tools and systems
  • Close financial monitoring and control of projects through available tools and systems
  • Effective verbal and written communications with clients, internal and external stakeholders and the wider team members regionally and globally where needed
  • Adhering to RWS project process including Translation Management Systems, CAT tools, QA Tools, financial platforms, etc.
  • Identification of project/process improvement opportunities and escalating to a manager
  • Holding regular project meetings, documenting these and distributing minutes actions to the team

Skills & Experience

  • 5 -7 years of hands-on experience within the localization or translation industry
  • CAT tools and QA tools knowledge (TRADOS or other translation management tools)
  • Good written/verbal skills in English and Korean for internal and external communication
  • Good Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Excel, Words, PowerPoint and etc.)
  • Team player, willing to be devoted into the team building
  • Analytical and structured problem solving abilities
  • Ability to keep calm in a pressured environment

Interested? Please apply with an updated copy of your resume!