Localization Academy

Senior Localization Project Manager

Position Summary:

The position of Project Manager is responsible for managing and coordinating the completion of all language projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receiving clients’ projects/jobs/quotations and analyzing the requirements.
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with contract linguists globally.
  • Develops project plans and workflows, managing time, budget, resources, and quality control.
  • Creates and controls localization project budgets, performs cost tracking analysis, ensures timely issuance of purchase orders and invoices, and approves work reports.
  • Identifies and solves localization issues or disagreements, whether system or product, identifies causes, and performs corrective/preventative action.
  • Presents regular reports to clients, corporate office, and peers on progress and forecast of project teams’ work status, escalating issues, and evaluating needed support.
  • Active member of corporate management meetings, providing data and project information.
  • Continually expands knowledge and education in localization trends and news, keeping up to date through active participation in training opportunities.

Skills/Qualifications

  • Solid experience in localization project management is a must.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the same field.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Excellent presentation/communication skills, with the ability to present the localization life cycle to clients.
  • Organizational and leadership skills.
  • Proven abilities in project planning, resource, and risk management.
  • Problem-solving capabilities.
  • Quality and detail-oriented.
  • Strong team player in a multi-language/multi-cultural environment.