Apr 27, 2022

Localization Lead

  • RWS
  • Remote (Brno, Czechia)
Full time Localization Management Vendor Management

Job Description

About RWS:

RWS Holdings plc is the world’s leading provider of technology-enabled language, content management and intellectual property services. We help our customers to connect with and bring new ideas to people globally by communicating business critical content at scale and enabling the protection and realization of their innovations. Our vision is to help organizations interact effectively with people anywhere in the world by solving their language, content and market access challenges through our collective global intelligence, deep expertise and smart technology. Customers include 90 of the globe’s top 100 brands, the top 10 pharmaceutical companies and 18 of the top 20 patent filers worldwide. Our client base spans Europe, Asia Pacific, and North and South America across the technology, pharmaceutical, medical, legal, chemical, automotive, government and telecommunications sectors, which we serve from offices across five continents. Founded in 1958, RWS is headquartered in the UK and publicly listed on AIM, the London Stock Exchange regulated market (RWS.L). For further information, please visit: www.rws.com


About the role: 

We translate and localize products for the world’s leading companies so people around the globe can use them easily every day. Localization Leads coordinate translation projects for our clients. They communicate with everyone involved in the localization process. Interacting with vendors, distributing tasks, resolving problems, creating reports—this would be your job. On top of that, you will use your IT knowledge, learn more about localization technologies, and expand your project management skills.

The working hours at this position are 10am - 6.30pm 


  • Cooperate closely with project managers and other Localization Leads on the preparation of localization projects, execution and final evaluation.
  • Coordinate the localization process: distribute tasks to our external translators and to your colleagues, monitor the status and collect final outputs.
  • Assign work to engineers and suppliers, and provide data for suppliers' evaluation.
  • Help us analyze our processes and find opportunities for improvement, participate in the implementation of the new tools, their testing and evaluation.
  • Communicate in English (emails and calls) with the Project team, support departments, partners and clients
  • Perform a final quality check of the project before delivery to the clients.
  • Learn more about technologies in localization (CAT tools, HTML/XML, etc.).
  • Keep track of your work, including creating reports and keeping project documentation.


  • Previous experience in the localization/translation industry
  • Very good coordinational and organizational skills
  • Ability to improvise and solve problems
  • Proactivity and good communication skills
  • Very good verbal and written English proficiency - you'll be working as a part of an international team and communication with colleagues and clients in English on daily basis
  • Attention to detail, because just a single mistake can change the outcome of our work
  • Team spirit—you will be part of a team that helps each other

Perks of working with us:

  • Opportunity to grow into an associated project manager role
  • An exciting company—we work with some of the most innovative brands in the world, and our employees are true professionals with unique skills
  • A great team of people who are fair, open-minded, and friendly—and always ready to support you as much as possible
  • International, English-speaking environment and pleasant offices in the center of Brno
  • Chance to put your ideas into practice and engage with hundreds of employees globally
  • Interesting challenges, trainings, and other internal opportunities to support your growth
  • Fair compensation, bonuses, and a comprehensive benefits package (flexible working hours, 5 weeks of vacation, 2 sick days, occasional work from home, meal vouchers, cafeteria plan)


Life at RWS:

We work hard together to deliver for our customers; our expertise, professionalism and determination to never let others down drives us to be passionate and serious about what we do, deliver customer value, yet always adding a human touch. As a company focused on connecting people through language, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our company culture. RWS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we are committed in ensuring that all employees work in an environment free from all forms of harassment and discrimination and one that actively promotes teamwork, diversity and trust. All employees have a right to be treated with respect and dignity. RWS operate in a manner for the inclusion of all - any form of discrimination is expressly prohibited. Employees are selected and promoted on merit alone and no other factors whether race, gender, age, religion, marital status, gender identity or disability are taken into consideration. 
We are proud to work in a company where all can succeed and grow their career and while RWS operates in accordance with all local employment laws, if local law enables any form of discrimination this is against RWS company policy and we will adhere to the highest standard.   

RWS embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunity, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind. RWS is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at RWS are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sex, age, disability or sexual orientation. RWS will not tolerate discrimination based on any of these characteristics.”

Recruitment Agencies: RWS Group PLC does not accept agency resumes.  Please do not forward any unsolicited resumes to any RWS employees.  Any unsolicited resume received will be treated as the property of RWS and Terms & Conditions associated with the use of such resume will be considered null and void.