Dec 13, 2022

Senior Translation and Localization Manager

  • Translationz
  • Australia
Full time Localization Management Senior Management & Leadership

Job Description

The Opportunity

The Senior Translation and Localization Manager will be a key member of the executive leadership team, responsible for shaping the translation services division. The role has a focus on implementing global best practices for translation management.

To achieve this, you will bring your demonstrated localization and multilingual project/program management leadership experience running localization projects in translation management platforms. As well as bring your expertise in language services sales, technology, and operations, and demonstrated leadership, and staff development experience.

The Company

Translationz is a leading language solutions company with 20 years of experience servicing clients across Australia, USA and Canada. Translationz is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, skills, and experiences.

The Responsibilities

Use your prior experience to establish translation management best practices.

End-to-end ownership of localization processes e.g. pre-processing, translation, post-processing, quality assurance, and continuous improvement.

Understand client requirements with the ability to talk the talk and walk the walk to execute localization and translation models and strategies.

Lead the functional teams to maximize client success and revenue generation.

Build capability across the organization – coaching and development of key personnel.

The Applicant Profile


You must have in-depth knowledge of translation and localization processes and standard methodologies, with the ability to implement new improved standards.

5+ years of experience in a growing language services company.

Demonstrated track record and success, working with clients who purchase language services, with a focus on translation services ideally enterprise-sized businesses.

We are open to candidates with differing life situations ranging from mid-career, executive team members through to those who have exited another business.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent


Dynamic and experienced leadership style that builds engaged and motivated teams.

Well-rounded knowledge of translation/localization processes and workflows, with preferred experience gained on both on the client side and supplier side.

Self-motivated, driven, and optimistic leader.

Ability to influence stakeholders and build strong long-term relationships.

The Benefits

Senior level leadership opportunity.

Flights to Australia.

Work in Australia – your choice of beach life at the Gold Coast Queensland, or Melbourne or Brisbane (most livable cities).

Visa arranged for you.

Growth - an opportunity to learn and advance your career.

Competitive salary.

If you are interested in and qualified for this position, please send us the latest version of your CV. Thank you for your interest!