Feb 01, 2021

Localization Project Manager

  • Laoret
  • Remote (WorldWide)
Full time Project Management Localization Management Operations & Team Management

Job Description

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 team’s 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:

  • +3 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.