Jul 22, 2021

Innovation Manager (Milan)

  • Lawlinguists
  • Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy
Full time Translation Technology (CAT, TMS and MT) Vendor Management

Job Description

Lawlinguists (www.lawlinguists.com) is a young, modern, innovative lawyer-linguist network that connects the most prestigious law-firms and companies around the world by translating their legal documents in an accurate, precise and understandable manner.

Young: Lawlinguists has just turned 10 years old and the average age of our staff is 30.

Modern: our linguists, lawyers, technology geeks have been working as a single team from our offices in Milan, Barcelona and Stuttgart, and in certain cases from their homes (way before the Covid outburst forced companies to use forms of flexible working) in an environment that encourages creativity, innovation and fun!

Innovative: Lawlinguists has revolutionised the industry thanks to its team of people that share their love for the law and languages.

Lawlinguists are looking for an Innovation Manager to join our office in Milan on a full time or part-time basis depending on the possibilities of the candidate.

Are you an experienced and motivated professional looking to make an impact on a growing translation company? Join us, and help us become a translation company implementing the latest technology trends.

In this position, you will drive the technology section, you will be in charge of internal and external training on the use of the technology you implemented. You will also be responsible for selecting the right technologies and negotiating with the vendors.

You will join a young and dynamic team in a friendly environment. You will constantly liaise with the Company’s management, to which you will report directly to craft strategies and innovate processes, tools and techniques, to boost the company’s growth, improve cost-saving or manage processes in a more efficient manner. 

What you’ll do on a daily basis:

  • Identifying and implementing the latest technologies
  • Interviewing technology providers and negotiate their offering
  • Consulting strategy with company management
  • Training internal and external resources on the technology
  • Processing translation projects and lead a small project team
  • Negotiating vendor offerings

We are looking for:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in managing translation projects with proven results
  • An understanding of the translation and localization industry is a must
  • A strategic mind and a solid visionnaire
  • Strong focus on technology, with excellent understanding of the latest translation technology trends
  • Ability to solve problems and provide solutions to address our company technology needs.
  • Experience with TMS, CAT, TBS, MT, advanced MS skills and related SW advanced
  • Experience in vendor management is a plus
  • Self-motivated and results-driven team player.
  • Good coordination skills
  • Proficient knowledge of English;
  • Proficient knowledge of Italian or German is an asset.

The Lawlinguist Environment:

  • An international working environment with global travel opportunities
  • Career opportunities within a fast-growing company
  • Work/life balance with flexible working hours or occasional telecommuting
  • Strong marketing support - our product is a big lead generation tool
  • Opportunities for further career development and growth
  • Exciting, progressive, and fast-paced environment
  • A friendly and supportive working environment with a team of motivated professionals
  • A global team of 20+ in Milan, Barcelona, Stuttgart working together

A rare opportunity to change the way the world communicates!