Oct 14, 2021

Localization Project Manager

  • RWS
  • Texas, USA
Contractor Project Management

Job Description

Location: Dallas or Austin, TX

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:

The Localization Project Manager will work closely with external partners to deliver high-quality localized content to a variety of AppleCare business units.

Responsibilities:

  • Specific Project Management tasks include project scope identification, file organizing/processing in SDL WorldServer, vendor allocation, vendor Q&A, and various project-related administrative tasks.
  • Thorough understanding of localization file formats (HTML, XML, etc.) is required.
  • Solid experience managing the localization of web content and software, as well as experience managing Localization QA.
  • Support AppleCare Project Managers in daily project tasks.
  • Assess and execute localization requests submitted by AppleCare business teams.
  • Analyze requirements and supporting reference material, and clearly communicate the same to localization vendors.
  • Create and process translation projects in WorldServer.
  • Ensure completion of all project-driven administrative processes.
  • Manage schedule challenges, query cycles, and Linguistic QA to ensure successful delivery to our clients.
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to resolve questions or conflicts related to source file discrepancies, terminology, language quality and workflow.

Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent degree or work in relevant field.
  • A minimum of 2 years hands-on Localization Project Management experience is required.
  • Experience with computer aided translation tools is required. Experience with SDL WorldServer is strongly preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and verbal).
  • Proficiency in another language is desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • High attention to detail, efficient time-management and strong organizational skills.
  • A strong sense of teamwork and the ability to build good relationships.
  • Understanding of localization best practices and familiarity with typical “gotchas” involved with localization; demonstrated experience in effectively mitigating issues.

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 is an Affirmative Action Employer.  Qualified applicants will be evaluated for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran, and disability status.  For more information about EEO/AAP legislation please visit: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

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.