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Localization Program Manager (remote)

  • Translation, Localization, Interpretation Jobs
  • Management (incl. project, product management & human resources)

Description

Role: Localization Program Manager

Location: Redmond WA

Duration: 9 months with possible extension later.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with different translation agencies to deliver translation and localization for multiple launch projects
  • Obtain source files from requesters and/or Curriculum Development team, analyze files and source content for localizability, and flag any risk
  • Prepare for a hand off package and send to vendor
  • Track and monitor project statuses, and manage queries from vendors
  • Feed any source related issues back to Curriculum Development
  • Verify Hand back from vendor
  • Manage escalation
  • Track and report performance metrics
  • Consolidate QA metrics
  • Assist with operational tasks, e.g. data entries and sorting.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3+ years of experience in localization
  • BA/BS or 2+ years equivalent work experience in localization, internationalization, project management, or program management
  • Thorough understanding of translation technologies: translation memories, translation management systems, machine translation, etc.
  • Familiar with Content Management Systems
  • Communication skills, experience to work effectively across time zones and cultures
  • Superior written, verbal, and visual communication skills in English

 

Specific Requirements

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Familiarity with Amazon Localization Environment and Tools
  • Experience working with a global team
  • Experience working in fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and able to manage multiple priorities well
  • Self-driven and ability to be both strategic and execution oriented.

Hard Skills

  • Timelines
  • Deliverable management
  • Advanced language knowledge
  • Business Process Understanding

Soft Skills

  • Communication
  • Time management
  • Self-motivated
  • Driven