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Localization Project Manager

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


  • Serve as liaison between the firm and clients
  • Develop project plans, that include cost and timeline estimates, for each incoming project
  • Co-operating with in-house and freelance staff of translators, editors, and DTP department
  • Prepare quote for offline files such as but not limited to; translation, formatting
  • Receive and assign projects to translators and editors
  • Communicate on a daily basis with translation team to offer technical and language support
  • Log relevant complaints related to translation and/or formatting
  • Ensure timely delivery of projects
  • Perform data entry and invoicing
  • Provides the translation team all the necessary tools (i.e. MemoQ training, glossaries, and guidelines to follow)
  • Ideally, candidate would possess the following skills:
  • - Ability to monitor and lead others
  • - Strong bilingual communication skills
  • - Work at a fast-paced in a team environment
  • - Attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and quality
  • - Customer and client service-oriented
  • - Ability to prioritize work to balance multiple projects and deadlines
  • - Knowledge of office administration principles, practices and techniques
  • - Skilled in Microsoft Suite, Internet Explorer, & Adobe Acrobat

Specific Requirements

  • 5+ years of project management and/or translation/localization experience
  • Bilingual (two or more languages) preferred
  • Associate’s Degree or higher in Business Administration, Project Management, Translation, or Language Related field
  • Experience in E-learning, Audiovisual, and/or Financial Sectors is a big plus!

Hard Skills

  • Microsoft Office
  • Customer success
  • Cross-functional collaboration
  • Timelines
  • Deliverable management
  • Scheduling
  • Accountability
  • Ability to use project management software
  • Advanced language knowledge
  • Advanced writing skills

Soft Skills

  • Communication
  • Time management
  • Multitasker
  • Attention to detail