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Project Manager

  • Translation, Localization, Interpretation Jobs


We are looking for a translation/localization project manager that will be responsible for:

  • Delivery of projects to client’s expectations achieving targeted levels of profitability
  • Analysis of files using different tools
  • Compiling estimates and proposals for approval
  • Assignment of appropriate translation teams, rate negotiation and deadline coordination with translators, typesetters, engineers, in-country client reviewers
  • Adhering to the LQA process
  • Close financial monitoring and control of projects through budgets, invoicing and change orders to ensure timely and final invoicing
  • Strategic project planning involving best methodologies, processes, and risk assessments
  • Accurate documentation and filing of all project-related materials
  • Identification and development of project/process improvement opportunities and escalating to Head of Project Management
  • Hosting regular, documented verbal and written communications with clients, Network Offices and internal team members

Specific Requirements

What we need:

  • Desire to learn and develop
  • Analytical and organized problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Adaptable and flexible to a changing work environment
  • Proficient computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Acrobat, html, xml)
  • Experience in the use of CAT tools (including translation memories, content management, glossary, and file management tools)

What you should have/be:

  • Language, Translation, Project Management, or Business related academic credentials of at least a University level degree with a minimum of 2 years experience as a project manager in the Translation Industry
  • Very good communication skills spoken and written in Portuguese and English
  • Business-minded with management skills
  • Competence in cost and quality control, time and people management as well as in change and crisis handling.
  • Leading skills, good team player with aYes we can attitude and results-oriented.
  • Advanced user or at least regular user of CAT tools
  • Knowledge of the industry, tools and processes used and ready to learn whenever necessary
  • Resident in Lisbon or surrounding area

Hard Skills

  • Microsoft Office
  • Advanced language knowledge

Soft Skills

  • Problem-solver
  • Work well under pressure

We offer

  • A job with a modern, dynamic company, part of an international group, in a consolidated growth phase with an excellent reputation in its sector
  • The chance to innovate, create and develop new ways of doing things
  • Long-term employment
  • Hybrid model, based in Lisbon
  • An attractive compensation system based on performance that rewards skills and results