Translation/Localization Project Manager

Department: Production
Location: In-house
Publication date: April 2023

About the Job

The Project Manager works with clients and localization teams to manage the timely flow of all localization project tasks from initiation to delivery, ensuring that projects meet quality, turn-around time and budget expectations. Our ideal candidate is a highly motivated individual who can be part of our growing team and has a proven track record in Project Management in the translation/localization industry.

Job description

  • Plan and monitor projects to meet deadline, quality and budget requirements

  • Manage client relationships and serve as a primary day-to-day contact for clients

  • Manage and co-ordinate project teams throughout all phases of the project, including both in-house and freelance translators, using proprietary workflow and project management tools

  • Take care of file pre-processing and post-processing tasks

  • Check and edit translations and manage quality control processes

  • Resolve questions and issues in a timely and effective manner for clients and localization teams

  • Ensure the accuracy of financial project data, workflows, schedules and processes to maximize efficiency and profitability

Skills and Experience

  • At least 2 years’ experience managing projects for translation/localization clients

  • University Degree, preferably in a language-related subject

  • Excellent computer literacy with an understanding of localization processes; very good knowledge of CAT tools is a must

  • Ability to independently lead large projects, including project scheduling and managing teams at the project level

  • Linguistic skills with the ability to assess quality and completeness of translations

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and stay calm under pressure

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Greek and English for working with suppliers and clients across
    cultures - proficiency in other languages is an asset

About ORCO S.A.

ORCO S.A. is a leading language services provider based in Athens, offering a full range of multilingual translation and localization services for more than 40 years. Our core business activities include technical, medical, engineering, legal, financial, marketing and other scientific and general translations, software and multimedia localization, as well as quality assurance and project management. Οur services are certified according to ISO 17100, ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 standards and we cover more than 120 language combinations. ORCO maintains long-standing collaborations with international corporations and is an official translation services provider for the European Union and the United Nations.

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