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Translation Project Managers - German & French

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Assist in managing the process and best practices for translating content into German AND French. Assist in the coordination efforts of the company’s reviewers and external translation vendors to complete effective translations of product information and brand messages for use in company Web sites and other marketing materials. Provide support on translation reporting and metrics, as needed.

Specific responsibilities include:
– Oversee day to day translation projects, serving as primary contact between internal businesses, project team and internal translation management team
– Coordinate with internal translation management in order to ensure timely delivery of needed materials
– Track translation progress to ensure that quality, delivery and cost meet expectations
– Compile and present reports to management, including (but not limited to) cost, quality, translation activities
– Provide training on translation tools
– Maintain process documentation
– Escalate issues and problems to management


Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

– Excellent communication skills in English, French and German
– One to three years’ experience with translation coordination
– One to three years’ experience managing projects with matrixed project teams
– Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel and Power Point
– Microsoft Project experience preferred

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

– Ability to partner with business areas to understand business goals and translation needs
– Ability to negotiate and resolve conflicts between parties with differing needs
– Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks with time sensitive situations
– Ability to effectively prioritize projects and tasks
– Ability to make decisions confidently and operate independently with remote management oversight
– Exceptional interpersonal skills

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