Job Title: Translation Project Manager
Location: Chalfont St. Peter
RWS Holdings plc is the world’s leading provider of technology-enabled language, content management and intellectual property services. We help our customers to connect with and bring new ideas to people globally by communicating business critical content at scale and enabling the protection and realization of their innovations.
Our vision is to help organizations interact effectively with people anywhere in the world by solving their language, content and market access challenges through our collective global intelligence, deep expertise and smart technology.
Customers include 90 of the globe’s top 100 brands, the top 10 pharmaceutical companies and 18 of the top 20 patent filers worldwide. Our client base spans Europe, Asia Pacific, and North and South America across the technology, pharmaceutical, medical, legal, chemical, automotive, government and telecommunications sectors, which we serve from offices across five continents.
Founded in 1958, RWS is headquartered in the UK and publicly listed on AIM, the London Stock Exchange regulated market (RWS.L).
For further information, please visit: www.rws.com
About The Role:
The IP Services Translation Project Manager will be part of our IP Operations team at our Head Office in Chalfont St Peter, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire. Working as part of a team, the IP Translation Project Coordinator will be responsible for the management of translation projects in the most efficient manner, always focusing on delivering excellent quality, within budget, on time and in line with the requirements of clients and patent offices. This role requires good understanding of translation technologies and the ability to incorporate them within each project to improve efficiency and guarantee cost-effectiveness. Planning and problem-solving skills are paramount. Effective communications with the Customer Operations Team, the Validation Team, the Language Technology Team, and the Translation Operations Team will be key.
Work cross-departmentally across the division to ensure that each translation project is executed to the standards expected by our clients
Plan and manage translation projects end to end in the most efficient and cost-effective manner
Assume full ownership of the translation projects and coordinate all parties involved
Swift resolution of problems
Set and manage the translation budget for each project to meet the target profit margins
Use translation technologies and locate them at the centre of the translation projects
Use IPSOS to manage and prioritise the workload
Contribute to the development of new processes Update the WIP values in Agresso
Previous experience of working in the language industry will be an advantage.
Translation coordination/translation project management experience will be beneficial.
Ability to work under pressure and experience of workload prioritisation
Ability to multi-task
Strong attention to detail
Ability to think outside the box
Ability to problem solve
Ability to lead and guide all project stakeholders
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Knowledge of another language to A level proficiency or above would be an advantage.
Life at RWS – We work hard together to deliver for our customers; our expertise, professionalism and determination to never let others down drives us to be passionate and serious about what we do, deliver customer value, yet always adding a human touch
As a company focused on connecting people through language, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our company culture. RWS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we are committed in ensuring that all employees work in an environment free from all forms of harassment and discrimination and one that actively promotes teamwork, diversity and trust. All employees have a right to be treated with respect and dignity. RWS operate in a manner for the inclusion of all – any form of discrimination is expressly prohibited. Employees are selected and promoted on merit alone and no other factors whether race, gender, age, religion, marital status, gender identity or disability are taken into consideration.
We are proud to work in a company where all can succeed and grow their career and while RWS operates in accordance with all local employment laws, if local law enables any form of discrimination this is against RWS company policy and we will adhere to the highest standard.