Job Description TransPerfect helps organizations navigate the global marketplace. It remains founder-led – and has striven to maintain the ethos and drive that led them to grow organically year-on-year for the past 30 years. Starting in an NYU dorm room in the early 1990s, TransPerfect is recognized as the largest translation and language services company in the world, with thousands of employees located in 100+ offices around the world, surpassing $1 billion in revenue in 2021.
The position of the Senior Translation Project Manager is responsible for managing and coordinating the completion of all language projects.
Be responsible for the entire life-cycle of all projects assigned to the individual
Juggle multiple projects and priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
Understand and abide by individual project instructions
Liaise with sales staff to clarify project parameters
Establish and maintain excellent relationships with contract translators and proofreaders globally
Negotiate with vendors
Coordinate with quality personnel to ensure that the translation perfectly complies with instructions and is linguistically perfect
Communicate any issues/problems/caveats or additional
Distribute information to sales staff as soon as that information is available
Required skills and experience:
Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in translation project management
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Effective time management
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task
Working knowledge of MS Office
Ability to prioritize and schedule tasks and work in a team environment.
Must be willing to learn new things, be open to challenges and thrive on success