Junior Project Manager

Greece, Remote

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Welocalize delivers content solutions for translation, localization, adaptation, and machine automation to enable global brands and companies to reach, grow, and engage with international audiences.

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As a trusted global transformation partner, Welocalize accelerates the global business journey by enabling brands and companies to reach, engage, and grow international audiences. Welocalize delivers multilingual content transformation services in translation, localization, and adaptation for over 250 languages with a growing network of over 77,000 in-country linguistic resources. Driving innovation in language services, Welocalize delivers high-quality training data transformation solutions for NLP-enabled machine learning by blending technology and human intelligence to collect, annotate, and evaluate all content types. Our team works across locations in North America, Europe, and Asia serving our global clients in the markets that matter to them. www.welocalize.com
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
The Junior Project Managers primary purpose is to assist the Project Manager with assessing the scope of the project, and executing translation projects, from quoting through delivery, ensuring that the client’s requests are met in a timely manner, with a keen attention to quality and cost saving potential.
Major responsibilities will include:
- Coordinate the completion of project steps, using Park standard processes and tools. This includes, but is not limited to: - Quotation/Scoping of projects:- Maintaining a high level of understanding of current patent filing requirements in various jurisdictions as well as the specific needs of each client being served.- Communicating project information to necessary parties in a clear, concise and professional manner.- Conveying specific client requests effectively to Project managers.- Recognizing and escalating any potential issues to the appropriate party in a timely manner- Creation and maintenance of translation tool repositories with goals toward accuracy and efficiency:- Machine Translation- Translation Memory- Glossaries- Project pre-processing for TM/MT/Glossary leverage- Creating linguist usable translation packages- Receiving and converting completed translation packages into proper output formats- Project Management: - Managing project schedules for your assigned projects for each production step: translation, proofreading, quality assurance, and delivery to client.- Establishing strong relationships with internal and external (vendor) resources globally.- Working with Project Managers to ensure accurate project tracking.- File handling.- Ensuring all finance systems data is accurate and kept up-to-date.- Providing status updates to Project Managers or Sales Representatives, as needed.
REQUIREMENTS

SKILLS

  • Language: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret client requests as well as effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of co-workers & managers.
  • Multitasking: Strong time-management skills. Extremely capable with multi-tasking. Close attention to detail.
  • Team Player: A positive, open-minded team player. Will work closely with one PM, sharing projects, and working in shared mailboxes.
  • Language: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret client requests as well as effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of co-workers, managers, clients, and vendors. Ability to negotiate rates with external resources effectively, when applicable.
  • Mathematical: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts & percentages.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions. Close attention to detail.
  • Other: Good interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. A positive, open-minded team player attitude. Strong time-management skills.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university or equivalent work experience.
Job region: Europe
Job country: Greece
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