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28 Sep 2020

Full-Time Translation Project Manager

DefinedCrowd – Posted by definedcrowd Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

Job Description

Who is DefinedCrowd?

Who is DefinedCrowd? Well, from a technical point of view, we leverage the power of a global crowd to provide some of the world’s biggest companies with the high-quality data they need to power their artificial intelligence. We’re instrumental to the progression and development of artificial intelligence and we couldn’t be prouder or more inspired to be involved in an industry that is changing the world.

From a personal point of view, we’re a group of big thinkers, high achievers and creative problem solvers. We bond over our shared love of software engineering, data science, and strong coffee. We like online gaming, running marathons, and team drinks. We celebrate authenticity and diversity and we’re invested in what we do. Our mission? World domination, obviously!


What will you do?

  • Manage all assigned translation projects from start to finish, identifying, scheduling and supervising all project phases and tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Manage pre-post translation file processing as required.
  • Creates briefs, instructions, and guidelines for all translation teams.
  • Manage day to day communication with external vendors to ensure that quality, schedule and budget expectations are met, negotiating deadlines and rates.
  • Monitor the performance of translation vendors, providing support, advice and guidance if needed (on tools, processes, responsibilities etc.)
  • Provide support, advice, guidance to the linguists in their daily tasks
  • Log and manage language-specific queries from translation vendors, keeping the internal team up to date and synchronizing updates with other languages, as appropriate.
  • Monitor and control projects status and finances, including budgeting.
  • Ensure projects are completed and delivered to clients within the timeline and with ultimate attention to quality.
  • Interact, communicate, and collaborate with various stakeholders: regular meetings, sync-up calls, status updates etc.
  • Complete project admin, ensuring all vendor agreements (SOW, DPA, and MSA), quotes and invoices are correctly processed and filed (Project Tracker, SalesForce).
  • Prepare and maintain project and process documentation constantly updated.
  • Maintains and archives digital files so that they are clearly and accurately stored and can be easily retrieved/accessed.

Who are we looking for?

Do you have the drive to work in an innovative and ambitious environment?

We’re looking for someone with a determined and proactive mindset, someone inspired and passionate to help us achieve our goals. Our successful candidate is a strong critical thinker, reliable and transparent, with an ability to learn and communicate. We’re looking for someone special to contribute to our unique culture.


Our Translation Project Managers also have:

  • University Degree (preferably in linguistic/translation related studies)
  • Minimum 5 year of professional experience in a similar position
  • Detail orientation with the ability to multitask
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven abilities in project planning, resource, and risk management
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Solution orientated problem solver with excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Independence in carrying out assigned tasks
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Hands-on experience with CAT tools and TMS (Memsource, XTM etc).

Why Join Us?

You spend a lot of your time at work, so it should be challenging, fun and interesting. At DefinedCrowd, it will be all of those things and more. Here’s what we offer:

  • A unique culture, healthy working environment, and a flexible working schedule
  • Excellent career development opportunities in a high growth company
  • Access to an excellent compensation and benefits package
  • An international and diverse team, representing more than 30+ nationalities at our 4 locations
  • Global mobility and relocation support with the help of our specialized team
  • Continuous training opportunities leveraging hand-on workshops and formal development opportunities.

How to Apply

If you are a great match and you are interested in knowing more, please apply here!

Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: CAT tools, Linguistic, Memsource, project management, TMS, translation, and XTM.

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