Senior Project Manager - Leeds
thebigword is a world-leading provider of translation, interpretation and language technology solutions. Established over 30 years ago, thebigword has a solid reputation amongst its customers as a trusted development partner. thebigword’s language technology enables customers to connect with their global markets by helping to break down the barriers to communication. Investment in the latest technologies provides a variety of solutions including the ability to automate workflows to drive efficiencies and improve quality.
Industry focused solutions are delivered to our clients across the private and public sectors; utilising a specialist network of linguists expertly sourced to meet client requirements. With presence in major cities across the UK, the US, Asia and Europe, thebigword supports over 2,500 clients around the globe
This is a challenging Leeds based role, requiring a combination of project management, linguistic and IT skills to successfully deliver projects to many high profile clients.
We require an experienced industry professional to join an existing projects team based in the Leeds office. We are ideally looking for candidates with 2 - 3 years localization industry experience.
Key Responsibilities include:
- Management and co-ordination of translators, software engineers and DTP specialists
- Planning, scheduling and monitoring the progress of multiple projects
- Effective communication with clients to ensure customer satisfaction
- Mentoring of junior members of staff
Key Knowledge, Skills and experience required:
- Degree level education. Language degrees and MA qualifications welcomed, but not essential
- 2 - 3 years localization industry experience
- Client facing experience
- Strong commercial awareness
- High level of IT literacy
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Problem-solving skills
thebigword will offer a full training and support program with competitive rates of pay and the opportunity to be part of the most prestigious and fastest growing language service organisations.
If you are interested in this position and believe you have the necessary requirements to fit the role, then please click the" apply online" button
Please note: Due to the nature of our business, all successful applicants will be required to complete a basic criminal records disclosure.
thebigword is committed to encouraging diversity and opposing all forms of discrimination in our working environment. Our aim is that our workforce will be truly representative of all sections of society and each employee feels respected and able to give of their best.As an international company that operates worldwide and due to the nature of our industry we are a multicultural company. We have a large diverse client base which demands diversity amongst our employees to be able to service our clients effectively, thus meaning we employ people from different cultures and we do not discriminate against people on grounds of race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, religion, age, gender reassignment, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability