LWT Communications is seeking a Flemish Project Manager to work in-house or from home for our Toronto office. The project coordinator will liaise with office in Brussels at will work as close as possible to Brussels time.
To apply for this position, you must be trilingual Flemish/French/English and have at least 3 years of experience in a similar role in the field of translation.
LWT Communications will ask you to provide references. A background check will be performed by a third-party company.
Reporting to the Senior Project Manager in Toronto, Canada, you will be responsible for coordinating the work and planning of translation projects, monitoring project progress and communicating status reports to the client, ensuring optimal quality of the translations, and guaranteeing timely delivery of translation to the client.
This position covers the following responsibilities and tasks:
Coordinating all the project phases, including, but not limited to: preparing quotes and
determining delivery deadlines; assigning work to translators and/or reviewers and negotiating delivery deadlines and rates; monitoring project progress and budget; performing quality checks at various stages of the process to ensure quality and accuracy (depending on the language); communicating status to clients
As the one point of contact between the client and LWT, assisting clients and/or the translation team by providing linguistic advice and answers, in a timely manner, to all questions related to the translation projects
Working closely and communicating regularly with the Senior Project Manager to ensure
compliance with applicable procedures and guidelines
Creating, maintaining, and developing client/product-specific term bases, glossaries, and translation memories, and preparing client-specific style guides
Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with contract translators, continuously evaluating level of quality provided by translators, regularly researching experienced and reliable contract translators and negotiating rates
Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with clients
Other responsibilities as assigned
Excellent written and verbal English and French communication skills
Bachelor’s degree and/or Master Degree in translation (English/French) from an accredited institution.
Three to five years of experience in a professional experience in a similar position in a
translation agency or corporate environment
Excellent proofreading skills, attention to detail, and focus on quality
Clear and professional communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
Effective time management and awareness of deadlines
Ability to work in teams, as well as independently under minimum supervision in a fast-paced environment
High degree of initiative, proactive, results and performance-driven
Fast learner, willing to use and become proficient with new technologies and tools
Experience with translation memory tools, preferably memoQ
Experience with Plunet BusinessManager
Experience with Microsoft Office suite
Experience with desktop publishing and/or online publishing applications is a plus
Fluency in another language is a plus
Applicants should send me their resume at firstname.lastname@example.org.