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Translation Services - Project Manager

February 11 2019
Categories Translation, Documentation, Writing, Writing - Correction - Translation
Winnipeg, MB

Project Manager, Ipsos Translation Services North America – Winnipeg, MB

Ipsos Translation Services North America seeking someone to join our team in Winnipeg for a one (1) year term position.

Essential Job Functions:

Managing Translations for International Online Research Projects

  • Single point of contact (SPOC) for international translation projects between internal teams and translation vendors.
  • Manages several research projects concurrently while ensuring that each is smoothly executed on budget and on schedule.
  • Participates in project kick-off calls with all teams to confirm the translation process and timings.
  • Briefs external vendors on project specifications and provides clarifications as needed for translation orders
  • Works with internal colleagues to schedule translation quality reviews (proofreading sessions, reporting issues, and ensuring the necessary revisions are implemented)
  • Monitors project costs, manages translations vendor invoices and provides updated budgets to internal teams in a timely manner if specifications change.

Estimating and Quoting Translation Costs

  • Receives new requests from internal teams, clarifies project specifications, prepares and delivers cost and timing estimates
  • Upon job confirmation, ensures the final materials align with the original specifications, costs and timing.

Essential Skills Required

  • excellent time management skills
  • effective communicator with internal clients and external translation vendors
  • ability to manage clients expectations by clearly outlining the translation process and providing timely updates on project status
  • excellent writing and verbal communication skills that clearly articulate requirements to a wide audience
  • analytical, creative and resourceful approach to problem solving with a strong sense of project ownership
  • strong organizational skills, attention to detail and commitment to the accuracy and completeness of materials
  • excellent command of Microsoft office (expertise in Microsoft excel is required) as well as the ability to work with a proprietary translation entry system of which training will be provided
  • fluency in a second language or an interest in linguist studies not required, but would be an asset

Ipsos Makes a Difference

Our people see to that. We attract the best talent and serve the best clients. Ipsos offers a dynamic work environment where your talents are nurtured and your skills are enriched. We encourage initiative, innovation and risk-taking to further develop our business and our people. We are enthusiastic, confident and results oriented which is why our clients come to us. That’s what makes us proud to be Ipsos.

How to Apply

Interested in joining a premier organization committed to satisfying our clients beyond their expectations? Please submit a detailed resume and application online (button below). Those interested are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Ipsos is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We thank all applicants; however only those short-listed for an interview will be contacted.

Apply now!