Manage a new team of translators, including (but not limited to): Sourcing talent, interviewing, hiring, editing, holding 1:1s, coaching, and handling resource allocation to optimise for business needs.
Develop and execute tone and language style guides for each country/language we operate in.
Manage translation vendor relationships, including tracking costs, providing feedback, vetting new vendors, and developing a bench of new vendors.
Manage technology necessary to provide translation services.
Produce regular, actionable reporting for management on services provided by your team.
Plan and prepare for future business expansion.
Showcase excellent written and verbal communication skills to localise various content types such as financial, marketing, legal or educational materials.
Strategically and tactfully guide direct reports on how to achieve group and firm wide goals.
Manage translation memories, glossaries, and style guides.
BA/BS in Translation, Linguistics, or equivalent practical experience.
Minimum of 5 years of localisation project/program management or language specialist experience and a minimum of 2 years of people management experience.
Experience using CAT tools (e.g., Lingotek, SDL Trados, etc.), preferably in a Language Specialist/Manager capacity.
Very detail-oriented, quality-focused, and proactive.
Able to manage multiple and diverse stakeholders across businesses and leadership levels.
Fluency in English coupled with another European language (such as Swedish, Danish, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, or some combination.)