Localisation Project Manager

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Job Detail

  • Experience Level Associate
  • Work From Home Some times

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with local, regional and global Cross-Functional clients and Functional clients to set priorities, manage schedules and delivery of projects
  • Work closely with other Localisation Project Managers and Operations Manager to forecast annual and quarterly workload and budgets, and track against actuals
  • Ensure language validation network is appropriately staffed for workload
  • Manage multiple external agencies and budgets, including management of weekly timesheets for validation resources
  • Create and manage project schedules to deliver against deadlines
  • Provide frequent communication and manage negotiation across multiple stakeholders
  • Develop a good understanding of the Functional production processes, particularly Print and Video
  • Leverage existing tools to communicate project status, resource availability and deliver projects efficiently, while continually looking for ways to improve processes across functions
  • Coordinate weekly project status meetings with internal and external stakeholders, including Producers, Creative and Language Validation Network
  • Validate briefs prior to distributing through the Language Validation and Creative network, aligning with producers to ensure information is accurate
  • Provide support for overseas projects including resource bookings and allocation, travel arrangements etc.

Qualifications

  • 6-8 years of experience in an advertising agency with a Client Servicing/Project Management background and experience working on global brands, ideally across all media, including print, interactive and film.
  • Experience in managing localisation campaigns for the South East Asian region and/or languages
  • Demonstrable experience managing the total creative workflow i.e. internal briefing, briefing to vendors/studios, managing key milestones/deadlines, presentations/internal approvals, executions, delivery, etc.
  • Hands-on experience managing quarterly and annual budgets.
  • Proven project management skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in high-pressure situations and tight time frames.
  • A hands-on, can-do approach to solving problems.
  • Accuracy, excellent memory and an eye for detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, demanding creative and production environment. Flexibility is key to this role as well as working beyond the 9:00-17:30 framework and occasionally on weekends.
  • Must be able to travel internationally 20-25% of the time.
  • Knowledge of iWork and Microsoft Office essential, with the ability to pick up new technology quickly

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