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Localization Manager

Full time daytranslations in IT | Telecommunications
  • New York, United States View on Map
  • Post Date: February 13, 2020
  • Apply Before : March 14, 2020
  • Salary: Negotiable
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Job Detail

  • Experience Level Mid-Senior level
  • Work From Home Some times

Job Description

Job duties and responsibilities:

  • Consult with client to formulate workflows and understand requirements directly with customers
  • Perform evaluation of costs and prepare project budgets and quotes for clients
  • Manage workflows to meet specifications and deadlines
  • Oversee the localization process and resolve issues
  • Supervise and review the performance of localization personnel, including Localization Project Managers, Localization Engineer, and others.
  • Calculate the number of necessary resources, such as workforce, vendors, tools, and others.
  • Implement localization tools and train Project Managers and Linguists to use them.
  • Enforce the adherence to quality standards are met
  • Monitor the financial health of projects to ensure the profit margin goals are met
  • Prepare reports on your activities and present them to upper management
  • Collaborate with knowledge management in the creation of SOPs.
  • Cross collaboration with other internal departments: with Human Resources and training of new members, with Marketing and Business Development with the elaboration of business proposals, with IT in the localization of internal projects.


  • 3+ years of experience working as a Localization Manager or other similar positions
  • BSc or BA degree in Translation, Localization Engineering, Programming or other relevant areas
  • Significant experience in localization management and reporting on key production metrics of high-performing teams
  • Excellent knowledge of performance evaluation and project management concepts in diverse localization projects and industries such as but not limited to mobile apps, websites, e-learning and gaming
  • Good practical experience with localization software
  • Strong decision-making, attention to detail, organizational and leadership skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English (native or C1 level) and fluent in a foreign language
  • Results-driven approach and strong business and sales-oriented thinking

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