Project Manager

Transperfect   •  

Portland, OR

Less than 5 years

Posted 268 days ago

This job is no longer available.

ID2017-8838Category Project ManagementLocation US-OR-Portland



TransPerfect seeks a bright, self-motivated Project Manager (PM) to join our “startup within an established company” and work on a language translation project for our global clients. Your work will directly impact our worldwide client base with new clients being added every week. As a PM you will oversee scheduling, trafficking, and management of all data, personnel, and resources) from hand-off through project completion to ensure on-time, on-budget, and quality delivery.


 Our translation solutions allow a diverse array of clients to deliver local language products, services, applications, training, and content in a culturally appropriate manner. As a successful candidate you will have experience working with website localization, software localization, GMS (Globalization Management System) software products, and enterprise-level, professional translation services.


  • Manage multiple ongoing projects and relationships with clients, team members, and vendors
  • Deliver professional quality deliverables on time and on budget
  • Manage budgets, schedules, files, vendors, and clients to ensure successful delivery of projects
  • Ensure that client and business goals are met
  • Proactively address or communicate challenges, concerns, and process improvements
  • Liaise with client services and production staff to clarify assignment needs and goals
  • Juggle multiple priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Perform quality checks at various stages of process to ensure quality and accuracy (proofreading, communication with linguists and client reviewers on specific linguistic issues)


About You:

As a PM you are a:

  • Creative thinker – You are curious and unafraid to ask questions
  • Hard worker – You are industrious and diligent in everything you do
  • Innovator – You are willing to initiate changes and introduce new ideas

Your experience includes:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree 2+ years
  • Project Management experience
  • Requires a four-yeardegree or higher
  • Ability to prioritize activities on a daily basis to accomplish project goals
  • Ability to generate and maintain budgets and schedules
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills in English
  • Experience with standard translation management tools preferred but not required (Idiom, Trados, Wordfast, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Acrobat, HTML and XML preferred but not required
  • Fluency in a second language or any level a plus