The project management tag features blog posts about the overall planning and execution of translation and localization projects.

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Job Vacancy: Project Manager Internship

We are hiring: Project Manager Internship

Job Opening: Project Manager Internship

About Us

Based in Docklands Innovation Park, Dublin, STAR is a provider of translation services in 40 languages. Founded in 2002, we are a privately held company and a member of the STAR Group — Europe’s largest privately held translation company. STAR has over 40 offices around the world.

Our student placement program is for foreign students who are interested in 6 months placements to gain experience in the translation business and improve their English language skills. Much of the work we do here is related to project management only. We do not do any translation work on-site. Our teams in Dublin manage projects for clients and sends the work to a country’s STAR office for the translation into its respective language i.e. German translation goes to Germany.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Project Planning and Scheduling
  • Send and receive translation projects
  • Sending and receiving jobs to our teams within the STAR network. This includes managing translators’ deadlines. Candidate should have strong organisational skills, ability to multitask and prioritise appropriately. Strong verbal skills to communicate with clients and the ability to coordinate translation and DTP components are a necessity. A strong command of Microsoft Word and Excel is required.
  • Handling the volume of many projects: this role is key to ensuring the smooth operation of day-to-day business

Project Management

The main work of the Project Manager here in Dublin is to prepare the files for translation

  • Check the files for segmentation and layout issues before translation
  • Prepare word counts / costings and translation kits for the teams
  • Sending out of translation kits
  • Updating of project management database and importing files afterwards
  • Translation exporting and doing DTP work on final files
  • Checking invoices sent from translators for projects
  • Apply OCR to paper files that have been submitted for translation

You will get to see a wide scope of tasks in our office, as we work on a number of file formats and different languages.

Client Relationship Management

You may work directly with some clients, as part of this role involves establishing a strong working relationship is with our clients; STAR prides itself on its long term relationships with its clients.

DTP Skills

Part of your role is to prepare files for translation and fixing layout issues on the translated files after translation. This involves working with complex file layouts in Microsoft Word, for example. A good all-round knowledge of different file
formats and systems is also required.

Training Program

STAR Translation is both ISO 9001 and BS EN 15039 certified, so training starts with these processes. You will be given an overview of all relevant processes.

  1. You will be shown how to complete the first step process
  2. Undertake the first step process under supervision
  3. Complete the first step on your own (asking for support when necessary)

This staged training approach is then repeated for the next step of the process and so on, until you have mastered all of STAR’s processes.

Key Skill Requirements

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Strong focus on quality
  • Excellent knowledge of standard computer software such as Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work well under pressure

Contact Damian Scattergood for more information about this position.

The STAR Team

Job Opening: German Project Manager

Job Opening for German Project Manager

Job Opening: German Project Manager / STAR Translation

German Project Manager — Translation Services

We are currently expanding our Dublin office and looking to hire a number of translation project managers to work with our production team.

If you have a passion for translation and want to work for one of the world’s largest translation companies, we’d love to talk to you.

For this role, we are seeking a German speaking project manager. The position is full-time.

Salary

€22,000 per annum

Responsibilities

  • Project Management
  1. Analyse and prepare files for translation
  2. Prepare word counts, budgets and translation schedules
  3. Create and send out translation kits to the translation teams
  4. Keep the project management database updated and keep track of budgets and deadlines
  5. Receive and review translations
  6. DTP work on final files and final QA checks
  7. Additional administrative tasks may be required

You will be mainly working with our teams within the STAR network. Our project management team in Dublin deals with a large number of file formats and languages. Handling many projects simultaneously, you will be responsible for coordinating their translation and the DTP components.

  • Client Relationship Management

Working directly with customers you will be responsible for the smooth and efficient progression of projects by liaising with the different translation teams and the customers, respectively. You will establish a strong working relationships with new and existing customers. STAR prides itself on its long term relationships with customers.

Requirements

  • Excellent spoken and written German ideally, where German is the first language
  • Candidates should have strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, prioritise and work well under pressure — a strong focus on quality is expected
  • Excellent written and spoken English is required as well as excellent communication skills
  • Ability to integrate into an international work environment and work as part of a team
  • Excellent command of standard Office tools such as Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • A good knowledge of Adobe ® Creative Suite® would be a plus
  • Knowledge of CAT-tools
  • Degree level qualification in translation
  • Experience working in a translation company

Send your CV to: Damian Scattergood, Managing Director. Email: damian.scattergood (at) star-ts.com

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Phone: (01) 836 5614

About Us

Our Dublin centre is based in the Docklands Innovation Park in Dublin 3, close to the 3 arena. STAR is a provider of translation services into 70 languages. Founded in 2002, STAR Translation is a member of the STAR Group. We are Europe’s largest privately held translation company with a network of over 40 offices around the world. Our project management team works directly with customers and our offices around the world work on variety of translation projects.

The STAR Team

Job Opening: French Project Manager

Job Opening for French Project Manager

French Project Manager — Translation Services

STAR Translation is currently expanding our Dublin office and is looking to hire a number of translation project managers for our production team.

If you have a passion for translation and want to work for one of the world’s largest translation companies, we’d love to talk to you.

For this role, we are seeking a French speaking project manager. This is a full time position.

Salary

€22,000 per annum

Responsibilities

  • Project Management
  1. Analyse and prepare files for translation
  2. Prepare word counts, budgets and translation schedules
  3. Create and send out translation kits to the translation teams
  4. Keep the project management database updated and keep track of budgets and deadlines
  5. Receive and review translations
  6. DTP work on final files and final QA checks
  7. Additional administrative tasks may be required

You will be mainly working with our teams within the STAR network. Our project management team in Dublin deals with a large number of file formats and languages. Handling many projects simultaneously, you will be responsible for coordinating their translation and the DTP components.

  • Client Relationship Management

Working directly with customers you will be responsible for the smooth and efficient progression of projects by liaising with the different translation teams and the customers, respectively. You will establish strong working relationships with new and existing customers. STAR prides itself on its long term relationships with its customers.

Requirements

  • Excellent spoken and written French ideally, where French is the first language
  • Candidates should have strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, prioritise and work well under pressure — a strong focus on quality is expected
  • Excellent written and spoken English is required as well as excellent communication skills
  • Ability to integrate into an international work environment and work as part of a team
  • Excellent command of standard Office tools such as Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • A good knowledge of Adobe ® Creative Suite® would be a plus
  • Knowledge of CAT-tools
  • Degree level qualification in translation
  • Experience working in a translation company

Phone: (01) 836 5614

About Us

Our Dublin centre is based in the Docklands Innovation Park in Dublin 3, close to the 3 arena. STAR is a provider of translation services in 70 languages. Founded in 2002, STAR Translation Services is a member of the STAR Group. We are Europe’s largest privately held translation company with a network of over 40 offices around the world. Our project management team in Dublin works directly with customers and our different country offices on varied types of translation projects.

The STAR Team

Student Internships, Translation Project Management, 2012

Student internships, translation project management

Student internships for 2012 / Stock photo

Student Internships, John us

We are accepting student internships in translation project management for 2012. Work with STAR Translation for 2012 / 2013.

We are looking for new students to join us in September in Dublin. We offer internships for translation students wishing to do a 5- to 6-month internship in translation project management.

Work with one of the world’s largest translation companies.

For details, visit our Translation Jobs page.

The STAR Team