Translation Project Manager (Contract / Remote)

Join one of the world’s largest translation companies. We work with some of the world’s biggest brand names selling translation services in Ireland, UK and the USA, helping our customers ignite global sales.

Are you looking to work with a great team of people and be part of a powerful global team?

We are actively hiring for this role for immediate start.

The Position: Remotely Managing day-to-day translation project duties; creating translation kits; working with translators, etc.

Duration: The initial duration is for 6-months and this may be extended, based on the candidate

Location: You must be based in the EU.

Terms: 39 hour week (09:00 to 17:30 Irish time). Invoiced monthly from the successful candidate (independent contractor). This is a freelance remote role.

Key responsibilities

Project Planning and Scheduling

  • You will manage translators’ deadlines, scheduling deliveries and planning with tight deadlines.
  • Candidates should have strong organizational skills, ability to multitask and prioritize correctly.
  • Strong verbal skills to interface with clients and ability to coordinate translation and DTP components.
  • A strong command of Word and Excel is required and a good understanding of HTML and XML.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (Adobe InDesign) would be beneficial.

Client Relationship Management

You will be responsible for managing localization projects from beginning to end:

  • Prepare the files for translation.
  • Check files for segmentation and layout issues before translation.
  • Prepare word counts / costings and translation kits for the teams.
  • Sending out of translation kits.
  • Updating internal database to keep up to date the localization workflow.
  • Exporting translation kits and performing DTP work on final files.
  • Delivering projects directly to the customers.


  • We are both ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 certified and so your training begins with this. You will be given an overview of all relevant processes.
  • You will be shown how to complete your first process step. Next, you will complete that process step under supervisions and then you will complete that process on your own, asking for support when necessary. This staged training approach is then repeated for the next process step and so on until you have mastered all the process steps.


  • Excellent written and spoken English as well as excellent communication skills. Other European languages would be an advantage.
  • Polyglot would be an advantage (Ideally French, Dutch, German, Spanish, Italian) with a Translation Degree at BA or Masters Level (or similar qualification).
  • Knowledge of CAT-tools.
  • Candidates should have strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and prioritize.
  • A strong quality focus.
  • Excellent written and spoken English is required as well as excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of standard computer software such as Outlook, Excel, Word.
  • Some knowledge of Adobe software such as InDesign, and file formats such as HTML, and XML would be a plus.
  • Software skills such as scripting and php would be an advantage.
  • Ability to integrate into an international work environment and work within a team.

Remuneration: The contract begins from Euro 1,700 per month based on experience.


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