Project Manager - San Mateo / Manchester - Jonckers

Project Manager – San Mateo / Manchester

Job Description – Project Manager

We are looking for a reliable, enthusiastic, well organized and motivated Project Manager able to manage the projects from start to end. Responsible for the all aspects of the project including resources, time and financial management.

Please note that Localization is essential to this role. We will NOT be accepting applications unless there is proven experience.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Profitability of projects on dedicated accounts.
  • Balancing the workload of project team members by addressing volume increases and decreases with Program Managers and Service Directors.
  • Plan and schedule localization projects; provide assessment and quote; allocate resources; develop budget, schedule and quality parameters.
  • Track project progress to ensure that quality, deliveries and cost stay on plan.
  • Manage day-to-day relationship with client on project matters; provide regular status reports, proactively offer solutions to ensure customer satisfaction, cooperate with Program Managers.
  • Facilitate effective communication within the project team (project managers, engineers, localizers, no matter if internal or external).
  • Provide support to Business Managers, Solution Architects and Program Managers in costing and planning projects and with customer presentations, ensuring optimal coordination of information between business and production from both the customers and internally.
  • Provide support to Service Directors in general process definition and control.
  • Ensure completion of all administrative project processes (invoicing, open/close jobs, etc.).
  • Manage a project team on a large account, define process and advise on strategy.
  • Coach and motivate his/her team members appropriately to achieve individual/team goals.
  • Manage the individual issues of team members with respect to the team goals. This shall entail taking any action they have authority to do, or reporting the problem promptly to the appropriate department, Service Director for resolution.
  • Actively communicate with the team members and/or other managers to identify potential organizational and operational issues.
  • Offers solutions and suggestions for process and product improvement to management.

Company Description

Jonckers is a leading Localization and Translation company which was founded in 1994. It aims to provide services that match our customers’ business requirements, to stand out from our competitors by providing a consistent customer experience that goes beyond regular translation process. We take pride in our 3 core values of Speed, Flexibility and Personal Service which we apply to all of our customers.

Required Skills

  • University degree is a plus
  • 1yr experience in localization industry is an big advantage
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and knowledge of localization industry standard tools a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to learn a new tools and technologies
  • Well organized, detail-oriented, punctual, and good at working in a team
  • Ability to work under stress and pressure
  • Great organizational skills
  • A passionate and responsible worker who understands the complexities of the situations and comfortable to spend extra hours and efforts to deliver quality outputs on time
  • Knowledge of CAT tools is an advantage

To apply please send your cover letter and resume to Recruitment@jonckers.com . Please specify the position you are applying for and its location in the subject line.

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