Job Opening: Flemish Project Manager

LWT Communications is seeking a Flemish Project Manager to work in-house or from home for our Toronto office. The project coordinator will liaise with office in Brussels at will work as close as possible to Brussels time.

To apply for this position, you must be trilingual Flemish/French/English and have at least 3 years of experience in a similar role in the field of translation.

LWT Communications will ask you to provide references. A background check will be performed by a third-party company.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Reporting to the Senior Project Manager in Toronto, Canada, you will be responsible for coordinating the work and planning of translation projects, monitoring project progress and communicating status reports to the client, ensuring optimal quality of the translations, and guaranteeing timely delivery of translation to the client.

This position covers the following responsibilities and tasks:
 Coordinating all the project phases, including, but not limited to: preparing quotes and
determining delivery deadlines; assigning work to translators and/or reviewers and negotiating delivery deadlines and rates; monitoring project progress and budget; performing quality checks at various stages of the process to ensure quality and accuracy (depending on the language); communicating status to clients
 As the one point of contact between the client and LWT, assisting clients and/or the translation team by providing linguistic advice and answers, in a timely manner, to all questions related to the translation projects
 Working closely and communicating regularly with the Senior Project Manager to ensure
compliance with applicable procedures and guidelines
 Creating, maintaining, and developing client/product-specific term bases, glossaries, and translation memories, and preparing client-specific style guides
 Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with contract translators, continuously evaluating level of quality provided by translators, regularly researching experienced and reliable contract translators and negotiating rates

 Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with clients
 Other responsibilities as assigned


REQUIREMENTS
 Excellent written and verbal English and French communication skills
 Bachelor’s degree and/or Master Degree in translation (English/French) from an accredited institution.
 Three to five years of experience in a professional experience in a similar position in a
translation agency or corporate environment
 Excellent proofreading skills, attention to detail, and focus on quality
 Clear and professional communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
 Effective time management and awareness of deadlines
 Ability to work in teams, as well as independently under minimum supervision in a fast-paced environment
 High degree of initiative, proactive, results and performance-driven
 Fast learner, willing to use and become proficient with new technologies and tools

SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
 Experience with translation memory tools, preferably memoQ
 Experience with Plunet BusinessManager
 Experience with Microsoft Office suite

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
 Experience with desktop publishing and/or online publishing applications is a plus
 Fluency in another language is a plus

Applicants should send me their resume at jacques_roland@sympatico.ca