Translation Project Manager

Boffin Language Group is a translation and localization services provider with over 23 years of experience, specializing in the Audiovisual communication, e-learning/multimedia, and Video Games industries. Our Toronto office is looking for dynamic, hands-on Project Managers who enjoy foreign languages and wants to work with people from all over the world. This position is also a great opportunity for linguists and translators to switch careers.

Working hours: 9:00 – 6:00 pm (Flexibility is needed due to job nature)

Functions: Project management

Industries: Translation and Localization

Job responsibilities:

The position of the Project Manager is responsible for managing and coordinating the completion of all language projects.

  • Scope and quote translation projects for clients
  • Plan and Schedule projects to meet deadline and quality requirements
  • Collaborate with production teams in China and external resources worldwide to create, implement and maintain appropriate client- or project-specific processes, solutions, checklists, and instructions
  • Facilitate effective communication between the clients and the production teams, resolve questions and issues in a timely and effective manner
  • Work with all parties to ensure all assignments are understood, timelines are followed, and deliveries completed correctly and on time
  • Set and manage client expectations
  • Ensure the accuracy of financial project data, workflows, schedules and processes to maximize efficiency and profitability


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 2-3 year of experience in project management, translation or engineering in translation and localization industry
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • The ability to anticipate the needs of others and communicate proactively is a must
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills, Interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to prioritize and schedule tasks and work in a team environment
  • Must be curious, interested in technologies, resourceful, and have excellent learning skills


  • Foreign language experience, Chinese (Mandarin) is preferred.
  • PMP Certification is preferred
  • Proficiency in two or more of translation and localization tools: SDL Trados, memoQ, Wordfast, Passolo etc.