German-speaking Project Manager

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Xplanation is currently looking for a German-speaking Project Manager for our office in Valencia, Spain. With a previous experience in the translation sector, you know what it takes to deliver outstanding service to customers in the financial, manufacturing, retail and medical sectors.

Reference: SRPMDE

Position summary
The Project Manager is responsible for the profitable and smooth production of translation projects.

Your role:

  • Manage the entire life-cycle of multiple translation and localization projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Prioritize, coordinate and efficiently manage the scheduling of all the stages of each project
  • Monitor and control project status
  • Manage project finances (budgeting, profitability, invoicing)
  • Liaise with Business Development Managers and Global Account Managers to clarify customer requirements and develop customer relationships
  • Participate in customer meetings and calls, monitor customer satisfaction and offer solutions to current needs
  • Negotiate deadlines and rates with partners (both internal and external)
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with customers, translators and revisers globally
  • Prepare and maintain project documentation
  • Comply with relevant and applicable procedures
  • Perform quality checks at various stages of the process to ensure quality and accuracy (final delivery checks…)

Your skill set:

  • Effective communicator with strong professional ethics
  • University degree (preferably in German)
  • 6 months minimum experience in the translation industry, ideally as a Project Manager
  • Acute attention to detail with the ability to multitask
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Independence in carrying out assigned tasks
  • Highly-developed computer skills (MS Office, Windows) and iSEO knowledge

Your language skills:

  • Native German speaker
  • Excellent written and verbal English

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