Localization Project Manager (80%)

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Your responsibilities

As a localisation project manager for global translation projects, you will be working in F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd’s Language Services department based in Kaiseraugst.

Your duties will be extremely varied. You will:

  • Process projects, from receiving orders to invoicing, using specialist internal software
  • Play a coordinating and advisory role between customers, providers and internal language specialists
  • Manage provider and customer portfolios
  • Act as a first-level contact on technical and system-related issues (especially CAT tools and workflow management tools)
  • Coordinate the updates/upgrades in collaboration with IT
  • Configure the translation systems for new requirements 

Your profile

  • You hold a degree in software localisation or translation or a qualification specialising in software localisation (preferably in the translation or localisation industry).
  • You are willing to familiarise yourself with the processes of a pharmaceutical company
  • Several years of experience in the translation industry are a must
  • You are adept at handling different file formats and computer programs
  • Expert knowledge of CAT tools e.g. SDL Studio, memoQ or XTM is essential
  • A sound knowledge of a workflow management system is preferable
  • You have an excellent command of spoken and written German and English (other languages an advantage)
  • You have experience of complex, multilingual orders (including linguistic validation) 

Like the entire company, Roche’s Language Services department is currently in a process of transformation towards agile mindsets and ways of working. Consequently, the successful candidate should:

  • Play an active role in a self-organised team with flat hierarchies but clear responsibilities
  • Work in a role-based manner and exhaust the respective operational framework on his/her own initiative
  • Be highly value-driven
  • Work independently and pragmatically
  • Take an interest in co-creating with internal customers and in the work of a healthcare company
  • Strive to realise innovation in all areas 

Who we are

Roche Kaiseraugst is a cornerstone of Roche’s global production and logistics network. It employs some 1900 people and is Roche‘s largest and most innovative packaging facility worldwide.

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