Project Manager Welocalize
Park IP Translations, a Welocalize company, provides translation, litigation and filing solutions for patent and legal professionals. Park IP is an industry leader in the translation of intellectual property for Fortune 500 corporations, startups and law firms and prides its success and entrepreneurial freedom on the energy, creativity and spirit of all the talented team members.
Welocalize, Inc., founded in 1997, offers innovative translation and localization solutions helping global brands to grow and reach audiences around the world in more than 125 languages. Our solutions include global localization management, translation, supply chain management, people sourcing, language services and automation tools including MT, testing and staffing solutions and enterprise translation management technologies. With over 600 employees worldwide, Welocalize maintains offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland, Japan and China.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Project Manager?s primary purpose is to manage all projects/accounts directly assigned to them and to support the Enterprise Program Manager (EPM) on enterprise accounts.
Major responsibilities will include:
Managing assigned projects and maintaining responsibility for the planning, execution, tracking, delivery and closure of such projects, using Park IP standard processes and tools. This includes, but is not limited to:
Creating and managing project schedules.
Creating and managing project quote and budget (budget to actual management).
Ensuring all finance systems data is accurate and kept up to date.
Establishing strong relationships with both internal and external (vendor) resources.
Providing a regular status to client and EPM/EPD on project progress.
As a member of the Park IP project management office (PMO), playing an active role in the development of the PMO and participating in PMO initiatives.
Operating with a medium level of support and intervention from the EPM/EPD, including recognizing and escalating in a timely manner, any issues beyond their control.
Building and maintaining strong relationships with customer contacts at the project level, with measurable success in customer ratings.
Working with the production team/EPM/EPD in the continuous improvement of project delivery and profitability.
Taking responsibility for personal development in the PM role by working closely with the EPM on development goals in line with the PMO capabilities and competencies, demonstrating rapid learning and becoming measurably more autonomous as experience is gained.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRED SKILLS:
Bachelor?s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Language: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Mathematical: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Other: Two plus years of Project Management experience and/or three plus years? experience in localization or international product development, with demonstrable localization experience. Good interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Proven experience in development of processes and ideas. Experience in financial management and budget to actual management.
Reporting to: Enterprise Program Manager
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