Localization Project Manager

We are looking for someone with a passion for localization and languages. Our website is localized into 36 languages and we need to manage the localization workflow, manage and communicate with translators and make sure that our website, mobile app or emails look like they were created by natives from scratch. No need to speak in all languages, important is to have knowledge of localization requirements and how to successfully manage a team of external translators as well as how to communicate with internal stakeholders to get all necessary details about localization request requirements.

    What will yo do:

  • Manage localization projects from beginning to end. Receive and deliver assignments, plan workload, negotiate deadlines, assign work to an internal and external team.
  • Preparation of individual localization requests, collecting appropriate references to be able to localize the content and deliver desired output (e.g. by preparing them an outstanding localization kit).
  • Working with CAT tools and Content management tools as well as proposing areas of improvement and automation between them
  • Track vendor performance and implement initiatives to meet internal quality standards. Make sure quality, budget and deadline requirements are met.
  • Communicate project requirements to translators, proactively keep company stakeholders up-to-date on project progress and notify about potential risks or delays.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders such as product and project managers, marketing managers, content writers, engineers and designers.
  • Optimize all stages of localization projects, proactively identifying areas of improvement, streamlining projects and improving workflows.
  • Educate stakeholders, translators and vendors on processes and best practices, and maintain documentation and guides
  • What do we expect?

  • 3+ years of experience with localization and its best practices
  • Very good knowledge of CAT and content management tools
  • Experience managing external vendors or pool of freelance linguists is preferred
  • Project management skills, time management and ability to meet deadlines
  • Passion for communication within multilingual team from all around the world
  • English on a professional level
  • Proactivity, sense of responsibility and be independent in your work
  • Strong attention to detail in reading translation in the language that you don’t understand
We offer you

Besides a motivating salary, we offer quarterly bonuses dependent on the company’s overall results and your own performance.
The opportunity to join our Phantom Stock scheme (for positions from level 5 upwards).
We also enjoy benefits, such as meal vouchers, 20+5 days vacation, Cafeteria program, sick days, VIP Medical Care, multisport card.
Flight vouchers to celebrate your kiwi anniversaries.
Occasional work from home and/or our modern office located in ZET Nová Zbrojovka where you can enjoy sauna, gym, masseur, sleeping spots, canteen, showers, chillout zones, Rebelbeans coffee, garage spaces.
Hardware from Apple or Microsoft based on your preferences.
Relocation package (including visa support).
We offer unlimited contracts within a forward-thinking and ambitious company.
Dogs, kids, and parties are welcome in our offices.
Grow.Kiwi program which supports parents and keeps them engaged with the company.

Interested? Join us and hack the traditional ways of travel!

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marciIT RecruiterMarcela Polášková

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LocationBrno, Czech Republic

TeamUX & Research

Employment typeFull-time

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