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Junior Project Manager
Dublin, Ireland
Program Management
Full-Time

The Opportunity

Vistatec has been facilitating global content and product release services for clients worldwide since 1997. Considered one of the world's most progressive and innovative localisation solutions providers, Vistatec is widely recognised for quality and technical competence. We are extremely results oriented and always place emphasis on our clients' fundamental business objectives: driving global revenue, increasing profitability and taking out unnecessary cost. As a result, 38 of the world's 50 largest software companies have chosen Vistatec for their localisation needs and our record for client retention is unrivalled in the industry.

The Role

This position is a project management role on a heavily virtual team. Candidates will be expected to meet deadlines and deliverables, maintain steady contact with colleagues and overall keep a professional attitude and demeanour, particularly while client/vendor facing, while working in that environment.

The duties and responsibilities of a Project Manager include interfacing with linguists, other internal team members and client contacts. Project Managers are involved in scheduling and costing projects. The Project Manager is responsible for the successful completion of a project from beginning to end.

A key focus of this particular role will be program financial reporting. Candidate will be the key support and backup to the Senior Project Manager who's core remit is that area.

This position requires taking initiative, asking questions, problem solving, documentation of processes, regular status checking and reporting. Must be self motivated, eager and efficient. Must prioritize cleverly and with an eye to key goals for the program.

Our team works as a global team, with project management support covering all time zones. We work hard to train and develop our resources and maintain very low turnover as compared to the industry standard. You will be supported every step of the way, and the same will be expected of you. Our teamwork is one of our greatest strengths.


Responsibilities

  • Understanding, learning and adding to the overall program financial reporting and analysis process. Supporting the Senior Project Manager in charge of the financial process at all levels
  • Focus on building and maintaining community with core team and linguistic resources
  • Ensuring that the client receives superior standards of project management and customer service at all times
  • Status reporting customized to client needs
  • Delivering all projects on time and within budget in accordance with client requirements
  • Troubleshooting and helping to set standards and processes and continually making recommendations to improve process and maximize efficiencies where possible
  • Central handling of queries and support requests
  • Interacting with language partners and in-house teams
  • All other tasks associated with project management
  • Assist with onboarding new clients
  • Daily monitoring of client requests
  • Daily follow up requests from other Project Managers for specific projects
  • Working with Vistatec specific applications
  • Learning, working with and basic troubleshooting of internal and client specific tools
  • Query delegation
  • Documenting processes both internally and in coordination w/ clients and other vendors

​Desired Skills AND Expertise

  1. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Problem solver with excellent planning and organizational skills;
  • Excellent attention to detail and customer service skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure in a deadline driven environment;
  • Excellent financial awareness, enthusiastic and hardworking;
  • Experience developing, documenting and organizing process documents
  • Willingness to travel for training and/or client visits
  • Self-sufficient and reliable, ability and willingness to learn new tools
  • Acceptance of working independently in a remote location with support offered in on-line tools (email, instant message, skype/hangouts)
  • The willingness to take instruction remotely and ensure expectations are met
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to adapt to change

     

    Preferred qualifications
  • Bachelors in Translation, Business or relevant field;
  • Experience within Localization or Translation industry;
  • Working in a quality certified environment also a plus (ISO, etc.)
  • Experience working in cooperation with other remote workers
  • Experience working in quality review side of business
  • Multilingual