Translation Project Manager

  • Full Time
  • Dublin

Website startranslation STAR Translation

Your Trusted Partner for Mission Critical Translation

Are you looking to work with a great team of people around the world and be part of a powerful global team?

The Position:

Managing day-to-day translation project duties; creating translation kits; working with translators, etc.

Key responsibilities

Project Planning and Scheduling

  • You will manage translators’ deadlines, scheduling deliveries and planning with tight deadlines.
  • Candidates should have strong organizational skills, ability to multitask and prioritize correctly.
  • Strong verbal skills to interface with clients and ability to coordinate translation and DTP components.
  • A strong command of Word and Excel is required and a good understanding of HTML and XML.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (e.g. InDesign) would be beneficial.

Client Relationship Management
You will be responsible for managing localization projects from beginning to end:

  • Prepare the files for translation.
  • Check files for segmentation and layout issues before translation.
  • Prepare word counts / costings and translation kits for the teams.
  • Sending out of translation kits.
  • Updating internal database to keep up to date the localisation workflow.
  • Exporting translation kits and performing DTP work on final files.


  • We are both ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 certified and so your training begins with this.
  • You will be given an overview of all relevant processes.
  • You will be shown how to complete your first process step.
  • Next, you will complete that process step under supervisions and then you will complete that process on your own, asking for support when necessary.
  • This staged training approach is then repeated for the next process step and so on until you have mastered all the process steps.


  • Polyglot (French, Dutch, German) with a Translation
  • Degree at BA or Masters Level (or similar qualification).
    Knowledge of CAT-tools.
  • Candidates should have strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and prioritise.
  • A strong quality focus.
  • Excellent written and spoken English is required as well as excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of standard computer software such as Outlook, Excel, Word.
  • Some knowledge of Adobe software such as InDesign, and file formats such as HTML, and XML would be a plus.
  • Software skills such as scripting and php would be an advantage.
  • Ability to integrate into an international work environment and work within a team.
  • Must be Eligible to work in Ireland, without sponsorship.

Based on experience.

Elise Roch, Production Manager