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Localization Program Manager

Date: May 10, 2019

Location: Barcelona, No state specified, ES

Company: Cimpress/Vistaprint

Are you a proactive, detail oriented and dedicated Localization Program Manager in search of a new role as part of a multilingual in-house localization team?


As part of our European Localization Team, you will be responsible for developing and optimizing workflows as well as driving technology improvements and innovation. You will provide the business with localization solutions to support company-wide initiatives and in order to do so, you will work closely with the internal Localization team as well as external translators, the global technology team and third party vendors. Located in our European Headquarters in Barcelona, you will be part of a multicultural team of localization experts contributing to localization services at the highest standard.


The ideal candidate enjoys working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, is a strong team player and communicator who is very innovative, proactive, enthusiastic, good at problem-solving and comfortable working with global teams, and can remain calm and deliver results under pressure.


Your role will involve:  

  • Develop and evangelize localization solutions in collaboration with internal stakeholders and external resources and vendors, analyse business needs and recommend best approaches to support company-wide initiatives
  • Evaluate existing workflows and technology solutions, anticipate requirements, identify improvement areas, and develop and implement optimization strategies
  • Gather, analyze and report on data related to customer inefficiencies and localization impact
  • Drive innovation; seek external influences, follow latest trends, stay in close connection with the localization industry; and build compelling cases that can influence various audiences, including executives
  • Build excellent relationships with internal teams, educate and advise them on the localization journey while representing the voice of global customers, and act as the single point of contact towards the global technology team
  • Pro-actively educate clients, translators and vendors on processes and best practices, and maintain documentation and guides
  • Define localization requirements and workflow for new launches and support project managers on processes and technology after project hand-over
  • Support Operations in carrying out project management tasks and help incorporate innovation
  • Promote team spirit, collaborate in team health initiatives and act as a role model for junior team members



In return, you will bring:

  • 5+ years relevant work experience in managing projects/programs servicing internal clients, plus previous experience in translations
  • Must be fluent in English (both written and verbal), another language is a plus
  • BA or equivalent degree in Translation / Localization or Engineering, and solid in-depth knowledge of internationalization and localization
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills and working knowledge of industry standard localization tools such as CAT, TMS and MT, plus a general technical curiosity
  • Experience in working to build new and improve existing processes and workflows, experience of agile approaches is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal and presentation skills, great at building strong relationships, plus experience of working with engineers and cross-functional teams
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, and a passion for improving existing workflows, tools and technologies
  • Self-motivated, pro-active and able to work independently and manage priorities, as well as actively manage team projects and deliver through and with others, enthusiastic and empathetic


So if you are up for this challenge and want to join a fast-paced, energetic, and constantly changing environment, apply now!


We offer a highly competitive compensation package and benefits.

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