LINGUIST List 12.2465

Thu Oct 4 2001

Jobs: Translation: Harvard Translations, MA USA

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  1. Priscilla Robinsn, Translation: Harvard Translations, Massachusetts USA

Message 1: Translation: Harvard Translations, Massachusetts USA

Date: 3 Oct 2001 21:18:13 -0000
From: Priscilla Robinsn <hrhtrans.com>
Subject: Translation: Harvard Translations, Massachusetts USA


Rank of Job: Mid Level Management
Areas Required: Translation
Other Desired Areas: Management
University or Organization: Organization
Department: Operations
State or Province: Massachusetts
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: October 19, 2001
Contact: Priscilla Robinsn hrhtrans.com

Address for Applications:
815 Somerville Avenue
Cambridge
MA 02140
USA

POSITION PROFILE:
The Linguist Team Leader is responsible for direct supervision of 8-10
in-house linguists and provides editing, proofing, and quality assurance
support on translation projects (40 managerial tasks/60 linguistic
tasks). The Linguist Team Leader has broad experience in formatting,
using localization and language tools and works with HT linguists to
ensure that quality work is delivered and project deadlines are met. The
Linguist Team Leader consults with internal and external clients on
linguistic issues. 


RESPONSIBILITIES:

�Effectively maintain a motivated, well-trained, productive 
team through hiring, training, and coaching.
�Train and mentor new linguists.
�Ensure timely and accurate performance and reporting.
�Balance time spent directly supervising team members and providing
feedback for overall group effectiveness.
�Conduct ongoing management performance and quarterly performance
reviews.
�Collaborate with Sales and Project Management to analyze and quote
project deliverables.
�Edit and proofread technical documentation in native language(s).
�Provide quality assurance support in multiple languages. 
�Meet deadlines and produce quality work as defined by HT scheduling
documents and Action Sheets.
�Adhere to HT quality standards and style guides.
�Develop and maintain quality and accurate translation memories and
glossaries.
�Develop support documentation, client-specific style guides,
client-specific glossaries.
�Approve, evaluate and manage vendors according to project guidelines
and HT standards.

PEREQUISITES/QUALIFICATIONS:
3 languages for European/Latin American linguists: native language,
English and 1 language

Strong computer skills in word-processing, desktop publishing and
translation tools required.

Demonstrable translating competency and proven ability to edit and
proofread technical documentation.

Strong organizational, time management, spoken and written communication
skills.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
2+ years proven experience managing.
Accredited translation school degree.
Minimum 4 years of translation/localization experience. 




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