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LINGUIST List 23.1925

Tue Apr 17 2012

Jobs: General Linguistics: Linguistic Project Manager, Appen Butler Hill

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Date: 17-Apr-2012
From: Mandy Iverson <miversonappenbutlerhill.com>
Subject: General Linguistics: Linguistic Project Manager, Appen Butler Hill, Washington, USA
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University or Organization: Appen Butler Hill
Job Location: Washington, USA
Web Address: http://www.appenbutlerhill.com
Job Rank: Linguistic Project Manager

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Description:

Appen Butler Hill is a world leader in its focused area of professional services
for the speech and language technology industry. We have an immediate
opening for a Linguistic Project Manager in our Custom Consulting Division.

Applications are invited from linguists with at least one to two years of project
management experience. The successful candidate will join a dynamic
division supporting a growing list of clients.

This is a full-time position, ideally based in the greater Seattle area, and is a
work-from-home opportunity with responsibility for managing virtual teams of
consultants. Candidates must have an excellent understanding of linguistics
concepts and issues and be well-versed in linguistic terminology.

We offer a comprehensive salary and benefits package.

Responsibilities:
- Independently manage full scope of one or more small linguistics projects;
assist with managing larger projects
- Onboard, train and manage virtual teams of consultants to create, test or
annotate linguistic project data in one or more languages
- Manage projects to achieve targets in relation to quality, timelines, scope
and cost and budgeted/contracted outcomes
- Provide linguistic expertise to Linguistic Custom Consulting team and
clients
- May also assist in bid development, business development activities and
process improvement

Qualifications and Experience:
- One to two years experience working on natural language technology
projects
- One to two years of project management experience
- Strong computer skills with experience in a Windows OS and the MS Office
suite of products
- English proficiency and native or near-native proficiency in at least one
other language
- Minimum of BA in Linguistics from an accredited university
- Experience with social media platforms
- Additional translator credentials, software testing experience, and NLP
tools experience are a plus

Abilities:
- Outstanding client service skills
- Ability to create productive, cooperative relationships
- Strong communications skills, both written and oral
- Flexible, independent and motivated self-starter
- Ability to work independently in a virtual team environment

Applications and Further Information:
- Interested candidates are invited to apply, please include a current resume
and cover letter

HOW TO APPLY:
http://tbe.taleo.net/NA5/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BUTLERHILL&cws=1&rid=312

Application Deadline: 30-Apr-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA5/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BUTLERHILL&cws=1&rid=312
Contact Information:
Mandy Iverson
Email: miversonappenbutlerhill.com

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