LINGUIST List 29.3263

Fri Aug 24 2018

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Language Project Coordinator, Appen

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Date: 23-Aug-2018
From: Jon Carlo Frayna <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Language Project Coordinator, Appen, Australia
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University or Organization: Appen
Department: Recruitment
Job Location: Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia
Web Address:
Job Title: Language Project Coordinator

Job Rank: Language Project Coordinator

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Project Management; Coordination; Natural Language Processing


To meet our current and future work commitments we are inviting applications from individuals with interest in language, technology and project management. The role involves managing concurrent projects, applying your linguistic and technical skills. The successful candidate will join a friendly project focused team supporting clients in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

You will coordinate teams towards customer project delivery while simultaneously handling key stakeholder relationships. You will need to be a highly motivated, ‘results driven’ individual, with superior organizational skills. You will be a natural leader, with excellent communication skills, that enable you to build relationships and motivate project team members.

The position is based in Chatswood, NSW.

Key Responsibilities:
- Manage language projects to achieve targets in relation to quality, timelines, scope and budget
- Interpret guidelines and prepare training manuals and project-related materials
- Recruit, train and supervise appropriate resources, where necessary
- Manage risks and issues and undertake recovery actions as necessary
- Liaise with project stakeholders and prepare reports

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Exposure to linguistics or a language related field, gained through relevant studies or work experience
- A relevant tertiary degree with strong academic performance
- Good technical and data management skills

Personal qualities:
- Strong communications skills, both written and oral
- High levels of energy and motivation
- Good analytical skills and problem solving ability
- A proactive “can-do” attitude
- Ability to work effectively in an ever-changing environment and a fast deadline driven culture
- Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Experience in a project coordination role in a technology-oriented or services organization
- Understanding of linguistic concept and terminology
- Exposure to a range of Natural Language Processing technologies

To apply, please see the application link provided below.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Mrs. Rhae Karen Aguirre

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