Project Manager

Location: Manila (Ortigas), Philippines

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

About us

We're Gengo, the people-powered platform for 21,000+ people from 140+ countries, translating across 40+ languages and doing AI related projects as well. We process millions of words of translation each week in minimal time, and our customers love us for it. They include some of the biggest brands in the world like TripAdvisor, New York Times, Rakuten, and Alibaba. Our investors include Recruit, Intel Capital, Atomico, and Japan’s NTT DoCoMo.

Join us for a rare chance to be a key part of a growing global startup that is helping the world to communicate freely.

 

Project Manager

The Gengo Projects Manager team is responsible for handling our most complex projects for enterprise customers. Project managers handle a wide range of projects from doing translation project for very large Ecommerce customers to designing custom project workflows to support our customers in their machine learning efforts.

We are looking for team players who have experience in project management but have a strong innovation sense and are excited about new challenges!

 

Responsibilities

  • Analyze project requirements,  assess cost and timeline, manage projects and deliver on time and with expected quality
  • Manage translation and localization projects that use Gengo crowdsourcing system
  • Manage projects to collect machine learning data for our customers
  • Creating timelines and workflows customized for each project's specific content type, volume, languages and file formats
  • Regular communication with customers and crowdsourcing teams regarding project details and deadlines
  • Documenting processes and regularly suggesting improvements for future iterations

 

Requirements

  • Team player skills - you enjoy working with colleagues and succeed as a team
  • Excellent critical thinking and creative problem solving skills — you like solving complex puzzles with no instructions, you are resourceful and can think out of the box to handle new types of projects
  • Strong technical acumen — no engineering skills required, but you are very familiar with many different technologies and can create dashboards in excel or google sheets. Knowledge of coding languages such as python is a plus.
  • Strong communication skills—translators are Gengo’s biggest resource and you will be speaking with them daily
  • Multicultural experience/fluency in additional language a big plus
  • Experience of localization tools such as Trados, Memsource as well as Regex skills are a plus

This position is part of the Project Management team in Manila office, in the night shift. The successful candidate shall be entitled to a Signing Bonus!

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