Localization Project Manager

Location: Pasig City, Philippines

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

About us

We're Gengo, a Lionbridge company. We run a global people-powered technology platform providing translation and AI training-data services to global businesses. Founded in 2008, Gengo has translated more than one billion words for 65,000+ customers with our crowd of 21,000+ people from 140+ countries. Gengo's professional human-powered platform brings a huge leap in efficiency, scale, and speed to the translation and AI training-data markets. Our customers include some of the biggest brands in the world like TripAdvisor, New York Times, Rakuten, and Alibaba. As part of the Lionbridge family, we are breaking barriers and building bridges all over the world with offices in more than 27 countries.

Join us for a rare chance to help the world to communicate freely as part of a team with startup culture and the resources of a global giant.


Job Summary

We are looking for a Localization Project Manager to join our Project Management team!

Gengo’s project management team oversees the management of translation projects from the original assessment up until delivery to the customer. He/She will be creating timelines and workflows customized for each project’s specific content type, volume, and file formats.

In addition to executing standard to complex projects, This role is client-facing, results-driven, innovative, and drives profitable growth.



  • Analyze project requirements, assess cost and timeline, manage projects and deliver on time with expected quality
  • Manage translation and localization projects using Gengo’s crowdsourcing system
  • Manage projects to collect machine learning data for our customers
  • Create timelines and workflows customized for each project's specific content type, volume, languages and file formats
  • Communicate regularly  with customers and other departments regarding project details and deadlines
  • Document processes and regularly suggest improvements for future iterations


Required Qualifications

  • Able to work from our Manila office
  • Team player skills — you enjoy working with colleagues and succeeding 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 sense of ownership – you always make sure you deliver great service on time
  • Strong technical acumen — no engineering skills required, but you are very familiar with many different tools and technologies commonly used in the Localization and Translation Industry, and can create dashboards in Excel or Google Sheets.
  • Strong communication skills — contributors are Gengo’s biggest resource and you will be speaking with them daily     

          Bonus points

          - Multicultural experience/fluency in additional language(s) a big plus

          - Previous experience in a Translation/Localization company is a big plus

          - Experience of localization tools such as Trados, Memsource as well as Regex skills are a plus

          - Interest and experience in AI-related projects is not required but is a plus

          - Knowledge of coding languages such as python is not required but is a plus.


Desired Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of Project Management experience in Translation/Localization company
  • Bachelors’ Degree on Linguistics or related
  • Client relationship management experience


We pay competitive market rates. Expected range for this position is between PHP 30K and PHP 50K depending on experience level. All great candidates will be considered regardless of compensation requirements.


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