【外資系IT企業】Linguistic Project Manager 正社員 @Tokyo

Job Title: 【外資系IT企業】Linguistic Project Manager 正社員 @Tokyo
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: 東京都
Reference: 2617
Contact Name: Junichiro Kadomoto
Job Published: August 14, 2019 12:05

Job Description



We are looking for a senior linguist with client facing experience to manage communication and drive engagement with the client Japanese office with a focus on linguistic quality.
The role involves client facing meetings and regular communication via email and online meetings.

We offer a good package that will depend on the profile of the candidate, and plenty of opportunities for training to enrich your skills and develop your career.


  • Drive communication and customer engagement with Japan client POCs to ensure full alignment on language quality
  • Ensures a fluent communication and provides complete and timely answers to the different client stakeholders (PM, Language Lead, Global Editors)
  • Attend onsite meetings with client Japan in-country stakeholders to receive product training and other knowledge and feedback to transfer to the translation pool.
  • Escalates risk and concerns on linguistic quality to the client and management team
  • Prepare/update instructions and glossaries; manage queries; provide feedback to translators for ongoing training
  • Work with Program Global Quality Manager to ensure full adherence to quality strategy, as well as prepare improvement plans in case of deviations in Japanese translations
  • Assess feedback from client reviewers, provide counter-feedback and help communicate conclusions and improvement plan to the client
  • Work with Vendor Management team to evaluate Japanese translators and vendors on their quality, helping to rate best performers and identify under performers



  • University Degree, preferably Translation & Interpreting, Linguistics or related degree.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Japanese localization in a global environment
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a client facing position
  • Japanese: Native
  • English: Fluent
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organizational skills

Job details

Language requirement
Japanese (Native), English (Fluent)