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Translation Vendor Manager Opportunity Permanent Position – remote working

McFelder Translations is seeking a Translation Vendor Manager to join our Translation Production team working remotely. Essentially a procurement officer, our Vendor Manager designs and implements procedures to ensure his/her providers are competent, continuously maintain and improve their quality, and offer us the best rates. These procedures include onboarding forms, testing, job feedback, training seminars, provider rankings, and service-level agreements.

Translation Vendor Manager Opportunity Permanent Position – remote working

Opportunity
McFelder Translations is seeking a Translation Vendor Manager to join our Translation Production team working remotely.  Essentially a procurement officer, our Vendor Manager designs and implements procedures to ensure his/her providers are competent, continuously maintain and improve their quality, and offer us the best rates. These procedures include onboarding forms, testing, job feedback, training seminars, provider rankings, and service-level agreements.

The Vendor Manager as part of the Production team, is responsible for the shape and size of the linguists’ database to ensure that Project Managers have enough resources at any necessary time, at the right price, with the required qualifications to deliver the expected quality within the time frame of the projects for our clients.

The role provides a clear insight into all aspects of procurement within an international business. Full training will be provided, and you will work closely with other vendors and project managers.

Job Role
The Vendor Manager trainee will work directly for the Projects Director.

The qualified candidate will be a self-motivated, enthusiastic individual who would be able to assist with the effective co-ordination of complex multilingual projects, liaison with freelance translators and working with the McFelder software systems.

The key objectives of the role are as follows:

  • Management of the vendor database
    · Recruitment of vendors
    · Recruitment planning
    · Evaluation of vendors
  • Negotiating pricing and delivery schedules
  • Quality

Qualifications and Skills

  • Newly graduated
  • Entry level role
  • Fluency in English and ideally one other language
  • Working remotely from UK
  • Negotiation skills
  • Well organised
  • IT proficient
  • Attention to detail
  • Solid analytical skills
  • Legally able to work in the UK

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Graduate ideally in business/finance/accountancy
  • Previous experience working in vendor relations/vendor procurement would be an advantage
  • Previous experience analysing quantitative data and applying it to decision-making
  • Strong computer skills

Conditions 

  • Remote working from UK
  • Initial training programme will be from head office in Girona, Catalonia
  • Willingness to travel to head office in Girona, Catalonia for team meetings
  • Working hours: Monday to Thursday: 9-1, 2-6.00pm and Friday 9-2.30pm (37.5 hours)
  • Competitive salary
  • Full time employment 

How to Apply
Please apply in writing with CV and covering letter by email to sales.uk@mcfelder.com

Location
The role will be a home based, remote working role.  All requirements such as computer, etc will be supplied by McFelder Translations

Entry Level Project Manager Role – Remote working opportunity

We are presently looking to incorporate additional Project Managers to our expanding Project Management department due to significant sales growth within the business. This opportunity will ideally suit a graduate with a language or translation degree who is looking to progress their career.

Entry Level Project Manager Role -Remote working opportunity

Opportunity
We are presently looking to incorporate additional Project Managers to our expanding Project Management department due to significant sales growth within the business. This opportunity will ideally suit a graduate with a language or translation degree who is looking to progress their career.

The successful candidate will receive full training in the latest translation technology and project management, obtain first class training and gain important language and project management experience. In addition, there will be specialist account management training with an external coach specialised in the translation industry sector. 

Job Role
The qualified candidate will be a self-motivated, enthusiastic individual who would be able to assist with the effective co-ordination of complex multilingual projects, liaison with freelance translators and working with McFelder’s software systems.

The key objectives of the role are as follows:
Coordinate translation projects throughout all the project phases of the customer cycle, from quote to final project delivery

  • Work with established project management procedures
  • Effectively manage the project to always deliver on time
  • Work directly via a translation project management platform
    Use of CAT tools such as Trados Studio and other associated technologies.
    Work in accordance with the company’s Quality Assurance procedures.
  • Account management skills for managing your portfolio of key clients
  • Develop a relationship with clients to understand their specific translation and service needs

Qualifications and Skills
Degree qualified in Translation/Linguistics or Modern Languages

  • Fluency in English
  • C1 level in at least one other language, preferably Spanish
  • IT proficient
  • Multitasking and excellent time management
  • Well organised and can work as part of a team
  • Customer faced and customer focused
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills for building strong relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Legally able to work in the UK

Conditions
 Working hours: Monday to Thursday: 9-1, 2-6, Friday 9-2.30pm (37.5 hours)

  • Competitive salary
  • Working remotely from the UK
  • Initial training from head office in Girona, Catalonia
  • Willingness to travel to head office 1-2 times per year
  • Entry level role
  • Fulltime employment

Location
The role will be a home based, remote working role.  All requirements such as computer, etc will be supplied by McFelder Translations

How to Apply
Please apply in writing with CV and covering letter by email to sales.uk@mcfelder.com

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