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Summa Linguae Technologies is a language and technology company that provides localization and data solutions. We help many of the world’s biggest companies make their products and services available in more languages, countries, and cultures across the globe. We have 8 global offices—located in Canada, the USA, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, India, and our company headquarters in Poland.

Summa Linguae Technologies Canada Inc. is looking for a Project Administration Officer (NOC 1221) to join our team.
To learn about our company and what we do, please visit (link removed)

We are offering a permanent, full-time position in our Vancouver office located at:
595 Burrard St #16-135, Vancouver, BC V7X 1L4
Company’s business address: #577 – 1231 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6Z 0E2

Type of position: Full time, permanent, 40 hours/week
Salary: $27.50 per hour
Benefits: (after 3 months of employment) extended health care benefits including prescription drugs, dental, vision, life insurance; (after 12 months of employment) GRSP

As a Project Administration Officer your responsibilities will include:
• Manage and co-ordinate localization projects from start to finish;
• Implement the localization strategy, ensure administrative procedures are followed; establish, implement and evaluate new procedures;
• Establish project priorities and identify the internal and external resources required to complete the project successfully; delegate work to support staff;
• Create and control localization project budgets, track and control costs, ensure timely issuance of purchase orders and invoices, and approve work reports;
• Analyze client’s specific requirements, create and manage internal versions of localization project plans;
• Develop localization project plans and workflows, managing time, budget, resources and quality control;
• Assess project risks, develop and execute mitigation plans as needed;
• Co-ordinate activities and tasks among language specialists, localization engineers, terminologists, product management and development team, internal business partners and external vendors and other departments;
• Ensure deliveries meet deadlines, are on budget, and meet release quality criteria;
• Manage quality issues raised by either the client or team members and work to resolve quality issues via a quality control process;
• Collect and assemble data to prepare and present regular reports to clients and management on project progress, escalating issues and evaluating needed support;
• Identify cost-savings and continuous improvement initiatives and submit to upper management;
• Apply the client localization strategy to all project workflows and ensure localization processes are followed including creation of client specific localization processes;
• Lead project/client/business partner office meetings and conference calls;
• Advise the client in best practice to deliver the project in line with the client’s localization strategy;
• Manage all client requirements: project scope, communication – written and verbal, budget, workflow and status updates.

Job requirements:
• Minimum 1-2 years of experience in aspects of non-technical project management, ideally with a focus on project localization;
• Completion of secondary school is required; college diploma or university degree in business administration or related discipline is preferred;
• Excellent English for written and verbal communication.

Asset qualifications:
• Advanced Office 365 skills;
• Strong communication abilities, both verbal and written;
• Ability to meet tight deadlines, manage ambiguity, and work under pressure;
• Ability to monitor and prioritize multiple streams of communication;
• A great multitasker with a keen attention to detail;
• Formal education in translation, linguistics or related discipline;
• Knowledge of a second language (not English) is preferred;
• Strong preference given to candidates with client-facing experience;
• Previous experience in managing localization of various collateral: websites, software, eLearning, subtitles, InDesign;
• Previous experience using issue tracking systems, such as Jira and Redmine.

If you wish to be considered, please apply via:

Elizabeth Arias
Summa Linguae Technologies Canada Inc.
#577 – 1231 Pacific Blvd
Vancouver, BC V6Z 0E2

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