Project Manager Compensation
Thread poster: Julien Gaichet

Julien Gaichet
Local time: 01:39
English to French
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Aug 11, 2015

Hi !

I'm currently negotiating with a client of mine the possibility for me to manage few projects ? This is a near entry level position, it would involve managing freelancers, reviewing, follow up, client feedbacks and probably few reports and other tasks, but no TM, terminology of even CAT tools to work with.

They asked me about a per-project compensation. It would be very interesting to have some input... Is there any standards ? Any help is welcome...



Angela Rimmer  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 00:39
Member (2014)
German to English
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Base it on hourly charge Aug 12, 2015

Hi Julien,

As each project is bound to be different and require different amounts of work on your part, you could charge per hour for all of those tasks. If the client wants a fixed fee for each project, you could assess the individual project and what it entails, and then estimate the time you think you'll end up spending and charge that way.

Another option would be to act as an agency would and charge a significantly higher "translation" rate (like what an agency would charge an end client) and ensure that the rate is high enough to compensate for the work you do.

Just some ideas for you to get started...


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