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Senior Manager QA and Translation Technology (Hong Kong)

Posted: Nov 28, 2017 00:02 GMT   (GMT: Nov 28, 2017 00:02)

Job type: Translation/editing/proofing job
Services required: Translation, Checking/editing, MT post-editing

Languages: English to Chinese

Language variant: Cantonese

Job description:

For our client a dynamic and highly innovative Language Service Provider we are looking for their office in Hong Kong for a:

Senior Manager QA and Translation Technology (Hong Kong)


- Keep up to date on the latest translation technology trends and be the go-to person for any related topics;
- Assist with the setup of machine translation and post-editing projects;
- Prepare and deliver training webinars about their online editing platform, best practices for CAT tools, and Machine Translation post-editing to freelancers;
- Ensure that all Chinese translation tests are of the highest quality before they are returned to clients and prospects;
- Proofread all Chinese translation jobs related to assigned clients and ensuring that termbases and translation memories are correctly applied;
- Provide feedback to translators on translation quality and consistency in order to improve client retention;
- Manage a team of Quality Assurance Specialists in the execution of proofreading and evaluation tasks stated above;
- Assist with the recruitment and evaluation of new translators;
- Contribute to the overall quality assurance strategy and share best practices.

Poster country: United Kingdom

Service provider targeting (specified by job poster):
Membership: Non-members may quote after 12 hours
Subject field: Tourism & Travel
Quoting deadline: Mar 12, 2018 15:00 GMT
Delivery deadline: Apr 12, 2018 15:00 GMT
Additional requirements:
- University degree of equivalent;
- Experienced in CAT and localization engineering tools;
- Experienced in using online editing platforms (i.e. LILT, Wordbee, etc) will be a significant advantage;
- Experience with developing Machine Translation databases and the post-editing process will be a significant advantage;
- Minimum 6 years’ translation experience preferably in the financial, real estate and/or legal translation sector;
- Familiar with DTP applications and workflows;
- Familiar with and skilled at translation of English to Traditional Chinese (Hong Kong and Taiwan) and Simplified Chinese, and vice versa;
- Good communication, organisational and coordination skills;
- Independent and be able to work under pressure;
- Ability to provide creative solutions to problems;
- Team-oriented with an inclusive and collaborative way of working.
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