Job Description

Spark 44

Job Title:                Localisation Manager,

Department:           Brand Response

Reports To:            Group Account Director

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This role will work within the Spark44 team

Summary:

Working closely with the team Group Account Director, the Localisation Manager will support the management of all delivery projects, acting as a liaison between the Content Atelier team as well as third party suppliers to deliver multi language projects across multiple delivery channels. The LM is responsible for ensuring timely, in-budget quality deliverables for projects in accordance with global timing plans, the agency’s goals, balancing the details with the big picture. The LM must be able to work resourcefully (both independently and in teams), knowing when to escalate an issue.

Main Responsibilities

  • Organise translations, quality check and deliver multi language projects in readiness for campaign launch
  • You will need to plan and update the production localisation schedule, language scope and volume
  • Support teams members to estimate on projects
  • Working with Group Account Director establish and manage project plans,

budgets and translation spend through to delivery

  • Oversee production and delivery of assets for projects both on and offline
  • Collaborate with internal Accenture teams and the external Agency partners to resolve issues relating to translations/project timings
  • Keep reporting tools up to date, discussing with the client as and when necessary
  • Work with Group Account Director, continuing to refine the production process in conjunction other departments and third party suppliers
  • Assist in training of new staff within the Content Atelier team
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Qualifications

Project Maintenance and Production

  • Ensure the teams’ work is ready for client review based on schedules
  • Support the team in the management of internal and client reviews until final approval
  • Ensure agency compliance with client policies
  • Working with Group Account Director manage supplier relationships as appropriate

Project Reporting and Tracking

  • Ensure that current approved projects are tracked and filed appropriately
  • Prepare and manage weekly status reports for all open projects in conjunction with the delivery team and report project status to partners
  • Collaborate with internal teams and the external client partners to resolve any issues that pertain to production scheduling, reviews, or asset delivery throughout the project

Project Reconciliation

  • Support the team managing final invoices/billing and closing of projects with Finance

Person Specifications, Qualifications & Skills

  • Prior experience working in a similar role across Northern European markets is preferable
  • Working knowledge of Translation memories i.e. Trados, MemoQ
  • Self-starter with the ability to work without supervision
  • Ability to manage and prioritise a complex and varied workload
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a range of client audiences
  • Passion and empathy for the consumer’s perspective
  • Passionate about getting others involved and having fun along the way
  • Agency experience strongly preferred
  • Proficient in Excel and MS Project
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Solid analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Adept at working effectively under pressure and meeting deadlines

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com

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