Localization Head

Localization Head

Pactera Technologies India Private Limited
Hyderabad / Secunderabad
10 - 17 Years
Not Specified

Job Description

Education and Knowledge ::

Bachelor's Degree (localization, business, linguistics, or with equivalent experience)
Solid in-depth knowledge of internationalization and localization
Skills and Abilities ::

  • Excellent presentation/communication skills, with the ability to clearly present the localization life-cycle to clients
  • Organizational and leadership skills
  • Proven abilities in project planning, resource and risk management ,Problem-solving capabilities
  • Quality and detail-oriented
  • Strong team player in a multi-language/multi-cultural environment
  • Proficiency in translation memory tools (Trados, SDLX) are required
  • Hands on experience with Globalization Management Systems, such as World Server and SDL TMS
  • Strong understanding of statistical analysis

Roles & Responsibilities ::

  • Mainly responsible for understanding Globalization, Internationalization and Localization.
  • Having good working knowledge in Localization Testing, different DTP application, Translation Memory management, XML technology.
  • Implementation of quality processes and systems, identify processes to be tailored based on project needs.
  • Team Management and stakeholders management
  • Implementation of Best practices in Vendor Management
  • Manages localization projects from beginning to end, working closely with language specialists, localization engineers, terminologists, product management and development, internal business partners and external vendors and other departments.
  • Develops project plans and workflows, managing time, budget, resources and quality control
  • Following analysis of client specific localization software application requirements, creates and manages internal version of localization project plans, and provides project specific education and coaching to Localization Tester staff
  • Creates and controls localization project budgets, performs cost tracking analysis, ensures timely issuance of purchase orders and invoices and approves work reports
  • Analyzes location project risk, and defines mitigation actions of identified risks
  • Identifies and solves localization issues or disagreements, whether system or product, identifies causes and performs corrective/preventative action
  • Assigns, monitors and measures project team members work. Manages teams compliance with standards, practices and policies
  • Directing teams deliveries to timelines and product quality, including responsiveness and professionalism towards both internal and external clients
  • Leads project/client/business partner meetings and conference calls, including project kick-off meetings, weekly and ad-hoc, issue solves and performs post-mortems, while ensuring meetings are recorded and minutes distributed, manages the delivery of agreed upon active items
  • Presents regular reports to client, corporate office and peers on progress and forecast of project teams work status, escalating issues and evaluating needed support
  • Maximizes utilization of team, preparing alternative work for periods without projects and/or billable work for other teams and units
  • Active member of corporate management meetings, providing data and project information
  • Continually expands knowledge and education in localization trends and news, keeping up to date through active participation in training opportunities
  • Develops new and entry level Project Managers through training and coaching opportunities and by creating methodologies, tools, and checklists to improve the project management process

Pactera Technologies India Private Limited

Pactera Technology International Ltd. is a trusted consulting and technology services partner with proven global capabilities & over 32,000 employees worldwide committed to delivering Digital-themed consulting, Product & Digital Platform Engineering Services, IT implementations and Operations services to our global customers. Pactera creates business value for Fortune 2000 companies by accelerating business innovation, enabling new growth, improving operational efficiency and transforming the user experience. Since 1995, Pactera has delivered world-class Business / IT consulting, solutions, and outsourcing services to a wide range of Fortune 500 clients spanning multiple industries including the Financial Services, Technology, Telecommunications, Travel and Transportation, Energy, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and Retail & Distribution sectors. Our Global headquarters are strategically located in China, with regional headquarters in North America, Asia Pacific, India and Europe. Its international presence, experience and teams provide an optimized balance of personalized and high-value service

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