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Associate Linguistic Project Manager

Work Location
Headquarters - Davao

Appen is a global leader in speech and search technology services. With expertise in more than 150 languages, Appen partners with leading technology and ecommerce companies as they develop new offerings and expand them to global markets. Our solutions help companies create engaging products with accurate speech interfaces and relevant content ranging from web sites, to maps, images, and merchandise.

An ALPM is required to help manage Transcription and Translation projects for Appen’s clients. The ALPM applies their knowledge of linguistic phenomena, technical skills and attention to detail to manage projects to quality expectations, timelines, and budget. They apply their communication skills to manage stakeholder relationships and teams of language specialists around the world.

The role includes but is not limited to the following duties and responsibilities.

- Plan and manage projects to quality, time and budget to ensure effective project execution and delivery.
- Onboard and train a virtual team of consultants to create, evaluate or annotate linguistic data in multiple languages.
- Prepare guidelines, training materials and tools, aligned to client specifications.
- Oversee the work of consultants, including task assignment, scheduling and monitoring.
- Ensure close and regular communication with all internal project stakeholders.
- Share knowledge and take initiative to improve processes.

Tertiary degree essential, preferably in Linguistics, Translation or a Language-related field. Project management experience, and strong technical aptitude. A problem solver with excellent communication skills.

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