Associate Linguistic Project Manager

PH-Davao City
4 months ago
ID
2017-1531
Category
Project Management

Overview

Appen is a global leader in the development of high-quality, human annotated datasets for machine learning and artificial intelligence. With over 20 years of experience, expertise in more than 180 languages, and access to a global crowd of over 400,000, Appen partners with leading technology companies to enhance their machine learning-based products.

 

Position Summary:

 

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.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and manage projects in line with quality, time and budget to ensure effective project execution and delivery
  • Onboard, train and oversee a virtual team of consultants to create, evaluate or annotate linguistic data
  • Prepare guidelines, training materials and tools, aligned to client specifications
  • Ensure close and regular communication with all internal project stakeholders

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics, Translation or a Language-related field
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in transcription is an advantage
  • Excellent written or verbal English communication skills
  • Can work with a team with minimal supervision

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