Appen

  • German Transcription Supervisor – Germany (In-Office)

    Job Locations AU-Chatswood
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/23/2018 8:22 PM)
    ID
    2018-3902
    Category
    Supervisor
  • Overview

    Appen develops high quality speech and language technology solutions namely used in car navigation systems, mobile phones, word processing packages, directory assistance, speaker verification tools and hand-held machine translation devices. Our staff comprises Linguists, IT professionals and Project Managers who collaborate to produce quality work in over 100 different languages for many of the world’s leading companies.

     

    Position Summary:

    The work will primarily involve the management and supervision of a transcription project in German language. The role will involve communicating with a team of freelance distributed transcribers; data entry; monitoring the throughput of transcribers; assisting with quality control of the project; some translation work.

     

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Must be a native level speaker of German
    • Good working knowledge of English
    • Efficiency and attention to detail
    • Good computer and typing skills
    • Must have intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (including Excel) and Google sheets

    Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Translation experience
    • Experience in project management is preferred but not essential
    • Decent knowledge of popular media in German speaking regions

    Project start date and length: The successful candidate would be able to work between 30-40 hours a week to full time, Monday to Friday during 9-5 business hours at our Chatswood office. Availability to work full-time will be considered an advantage.

     

    Estimated weekly hours: Full-time position 30-40 hours a week.

     

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