Thursday, 17 April 2008

project management opportunities

Dear all,
Just received the following advertisement which may be of interest to some of you.

BLS is a language services company based in Abergavenny, which has been providing a range of language-based services to companies for nearly twenty years. These services include translation, interpreting and language training.

BLS will be recruiting project managers for its Head Office in Abergavenny in the near future.

Project Manager - Job Description

General liaison with clients and suppliers by phone and e-mail.

Management of translation projects:
- wordcounting, quotations;
- placement of translations;
- monitoring of ongoing projects;
- organisation of proofreading;
- amending and final quality control;
- delivery to clients;
- dealing with client feedback;
- maintenance of records, including translation memories.

Management of interpreting projects:
- taking bookings from clients;
- allocating interpreters.

There would be the opportunity to carry out translations and interpreting assignments and deliver teaching, where appropriate.


At least one foreign language to degree or equivalent level, or a native speaker of a foreign language with excellent communication skills in English.
Very good IT skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Knowledge of translation memory software such as SDL Trados an advantage.
Good communication skills and telephone manner, plus the ability to deal with clients in a positive and professional way.
The ability to work as part of a team, but also to be independent and use initiative.

Salary: Negotiable depending on skills and experience.

Start date: between June and September 2008.

Contact details below. If anyone would like any further details they should not hesitate to contact us. Thanks in advance for your help.
Best regards
Rob Birkett
On behalf of BLS Management Business Language Services
Winner of the 2003 Language Trainer Award and a 'Fast Growth 50 Company' in 2003. Westgate House
2 Union Road East
Monmouthshire NP7 5UW
South Wales
Tel: +44 (0)1873 856762
Fax: +44 (0)1873 855006

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