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Localization vendor manager (Home office)

glocco s.r.o.

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Remote work
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: 1 000 - 1 300 EUR/monthSalary will be negotiated based on the applicants experience
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Contract type: trade licence

Job description, responsibilities and duties

This is a remote position.

The duties and responsibilities of the Translation Vendor Manager involve all standard aspects of finding, selecting and qualifying account specific language partners to meet profitability, quality and performance objectives.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
• Manage all Recruitment activities for new linguistic suppliers for our customers including:
o Effective sourcing using both traditional and modern methods
o Screening of all potential Suppliers to ensure they meet qualification criteria
• Manage targeted recruitment drives that arise for specific locales and/or specific verticals working with the production team(s)
• Continually develop creative ways to source new suppliers
• Identify suppliers who meet targeted guidelines, negotiate rates and other work arrangements with new suppliers and identify opportunities to develop strategic pricing models
• Make sure there is a queue of pre-selected suppliers that are suitable for future (short to long term) needs depending on constantly changing needs
• Maintain awareness of industry standards, practices, tools and resources regarding suppliers
• Work closely with staff in other departments to meet customer, departmental and company needs
• Assist sales staff with client proposals and manage the test translation process within the vendor management team
• Attend and actively participate in specific account/sales/production meetings if required
• Provide input to production teams on supplier selection and assignments
• Evaluate and maintain data integrity of supplier databases, records, templates, instructions, training materials, procedures and other documents relating to new suppliers
• Monitor closely vendor performance

• Qualification in Language or related field is advantage
• Excellent written/oral English and working knowledge. An additional language would be a plus
• Thorough knowledge of the Localisation industry
• A minimum of 2 years of industry experience and at least 1 of those in procurement/supply chain/vendor management/recruitment roles
• Experience recruiting vendors
• Understanding of business implications of decisions and demonstrating knowledge of market and competition
• Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and work independently with minimal supervision
• Detail orientated, analytical and able to make effective decisions
• Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills with the ability to mediate, negotiate, and resolve conflicts constructively
• Ability to work well in a team-oriented, collaborative, cross-functional environment
• Working knowledge of various computer-aided translation tools (optional)
• Ability to think strategically and develop innovative strategies and solutions to achieve organizational goals.
• Problem solver results-oriented and customer-focused

Employee perks, benefits

To be introduced during the interview

Information about the selection process

Interview will be held online due to the recent pandemic situation. Interview will be in English.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

Translation, Localisation, Recruitment, HR Management

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Office - advanced
Computer management - advanced
SDL Trados Studio - basic
Memsource Editor - basic
XTRF Language Business Platform - advanced

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

We are looking for person who is:
Easy going
Team player
Excellent communicator
Willing to learn new things


Brief description of the company

Glocco is a strong team of experienced, dedicated, hard-working, fun-having localization professionals helping business clients to transform their written and spoken content into new revenues, relationships, and growth.

Our Company is built on:
- Mutual respect and support
- Professional expertise
- Extreme ownership
- Growth mindset
- Innovation
- Stability and predictability

Services include:
- Start to end localization of written and spoken content
- Remote and on-site interpreting
- Desktop Publishing
- Localization Strategy Consulting
- Testing

Number of employees

5-9 employees

Company address

glocco s.r.o.
Zámocká 7013/36
811 01 Bratislava - mestská časť Staré Mesto