Junior project manager with English as a first language


KERN UK Limited, Language Services

Employer Description

KERN Language Services is a leading provider in the field of “Global Communications” with 60 branches and subsidiaries worldwide. The services provided by KERN Language Services include translation and interpreting in all world languages, localisation of software, multimedia and websites, terminology management, multilingual desktop publishing as well as language training for corporate customers and private individuals in a wide range of languages. For more than 50 years, KERN has been the preferred partner of its customers in various industries, including the automotive industry, medical and pharmaceutical industry, scientific, IT and financial sectors.

Job Description

For our subsidiary in London, we are looking for an employee, to begin as soon as possible, interested in a varied position as a Linguist or Translator with English as their first language for a position within our project management team, which is assessed after 24 months.

As a project manager handling language projects you are fully integrated in the daily business and are in constant contact with our clients, translators and our other branches. Your tasks include the responsible distribution of incoming translation, i.e. language projects as well as the coordination of extensive translation projects. You are a key contact person for our clients and translators as well as our sales team with whom you will be working closely. You will also be translating as time allows into your first language and proofreading translations.

Job Requirements

  • You are a English native speaker and have excellent knowledge of another European language
  • You have a university degree in languages or translations (B.A. or M.A.).
  • Possible experience in project management or in another commercial area would be an advantage.
  • You have a good knowledge of MS Office programs and e-mail applications and a good working knowledge of computers.
  • Knowledge of translation memory systems would be an advantage.
  • You enjoy working in a team and are accustomed to completing tasks to a deadline.
  • Particular strengths include flexibility and a sense of responsibility.
  • Personal initiative, reliability, independence and assertiveness round off your profile.
Region London
Contact KERN AG, Sprachendienste
Herr Dr. Thomas Kern
Kurfürstenstraße 1
60486 Frankfurt am Main
Tel.: 069 / 756073-0
Education University Degree in languages or translations (B.A. or M.A.)