Translation Project Manager at Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Type: Fixed term/Secondment
Business Group: Te Pou Manawa / Partners and Products
Branch: Kāwai ki te Iwi / Service Delivery and Operations
Salary: $57,561 - $77,876
The Translation Service is a busy office within the Department of Internal Affairs that collaborates across government to develop multilingual communications and materials for New Zealand's Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities.
We are looking for an energetic and experienced Translation Project Manager to join our team. Expertise in multilingual cross-cultural communication, translating and translation project management are highly valued for this position, as are linguistic and written language expertise. Expertise in Te Reo Māori or a Pacific language are particularly valued for this position.
The Translation Project Manager manages a variety of translation projects to ensure that deliverables meet client expectations as well as working on activities to promote and improve language services. This involves engaging and liaising with clients and external providers, accurately scoping projects, monitoring projects to ensure they are delivered on schedule, ensuring translations are of a high quality and preparing them for publication. You will also work collaboratively with other members of the team and with a wide range of clients and stakeholders.
To be successful in this role, you will have experience working in the language industry as a translator, project manager or graphic designer, or will have worked in an organisation where multilingualism was the norm. You will have excellent communication skills, a proven track record for problem solving and providing excellent service to customers. You will have an understanding of cross-cultural and linguistic issues and an in-depth understanding of how high-quality translations are produced. Skills that will give you an advantage include a strong attention to detail as well as experience editing, working with multilingual texts, print and web publishing, marketing and using tools such as InDesign.
If you thrive on cutting edge projects, a genuine challenge, and knowing that what you do has a genuine impact a diverse range of people, we would very much like to hear from you.
Application close: 5pm, Monday 5 December 2022
Contact point: Quintin Ridgeway at Quintin.Ridgeway@dia.govt.nz
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Working at the Department of Internal Affairs, you'll have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of New Zealanders.
Service Delivery and Operations branch | Kāwai ki te Iwi is the face of DIA. Whether we're helping to register births, deaths, marriages or charities, or assisting in passport applications, community grants or civil union and name change registrations, we're dedicated to serving the needs of New Zealanders.
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