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Senior Project Manager

United States

Senior Project Manager

  • United States
Employment Type: Regular FT Salaried

Work Location: Work From Home, Washington

Position Title: Senior Project Manager

Requisition ID#: 40344

Lionbridge is looking for Senior Project Manager to support the Lionbridge America's leadership team. As a Senior Project Manager, you will work with the America's leadership team to ensure smooth operations for our global customers. Your primary responsibilities will be coordinating with global Lionbridge studios in the areas of translation and audio production, filling in for the Senior Director of North American Audio and the Director of Content when needed.

The Senior Project Manager will report into the Director of Content, Americas.

What you will do
  • Act as a second-in-command for the America's Content Teams focusing on translation and audio
  • Forge strong relationship with the customer interfaces, understand the client team dynamic, their business goals, priorities, and challenges
  • Work with global project managers to gather and review financial reporting, VAR, Labor and PCM results, customer complaints and KPI data.
  • Ensure the accuracy of financial project data, workflows, schedules, and processes to maximize efficiency and profitability for one or more complex programs
  • Provide leadership and guidance to teams and projects
  • Actively lead pre-sales effort to win and onboard new customer, leveraging own experience and the experience from supporting teams within Lionbridge
  • Bring the accounts to a new level of delivery, bring high level of value add to the account - improved processes, innovation, efficiencies, ensuring your team consistently exceed quality standards
  • Participate in customer requirements planning and ensure that account teams are aligned with current and future customer requirements. Drive Quarterly Business Review [QBR] processes together with the client. Focus on upselling and optimization during weekly and quarterly meetings
  • Work with global project managers to ensure the timely flow of all account project actions from initiation to delivery, ensuring that projects meet quality, turn-around time, and budget expectations
  • Contribute to global initiatives, meetings and process and system enhancements for one or more complex programs
  • Set objectives and training requirements for PMs in the team and coach and help them to achieve growth and development in their role. Deliver input for formal performance reviews to upper management
  • Report on a regular basis to GPM/GPD, Director or Program Management and Site Management
  • Monitor daily work and performance of PMs in the GDCs and assist with development plans for team members. Address inadequate and reinforce good performance
  • Participate in development of SLA and SOW docs as well as RFP processes.


To be successful you will have
  • *** Candidates should be aware that Lionbridge maintains a policy requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated. *** (Please see below for complete vaccination policy statement).
  • Over 5 years' experience in Project Management, 2 of which must be at project lead level.
  • Excellent Client Communication and Management skills.
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in leading localization or similar game development function
  • Familiarity with the audio recording process in games or similar media.
  • Expertise in written communication: e-mail, status reports, proposals, etc.
  • Excellent at managing people: team building, conflict resolution, stakeholder management, negotiation, and decision making.
  • Experience in managing multiple project types such as web projects and/or online content preferred.
  • Thorough understanding and experience of company budgeting tools and processes.
  • Experience of working with offshore teams.
  • Fluency in English. Other languages an advantage but not essential.
  • Strong experience using Microsoft Office.


"Lionbridge enables more than 800 world-leading brands to increase international market share, speed adoption of products and effectively engage their customers in local markets worldwide. Using our innovative cloud technology platforms and our global crowd of more than 100,000 professional cloud workers, we provide translation, digital marketing, global content management and application testing solutions that ensure global brand consistency, local relevancy and technical usability across all touch points of the customer lifecycle. Based in Waltham, MA, Lionbridge maintains solution centers in 28 countries.

*** Candidates should be aware that Lionbridge maintains a policy requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated. Newly hired employees must be vaccinated by their start date, unless living or working in a state that prohibits vaccine mandates and the position is not associated with a Federal contract. Lionbridge is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated where it is not an undue hardship to the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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