23.1918, Jobs: Phonetics: Transcription Coordinator, Nuance Communications

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Subject: 23.1918, Jobs: Phonetics: Transcription Coordinator, Nuance Communications

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Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2012 11:24:16
From: Craig Robertson [Craig.Robertson at nuance.com]
Subject: Phonetics: Transcription Coordinator, Nuance Communications, Merelbeke, Belgium

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University or Organization: Nuance Communications 
Job Location: , Belgium 
Web Address: http://nuance.com
Job Rank: Transcription Coordinator  

Specialty Areas: Phonetics 


Description:

You will coordinate the work of a group of external transcriptionists for a 
variety of languages and domains, and will report to the Lingware 
Transcription Services Group Manager.
 
-  Prepare, coordinate, follow-up and monitor QA of transcriptions submitted 
by phoneticians
-  Integrate new and updated transcriptions into existing databases
-  Train new phoneticians
-  Oversee and maintain overall transcription quality
-  Keep project admin up-to-date at all times and maintain accurate records of 
all costs
-  Check projects costs for accuracy and match to purchase order
-  Assist in data quality improvement projects
-  Create/test/integrate phonetic mapping tables
-  Assist with improvements to tools/systems/processes/etc.
-  Exercise sound judgment in keeping supervisor informed of potential 
difficulties

Qualifications required: 

-  Master's degree in linguistics, computational linguistics or equivalent first 
working experience
-  Specialization in phonetics or experience with phonetic transcription work
-  Good working knowledge of Windows based applications, MS Office, and 
relational databases
-  Excellent organizational skills.
-  Fluent in English
-  Multi-tasking: able to monitor multiple projects at the same time under high 
pressure and with tight deadlines
-  Excellent social and communicative abilities
-  Ability to work independently as well as in a team
-  Has good sense of responsibility and shows initiative
-  Programming/scripting skills preferred
-  Knowledge of additional languages would be an asset
-  Project management experience desirable


Application Deadline: 31-May-2012 
	  
Email Address for Applications: craig.robertson at nuance.com 
Contact Information:
	Craig Robertson 
	Email: Craig.Robertson at nuance.com 





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