23.1925, Jobs: General Linguistics: Linguistic Project Manager, Appen Butler Hill

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Subject: 23.1925, Jobs: General Linguistics: Linguistic Project Manager, Appen Butler Hill

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Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2012 14:59:45
From: Mandy Iverson [miverson at appenbutlerhill.com]
Subject: General Linguistics: Linguistic Project Manager, Appen Butler Hill, Washington, USA

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University or Organization: Appen Butler Hill 
Job Location: Washington, USA 
Web Address: http://www.appenbutlerhill.com
Job Rank: Linguistic Project Manager  

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics 


Description:

Appen Butler Hill is a world leader in its focused area of professional services 
for the speech and language technology industry. We have an immediate 
opening for a Linguistic Project Manager in our Custom Consulting Division.

Applications are invited from linguists with at least one to two years of project 
management experience. The successful candidate will join a dynamic 
division supporting a growing list of clients.

This is a full-time position, ideally based in the greater Seattle area, and is a 
work-from-home opportunity with responsibility for managing virtual teams of 
consultants. Candidates must have an excellent understanding of linguistics 
concepts and issues and be well-versed in linguistic terminology.

We offer a comprehensive salary and benefits package.

Responsibilities:
-  Independently manage full scope of one or more small linguistics projects; 
assist with managing larger projects
-  Onboard, train and manage virtual teams of consultants to create, test or 
annotate linguistic project data in one or more languages
-  Manage projects to achieve targets in relation to quality, timelines, scope 
and cost and budgeted/contracted outcomes
-  Provide linguistic expertise to Linguistic Custom Consulting team and 
clients
-  May also assist in bid development, business development activities and 
process improvement

Qualifications and Experience:
-  One to two years experience working on natural language technology 
projects
-  One to two years of project management experience
-  Strong computer skills with experience in a Windows OS and the MS Office 
suite of products
-  English proficiency and native or near-native proficiency in at least one 
other language
-  Minimum of BA in Linguistics from an accredited university
-  Experience with social media platforms
-  Additional translator credentials, software testing experience, and NLP 
tools experience are a plus

Abilities:
-  Outstanding client service skills
-  Ability to create productive, cooperative relationships
-  Strong communications skills, both written and oral
-  Flexible, independent and motivated self-starter
-  Ability to work independently in a virtual team environment

Applications and Further Information:
-  Interested candidates are invited to apply, please include a current resume 
and cover letter

HOW TO APPLY:
http://tbe.taleo.net/NA5/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BUTLERHILL&cws=1&rid=312


Application Deadline: 30-Apr-2012 
	  
Web Address for Applications: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA5/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BUTLERHILL&cws=1&rid=312 
Contact Information:
	Mandy Iverson 
	Email: miverson at appenbutlerhill.com 





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