Project Management Team Leader / French Speaking

  • Riga, Riga, Latvia
  • Language Services
  • Full-time

Acolad is the global leader in content and language solutions. Its mission is to support companies in every industry to scale across markets and enable growth through cutting-edge technology and localization expertise. Established in 1993, the group is present in 23 countries across Europe, North America, and Asia, with over 1.800 employees supported by a network of +20.000 linguists around the world.

At Acolad, every position is key to our global growth: we know that we will only succeed if our people succeed.

Joining Acolad means a unique opportunity for professional development through a collaborative global environment that promotes talent and creativity. We are continuously looking for new talent (like you!) to support our mission to drive growth and innovation across some of the world’s leading brands.


We are currently looking for a PM Team Leader to be present in our Riga office, a great opportunity to develop your career in the Language services industry!

As a Project Management Team Leader, you will be responsible for the entire life cycle of content services projects in a given portfolio, ensuring customer expectations are met in terms of turnaround time, quality, and price; while in parallel ensuring budget/margin optimization; Providing day-to-day training, mentoring, coaching, and capacity management for a team of PM's.


  • Responsible for Service execution including compliance to deadlines, standards/methodology, budget and margin optimization, quality standards, status reporting.
  • Responsible also for providing day-to-day training, proactive mentoring and coaching, and capacity management for a team of PM's.
  • Responsible for customer order setup, quotes and scheduling (per defined thresholds, collaborating with Account Management for complex quotes and those requiring validation).
  • Responsible for customer feedback, entry of CAPA's and completion of investigations.   
  • Owns collaboration with RM, linguists, technical leads on resourcing and query management.     
  • Customer and internal communication and status reporting.
  • Collaborating with Account Management to define new processes and to strategize on process and tool optimization for a customer.
  • Responsible for margin optimization, including both internal and external costs, working with RM as needed to support these efforts.
  • Ensure linguistic material, such as TMs, glossaries, style guides, are consistently updated and delivered per SLA's.
  • Participate in the pre-sales activities and prepare supporting documentation
  • Participate in quality audits, recognize opportunities for improvement and implement the changes as needed

Das erwarten wir:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Translation or other equivalent degree
  • 3-5 years of practical experience in project management, especially in coordinating language service projects.
  • Leadership, project management and communication skills
  • Customer oriented
  • Fluency in English and French
  • Experience with multiple CAT tools
  • Highly flexible and able to rapidly adapt
  • Demonstrated resilience and tenacity that enables you to overcome challenges and propose solutions
Das bieten wir:
  • Monthly salary of 1700-2000 EUR gross accompanied by other incentives (health insurance, paid language courses, bonus)
  • Training and personal development opportunities within a global organization
  • Work in a stable company with over 30 years of experience and a steady position among the top 10 worldwide market leaders for language services

Acolad is committed to creating a diverse and equitable workforce. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms - gender, age, disability, marital status, ethnic or social origin, religion, belief, or sexual orientation - enrich the workplace. It opens opportunities for individuals to express their talents, both individually and collectively, and strengthens our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their backgrounds.