Job Opening

Ubiqus-Vendor Manager

  • New York, New York, United States
  • Full-time


The Vendor Manager is responsible for overseeing and maintaining the company’s vendor relationships


You will be responsible for expanding the company’s network of freelance partners for the 3 core services Translation, Interpretation and Transcription.

You will drive resource strategies for the region and develop action plans to achieve identified needs – e.g. in terms of profiles, capacity, costs & quality.

You will guide our vendor partners along the full supply chain, from sourcing/recruiting over negotiating to onboarding and performance management.

You will advise account teams on linguistic profiles and team setup in accordance with client needs and quality requirements.

You will oversee quality problem analysis and consult on corrective actions and solutions.

You will drive linguistic improvement plans.

You will manage the assessment of vendors.

  • 2-5 years experience in Vendor Management/Procurement in the Translation/Localization industry.
  • Ability to build, maintain and grow relationships in a professional manner.
  • Experience with negotiations and pricing.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Able to work independently, multitask, and prioritize work.
  • Process-oriented and organized.
  • Reliable, committed to quality, and keen attention to detail.
  • Friendly, patient, and customer-oriented personality.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products.
  • Experience in project management or recruitment a plus.

Make an Impact: You have an opportunity to influence the profitability and success of the company. Your expertise drives best practices, procedure optimization, and staff growth and development.

Line of Sight: A key member of the management team and a direct line to the CEO.

A Great Fit: Ubiqus is a large enough company for access to technology, tools, and career advancement; yet small enough to affect change, be a superstar, maximize your skills, and shape our futures.

Development: We believe that growing our people directly results in the growth of our business. We strive to mentor, educate, and promote from within.

A Challenge: “If it were easy everyone could do it.” We challenge our team to defy the status quo.

Accountability: We insist on the highest ethical standards, a culture of collegiality and respect, and aggressive goal setting to achieve excellence.

Diversity and Fun: Every day we forge relationships across our team of diverse individuals. An eclectic mix of linguists, geeks, techies, bookworms, movie buffs, musicians, foodies, athletes, baristas, homebodies, adventurers, travelers, and very good people.

Great Location: Located in the financial district of downtown New York City.


  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Training & Development
  • Wellness Resources