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US Linguistic Vendor Manager

  • United States
  • Full-time

Acolad is an international leader in language and content solutions, services, and technologies. Represented by the brands Acolad,TextMaster and Ubiqus, the group is present in 25 countries and has a network of over 2,500 internal experts worldwide and +20,000 external linguists.

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 brand.


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.
  • Becoming part of a growing, multicultural team
  • Fast-paced working environment
  • Professional development opportunities within the company
  • Ability to work autonomously while meeting company objectives
  • Generous employee t benefits package
  • Medical, 401K, Dental, Vision, Transit