Nikon BV

 

Nikon BV is looking for a Localisation Coordinator (junior).

Please send your CV and letter of motivation (in English) to celia.bruneau@nikonbv.nl

 

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

TITLE: Localisation & Production Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: Marketing Systems

 

 

REPORTS TO:

 

Production and Localisation Manager

MANAGES:

 

Not Applicable

 

SUBSTITUTES:

 

Production and Localisation Manager

COVERED BY:

 

Production and Localisation Manager

WORKS WITH:

 

Submits authorization proposals and reports to the Production and Localisation Manager; cooperation, information exchange and production management with NSO’s, Head Office and external providers; cooperation, information exchange and production management with Product Planning Section, Marketing Communication Division, local Webmasters of NSOs, agencies, Nikon Corporate.

 

POWER OF AUTHORITY:

 

All authorisations must be obtained from the Production and Localisation Manager (this position does not have signatory rights)

 

 

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide comprehensive localisation services to the European Head Office in all areas of Sales, Marketing and Customer Service.

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATOR

 

  • Support the Production and Localisation Manager in the localisation processes and procedures

 

  • Localisation processes and procedures are fully documented in an accurate and timely manner
  • Positive feedback from the Production and Localisation Manager

 

  • Coordinate the language localisation process (~30 languages) in close cooperation with external partners, in accordance with the company’s requirements for cost/quality and delivery

 

·         Multi-language glossary is produced and promoted in partnership with Nikon Corporate within assigned budget and guidelines

·         Availability of a European pool of Subject Matter Experts, assigning and chasing glossary, style definition, and terms validation jobs

·         Language resources (glossaries) are correctly maintained

·         Pan-European internal and external teams are actively involved to achieve results 

·         Internal and external language quality evaluations performed to measure and maintain translation vendor quality and to take action on results

·         Documents in English are periodically proof-read, noting and correcting errors of style, grammar, punctuation, product and brand treatment as a measure to improve supplier quality

·         High quality control and close cost control of translation projects demonstrated

 

  • Develop and deploy new processes and procedures in response to evolving requirements

 

 

  • Suggests and influences service enhancements to better meet customer needs
  • Support in source (English) language quality control

 

 

  • Highest quality control of languages
  • No errors in spelling and grammatical structure
  • Positive feedback from key stakeholders
  • Support in maintenance of objectivity and adoption of company standards in language, style and tone

 

 

·         Maintain the company’s localisation intranet including organization and control of user access

  • Support in the process of internal and external language quality evaluations to measure and maintain translation vendor quality and to take action on results

 

  • Positive relationships with vendors consistently met
  • Evaluation reports prepared on a regular basis and presented in a commercially focussed manner
  • Proactively follow-up results
  • Positive feedback from key stakeholders

 

  • Ensure availability of relevant documents and information on the company’s intranet

 

  • Completed in a timely and accurate basis
  • Positive feedback from relevant stakeholders
  • Support the maintenance of the company’s localisation intranet, including organisation and control of user access

 

  • Completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Positive feedback from key stakeholders
  • Any other duties assigned by the Direct Manager and/or Company, from time to time

 

  • Willingness to go the extra mile to ensure cohesive team relationships and a harmonious working atmosphere

 

  • Continuation of Nikon’s Philosophy, Aspirations and Commitments.

 

  • Positive personal leadership and consistent business style and practices
  • Ensure adherence to Nikon’s Code of Conduct, Corporate Social Responsibilities and Occupational Health & Safety guidelines

 

  • Complete adherence to all relevant guidelines


 

PERSON PROFILE

 

TITLE: Localisation & Production Coordinator

 

DEPARTMENT:

 Marketing Systems

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Successfully completed graduate studies  - Bachelor Degree in English language studies, Economics, IT, Linguistics, International Studies or relevant Media/Communications education or equivalent

 

EXPERIENCE:

 

 

 

  • Experience in a consumer electronics and/or consumer goods and/or FMCG organisation desirable

EXPERTISE/KNOWLEDGE:

 

Knowledge of some or all of the following would be useful but is not essential

 

  • Localisation tools (e.g.: Trados) and DTP applications (Framemaker, InDesign) and HTML/XML
  • Characters set encodings, code pages, Unicode
  • Experience in dealing with suppliers

 

SKILLS:

 

  • Solid verbal and written communication skills (fluency in English required), other European languages desirable, ability to communicate with people at all levels, good presenter
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to build trust and interact with people from different cultural backgrounds
  • Influencing skills, able to present an opinion and support it
  • Quantitative, conceptual and analytical abilities
  • Project management skills
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint & Outlook)
  • Strong attention to detail, accurate, diligent, organized and structured, but also flexible
  • Ability to define, plan and work according to priorities and deadlines

 

ATTRIBUTES:

 

  • Proactive approach to high quality customer service delivery, through empathising, anticipating customer needs and exceeding customer expectations
  • Business acumen, results driven and “hunger” for success
  • Ability to be open-minded and well-informed in acting quick and resolutely
  • Actively seeks opportunity to improve and cross-leverage networks and resources to optimise innovative solutions and achieve results
  • Approaches problem-solving creatively, analytically and systematically to reach optimal solutions
  • Ability to prioritise and effectively manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously

·         Professional and organised approach

  • Drive, energy, team player, positive attitude, initiative

·         Integrity, maturity, ethical

 

                                                                                                                                 

 

 

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