Translation Vendor Manager – Language Services

Translation Vendor Manager – Language Services

About the Job


GlobaLexicon is a fast growing (thus far via referrals), dynamic and fun company which provides clients with the highest quality language & translation services.
Primarily focused on the Market Research and Healthcare & Pharma sectors, we also cover sectors such as 
Marketing, Consumer & Retail, Training & Learning, Technology & IT, Finance &
Insurance, and Logistics & Operations.

We are a based in Camden Town, London, and have a presence in Belgium, Germany, Spain and the USA.

Our clients include blue chip companies and some of the most important global and regional market
research companies and pharmaceutical companies. We are ISO 9001:2008 certified and are an MRS Company Partner.

Due to rapid growth and increasing client demand, we are further expanding our operations team in London and are looking to recruit a  Vendor Manager.

The successful candidate will join the Vendor and Talent Management team to support resource requirements across our offices.

We are looking for a hard-working and resourceful individual who is able to work independently and build relationship with internal and external stakeholders to support our business goals.

This is an ideal opening for an individual who has had some exposure to translation vendor management or the translation industry and is ready to take his or her career to the next level.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Support the entire recruitment cycle of incoming freelance applications from testing to reference checks prior to bringing them on board
  • Negotiate rates with suitable talented vendors and update database with accurate information in a timely manner
  • Work closely with Project Management and Operations teams to support recruitment needs
  • Monitor performance of our resources and provide feedback where required
  • Identify resource gaps and proactively recruit subject-specialists to expand our talent pool
  • Support regular key account reviews with PMs to ensure availability and retention of key resources at competitive rates
  • Support timely KPI reports to senior management
  • Provide guidance and support to interns



  • University degree in a relevant discipline (translation, languages)
  • English to native level and ideally fluency in another language  
  • 1+ years of recruitment or other experience in the Translation industry
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with tact and diplomacy
  • Excellent organisation skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships in a professional manner
  • Quality focused with a keen eye for detail
  • Good IT literacy and commercial awareness  


GlobaLexicon will endeavour to employ the right candidates for this key role. As such, the following benefits will be provided:

  • Salary from £23,000/year (according to experience) plus bonus tied to personal and company performance
  • 4 weeks paid holiday (excluding statutory holidays)
  • Participation in company pension
  • Internal training and mentoring scheme


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