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Thermo Fisher Scientific Translation Project Manager Language Services (some EMEA locations) in Remote, Croatia

Job Description

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life - enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while taking science a step beyond through research, development and delivery of life-changing therapies. With clinical trials conducted in 100+ countries and ongoing development of novel frameworks for clinical research through our PPD clinical research portfolio, our work spans laboratory, digital and decentralized clinical trial services. Your determination to deliver quality and accuracy will improve health outcomes that people and communities depend on - now and in the future.

We are building a new team - PPD’s Language Services (LS) organization and we are hiring for a Project Manager. This role manages mid-size and larger translation project process flows throughout its complete life cycle. Assigns and manages the work of linguists, language specialists, and desktop publishers.

This role is for a seasoned, experienced professional with understanding of the area of specialization, who resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways. This job is the fully qualified, career-oriented, journey-level position. Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

Main Responsibilities

  • Plans, schedules, and performs risk management of projects.

  • Allocates linguists, language specialists, and desktop publishers on any given project.

  • Tracks project progress to ensure quality, deliveries and cost to stay on plan.

  • Manages day to day relationship with client on project matters, including status reports and project solutions.

  • Facilitates effective communication within project team.

  • Ensures completion of all project-driven administration and financial processes.

  • Collects KPI data for assigned clients.

  • Drives innovation to project the project management process.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • 2 to 5+ years proven project management experience, preferred in localization industry.

  • CAT/TMS tool experience required.

  • Experience with life-sciences clients.

  • Proven skills of multi-tasking, time management, organization, and attention to detail.

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Proficiency in MS Office suite.

Education / Experience

  • ''Bachelor''s degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification.

  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 2 to 5+ years).

Our 4i Values:

Integrity - Innovation - Intensity - Involvement

If you resonate with our 4i values above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, submit your application - we’d love to hear from you!


Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.