BLS is looking to recruit a junior project manager for its office in Cardiff city centre.

Application deadline: None. However, we are looking to make a quick appointment and as such will hold interviews as and when suitable candidates apply.

Start date: ASAP


Job Description:

General liaison with clients and suppliers by phone and e-mail.

Management of translation projects:

– word-counting, quotations;

– placement of translations;

– monitoring of ongoing projects;

– organisation of proofreading;

– amending and final quality control;

– delivery to clients;

– dealing with client feedback;

– maintenance of records, including translation memories.

Management of interpreting projects:

– taking bookings from clients;

– allocating interpreters.


There would be the opportunity to carry out translation and proofreading work as well as interpreting and teaching assignments, where appropriate.



–       At least one foreign language to degree or equivalent level, or a native speaker of a foreign language with excellent communication skills in English.

–       Very good IT skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Knowledge of translation memory software, such as SDL Trados, an advantage.

–       Good communication skills and telephone manner, plus the ability to deal with clients in a positive and professional way. An eye for detail is essential.

–       The ability to work as part of a team, but also to be independent and use initiative.

–       Knowledge of Welsh an added advantage.


Salary: Negotiable depending on skills and experience.


If interested, please submit your application to Kate Figueredo, Senior Project Manager via email:

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