Vendor Specialist

Across over 80 languages, our linguists connect brands and institutions with their global audiences. With a relentless commitment to quality and depth of industry expertise, ICS-translate is trusted by brands who demand a superior level of translation service that is fully integrated with digital strategy. We have an exciting opportunity for a Vendor Specialist to join our team, contributing to the growth of our services by expanding our network of linguists. The role: As a our Vendor Specialist, you will be sourcing new linguists to add to the existing network of ICS-translate freelance and in-house resource Handling all aspects of linguist onboarding, including the initial contact and providing information about the company/project; arranging testing and evaluation of the tests; negotiating rates and arranging the necessary paperwork Working closely with the ICS-translate project management team in order to maintain awareness of business requirements and targets Having a complete overview of the existing network of freelance and in-house linguists, ensuring a structured approach is used for linguist onboarding and performance monitoring Compiling regular reports on vendor recruitment and performance for the project management team Requirements: Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with an awareness of the differences between various cultures. Outstanding organisational and time management skills A flexible, proactive approach to work A passion for languages and an interest in the translation industry The ability to think outside the box and find solutions in a quick and efficient manner Benefits: Healthcare, life cover and pension schemes after qualifying period 33 days of holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) plus an extra day off on your birthday Wellbeing/mental health support whenever required Hybrid working minimum of one day a week in the office The non-standard stuff youll receive: With a focus on tailored learning opportunities, we can provide access to courses of your choice via our online Udemy platform Inclusive company culture with a (genuine) open-door policy We offer numerous opportunities for development to get you to where you would like to be, as well as a firm commitment to your individual wellbeing Regular team incentives and social events, as well as the support of our wider team We offer a modern, state-of-the-art and comfortable work environment to suit everyones needs As part of a bigger Group, we offer security and a great platform to work from, but we retain an experimental, start-up approach to drive the company forward That start-up mentality means well always listen to you and take a genuine interest in your ideas and suggestions for improvement. Were a grown-up business and were good at what we do. We have an exceptional reputation with a number of global brands who trust us with large budgets because of our work ethic, transparency and ability to get things done - our goal is client success, not agency politics
ICS digital
Leeds, England, UK
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