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Teacher - Shurie Sec, Math / Chem (Ijara)

Garissa, Kenya

Language Manager (Swahili, English)

Closing: Jul 7, 2022

5 days remaining

Published: Jun 30, 2022 (2 days ago)

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Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience as an Swahili language translator, localization specialist, linguist, copywriter, writer, or editor.
  • Ability to speak and write in English and Swahili fluently.

Preferred qualifications:

  • MBA, Master's degree, or equivalent program management experience.
  • Experience within the creative, localization, journalism, public communications, or the online marketing/advertising industry.
  • Experience in partner/stakeholder management while working across cross-functional teams and time-zones.
  • Ability to manage multiple and diverse stakeholders across businesses and leadership levels.
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills.


Responsibilities

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience as an Swahili language translator, localization specialist, linguist, copywriter, writer, or editor.
  • Ability to speak and write in English and Swahili fluently.

Preferred qualifications:

  • MBA, Master's degree, or equivalent program management experience.
  • Experience within the creative, localization, journalism, public communications, or the online marketing/advertising industry.
  • Experience in partner/stakeholder management while working across cross-functional teams and time-zones.
  • Ability to manage multiple and diverse stakeholders across businesses and leadership levels.
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills.


  • Form a critical part of the African Go-To-Market team with regional Marketing and Product to enable native language experiences for African users of Google products across the continent.
  • Define and evolve Google's Language Strategy for Sub-Saharan Africa, spanning a number of priority languages and markets in Africa, taking into account input from users, linguists, stakeholders, and the tech industry trends.
  • Develop a solid understanding of market language trends and user expectations for language quality across Sub-Saharan Africa through regular interactions with regional stakeholders, user studies, and engagement with the localization industry.
  • Own quality for all content across a portfolio of Sub-Saharan African languages, including direct management of Swahili localization and language resources (i.e., Style Guide, Terminology) and indirect management of other priority Sub-Saharan African languages via a network of vendor linguists.


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