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Proofreader/Project Manager Translations (m/f/d) - Job Köln - Jobs - GLOBALG.A.P.

Proofreader/Project Manager Translations (m/f/d)

Every generation has a right to safe food, and we support farmers to connect them to markets where they can sell their safely and sustainably produced agricultural products by developing and implementing farm assurance systems that are based on facts and recognized across the supply chain.

GLOBALG.A.P. is a trademark and a set of standards for good agricultural practices (G.A.P.). FoodPLUS GmbH is a limited liability cooperation registered in Cologne, Germany. It manages all company’s activities worldwide from standard setting through services for its partners, marketing, certification management to integrity and serves as legal entity to hold the international GLOBALG.A.P. and GGN (consumer label for GLOBALG.A.P. certified farms) copyrights.

For our Translations & Document Quality Team we are immediately looking for a Proofreader/Project Manager Translations (m/f/d) in full-time (39 h/week). The Translations & Document Quality Team is responsible for organizing proofreadings and translations. It is also in charge of assuring a high level of document quality with respect to terminology and layout.

Your responsibilities

  • Proofread documents/texts for proper spelling, punctuation, usage, and syntax in American English
  • Check adherence to corporate language and make sure terminology has been applied consistently
  • Ensure consistent translation of terminology and overall text quality on the basis of existing writing rules
  • Examine and adopt minor changes regarding the layout of documents according to the company’s corporate design
  • Final (layout) check of documents done by our team (4-eyes principle)
  • Manage the whole proofreading/translation process for outsourced projects
  • Prepare and follow-up on translation projects in various languages and create, expand, and maintain translation memories and termbases in Memsource

Your profile

  • Degree in linguistics (English), multilingual communication or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience in an editorial office/context
  • Exceptional written C2 level of (American) English with outstanding grammar and spelling skills and a good feel for the English language
  • Good project management skills (regarding own and outsourced projects)
  • Competent user of MS Office; knowledge of CAT tools (e. g. Memsource) beneficial
  • Self-reliant, efficient, and structured way of working with a high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative and under time pressure
  • Communicative and flexible team player with a strong sense of responsibility

Our offer

  • Integration into a multicultural, diverse team with shared values and the motivation to have a positive impact on the world and our future
  • Possibilities to grow professionally and personally by encouraging to take ownership for your working area and by a culture of continuous learning
  • Highly flexible approach in working time to ensure an optimum work-life balance
  • Free use of local public transport (JobTicket), share in Urban Sports Club fitness program, free coffee, tea, and water
  • Central office location in downtown Cologne
  • Holistic security concept in pandemic periods (home office preferred, office times possible in case of special needs and regulated by guideline)


If you strive to be part of a purpose-driven organization, we will be happy to read your motivation letter expressing the reason you want to work for us and a CV summarizing your relevant skills for the position. Please apply via our online form.
Proofreader/Project Manager Translations (m/f/d) - Job Köln - Jobs - GLOBALG.A.P.