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Senior Director Global Life Sciences Production

Community of Madrid, , Madrid


Acolad is an international leader in language and content solutions, services and technologies. Represented by the brands Acolad, Amplexor, TextMaster and Livewords, the group is present in 25 countries and has a network of over 2,000 internal experts worldwide and +20,000 external linguistics.

At Acolad, every position is key to our global growth: we know that we will only succeed if our people succeed.
Joining Acolad means a unique opportunity for professional development through a collaborative global environment that promotes talent and creativity. We are continuously looking for new talent (like you!) to support our mission to drive growth and innovation across some of the world’s leading brand

Acolad is currently seeking a Senior Director Global Life Sciences Production!

In this role you will be responsible for overseeing Life Sciences Project Management teams globally, ensuring a positive client experience via delivery of services and solutions while consistently meeting or exceeding client requirements. You will leverage your extensive leadership experience to empower and engage the teams to deliver excellence.

This position reports to the COO.


  • Lead, mentor and motivate the Life Sciences Project Management teams. Hire and retain top talent, ensuring high levels of employee satisfaction.
  • Consistently meet or exceed client requirements for customer service and provide value-add solutions.
  • Liaise with Account Management teams to ensure quality, turnaround time and cost expectations are consistently met or exceeded.
  • Foster strong relationships with key client stakeholders.
  • Drive operational efficiency via system implementation, process optimization, and design and implementation of organizational transformation.
  • Drive change management, leading the Project Management teams through technological and organizational change.
  • Manage, control, and report on global staff budget and margin optimization.
  • Validate pricing and operational approach for strategic customer opportunities.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Translation, Localization, Business or a related field
  • 10-15 years of proven experience leading global translation project management teams
  • Experience driving operational transformation across global teams required
  • Significant experience with life sciences translation is required
  • Exceptional leadership, project management and communication skills
  • Highly flexible and able to rapidly adapt
  • Demonstrated resilience and tenacity that enables you to overcome challenges and propose solutions
  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter with passion, enthusiasm and curiosity


  • Training and coaching are priorities for us, investing in your strengths is what we do best.
  • Opportunity to grow. Bring your ideas and we will listen to you and help you to create your own opportunities.
  • Work-life balance is key.
  • A very attractive salary package.
  • An amazing group of colleagues that make the best of every workday!