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Cantonese Transcription Supervisor

Keywords / Skills : Home Based, Cantonese, Transcription

1 - 5 years
Posted: 2018-05-21

Language Expert
Posted On
21st May 2018
Job Description
At Appen, we work with 8 out of the top 10 global technology companies in the world to improve and optimize their products for users worldwide, including social media platforms, search engines, voice recognition systems, and eCommerce sites. The world of tech is moving fast, and since our founding in 1996 we rose to the challenge by becoming a publicly listed company and by building an international team that works in over 130 countries and in more than 180 languages.

We are proud to have been named in Forbes Magazine as one of the Top 100 Companies Offering Flexible Jobs in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Cantonese (as spoken in Hong Kong) Transcription Supervisor


Start date: Immediate

Duration: about 6 months

The successful candidate would work 30-40 hours at our Chatswood office, hours varying based on the stage of the project. Remote candidates residing in Hong Kong will be considered.


The work will primarily involve the management and supervision of a transcription project in Cantonese (Hong Kong) language.

The role will involve communicating with a team of freelance Cantonese transcribers; data entry; monitoring the throughput of transcribers; assisting with quality control of the project; some translation work.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must be a native level speaker of Cantonese as spoken in Hong Kong

Good working knowledge of English

Efficiency and attention to detail

Good computer and typing skills

Must have intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel

Australian work rights (If based in Australia)

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Translation experience

Decent knowledge of the local popular culture in Hong Kong

Experience in project management is preferred but not essential

Availability to work full-time will be considered an advantage.

We take pride in our diverse team and our flexible work opportunities, and as a publicly traded company our efforts and earned us the first place ranking in the FlexJobs Top 100 Companies index. Deloitte also recognized Appen with the 2017 Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500 and the Technology Fast 50 Australia awards.

We are an equal opportunity company and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Company

Appen is a global leader in the development of high-quality, human annotated datasets for machine learning and artificial intelligence. With over 20 years of experience, expertise in more than 180 languages, and access to a global crowd of over 400,000, Appen partners with leading technology companies to enhance their machine learning-based products.
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