Skills And Tools:
As a Project Manager for our digitization initiative, you will play a crucial role in overseeing the conversion of old newspapers and magazines into searchable text using OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology. This project involves managing a team of annotators to ensure accurate and efficient data extraction. You will be responsible for coordinating project timelines, overseeing quality control measures, and ensuring seamless communication among team members.
- Develop comprehensive project plans outlining key milestones, deliverables, and timelines for the digitization process.
- Collaborate with stakeholders to define project scope, objectives, and success criteria.
- Identify potential risks and challenges in the digitization process and implement proactive strategies to mitigate them.
- Respond promptly to unforeseen issues and adjust project plans as necessary.
- Lead and supervise a team of annotators and support staff involved in the digitization process.
- Provide guidance, training, and resources to ensure the team's efficiency and effectiveness.
- Manage project resources efficiently, including personnel, technology, and budget.
- Optimize workflows to enhance productivity and meet project deadlines.
OCR Technology Implementation:
- Oversee the implementation and optimization of OCR technology for accurate and efficient text extraction.
- Develop customized workflow as a pipeline for different projects by deploying suitable tools, technologies and quality control components.
- Collaborate with technical teams to address any issues and enhance OCR capabilities.
- Implement and enforce quality control measures to ensure the accuracy and completeness of digitized content.
- Conduct regular audits and reviews to maintain high data integrity standards.
Communication and Coordination:
- Facilitate effective communication among team members, stakeholders, and external partners.
- Coordinate with IT, digitization vendors, and annotators to resolve issues and ensure project alignment.
- Maintain thorough project documentation, including progress reports, issue logs, and change requests.
- Ensure all processes and procedures are well-documented for future reference.
- A bachelor's degree in information technology, software development management, software engineering, computer science, Engineering or a related field.
- Data Engineering Certification is a plus.
- 2-5 year of experience in digitization project management.
- Proven experience in managing projects related to digitization, OCR technology, or data annotation.
- Familiarity with OCR tools and technologies.
- Strong organizational and leadership skills.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
- Detail-oriented with a focus on quality control.
- Experience in the digitization of historical documents or media is a plus.
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