Manager - Public Policy & Outreach 1

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Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: New Delhi, IN

Company: Springer Nature Group

Explain business area and mission

The Springer Nature Journals group aims to support researchers in communicating and advancing discovery for a better world. We do this by providing a trusted environment in which researchers can quickly, easily and transparently share their discoveries, data and research stories.


How the role fits in and the purpose?

Manager – Public Policy & Outreach is responsible for developing a long-term engagement with private and government institutions to promote Springer Nature’s vision and thought leadership position, as well as monitor and influence key policy developments, particularly in the area of research. This role reports to the Senior Manager – Academic Engagements, Springer Nature India, and is critical for managing the academic engagements and commercial development, working in close collaboration with SN India teams.


  1. Liaise with the State and Central Government, Institutions around education consortias to drive more business
  2. Actively represent organization in external forums and events
  3. Build, connect, grow research communities in India
  4. Engage with Policy makers/Think-tanks and organizations like NITI Aayog to build engagements around research and outreach
  5. Work closely with market research organizations and actively build competitive landscape and actively build competitive strategy for the organizations
  6. Actively drive SDG initiative engaging with various national and international bodies like UNICEF, UNESCO, WHO, UNDP, Impact investing organizations/foundations
  7. Be the SPOC to integrate DEI – internally and externally in the organization from the public policy standpoint in strengthening our commitment to this space
  8. Engage with organization of repute like world economic forum, International Energy agency, World bank etc in strengthening our relationship and explore synergies from an outreach perspective
  9. Engage with leading Indian organizations in the area of research like TIFR, IISc, TISS, IRMA, ISB etc for potential partnership and outreach strategy
  10. Closely work with various state government, State skill missions to build impact partnership which can monetized and strengthen our relationship from research engagements


Experience, skills and qualifications

  1. Graduate degree
  2. Excellent Presentation and Communication Skills
  3. Customer-focused
  4. Strong prioritization and time-management skills
  5. Ability to work as part of a team.
  6. Good understanding of research domain
  7. Enthusiastic and committed.



  1. Experience with Research and publication firms
  2. Strong Networking & Outreach Skills
  3. Experience and connects with Govt / Ministry officials / Department of Governments
  4. Good knowledge of Technology and Tools