Project Manager

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Date: Sep 15, 2022

Location: Pune, IN

Company: Springer Nature Group

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Organization brief:

 

‘Springer Nature Technology and Publishing Solutions, is the technology and publishing solutions arm of the Springer Nature Group. We leverage our insight in the publishing domain and acquire, produce and deliver content across media and markets using our Technology and Publishing Solutions. With a focus on technology driven solutions and deep insight in the publishing domain, Springer Nature Technology and Publishing Solutions offers a range of services that help our Group brand acquire, produce and deliver content in the most efficient ways possible. We are ISO 9001 certified, driven by over 1000 professionals in Technology, Research & Analysis and Marketing shared services’ ‘We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment on the basis of merit alone, without attention to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status’

 

Purpose of the role:

 

The Project Manager is responsible for project managing the implementation of strategic initiatives supporting Springer Nature’s Research Solutions division.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Work with the Head of Projects and Innovation, to drive the delivery of the strategy and objectives of the Research Solutions division through collaboration with colleagues within the SNTPS organisation.
  • Project manage and drive forward the implementation of initiatives that support the growth and success of our solutions, interfacing with colleagues across Springer Nature and Research Square Company. 
  • Monitor ongoing projects across SNTPS teams related to Research Solutions, including tracking KPIs and measures of success. Present the findings to key stakeholders regularly and in a coherent format.
  • Work to increase the visibility of the Research Solution division and our products, both internally and externally, finding ways to embed our services within the Springer Nature ecosystem.
  • Keeping up to date with developments in the Research Solutions competitor environment, analysing trends that could feed into product development.

 

Skills/knowledge:

  • Creative and analytical problem-solver - able to use evidence and data to make quick,  transparent decisions
  • Able to work under pressure, to tight deadlines and with competing priorities
  • Excellent organisation and project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - attention to detail and able to communicate with colleagues at all levels
  • Able to influence and motivate colleagues working with us
  • A collaborative, flexible and entrepreneurial mindset and approach

 

Experience:

  • 2-5 years’ experience in a relevant role, including project management experience

 

Competencies

  • Practical: Focus on customer satisfaction, technology and delivery
  • Highly analytical: Willing to solve real business and customer problems
  • Natural problem-solver: Comfortable with ambiguity, able to both delve into the details but also keep an eye on the big picture
  • Effective communication: Professional communication skills towards customers and colleagues
  • Initiative and ownership: Ability to act with limited oversight on day-to-day basis, balancing multiple priorities, and getting the job done
  • Proactive and passionate: Independently capable of seeking information, solving conceptual problems, leveraging resources and delivering results in challenging situations
  • High-energy, team-first attitude: Motivated to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment to help your team and our growing business
  • Strong presence: Ability to credibly and compellingly present and discuss recommendations with senior leadership

 

At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone. We strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles.

Visit the Springer Nature Editorial and Publishing website at www.springernature.com/editorial-and-publishing-jobs for more information about our Research E&P career opportunities.