Research Analyst OA

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Date: Jul 22, 2022

Location: Pune, IN

Company: Springer Nature Group

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Springer Nature Technology and Publishing Solutions is the technology and publishing solutions arm of 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 certified professionals in Technology, Research & Analysis and Marketing shared services.

 

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 into 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

 

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 into 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

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.

 

Job Type:        Permanent      

Job Title:           Research Analyst, OA

Job Location: Tower 9, Magarpatta City, Pune

 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with quantitative and analytical background (e.g. Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Econometrics, Computer Science etc.)

Experience:      Background in data analysis and interpretation desired. Background in an open access and commercial environment would be a bonus

 

The Open Access team is responsible for overall OA revenue and strategy, including performance monitoring, policies, business model migration & transformative agreements.

Working in close coordination with sales & publishing teams, our team supports all areas of Springer Nature’s OA ambitions and strategy. 

The role will support the business transition to open access through data analysis and project support.

 

Data collection, cleaning and analysis

 

  • Data capture, cleaning, and analysis for annual post-publication compliance checks for Welcome/ UKRI-funded articles, including augmenting internal data with data from external A&I databases and repositories, and manual checks.
  • Any other ad-hoc data collection and analysis required.

 

Market research and analysis

 

  • Desk research to locate and review institutional and funder OA policy documents and capture details in Springer Nature’s OA funding and policy database
  • Producing reports and analysis using data from the OA funding and policy database, including monthly stats on numbers of OA funds and common criteria
  • Researching details of funder or institutional policies on specific topics to support strategic decisions and Springer Nature policy
  • Competitor and market research to support policy, pricing, and commercial projects and product development
  • Any other ad-hoc reporting and analysis required

 

Project Support

 

  • Contribution to various projects the OA team leads/contributes to (data collection, cleaning and analysis, contributing to presentations, taking minutes/actions, etc)

 

Additional responsibilities

 

  • Author Support
  • Second line policy/funding-related email support and triage/flagging of queries to the relevant colleagues.
  • Update lists of OA funding sources on external websites, to align with the data in the database.

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Skills and Knowledge

 

  • Advanced Excel/Google Sheets skills (data cleaning, analysis and visualization)
  • Knowledge of other analytical software such as SQL/Tableau would be a bonus
  • Ability to create/contribute to memorable, clear, and influential presentations (PowerPoint/Google Slides)
  • Thorough and detail-oriented
  • Versatile learner who absorbs quickly when facing new problems
  • Strong project management and organizational skills 
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Proactive with an ability to get things done. Passionate and results oriented. Team player

 

 

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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.