Publishing Operations Manager
An awardwinning Academic publisher based in central London is looking to appoint a Publishing Operations Manager to support the Publishing business through the effective management of the maintenance and development of the support systems to ensure optimal functioning and effective integration with other systems. Reporting to, and working closely with the Publishing Director, the Operations Manager is responsible for ensuring that essential publishing data systems are available, optimised, and effective for all staff requiring access, and that key data is captured, stored, and shared in an efficient and timely manner. More specifically, the job holder will be responsible for: the line management of the Publishing Operations Assistant; the crossorganisational systems and data integration/optimisation; the daytoday project management of maintenance and development programmes; the systems research, development, integration and maintenance for current Publishing and Products and Services systems; the scoping of needs and advising on fulfilment options for ongoing and future Publishing system requirements; and the development of asset management systems to support the ongoing digital transformation project. The intended impact is that by meeting internal stakeholder and business support needs, the Publishing Operations Manager supports the optimisation of products for customer needs and expectations, and maintains the good reputation of the company. With excellent analytic and project management skills, the Publishing Operations Manager will ideally have experience of managing and successfully delivering multiple/complex projects using appropriate tools and methodologies (e.g. Agile). An understanding of database theory and system design/architecture (ideally knowledge of SQL databases) would be very useful, as would the ability to extract data from systems and produce bespoke analytical reports. Experience of planning and managing a budget, as well as commercial and financial awareness are necessary. In return, the company offers an excellent salary and benefits package, and are based in lovely offices in central London. For a full description of the role, please click the Apply Now button and attach your CV. Closing date: Early applications may be prioritised. For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills. Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised. **Inspired Selection operates an Equal Opportunities policy. We treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.