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Peer Review Team Leader

A leading global academic publisher is looking to recruit an experienced journal professional who has a good grasp of submission and peer review processes to support their growing editorial programme.  This is initially a 12-month fixed term contract which can be worked on a fully remote basis.

This role will be responsible for providing high-quality peer review services, including developing, deploying and overseeing the efficient set-up and quality monitoring processes. Other areas of responsibility will involve the recruitment, performance management and overseeing training for a small number of direct reports.  This post would suit someone with some experience of monitoring/mentoring a small team and an understanding of journals publishing.

Some of the key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Coordinating outsourced editorial office administration processes and overseeing the roll-out schedule.
  • Setting and reviewing objectives and developing goals for direct reports
  • Overseeing the Editorial Office team and supplier performance.
  • Financial reporting, including processing invoices, monitoring spend and forecasting
  • Help to identify strategic workflow process
  • Contribute to cross-departmental projects, including reporting on outcomes

The successful person will have:

  • An understanding of the journals publishing environment and knowledge of the peer review process and systems.
  • The ability to deliver a high-quality service to internal and external customers
  • Experience of data management and reporting
  • Experience of progress and performance monitoring
  • Coaching and building strong working relationships

This role carries an attractive salary and a performance related bonus and excellent company benefits. To find out more about this interesting role, please send your CV with a short cover note and salary expectations.

Peer Review Team Leader

Redwood, United Kingdom
Contract, Full-time, Home Working
Academic, Professional, STM
Journals, Editorial, Administration
Salary description: 
Attractive salary plus excellent company benefits and bonus

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