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Standards Development Manager

Our client is a market leading publisher of Standards across many different sectors and they are now looking to hire a Standards Development Manager to join their team in London.

The Standards Development Manager will manage a portfolio of standards development committees, projects and programmes across both national and international settings. They are responsible for developing a work programme that meets stakeholder objectives, addresses market needs and reflects good business practice.

Ideally, we are looking fro someone with a strong background in standards looking for the next step up.

This is a really varied role that includes the following:

  • Building, engaging and communicating with internal and external stakeholders
  • Project Management
  • Product & Market Development
  • Sales & Marketing - working closely with the commercial teams on the go-to-market plans
  • Committee management

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

Strong communication skills, including ability to persuade and influence, facilitate consensus, and manage conflict

Ability to build relationships and understand stakeholder needs

Project management skills - the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with people at different levels of seniority from various professional backgrounds

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.

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Standards Development Manager

Full-time, Permanent
Academic, Professional, STM
Business, Business Development, Campaigns, Project Management, Product Management, Management, Publishing, Publishing Support, Support, Production, B2B

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