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Strategic Programme Manager

A new exciting role has come up in the publishing team of a lovely scientific society in Cambridge! They are hiring for a Strategic Programme Manager to coordinate the publishing programme and develop a roadmap for future publishing strategies.

This role requires solid experience of project and programme management, roadmap development, and stakeholder management. Although based in Cambridge, this client offers hybrid and fully remote working arrangements.

Reporting to the Director of Publishing, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing the delivery roadmap of the publishing strategy
  • Coordinating projects interdependencies
  • Working closely with associated publishing groups in the decision making process
  • Managing the programme, including controlling schedules, risks, costs and establishing quality standards and desired outcomes
  • Defining programme benefits and reporting them to relevant governance and boards
  • Designing and monitoring programme plans, taking care to escalate issues and troubleshoot as required

The successful candidate will demonstrate significant knowledge of managing programmes, working across multiple projects and following appropriate project management methodologies. You should be confident managing senior stakeholders as well as budgets, and be able to understand the specific needs of a society's audience and governance.

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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Strategic Programme Manager

Inspired Selection, Cambridge
Full-time, Home Working, Permanent
Digital, Journals, Project Management, Product Management, Management, Publishing, Other Publishing, Operations, Research

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