Springer Nature is a major new force in scientific, scholarly, professional and educational publishing. By using its combined expertise, scale and the reach of our brands, the company aims to grow and innovate in order to better serve academic researchers, students, teachers, institutions, professionals and the wider public, by helping them discover more. Springer Nature was created through the combination of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media in May 2015. This strategic merger brought together these dynamic publishing houses with more than 150 years of history behind them, as well as complementary geographic footprints and brand portfolios, a track record of creativity and innovation, and a shared vision to advance knowledge and learning around the world. The company numbers almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries and has a turnover of EURO 1.5 billion.
Springer Nature is a major new force in scientific, scholarly, professional and educational publishing. The company was created in May 2015 through the combination of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media. By using our combined expertise, scale and the reach of our brands, we aim to grow and innovate in order to better serve academic researchers, students, teachers, institutions, professionals and the wider public, by helping them discover more.
Springer Nature enables authors to publish open access in around 2,000 subscription-based journals under the hybrid open access model. We have launched five pilot agreements under the name of Compact; this new business model includes access to subscription journals as well as the ability for research covered by the agreements to be published open access.
This role will involve providing analysis, modelling and reporting to support hybrid open access, including Compact, covering existing and future deals under the current model and further developments of the business model. This role will be part of the Springer Nature Management Reporting, Planning & Analysis (MRPA) team reporting to the Director MRPA Open Research Group and will be based in London.
- Working with a wide range of business, finance and sales teams on high profile open access projects
- Bringing together and analysing large datasets relating to publication numbers, identifying trends, drawing inferences and presenting results
- Working with technical colleagues to provide continually improved data and conduct quality assurance checks across a range of bespoke systems
- Identifying process improvements and opportunities for efficiencies such as report automation
- Providing clear, accurate and relevant reporting to management and current Compact customers
- Working on ad hoc data requests and queries to support Compact and hybrid open access development
- Graduate with previous experience incombining, manipulating and validating data from a variety of sources
- Able to filter and organise information to identify and interpret trends
- Able to visualise data in the format of graphs and charts to display trends
- Able to communicate well with internal and external stakeholders from technical and non-technical backgrounds
- Proactive and demonstrates initiative in identifying problems or data discrepancies
- Imaginative when finding solutions and conducting detailed quality assurance checks of data
- Very strong working knowledge of Excel (including formula construction, add-ins and VBA)
Some understanding of academic publishing industry and business models would be desirable.
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