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Springer Nature London, UK
19/08/2019
Full time
Springer Nature is one of the world’s leading global research, educational and professional publishers. It is home to an array of respected and trusted brands and imprints, with more than 170 years of combined history behind them, providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals and resources reach millions of people, helping researchers and scientists to discover, students to learn and professionals to achieve their goals and ambitions. The company has almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries. TBC To apply please upload a copy of your CV and covering letter, stating your salary expectations. Please inform your manager if you are an internal candidate making an application for this role. At Springer Nature we value and celebrate the diversity of our people. We recognise the many benefits of a diverse workforce and strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles. Visit the Springer Nature Editorial and Publishing website at www.springernature.com/editorial-and-publishing-jobs for more information about our Research E&P career opportunities
Springer Nature London, UK
24/07/2019
Full time
Springer Nature is one of the world’s leading global research, educational and professional publishers. It is home to an array of respected and trusted brands and imprints, with more than 170 years of combined history behind them, providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals and resources reach millions of people, helping researchers and scientists to discover, students to learn and professionals to achieve their goals and ambitions. The company has almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries. Springer Nature are looking for a Data Analyst, to join the Editorial Operations Performance & Planning team within the Springer Nature Journal Group. The Data Analyst supports the editorial and publishing needs of over 3000 journals in the Springer Nature Journals group by acquiring and analysing data, and extracting key insights to report to stakeholders at all levels. Reporting will monitor our performance against our KPIs and ensure we use data driven decisions to provide a best-in-class service for our authors, Editors and reviewers. The Data Analyst will provide an invaluable insight to parts of the process where we are operating well (or under-performing) so we know where to focus our efforts. They have a particular focus on goals that pertain to researcher service and operational efficiency but may need to focus on specific strategic projects that fall outside of this as required. Our ideal candidate will be degree-educated in maths, statistics, or a scientific subject and will possess strong statistical, and problem-solving skills. They will be an expert in collecting, organising, and analysing data, as well as possess previous experiencing with programming software. Responsibilities Compile, document and distribute both routine and ad hoc reports to help address editorial and publishing challenges and meet the information needs of internal customers. Lead the design and automation of routine reports. Define and document relevant processes. Acquire and clean data on SN journals from eJP, Editorial Manager and other sources, auditing data quality. Analyse data using statistical techniques; identify, analyse, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets. Examine data sets to discover and organize meaningful insight to benefit the performance of the SN Journals Group, supporting monitoring and achievement of KPIs. Create dashboards, graphs and visualisations to ensure effective communication of necessary data. Provide brief insights to stakeholders to describe the data and identify trends when producing reports. Take the lead on creating ad hoc reports to help address editorial and publishing challenges and meet the information needs of internal customers in editorial and other departments. Prepare and analyse data for use in external presentations. Collaborate with other data analysts, both in the Performance and Planning team, and from the wider business to investigate and implement systems to gather data from the most accurate data sources for reporting, optimise use of resources and share best practice. Work with stakeholders in the editorial and publishing departments to identify and prioritise business needs. Assist Director of Performance and Planning with hiring process for new Data Analysts where appropriate. Skills/knowledge/Qualifications Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in maths, statistics or a scientific subject Training (including work experience) in a field related to science or data analysis. Strong statistical, problem-solving and analytical skills, with a demonstrated ability to accurately collect, organize, and analyse information A passion for data and an understanding of how to work with large data sets Strong knowledge of and experience with Excel for data analysis Experience in database administration and analysis Excellent data presentation and report writing skills, and a keen eye for detail Experience with programming (Python, R), data visualisation software (Tableau) or database management (SQL). Publishing industry experience strongly preferred Willingness to learn new technologies and methodologies under minimum guidance Ability to work in groups and independently Willing and able to adapt to multiple demands and shifting priorities To apply please upload a copy of your CV and covering letter, stating your salary expectations. Please inform your manager if you are an internal candidate making an application for this role. At Springer Nature we value and celebrate the diversity of our people. We recognise the many benefits of a diverse workforce and strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles. Visit the Springer Nature Editorial and Publishing website at www.springernature.com/editorial-and-publishing-jobs for more information about our Research E&P career opportunities.