Editorial Research Manager - Europa

  • Jai Singh Marg, Police Colony, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India
  • Full-time

Company Description

Informa is a leading academic publishing, business intelligence, knowledge and events business, creating unique content and connectivity for customers all over the world. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.

Taylor & Francis Group produces high quality, peer reviewed books and journals. We produce unique, trusted content by expert authors, spreading knowledge and promoting discovery globally. We aim to broaden thinking and advance understanding, providing academics and professionals with a platform to share ideas and realise their individual potential.

About Europa 

Europa publishes a series of annual reference books and constantly revised online products on international political and economic affairs, biographical reference and higher education. The extensive directory and statistical content included in these is researched and updated by four teams of researchers based in the T&F India offices in Delhi.

Job Description

The Editorial Research Manager, Europa India will:

  • Ensure the continuous process of online research and updating of directory and statistical information belonging to Europa’s reference and directory titles, using the company’s content management system and other databases;
  • Reach standards of quality and quantity for research and updating as agreed with UK editorial managers;
  • Meet schedules and deadlines as agreed with UK editorial managers, thus enabling the timely publication of latest print editions and online updates.
  • Liaise regularly with the wider Europa editorial staff based in the UK.
  • All Europa Team Leaders (or equivalent) based in India will report to the Editorial Research Manager.
  • Regularly monitor and review progress, at both micro- and macro- levels, of the Europa India team towards achieving its goals.
  • Support and guide individual Europa Team Leaders, providing effective training as well as clear and constructive feedback, and encouraging development of skills relevant to their roles, thus enabling them to do their best work at all times.
  • Perform a co-ordination role across all four Europa sub-teams in India.
  • Be the principal point of contact at management level for Europa within T&F India.
  • Maximise potential benefit to business of Europa products by co-operation with other departmental managers within T&F India.
  • Ensure that processes are set up to maintain communication between Europa staff in India and those based in global offices.
  • Manage the process of recruiting new members of staff.
  • Ensure that company and department goals (or key issues) are effectively communicated to all members of the department.
  • Identify and agree common learning needs across the department and provide appropriate support to enable these needs to be met.

Qualifications

  • An understanding of the academic publishing industry
  • Experience in leading and managing editorial teams; ability to set and manage priorities
  • Must be a self-starter who can work quickly and independently, while liaising effectively with colleagues globally
  • An interest in current affairs and global politics/economics
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be highly organized
  • Established project management skills
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking abilities
  • Familiarity with digital content management systems

Additional Information

At Taylor & Francis we care about our colleagues, promoting work-life balance, wellbeing and flexible working. We believe that the skills and experience you bring to Taylor & Francis are invaluable. We want you to have the opportunity to develop your abilities, and to innovate and develop in areas which you are passionate about.

What we offer in return:

  • 30 days annual leave
  • 4 volunteering days annually
  • Day off for your birthday
  • Pension contributions
  • Medical insurance for self and dependents; life cover and personal accident cover for self
  • Seasonal social and charitable events
  • Training and development
  • Blended style and flexible working time
  • Right tools for remote working

You must have the right to work and live in India.

This role is based at our India - New Delhi office or may be remote

We would like to thank all applicants in advance and regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified

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