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Content Solution Specialist

We have been a leading figure in publishing for more than 500 years. We have always been a forward-looking organization, maximizing the technology for the day, but the digital revolution is bringing enormous change, fast. That same spirit of adventure and entrepreneurialism is critical to our future success. In a fast changing publishing landscape, OUP welcomes the inquisitive, the inventive, and the ambitious; people who challenge the conventional, and pioneer the possible.

About the role

This quick paced and varied role will support and enable a digital first vision to be realised with adapting processes and tools to support with this.

It will collaborate business and process analysis with change management in order to ensure the delivery of digital content meets business needs and keeps in line with adapting to new business requirements.

About you

The successful candidate will have…

Essential:

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, root-cause identification, and time-management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly regarding change and articulating technical concepts simply
  • Enthusiasm for leading change
  • Experience of change management, including impact and stakeholder assessment
  • Experience using content management systems/tools
  • Experience with standard business process concepts (process mapping; iterative v waterfall; process life-cycle)
  • The ability to contextualize actions within business and departmental goals and principles
  • High degree of literacy and attention to detail

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of digital content architecture and management
  • Familiarity with digital content trappings, such as XML, XSLT, XPath or other query languages, and related concepts
  • Experience with User Acceptance Testing, requirements gathering, and other development/change activities
  • Experience of working in a digital publishing environment
  • Experience in training and providing user documentation (e.g. user guidelines)
  • Experience managing successful digital projects or products
  • Experience directing and supporting third party typesetting and digitization suppliers

Benefits

We care about work/life balance here at OUP. With this in mind we offer 25 days’ holiday that rises with service, plus bank holidays and Christmas closure (3-days) and a 35-hour working week. We are open to discussing flexibility in respect of working hours dependent on role. We also have an on-site gym with subsidised membership fees and a great variety of active employee networks and societies.

We help make your money go further by contributing to your pension up to 11%, offering loans and savings schemes through our partnership with Salary Finance, in addition to travel to work schemes and access to a wide range of local discounts.

Please see our Rewards and Recognition page for more information.

Queries

Please contact lucy.freeman@oup.com with any queries relating to this role.

We are committed to supporting diversity in our workforce, and ensuring an inclusive environment where all individuals can thrive. We seek to employ a workforce representative of the markets that we serve and encourage applications from all.


 
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OUP UK - Oxford
Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK
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  • Division:
    Academic
  • Department:
    Content Architecture - DE
  • Closing Date:
    20 November 2019
  • Salary:
    Depending on skills and experience
  • Location:
    OUP UK - Oxford
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Ref:
    1356
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