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Dow Jones Operations Manager, Risk & Compliance in BARCELONA, Spain

Job Description:

Reports to: Senior Operations Manager, Solutions, Strategic Services

Location: Barcelona, Spain

The Role:

We are looking for an Operations Manager to deliver projects with Data Strategy teams. The Operations Manager provides operational support and manages project based activities. This includes analysing workflows, reviewing established processes for improvements, assisting in Key Performance Indicator definitions, requirements gathering, project planning and communications.

As an Operations Manager, you will work with Technical Project Managers, Technology, Automation Team members, and stakeholders to see projects through to completion and adoption by all parties.

You Will:

  • Review Data Strategy team’s workflows with an eye to streamline and centralize them and assure adherence to processes as soon as they are introduced

  • Review Key Performance Metrics Indicators and provide guidance on establishing new KPIs when required

  • Deliver assigned projects on Data Strategy Technology roadmap from inception to adoption.

  • Understand, challenge and address initiatives: sit with business teams, analyze root causes and identify optimizations, design new processes and roll-out plans

  • Identify and implement opportunities to optimize operational processes in order to enhance efficiency and satisfaction of internal and external customers

  • Ability to build solid business cases centred on OKRs for project prioritization and decision-making processes.

  • Responsible to manage all elements of the projects, including organizing and planning, estimating, managing resources, tracking and controlling projects, managing risk & opportunity, managing quality, communicating & documenting, and change management

  • Clear, precise, and regular communication with all stakeholders will be a key element for success in the role. This includes ongoing project status reports as well as eliciting requirements from stakeholder teams

  • Assist in all other project-based activity that Research/Content team undertakes

You Have (Essential Qualifications):

  • Experience working in business organizations, communicating with business owners and senior leaders, while handling multiple competing tech priorities.

  • Proficient in analyzing business processes, perform root cause analysis and identify solutions that lead to projects.

  • Results oriented approach with analytical and organizational skills.

  • An entrepreneurial mindset, with the mentality to develop ideas independently in a fast-paced environment.

  • Knowledge of project management best practices, including working with projects from launch to delivery.

  • Experience in implementing change management strategies within organizations

  • An openness to different views and understand needs from a diverse group of stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Formal Project Management certification.

  • Experience in Agile software development.

Our Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans

  • Pension Plan

  • Meal Vouchers

  • Paid Time off

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Fitness Reimbursement Program

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Business Area: PIB - DATA STRATEGY

Job Category: Data/Content Group

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 25606