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

Job Description:

This role will be based in Barcelona and will report into Senior Manager, Operations, Solutions, Strategic Services.

This is a role which will provide Operations support across the data strategy teams, focused on the Risk & Compliance portfolio. The focus of the role will be to manage project based-activities including but not limited to setting up most efficient workflows, reviewing established processes for improvements, assisting in KPI definitions, assisting in defining and tracking team's initiatives. This could include liaising closely with Project Managers, Automation

Team members or other internal or external stakeholders to see projects through to completion and adoption by all parties.


  • Continuously review team’s workflows with an eye to streamline and centralize them as well as assure adherence to processes as soon as they are introduced

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

  • Create project plans, define the deliverables, and ensure that each phase of the project is completed within the plan; report on plans

  • Report on project plans. Identify project risks and recommend appropriate resolutions.

  • Oversee development of solutions for teams’ workflows from inception into adoption

  • Take ownership of tracking and reporting on Teams’ Initiatives based on inputs from Research/Content owners

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


  • Excellent communicator

  • Top-notch organizational skills

  • Supporting and capable of conveying change

  • High level of accountability and responsibility over assigned work

  • Able to distill and prioritize tasks as well as get buy-in on both of those aspects from multiple internal and external stakeholders

  • Quick thinker, able to make fast-paced decisions and drive conversations to decision making efficiently

  • Will to do the right thing, not the easy thing

  • Critical thinker and able to argument own ideas as well as conceptualize on others’ ideas, diving into detail when necessary

  • Previous experience identifying workflow inefficiencies, problem-solving and implementing change.

  • Previous project experience advantageous

  • Formal Project Management Training is a plus

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Business Area: PIB - DATA STRATEGY

Job Category: Data/Content Group

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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: 22163