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The Strategic Services team provides key strategic functions across Data Strategy, including Business Management, Content Strategy, Metadata Management, Quality and Solutions. The Strategic Services group houses all non-research capabilities within Data Strategy.
The Operations group supports all of Data Strategy’s research and delivery teams. The team oversees project management and operational efficiency by working closely--and in a transparent manner--with all Data Strategy teams.
This role will be based in Princeton and will report into Senior Manager, Operations, Solutions, Strategic Services. This role would embed with embeds with Data Strategy teams to deliver on News Alerts & Data initiatives 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, requirements gathering, project planning and communication. This will require close liaison with Technical 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 plan; report on plans
Accurately 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
Skills & Experience
Excellent communicator with stakeholders at all organizational levels
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
Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).
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Req ID: 15554