Dow Jones Senior Manager, Operations in SINGAPORE, Singapore

Job Description:

About us

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 research teams.

Role

You will collaborate very closely with all of the Data Strategy verticals’ leadership teams and the rest of Strategic Services teams to define and follow through on roadmaps across our teams. Comprised of a team of Operations Managers, the team led by you will play an instrumental role in making Data Strategy as efficient as it is possible, driving a culture of embracing change, accountability and process focus.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and develop team of Operations Managers to ensure there is a common, high-value approach to project management across Data Strategy

  • Work with Operations Managers to drive operational efficiencies

  • Establish and maintain relationships with Data Strategy research teams to successfully and efficiently help them deliver on projects and daily workflows

  • Ensure team is sufficiently communicating and addressing project risks

  • Apply project management principles and tools to reduce risk, improve outcomes and enhance communication

  • Support and develop team to maximize career opportunities

  • Work closely with the Solutions Leadership team to ensure best practices are applied and adopted globally

  • Oversee definition, measurement and reporting of relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Absolute commitment to driving timely results

Skills & Experience

  • Supporting and capable of conveying change

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Project Management, showing an increasing level of responsibility and a proven track record in driving projects to successful completion

  • Experience managing complex workflows, including hands-on operational experience

  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of global audiences in writing and speech

  • Top-notch organizational skills

  • Great interpersonal skills required

  • Able to distil and prioritize tasks as well as get buy-in on both of those aspects from multiple internal and external stakeholders at all organizational levels

  • Able to create and nurture effective relationships with stakeholders and leadership across Data Strategy and PIB.

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

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and to high-quality standards

  • A bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Certification in Project Management, such as Professional in Project Management, is preferred

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Business Area: PIB - DATA STRATEGY

Job Category: Business Operations Group

About Us

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).

Req ID: 15360