English Implementation Specialist

Hours per week
36 hours
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About the job

About the job

Do you have an affinity with the world of research, books and journals? Then you have come to the right place! For one of our clients in Dordrecht we are looking for an Implementation Specialist who have experience in the publishing area.


  • Quality Assurance and second level support for individual journals: escalation, supervision, consultation tasks, presentation tasks
  • Streamline and supervise vendors’ activities/policies
  • Create reports and statistical analyses
  • Maintain close contact with all parties involved (Editors in Chief, Associate Editors, Reviewers and Authors worldwide) in the peer review process to prevent delay in turnaround times
  • Introduction of Peer-Review-Systems to scientific journals, including Open Access workflows
  • Gathering system requirements from publishers, editors and vendors
  • Set up and maintain sites for peer review, pre-implementation, implementation, post-implementation tasks, optimization of workflows
  • Develop and conduct presentations and training sessions, via online, telephone, in person for internal and external Editors
  • Maintain internal records and documentation
  • Introduction and integration of new tools and editorial services
  • Interface with software vendors (Aries and freshworks) and internal IT development teams, improve software functionality through wish list items, Request Analysis, Test beta versions, bug reporting

For further information, you may contact Ritsa Paraskevopoulou Wanga at 06-48281953 or send an email to ritsa.paraskevopoulou@unique.nl

What we offer

  • Based on 36 hours p/w, you have the opportunity to work from home some days.
  • You start with a 36 hour contract for a selected period of time at Unique, afterwards it is possible to work permanently for the client if both parties agree.
  • Salary between €2600-2800 gross per month based on 36 hours.
  • Travel costs are fully paid based on € 0,19 per km/.
  • Access to an online training portal with more than 130 training courses for your personal and professional development
  • International team, great atmosphere.

Job requirements

  • HBO+ level, by degree or working level
  • Experienced Project Manager and work experience in international projects
  • Occupational career in scientific publishing is an advantage
  • Excellent intercultural skills required for working in a global department
  • Knowledge of the scientific Peer-Review-Process
  • Excellent knowledge (business fluent) of the English language, further languages beneficial
  • Good knowledge in the area of metadata, XML, database development, script creation and query languages (SQL) beneficial
  • Planning and control – organizational and problem solving skills, ability to prioritize daily tasks
  • Ability to work in a global team
  • Highly customer-oriented and pro active

About the company

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Unique Uitzendbureau Rotterdam Blaak

Blaak 6
3011 TA Rotterdam

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