Implementation Specialist

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Hours per week
36 hours
Contract type
Tijdelijk met uitzicht op vast
Salary indication
Vacancy number

About the job

About the job

Do you like the perfect combination of working and doing something you love? Do you have an affinity in books, research and journals? Then you are in the right place!

We are currently looking for a full-time Implementation Specialist for one of our clients here in The Netherlands for the office in Dordrecht.


  • Introduction of Peer-Review-Systems (Editorial Manager) to scientific journals, including Open Access
  • Gathering system requirements from publishers and editors
  • Set up and maintain sites for peer review system, 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
  • Ouality Assurance and 2nd 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
  • Maintain internal records and documentation (JFlow, Confluence)
  • Introduction and integration of new tools and editorial services
  • Interface with software vendor (Aries), improve software functionality through wish list items, Request Analysis, Test beta versions, bug reporting

for further information, please contact Zelyn Mirano at 06-23222867 or send an email at

What we offer

  • Salary €2500-2700 gross per month based on 36 hours.
  • You will receive an initial contract of 7 months with Unique with a possibility of extension
  • International team, great atmosphere.
  • Company is located near the Dordrecht station.

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

International company in Dordrecht

Job information

Unique Uitzendbureau Rotterdam Blaak

Blaak 6
3011 TA Rotterdam

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