Operations Controller

Location: Central London

Job Ref: #OC080119

Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer (COO), this person will be responsible for ensuring Hindawi remains at the forefront of publishing technology. This person will be responsible for evaluating emerging technologies in the scholarly communications space and maintaining a technology roadmap around innovations in article discovery and display.

This role will develop technology strategy and propose technical solutions to ensure:

The role will require an understanding of the research workflow and a mix of technical and creative skills.

The role holder will be expected to keep up to date with publishing industry standards around typesetting, XML, metadata, and persistent identifiers. The holder should demonstrate an interest in web technologies, including CSS, the web browser landscape, and associated layout technologies. The candidate should have a keen eye for product design and user experience, as well as an interest in graphic design.

Above all, this role should ensure scholarly communications takes advantage of all the internet offers, allowing newly published discoveries to reach a global audience of researchers rapidly. In developing solutions to accelerate the spread of research, this position will play a critical role in speeding up the pace of scientific discovery.

Their expertise in these areas will be used to create plans for implementing changes to Hindawi products or to propose integrations with third-party tools.

The role holder should expect travel to conferences and other Hindawi locations.


Skills and experience



Salary based on experience.

To apply for the position, please send your CV and cover letter, including salary expectations, notice period, and your motivation for working with us to londonjobs@hindawi.com. Applications will be considered on a continuous basis, so early applications are encouraged.

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