Information Manager, Part-Time (21 hours), London, Salary - £40-45k pro rata
This is an excellent opportunity to join an international company that is a leading expert in the metals, mining and fertilizers sector in a new senior role within our Information & Knowledge Team.
The Information & Knowledge Team was set up 7 years ago and has grown and developed in size and responsibility. The team now manages all global subscriptions; copyright permissions and trademarks; as well as developing and embedding a range of knowledge tools to support colleagues across our global offices share knowledge and information.
Description & Responsibilities
Reporting to the Head of Information & Knowledge you will be responsible, with the support of the Information Specialist, for:
- Managing CRU’s global subscriptions to include:
- Managing the global library budget
- Taking the lead on the larger and more complex subscriptions e.g. Bloomberg; IHSMarkit:
- Negotiating cost effective deals with vendors
- Ensuring that we are legally able to republish data in CRU reports
- Analysing and benchmarking existing subscriptions against competitors
- Managing global subscriptions training
- Managing CRU’s overall copyright risk including:
- Managing the more complex high-risk copyright permissions e.g. competitors
- Copyright training and awareness across CRU
- Advising and negotiating copyright permissions when required
- Strategy, Marketing & Measurement of services
- Marketing of Information Management services across CRU
- Develop and produce metrics to measure Information Management usage
- Support the Head of Information & Knowledge with Information strategy and audits
- Support the Knowledge Specialist, when required, with CRU’s Knowledge Management tools
You will be a graduate preferably with a BA/MSc Information & Library Studies with a commercial background. In addition, you will also have:
- Extensive experience of managing international subscriptions in a commercial environment
- Experience of managing a global budget
- Experience of negotiating copyright permissions in a commercial environment
- Experience of supervising staff
- The ability to multi-task and prioritise deadlines
- A pro-active self-starter who can work independently and has excellent problem-solving skills
- Exposure to working across multi-locations with different cultures
- Excellent customer service skills and the ability to network and build relationships at all levels
- Fluent written and spoken English with excellent oral and written communication skills
- Proficiency in MS Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) with excellent excel skills.
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