Project Manager (m/f/o) Business Development

  • Mobile Working from Germany or UK
  • Work experience
  • Project Management, Product Management
  • Fulltime
  • Published: 08.02.2023
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Job ID: 634

Thieme ¬†is a leading supplier of information and services contributing to the improvement of healthcare and health. Employing more than 1,000 staff, the family-owned company develops products and services in digital and other media for the medical and chemistry sectors. Operating internationally with offices in 11 cities worldwide, the Thieme Group works closely with a strong network of experts and partners. The products and services are based on the high-quality content of Thieme's 200 journals and 4,400 books. With solutions for professionals, Thieme supports relevant information processes in research, education, and patient care. Medical students, physicians, nurses, allied health specialists, hospitals, health insurance companies and others interested in health and healthcare are at the focus of Thieme¬īs activities. The mission of the Thieme Group is to provide these markets with precisely the information, services, and products they need in their specific work situation and career.

You are utilizing a very ‚Äėhands on‚Äô approach and drive in a fast paced and rapid changing environment leveraging strong interpersonal skills. You want to play an active role facilitating our Thieme science strategy ‚ÄėCommit to Open Access‚Äô, shaping the science article publishing journey with enthusiastic colleagues?
You have a data-driven and customer centric mindset and consider yourself a problem solver and facilitator? Then no need to read further ‚Äď please contact us, apply, and join the transformation activities in our Thieme Science Business unit.
This is a great opportunity for a dedicated individual to be part of a strategically relevant team and contribute to the development of best-in-class and scalable workflows in a rapidly evolving publishing landscape.

With the next possible date, we are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Project Manager Business Development to join the global Thieme science business unit.


  • Product framework¬†-¬†Work with global product teams (journal publishing, sales) and other stakeholders collecting demands and input to feed into business framework and process standards. Identify and unearth root cause(s) of pain points and validate business opportunities and problems.
  • Project and implementation management¬†-¬†Act as project manager for a variety of initiatives across the science article value stream. Manage these cross-functional projects against set timelines and deliverables.
  • Communication¬†- Create reports and overviews/presentations/ documentation for internal and external use according to determined frameworks and standards. Confidentially present and discuss defined policies/ processes with customers and key stakeholders.
  • Process orientated mindset¬†-¬†End-to-end value-stream mapping, maintaining and analysis of global science article value stream (incl. open access). Oversee, coordinate, monitor and optimize existing policies, processes to ensure high-quality author service and revenue growth.
  • Performance monitoring -¬†Understand how to interpret/ read the key performance KPIs and suggest action plans accordingly. Undertake the collection of data, the preparation of analyses on business and service performance.
  • Customer centric mindset / compliance -¬†Collect and study industry mandates/ general needs, feedback from customers, and stakeholders to shape policy and requirements and identify areas of action and improvement. Act as second line query support for open access related matters and ensure documentation for first-line support is created, deployed, and updated.
  • Global stakeholders¬†-¬†Close, coordinated collaboration with Science Journal Publishing teams located in Stuttgart, London, New York, Rio de Janeiro and S√£o Paulo, New Delhi, and Beijing as well as with colleagues in Production, Marketing, Institutional Sales etc.


  • Effective project management and problem-solving skills
  • Fluent in English (both written and spoken)
  • Ability to quickly understand different workflows, systems, their dependencies, and interaction
  • Strong analytical, and presentation skills, combined with attention to detail and a hands-on attitude
  • Resourceful and proactive in dealing with problems and queries and suggesting new approaches
  • Proven ability to prioritize workload, meet deadlines, and work on different projects simultaneously
  • Experience of working effectively with a range of stakeholders to successfully support projects or initiatives
  • International and cultural sensitivity as well as working experience in an international business or environment
  • Flexibility to travel when needed

Our offer

  • We provide an open working environment We value winning ideas and a proactive attitude
  • Our Thieme Academy provides individual training opportunities
  • You will work in a reputable and employee-friendly family business that encourages open communication
  • The job can be home or office based (depending on candidate location)
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