The Economist Group is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs. We deliver world-class, thought-provoking content through a range of formats, from web and app to newspapers and magazines, conferences, film and audio. What ties us together is the objectivity of our opinion, the originality of our insight and our advocacy of economic and political freedom around the world.
With a growing global subscriber base and a reputation for insightful analysis and opinion on every aspect of world events, The Economist is one of the most widely recognised and well-read current affairs publications and the foundation of our digital consumer product portfolio.
We are seeking a Senior Delivery Lead to join The Economist Group’s Project Management Office. The role will help plan, manage and deliver a project that will transform The Economist Product capabilities in relation to our content management system and editorial tools capabilities. These projects will have an impact across a number of business and technology stakeholders and planning needs to consider significant business and technology change.
You will work closely with the Programme Lead and Head of Product across multiple teams within the project to ensure end-to-end delivery, continuous improvement of the content and distribution agile ecosystem and line management of other Delivery Leads within the programme. It is important you have experience working with scaled agile methods as we will be using them to manage the project. Experience in working and delivering within a large programme would also be beneficial.
The Economist’s content teams are a passionate group of digital professionals who look after a number of digital products and services, both facing our readers and internal teams. We are a multi-disciplinary team working in a fast-paced and collaborative environment, who value honest opinion and open debate. We’re in the business of building modern, state-of-the-art products, and delivering a first-rate user experience is essential. Experience working with a digital CMS in the media or publishing industry is essential.