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Strategy Coordinator Job at Taylor and Francis – in Abingdon

Job Description

Company Description

Taylor & Francis Group, a division of Informa, produces high quality, peer reviewed books and journals. We produce unique, trusted content by expert authors, spreading knowledge and promoting discovery globally. We aim to broaden thinking and advance understanding, providing academics and professionals with a platform to share ideas and realise their individual potential.

What we offer at Taylor & Francis:
Salary of circa £25k

25 days annual leave

3 additional discretionary days leave for Christmas

4 paid volunteering days annually

Additional day off for your birthday

Seasonal social and charitable events

Training and development

Remote Working

If at any time you require reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please email [email protected] and we will be happy to support you.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Taylor & Francis we care about our colleagues, promoting work-life balance, wellbeing and flexible working. We believe that the skills and experience you bring to Taylor & Francis are invaluable. We want you to have the opportunity to develop your abilities, and to innovate and develop in areas which you are passionate about.

We know that sometimes the ‘perfect candidate’ doesn’t exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don’t fit all the requirements. If you’re excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we’re looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed. As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law.

Job Description

What are we looking for?

If you are keen to take your first step into business strategy, then Taylor & Francis have an opportunity to join the fast-paced Strategy Office working across the growing Strategy function and the wider business.

Reporting into the Chief of Staff to the Chief Strategy Officer, we are looking for somebody who is keen to learn from a tight-knit senior leadership community who wants to learn how a FTSE 100 Group company manages and delivers its critical strategic priorities.

The focus of this role is to assist key strategic projects, supporting continuous improvement across strategy operations, and to provide administrative support to the Strategy Office. We would like someone who is prepared to get stuck into a wide variety of opportunities whilst learning on the job.

What you will be doing:
Reporting & Data Analysis:
Manage information flow in a timely and accurate manner, regularly liaising with the Chief Strategy Officer and the Chief of Staff for Strategy

Compile gathered data, including tables, charts

Contribute to the development of the use of existing reporting systems to deliver required insights

Presentation support and management:
Coordinating & creating presentations for senior managers

Act as a representative of the department within in-house projects

Manage day-to-day organizational tasks including expenses, diaries & other ad-hoc requests

Support to the Chief of Staff, Strategy

Supporting the Chief of Staff, providing diary oversite, travel and meeting arrangement, expenses management, and general administrate assistance as required

Support the Chief of Staff to deliver strategic objectives, unblocking issues where appropriate and following up on outstanding actions


What we would love you to bring:
Knowledge & Experience

Excellent administrative and organisational skills

Excellent communication skills: written and oral

Data analysis: proficiency in excel and an ability to understand multiple data sets

Excellent time management skills; ability to effectively prioritise work and meet deadlines

Team player with ability to develop key relationships with both internal and external stakeholders

A critical and creative thinker, who is adept at problem solving and seeks opportunities to deliver improvements

Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new software and reporting systems

A keen eye for detail

Process compliance – Ability to follow agreed processes carefully and to keep accurate records

Proactive approach to work

Ability to cope positively with pressure

Additional Information

Please note this is based from home in the UK, and the successful candidate will be required to travel to our office in London Blackfriars or Milton Park, Oxfordshire, on an adhoc basis.

You must have the right to work and live in the United Kingdom. This role is open to candidates in all locations across the UK. T&F has multiple options for how employees can work based on their role – be that in the office, at home or somewhere in between.

Application Closing Date: 27th May 2022

About Company

Company: Taylor and Francis –

Company Location:  Abingdon

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