Career opportunities 

Publishing Manager

Oxford University Press (OUP), the largest University Press in the world, is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Our client, Oxford University Press East Africa Limited (OUPEA) furthers the University’s mission in research, scholarship and education by publishing quality educational materials for Kenya and within the region. OUPEA is seeking to recruit a high calibre, results oriented, experienced and highly skilled professional for the position of Publishing Manager.

 

The role

 

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Publishing Manager will have the overall responsibility for the publishing function. S/he will develop, plan, prioritize and implement the departmental program and oversee the publishing process to ensure that books are published within set deadlines, according to the budget and are of the highest quality.

 

The person

 

The ideal candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field from a recognised university. The candidate should also have at least five (5) years’ experience in a busy publishing or editorial department at a senior management level. The candidate should also have a good understanding of financials and the commercial driver of a successful publishing company.

 

The offer

 

If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please write in confidence quoting the position title and reference number on the subject of the email or cover letter on or before Friday 27th September 2013. A detailed job profile can be accessed by clicking the link below:

 

 

Applications including your curriculum vitae, a working e-mail address, daytime telephone contacts, qualifications, experience, present position, current remuneration, names and addresses of three referees should be emailed to esdoup@kpmg.co.ke. Applicants will also be required to provide the following:

 

1) A reference letter from their immediate past employer.
2) A character reference from an individual who has known the applicant for at least 3 years.

 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.