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Project Manager


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Are you interested in helping to make a global impact? Are you looking for a dynamic job in academic publishing, working with authors, editors and the research community at large? Then come join our great team at KeAi in Beijing as


Project Manager

Combining more than 160 years of knowledge and experience between its founders Chinese Science Publishing & Media and Elsevier, KeAi is an Open Access publisher of high quality, international scientific journals.


Job title:

Project Manager



KeAi Beijing Office

No. 16, North Street, Donghuangchenggen, Dongcheng District, Beijing


Purpose of the Job:

As Project Manager you effectively accomplish project objectives by planning, executing and evaluating project activities from (strategic) development phase to execution and evaluation. 


Key Responsibilities and Activities:

  • Providing input to the strategic objectives and operational tactics of various projects, including the organization of scientific conferences and symposia
  • Developing and monitoring budgets for projects, including conferences
  • Negotiating vendor contracts (website design, logistics support, payment services, etc.) and monitoring progress on execution of agreements
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders, e.g. publishers, finance department, conference committees, speakers and organizing regular meetings
  • Establishing and steering ad hoc support teams (e.g. of volunteers) if and where necessary to support projects
  • Reporting to management on progress of various projects


General Competencies:

  • Communication: excellent communication skills; able to understand and process information effectively, fluent in Mandarin and English, both speaking and writing;
  • Relationship management: establish and maintain excellent and effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, e.g. conference committees, authors, editors
  • Organization: able to prioritize, effectively manage your own and others’ time and efficiently keep agenda’s
  • Finance: develop, monitor and report on project budgets
  • Teamwork: self-starter, can work independently, but collaborates well with colleagues and customers, flexible


General Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in business administration and/or communications
  • Computer skills: Proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • 2 - 5 years’ professional experience
  • Experience working in an international company
  • Excellent Mandarin and English language skills (written and oral)


Apply for this Position:

Please send your CV and a cover letter to liuxiaoying@keaipublishing.com



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