Asset and Assurance Delivery Manager

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    £38,671 - £46,405 p.a. + benefits
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    30 October 2020

About the role:

We are looking for a self-motivated and well organised person to fulfil the role of Asset Assurance and Delivery Manager within our Content Services department. In this role you will primarily focus on the support of the development of the Cambridge Asset Management System (CAMS), where final digital assets are stored, validated and archived.

Acting as a product owner, you will interact with internal stakeholders, ensuring the system and processes provide the required level of service. You will be a business facing point of contact working with the CAMS development team to translate new requirements or issues to ensure the criteria for development are clear. With an understanding of the business requirements of the system and how staff across the business use it, means that you will provide training to new users, to existing users for new features and ad hoc training as the need arises, to ensure the user-base is supported.

You will also be leading a team of Content and Distribution Controllers in the UK and liaising with a team of Controllers off-shore, to process the delivery and QA of digital assets, and their distribution internally and externally, such as printers. Prioritizing and managing the workload of products coming to the team from across the publishing groups within the Press, you will ensure control over the quality and cost of the service while hitting required turnaround times and service level agreements.

Building close relationships and developing an understanding with the business groups supported is therefore critical to the success of this role.

If you are excited by what you have read above and are interested in this opportunity, please take a look at the job description attached for more information.

About you:

You will have:
• Extensive experience in Content Management
• An in depth knowledge of InDesign and Acrobat gained through experience in a publishing environment (essential). Knowledge of Quark, Enfocus and Documentum based asset management system (an advantage)
• Knowledge of Font licencing
• Excellent organisational skills & a high level of initiative
• Experience of working with and leading an offshore team
• Strong communicator and active listener with excellent written communication skills.
• Ability to work under pressure (include diplomatically dealing with conflicting priorities)

Why Cambridge University Press?

We have over 2,500 talented employees across 50 international offices uniting all our publishing groups. We're one of the world's most respected publishers, driven by the purpose of unlocking people's potential with the best learning and research solutions. We work in global teams to tackle the big issues, raise education standards, and deliver innovative solutions to learners and researchers

Cambridge University Press is committed to being a diverse and inclusive place to work. We are part of the University of Cambridge, committed in its pursuit of academic excellence to equality of opportunity and to a pro-active and inclusive approach to equality. We are also a global organisation, serving customers and representing colleagues all over the world. Diversity, in all its various forms, is key to our success as an organisation.

Our benefits include group personal pension and free life assurance,  an inclusive and flexible working environment comprising of 28 days holiday (plus bank holidays), on-site fitness facilities, and many more. Furthermore, our Cambridge office is just a 10 minutes' walk from the train station.

If you have any questions or queries, please contact us on


Ref: JE20/143




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Joanne Eccles

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