Project Manager

We are on a mission to make science open so everyone can live healthy lives on a healthy planet

We are on a mission to make science open so everyone can live healthy lives on a healthy planet

Who we are

Frontiers is the 3rd most-cited and 6th largest research publisher and we publish groundbreaking discoveries by the world's top experts.

Scientists empower society and our mission is to accelerate scientific discovery by making science open. We place the researcher at the center of everything we do and enable the research community to develop the solutions we need to live healthy lives on a healthy planet.

Join the publishing revolution.

The Role

We are looking for a Project Manager who is passionate about operational excellence to join our Publishing Operations teams. Reporting to Senior Project Manager, you will lead the optimization of peer review and publishing processes using a data-driven approach aiming to achieve scalability and efficiency. You will be in charge of delivering, implementing and improving workflows, standard operating procedures, guidelines and documentation to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity of the teams. You will inspire and provide guidance to Publishing Operations teams towards better performance. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading the definition and delivery of business improvement projects;
  • Working with business functions to determine project needs and requirements, collecting and analysing data, communicating well and influencing teams to adopt changes to workflows and procedures;
  • Overseeing and guiding testing and experimentation across workflows and translate insights into product specifications and updated procedures;
  • Monitoring progress to targets as defined by the business, flagging potential issues or identifying potential opportunities in achieving the targets in a timely manner and proposing solutions;
  • Leveraging our current tools such as Salesforce to provide self-help tools to our community;
  • Fostering collaboration by ensuring working groups are aligned across Departments to provide mutually beneficial solutions;
  • Providing dashboards, data reports and recommended actions.

About You

  • University Degree and min. 3 years of experience in Project & Process Management;
  • Process Management Certification (Lean Six Sigma or others);
  • Project Management Certification (such as Prince2, PMI or similar);
  • Proven experience in stakeholder management and solution delivery in a dynamic environment;
  • Proven track record of implementing lean projects;
  • Experience in coordinating large teams remotely;
  • Highly organized with excellent planning skills;
  • Flawless communication in written and spoken English, an inspiring presenter.

Application Process  

Your application must include: 

1.  Your latest CV and a tailored cover letter in English;

2.  Your current notice period.


With more than 50 nationalities represented in our global team, you will work regularly with teammates in other countries, and with our community of researchers, editors, and authors from around the globe.

Our mission to create solutions for healthy lives also extends to the working environment we provide for our employees. 

This includes:

100% remote working

Employees now have the flexibility to choose where they want to work, with remote working available on a part- or full-time basis (not applicable to some Workplace/IT jobs due to nature of role requiring presence onsite, in the office).

Learning and development

All employees have access to LinkedIn Learning (and Pluralsight for our technology team), an annual personal learning budget, and dedicated L&D time.


We offer free online yoga classes, an employee assistance plan, access to the Headspace app, and four wellbeing days on top of your annual leave allowance.

Volunteering opportunities

Employees can dedicate three days each year to volunteer for a personal cause or through our volunteering partner platform, Alaya.

Frontiers actively embraces diversity and is a safe and welcoming workplace. Recruitment is free from discrimination – including based on race, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or sexual orientation. With over 600 employees from more than 50 different nations, our diversity creates vibrant teams and constantly challenges us to appreciate multiple perspectives.