The Economist is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs. We deliver our information through a range of formats, from newspapers and magazines to Apple TV/OTT apps and VR Experiences. What ties us together is the objectivity of our opinion, the originality of our insight and our advocacy of economic and political freedom around the world.
With a growing global circulation and a reputation for insightful analysis and opinion on every aspect of world events, The Economist is one of the most widely recognised and well-read current affairs publications.
The Economist’s Publisher Team was created in April to streamline the commercial decision making process and make sure all needs are reviewed and prioritised based on business impact. As a result, everyone has access to world-class expertise in strategy, marketing, finance, analytics and product delivery, as do our clients. Our aim is to support readership growth, which underpins all our revenue streams and our future.
Are you motivated to help The Economist’s grow its agile software delivery mindset? A hands on, strategic and inspirational team player is wanted that will report directly to the Head of Digital Innovation. This person will lead our web products delivery team, working closely with stakeholders, delivery and technical leads, customer experience professionals, visual designers and the engineering team, to define and execute a product roadmap delivering learning and growth across The Economist’s web products.
This is a demanding role and requires a strategic thinker with the ability to convert business and technology strategy into operational execution. Excellent operational management, scrum and associated methodologies knowledge and rigorous planning skills are essential.
A strong customer focused team leader, team player and cross functional collaborator is required. This candidate needs to be skilled in influencing others (at all levels) in addition to having the ability to flourish in a high performance culture.
The aptitude and passion to champion agile and lean best practices, and help foster a culture of continuous improvement is a key requirement.