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Product Management
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Purpose of the job: 


The main focus of this role is to promote research collaboration and program management with key major research institutions on the East Coast, particularly Harvard University. The mission is to deepen Elsevier’s relations with researchers; and senior with research leaders by providing support into research performance and facilitate strategic projects/events at these institutions. This role can be based out of Boston (ideally) or NYC and will report to the Sr Vice President of Global Academic Research.


Responsibilities & Activities: 



  • To provide support and program management of Elsevier’s key research partners and to support introduction of key software tools;
  • Build strong relationships with targeted faculty researchers and an understanding of their research focused activities with the goal of identifying opportunities for Elsevier to collaborate on joint research projects and initiatives.;
  • Help to initiate, design, implement and deliver strategies and programs to further develop Elsevier partnerships with Harvard and other institutions in collaboration with GSN leads;
  • Support staff & researchers involved in our collaborations utilizing Elsevier tools; interpret results;
  • Report on the programs/events; identify, solve and escalate challenges as needed;
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for Elsevier and partner collaborations and inquires;
  • Support and help to manage the overall program on a day to day basis, ensuring that the program is delivering on mutual expectations;
  • Ensuring internal and external stakeholders are identified, informed, and prepared for upcoming events;
  • Participate in helping plan and organize events;
  • To work with Analytics and Program Management to help to support the US collaboration programs – learning about tool and process implementation and to provide follow-up in an efficient and effective manner;
  • To work strongly with GSN and other stakeholders and within the RCU to coordinate the product evaluation partnership program.


  • 3-5 years successful project or program management experience, preferably within an academic, research, science, technology or bioinformatics environment
  • Strong relationship management capabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to network with internal and external organizations to identify appropriate stakeholders to achieve program results
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; some event planning experience is desirable
  • Analytical capabilities
  • Strong ability to execute on program details; providing operational accountabilities to both internal & external teams
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • BA/BS in Science or Economics preferred

We offer:

Elsevier is the leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information and tools in the world that help our customers improve scientific and healthcare outcomes. We welcome you to a truly global, dynamic and challenging environment offering great opportunities to develop yourself.


  • Competitive base salary
  • Medical, dental and 401K benefits + much more
  • All business expenses and travel paid
  • Numerous online resources to assist with self-development and career progression
Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. We help researchers make new discoveries, collaborate with their colleagues, and give them the knowledge they need to find funding. We help governments and universities evaluate and improve their research strategies. We help doctors save lives, providing insight for physicians to find the right clinical answers, and we support nurses and other healthcare professionals throughout their careers. 

Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, more than 35,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries. 

 Elsevier employs over 7,000 people in more than 70 offices worldwide. We are an employer of choice, attracting and developing talented and creative people who thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as a real opportunity for career growth in a growing organization. Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or accommodations@relx.com.

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