Pearson Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts
Project Manager - ( 2104980 )
Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.
Product Data Team
The Product Data team in Pearson’s Global Product organization is a global, central resource managing hundreds of product data attributes for millions of products world-wide, to ensure they are valid, accurate, complete, and compliant. As part of the Product Data team, you’ll be playing a critical part in enabling products to be created, discovered, sold, and delivered.
Our team members generate and collect business requirements for technology platforms and solutions. We work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, where new requirements, priorities, issues, opportunities, customers, projects, and questions emerge daily. To thrive and succeed in this environment, our team members are flexible, innovative, bold, brilliant, highly collaborative, and great communicators.
Project Manager Role Description
We are seeking an experienced project manager to manage development projects for enterprise software. In this role, you will plan projects, track deliverables, report progress, and foster collaboration with other teams. You may also contribute to project prioritization, capacity planning, and process optimization. If you are self-motivated, have experience applying project management frameworks, have led complex cross-functional projects, and have a hunger for learning new things, you’ll succeed in this role. We are proud to offer an exceptional and supportive environment to develop your professional career.
Projects provide opportunities to work with teams in many different countries and business units – you’ll learn about the many ways that Pearson serves learners across the globe. We offer flexible working hours. Sometimes you will be asked to work hours that reflect the time zones of the teams we work with.
● Apply project management frameworks
● Manage projects varying in size and complexity
● Manage multiple projects concurrently
● Create and maintain project documentation
● Facilitate productive project meetings
● Communicate project updates
● Identify project risks and plan to mitigate them
● Collaboratively solve problems
● Quickly grasp new concepts
● Form strong relationships within and between teams
● Learn about the enterprise systems we work with
● Continuously learn new project management skills and share best practices Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
BA or equivalent requisite experience
Experience managing software delivery projects for a global business
Experience working in a matrix organization or with distributed, cross-functional teams
Basic understanding of systems and software architecture
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
Proficient with Microsoft applications and project management tools
Primary Location : US-MA-Boston
Other Locations : US-NJ-Hoboken, United Kingdom, US-North Carolina
Work Locations :
501 Boylston St
Job : Project/Programme Management
Organization : Global Product
Employee Status : Regular Employee
Job Type : Standard
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Shift : Day Job
Job Posting : Apr 15, 2021
Job Unposting : Ongoing
Schedule: : Full-time Regular
Req ID: 2104980
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