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company name Pearson
location : Noida, Uttar Pradesh
description : ABOUT US
At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always reexamining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.
The Role: This position will manage digital/print products within the CTE (Career and Technical Education) and Associations list catalog. The Associations list includes NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research), NRA (National Restaurant Association) and NAPTA (North American Process Technology Alliance). You will work with authors, Pearson Content and Digital Producers, Quality Assurance (QA), Accessibility, and vendors to deliver stable, high‐quality products to improve learner outcomes and maximize instructor impact. You will also manage production schedules for digital assets within MyLabs for CTE and Associations.
The Candidate: You are a digital project manager and producer capable of working effectively under multiple simultaneous deadlines with a variety of team members and vendors. You are comfortable determining and communicating risks during production. You are an agile problem solver, ready to propose solutions to any issues uncovered. You are flexible and adaptable, with a positive attitude when operating in an environment of continual flux.
Ensure that digital products are produced with the highest quality; comply with Pearson Accessibility Standards during development.
Mange digital assets through Quality Assurance process in JIRA: send work to QA, review reports, manage and traffic bugs, and resolve reports for asset release.
Follow established processes using project management software and tools.
Communicate with the team regarding workflow, process, schedule, and deliverables.
Manage multiple MyLabs assets at different stages in the product lifecycle.
Manage vendors for digital production, quality and accessibility testing.
Work with the Portfolio team to prepare the P&L for each program.
Set content plan, rights and permissions plan, Learning Outcomes/Efficacy requirements.
Work with other team members to ensure successful implementation of the program plan and program goals.
Act as the point of contact for project managers and other team members.
Work with program team members to identify and resolve risks and problems.
o Scope includes all program components (main product + instructor or student resources, print and digital).
Manage a select number of print and/or digital projects including print texts, etexts, supplements and covers.
Manage author relationships and hire/manage other content creators, monitor rights and permissions and work with content providers to remediate rights issues, and resolve editorial questions during content creation and production as needed. May review text, covers during production as needed.
Communicate project status to all stakeholders, and perform reporting on projects as required. Lead or participate in regular meetings with all key stakeholders and work to identify and remediate project risks.
Create and monitor project schedules; track project milestones, identify problem areas before they impact the project and coordinate corrective actions.
Create and manage the project budget, communicate problems, and work with the Courseware Portfolio Manager to remediate.
Ensure content adheres to the project plan and meets Pearson standards and requirements.
Maintain key product information in Pearson systems.
Issue and manage Contracts/POs along with processing all invoices for payment, where applicable.
Accountable for the final quality of the project in terms of Q&A, budget, schedule, delivery and quality specifications and release.
Skills and personal qualities
Confidence: the ability to start work immediately and learn by doing as well as asking assistance from more experienced team members.
Drive for results, meet deadlines, and improve quality and time to market.
Ability to prioritize quality production and deliverables in the face of challenge, obstacles, and limited resources.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
Resolves questions and problems and independently analyzes more complex issues.
Minimal to no direct supervision: may assist in training or mentoring other Project Managers.
Ability to establish and carry a vision with regard to project delivery objectives, providing necessary guidance and support to team members.
Excellent organization, time management, prioritization and planning skills. Must be able to manage multiple projects and project components with inter‐related asset and timing dependencies.
Highly active ownership.
Provides clear, timely and appropriate written and verbal communication to internal and external stakeholders. Demonstrates good listening skills.
Behaves ethically and with integrity, supports Pearson’s core values, beliefs and codes of conduct.
Experience managing medium and large digital projects using project management software and tools (i.e., Smartsheet, Google Sheets, JIRA).
Working knowledge of digital tools; Learning management systems, courseware, digital learning applications, HTML, EPUBS, eReaders, other educational technologies.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge of digital content management and workflow – production, QA testing, and deploying digital products.
Ability to identify, monitor, communicate, and mitigate risks in production and QA phases of digital product lifecycle.
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.
Organization: Higher Education
Req ID: 4509