Pearson Project Manager in London, United Kingdom

Project Manager

Description

Job title: Job title:Project Management Apprentice

Location:Strand, London

Reference no:1711566

Application closing date:27th July 2017

Interview date:16th August 2017

About Pearson

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 re-examining 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.

About Apprenticeships

Our mission is to develop a programme that will help Pearson, its employees and its managers to progress in their lives and careers through the high quality Apprenticeships that we at Pearson provide.

We are proud to launch our new Apprenticeship Programme, offering a range of Apprenticeships in Business Administration, Customer service, management, digital industries & IT, Financial services and more. Our apprenticeships range from level 2 through to degree level and we have intakes throughout the year.

As the world’s learning company, we understand the skills and knowledge required to empower you to succeed in learning.

Pearson believe that learning opens up opportunities, creating fulfilling careers and better lives. If you’re as passionate about apprenticeships as we are, then please do visit our website to find out more and see the full list of apprenticeships we have on offer: http://pearson.jobs/

All about you

Skills & Abilities

  • Strong stakeholder management and effective spoken and written communication skills

  • Experience in working with teams in disparate locations

  • Detail and results-orientated

About the job

The Project Manager will be responsible for shaping and managing the delivery of small projects and their associated business outcomes on behalf of the Project Board and Sponsor. Project characteristics are typically as follows:

  • Business transformation-focused project briefs, supporting Pearson’s business and technology strategies

  • Project/programme budgets up to c. £500k per annum, team sizes up to 15

  • Delivery of the bespoke solutions, using a combination of in-house and outsourced/offshore teams, to Pearson stakeholders within the UK Qualifications business

  • Prince2-style governance and controls, including Project/Programme Boards, stage gates, and investment appraisal

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Qualifications

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Associate Project Manager Apprentice Standard - Level 4

The post holder will work towards an Associate Project Manager Apprentice Standard, Level 4, further details for which can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/536030/Associate_Project_manager.pdf

We offer a competitive salary for all our Apprenticeships.

Primary Location: GB-GB-London

Work Locations: GB-London-80 Strand 80 Strand London WC2R 0RL

Job: Project/Programme Management

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Apprenticeship

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 6, 2017

Req ID: 1711566