Pearson Traffic Manager - MVU in Orlando, Florida

Traffic Manager - MVU

Description

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.

Summary

The Associate Project Manager manages smaller scale projects. He or she works to provide feedback to functional areas in evaluating new/existing project needs and facilitating a strategy to manage the appropriate portion of the projects based on internal capabilities and staffing allocations. This individual should be familiar with the full scope of our partnerships, the services we provide and therefore can manage project objectives, in order to effectively coordinate the related activities.

General Responsibilities

  • Manage creative projects, ensuring internal and external teams deliver results that exceed objectives.

  • Create consistency and efficiency within a collaborative cross-functional environment.

  • Lead daily stand up meetings and collaborate with managers to assign and maintain project status.

  • Collaborate with account managers and cross-functional teams to deliver key, creative products and services.

  • Maintain work queues and expedite delivery based on client expectations.

  • Conduct weekly status meetings to update business colleagues on project status.

  • Consult with the cross-functional team in the creation of high-quality creative assets. Provide positive management toward the successful delivery with a focus on quality, schedule, scope and communication.

  • Provide verbal status updates and speak to delivery implications for assigned projects in stakeholder meetings, in addition to delivering written status reports, and providing other communications as needed for a variety of audiences.

  • Analyze project risks and communicate with key players.

  • Ensure coordination of efforts across functional team members in consultation with account managers/managing directors. Establish and maintain a highly cooperative environment and foster collaboration across all areas.

  • Guide the documentation of business requirements for projects as needed.

  • Guide the preparation of QA planning materials, direct and conduct QA activities as needed.

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • 4-year degree from an accredited institution in marketing, business administration or related field, OR appropriate combination of education and significant experience

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the following areas: advertising agency traffic management, marketing, student support, project management, curriculum, process improvement, consulting, and online education within an OPM model.

  • Working knowledge of the following creative functions: content, design and development.

  • Progressively responsible project management experience, including experience documenting business requirements and participation in QA activities.

  • Knowledge of traffic management concepts, tools and activities, including MS Office (Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), requirements analysis and facilitation.

  • Proven ability to manage projects under significant constraints. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills. Ability to work independently and efficiently in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent interpersonal, collaborative and communication skills; demonstrated ability to establish positive working relationships at all levels of the organization

  • Professional oral and written communication skills for effective relationship development/management and presentations with stakeholders

  • Excellent customer service orientation with specific experience in working with and managing relationships with Partners.

Supervisory Responsibilities

None.

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.

Primary Location: US-FL-Orlando

Work Locations: US-FL-Orlando-2101 Park Center 2101 Park Center Drive Suite 250 Orlando 32835

Job: Project/Programme Management

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 31, 2017

Req ID: 1712698