Pearson Senior Project Manager in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Senior Project Manager


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.

Senior Project Manager


Listed below are the typical duties and responsibilities expected of an individual for the job title described in this document. The items specified below are a guideline of the minimum expectations for the job title; changes will be made on a case-by-case basis for individuals who show potential to take on more responsibilities.

Performs requirement analysis for feature enhancements of and changes to existing products.

Determines milestones to meet minimally viable products as defined by product champions, and what will be needed to meet milestone (time, materials, etc.), the scope of project and how the scope fits into the milestone timelines.

Drives or oversees iteration planning to create tasks, and work with project team to determine and refine estimates based on departmental abilities and constraints.

Authors, maintains, and applies detailed project plans to support software development, hardware installations, and a variety of integration projects.

Performs risk analysis for projects.

Facilitates lessons learned or large retrospectives.

Assists project managers with implementing lessons learned from other projects.

Recommends and implements process improvements within the program management group.



Individual should possess a Bachelor’s degree preferably in Computing or Information Technology/Management.

Individual should have 5-7 years of experience in software development projects as dev or qa engineer with at least 2 years as Project Manager with skills and experience in Internet technologies and Project Management tools.

Preferred certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

PMP/ CSM/ PMI-ACP Certification are preferred.

Primary Location: LK-1-Colombo

Work Locations: LK-Colombo-Orion City Rigel Bldg Orion City Rigel Bldg No 752 Dr. Danister De Silva Mawatha Colombo 900

Job: Project/Programme Management

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: May 4, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1806232

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.