Pearson Product Manager in Columbia, South Carolina
The Senior Product Manager is obsessed with customers and trying to figure out how to create software that makes their life easier. This is role aligns strategy and brings insights and vision to teams of engineers.
You will be working across functional groups, sales, and program management as well and keeping senior managers informed while they give you the support you need to make a mark. Output like roadmaps, deliverables, and stories matter, but outcomes, i.e. how many teachers and students' lives did you impact matter most!
LOCATION: Remote - US
With guidance from the Product Owner, clearly state the product vision, hypothesized value to customers, key features, and design principles.
Create product roadmap that is transparent to all levels of the School Assessment organization.
In collaboration with the Product Owner, develop the overall product plan including deliverables, milestone dates, and resource needs. Update plan in real-time, as needed, and communicate to all internal stakeholders.
Coordinate the integration of the product with partner products and business groups within the larger organization.
Support the creation of business cases for required investment on product, including collecting costs.
Illustrate market problems in a “story” that puts the problem in context. Use scenarios are one component of requirements.
Serve as a checkpoint along the way to provide context and clarification to development.
Work with Marketing and Proposals to ensure that product collateral and documentation is accurate.
Support Sales and Contract Management with product value proposition and implementation training that is client-specific.
Prepare and manage implementation and training supports for successful product use, including documentation, guides, and videos, both internal and client-facing.
Education and Experience:
1-2 years of related industry or functional experience in Educational Technology Product Management. Experience developing K-12 academic assessment products preferred.
Bachelor’s in Education or related discipline, or equivalent experience.
Experience working in an Agile development
Experience using project and product management software
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Superior verbal and written communication skills; superior presentation skills
Superior inter-personal skills with all levels, including senior management
Knowledge of the K-12 assessment landscape and competitive products
Strong attention to detail
Time management, planning, and project management skills
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Pearson provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $85-95k.This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here.
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.
Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.
To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html
Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.
Job: PRODUCT MANAGEMENT
Organization: Assessment & Qualifications
Req ID: 3990