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Pearson Project Manager (Remote) in Hoboken, New Jersey

This is a 6 month plus temporary position


At Pearson, we’re committed to providing our customers with a lifetime of learning, as well as building and supporting our talented teams who make it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life, to turning textbooks into online lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child learning at home 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 evolve. 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.

Product Data Team

The Product Data team is Pearson’s global resource for product data, managing hundreds of thousands of products to ensure their data are valid, accurate, complete, and compliant. As part of the Product Data team, you’ll be playing a critical part in enabling products to be innovated, designed, built, and delivered to our customers.

Our team members generate and collect business requirements for technology platforms and solutions. We work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, where new requirements, priorities, issues, opportunities, projects, and questions emerge daily. To thrive and succeed in this environment, our team members are flexible, innovative, bold, brilliant, highly collaborative, and great communicators.

Project Manager Role Description

We are seeking an experienced project manager for term of project to manage development projects for enterprise software. In this role, you will plan projects, track deliverables, report progress, and foster collaboration with other teams. You may also contribute to project prioritization, capacity planning, and process optimization. If you are self-motivated, have experience applying project management frameworks, have led complex cross-functional projects, and have a hunger for learning new things, you’ll succeed in this role. We are proud to offer an exceptional and supportive environment to develop your professional career.

Projects provide opportunities to work with teams in many different countries and business units – you’ll learn about the many ways that Pearson serves learners across the globe. We offer flexible working hours. Sometimes you will be asked to work hours that reflect the time zones of the teams we work with.


  • Apply project management frameworks

  • Manage projects varying in size and complexity

  • Manage multiple projects concurrently

  • Create and maintain project documentation

  • Facilitate productive project meetings

  • Communicate project updates

  • Identify project risks and plan to mitigate them

  • Collaboratively solve problems

  • Quickly grasp new concepts

  • Form strong relationships within and between teams

  • Learn about the enterprise systems we work with

  • Continuously learn new project management skills and share best practices


  • BA or equivalent requisite experience

  • Experience managing software delivery projects for a global business

  • Experience working in a matrix organization or with distributed, cross-functional teams

  • Basic understanding of systems and software architecture

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred

  • Proficient with Microsoft applications, Smartsheet, and project management tools

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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 a minimum salary of $37,500. 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

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: 

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.


Organization: Higher Education

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 5352