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Pearson Curriculum Product Manager in Lansing, Michigan

The Curriculum Product Manager will work closely with the Director of Product Management to manage the continuous improvement of the product portfolio to optimize the PVS learning experience. Product Managers assess the market and customer needs, define a roadmap for the solution, monitor its development and delivery, and communicate with internal and external stakeholders. This role will work closely with cross-functional teams, including but not limited to software engineering, content development, marketing, sales, and school facing support teams.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure coordination of effort for cross functional team members in consultation with business owners and all stakeholders.

  • Establish and maintain relationships that foster collaboration across all stakeholder groups.

  • Define the right features to be developed, taking into account the value being delivered against the cost of delivery

  • Monitor the KPIsand efficacy of our offerings to drive continuous improvement, seek to improve the customer experience, ensure the intended impact on learning, and deliver on financial outcomes

  • Communicate the product vision and roadmap to the teams within the company

  • Communicate clearly and comprehensively so that all stakeholders understand the scope of work and intended behavior of the final product

  • Recognize the impact of change on others and effectively lead change management efforts

Pearson Online & Blended Learning is focused on providing a flexible work environment for its employees, including the ability to work from home on a regular basis in most positions. We believe that flexibility in work/life balance is a critical part of our culture and employee satisfaction, and we are proud to provide to our employees the ability to work from anywhere. In exchange, we require that employees have the appropriate means to work remotely, including but not limited to privacy of records, technology standards, equipment standards, and expectations.

The following equipment will need to be provided by you, as the employee, when working from home:

● 2nd monitor (required)

● Mouse (required)

● Keyboard (required)

Qualifications:

  • High degree of personal ownership and accountability to consistently deliver results in a fast paced and high-profile environment.

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

  • Familiarity with the implementation of online curriculum and program, school, or district operations protocols

  • Bachelor's degree (business background preferred)

  • Educational industry experience a plus.

  • Minimum 3 years of product management experience, including experience managing digital products

  • Experience managing large scale programs (i.e state or national level programs)

  • Ability to synthesize and prioritize the needs of multiple stakeholder groups

  • Convert multiple data points into an actionable plan that meets the needs of the end user(s)

  • Proven ability to manage complex large-scale projects under significant constraints using strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Must enjoy a challenging work environment that requires significant flexibility, self-direction, and creativity

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Technologically proficient (especially with Microsoft Office programs)

  • Must be able to work effectively as part of a team and independently

  • Excellent organization, time management, and attention to detail

  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines

  • Agile/ SAFe experience preferred

The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $80,000-$100,000. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program. Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: https://pearsonbenefits.com/

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: Virtual Learning

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 2110100

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