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Pearson Business Excellence Project Manager in Manila, Philippines

Business Excellence Project Manager


We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

The Project Manager for HR Operations will effectively manage transformative projects across continuous improvement and user experience reporting to the Director of Continuous Improvement. Additional responsibilities will be to program manage workstreams led by Six Sigma Green Belt trained Continuous Improvement Advisors in multiple countries.

Other responsibilities are as follows:

  • Independently lead the planning and implementation of HR Operations projects in coordination key stakeholders

  • Assist in defining the project scope and objectives, involving relevant stakeholders

  • Develop detailed project plans according to agreed project methodology and track progress based on agreed timeline

  • Meet budgetary objectives and adjust based on project constraints based on financial analysis

  • Ability to assemble and lead project team

  • Train project team members on project methodology and tools

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects

  • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools

  • Provide direction and support to project team and ensure a high level of project quality

  • Constantly monitor and report on the progress of the project to all stakeholders

  • Ensure timely escalation of critical risks and issues with developed recommendations and solutions

  • Present to stakeholder’s status reports defining project progress, problems and solutions

  • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs

  • Complete project evaluations and assessment of results to define continuous improvement opportunities

  • Conduct after-action review post project closeout for ongoing continuous improvements

  • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs, recommendations and solutions


  • Preferably with Six Sigma Background

  • Have greater than 3 years of experience in project management

Primary Location: PH-PH-Manila

Work Locations: PH-Mandaluyong City-Manila Rockwell Rockwell Business Center Sheridan 7th Floor, North Tower Manila

Job: Human Resources

Organization: Human Resources

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Nov 29, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1915988

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.