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Pearson Business Project Manager in Melbourne, Australia

Business Project Manager


It’s no secret that a good education has the power to change lives. The challenge lies in the pace with which Australia’s educational landscape is transforming. It’s no longer just about providing access, but also ensuring progress.

As the world’s leading learning company, we’re meeting this challenge with Australia’s most comprehensive blend of digital learning formats, printed texts, educator training resources, assessments, services and online assets.

We are looking for an Implementation Project Manager to join the Pearson Operations team to manage the ‘end to end’ onboarding experience and enabling new program launches with new partnerships.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the early inception and initiation of project with business owners

  • Acting as primary point of contact for overseeing and enabling new program launches and ensuring services frameworks are in place to deliver long term program success,

  • Responsible for developing comprehensive launch plans delivering on launch contributions.

  • Work collaboratively across functional teams within University Partnerships and the broader Pearson business

  • Provide insight and leadership on improved practice for ongoing launch activities to define a strong commercial basis and clear outcomes and impact for the change.

  • Ensuring change management activities are integrated into project plans.

  • Manage changes effectively through the business

  • Managing the end to end delivery of the project

  • Stakeholder management of local teams, global function stakeholders and 3rd party companies involved in supporting the initiatives.


  • Project management experience in managing small to medium-sized cross-functional teams

  • Change management experience

  • Proven track record of influencing senior level management and stakeholders

  • Ability to respond confidently to conflicts and manage situations positively, proactively escalating on-going issues

  • Strong organisation skills: Self organizing and self-motivation and management

  • Strong academic grounding – good undergraduate degree (desirable)

  • PRINCE Practitioner/PMI or equivalent

Now it’s time to tell us about you and why you want to work with Pearson. Click ‘Apply Now’ to create your application online.

At Pearson, we value the employee journey and pride ourselves in building an inclusive and diverse culture.


Primary Location: AU-VIC-Melbourne

Work Locations: AU-Melbourne-707 Collins 707 Collins Street Goods Shed South Melbourne 3008

Job: Project/Programme Management

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: May 10, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1905012

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.