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Pearson Coordinator - TEP Program - Contract in Melbourne, Australia

Coordinator - TEP Program - Contract


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, Pearson is meeting this challenge with Australia’s most comprehensive blend of digital learning formats, printed texts, educator training resources, assessments, services and online assets.

“The Enabling Program” (TEP) is an exciting global program which will, through the simplification of our many systems and processes, transform the way Pearson's business operates. It will give us greater visibility of our people, greater insight into our financial performance and better bargaining power with our suppliers.

Based in stunning, heritage-listed offices in Melbourne's Docklands, you have everything at your door step, not to mention the easy 2 minute walk from Southern Cross Station.

Pearson are seeking a Program Coordinator for an 6 month contract to support the TEP PROGRAM team deliver the Enabling Program. The person will be responsible for providing day-to-day support to the program team in the set up and maintenance of all activities required in the program specifically that of Risk and Issue Management, Reporting, Recruitment, Governance and Assurance activities.

The role will report to the TEP PROGRAM Manager, and will work closely with other members of the PROGRAM team, Project Managers and Program Finance.


  • Responsible for running the risks and issue management process on a weekly basis using Smartsheets, a cloud based platform as a tool

  • Assist Project Managers in the best use of TEP project management tools and processes

  • Provide a high quality, user friendly Program specific document management system and ensure adherence to it

  • Maintaining and producing regular and ad-hoc reporting for resource utilisation, projects and KPI’s

  • Responsible for coordinating inputs from the team in preparation for the weekly Program Leadership Status Report meeting

  • Responsible for ensuring correct templates are used for program configuration management


You will ideally be an established Project/Program Coordinator with previous experience in working within a program environment, and hold a proven track record in project administration and coordination which will include the ability to manage a complex workload from multiple project teams and multiple requests for support and guidance.

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 8, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1903933

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.