Pearson Head of Change Implementation in Melbourne, Australia
Head of Change Implementation
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.
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.
The Head of Change Implementation is responsible for establishing and managing a range of key internal and external partnerships, overseeing and enabling new programs and developing comprehensive launch project plans. Working across functional teams within University Partnerships, and the broader Pearson business, you will provide insight and leadership on improved practice for ongoing launch activities to define a strong commercial basis, clear outcomes and impact for the change.
Development of Change Implementation plans
Developing comprehensive launch project plans and delivering on launch contributions
Managing key internal and external partnerships
Lead workforce planning and organisational development
The coordination, development and distribution of program documentation
Design and develop University Partnerships’ Quality Management System ensuring all processes and procedures are documented and aligned to the training and development strategy
Oversee the training and development strategy and implementation plan across the University Partnerships team
Tertiary qualification in Project or Program Management or related field
A demonstrated track record of leading organisational change and transformation with a high level expertise in the areas of change management, quality management and project management is preferred
Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects and delivery of business outcomes through strong organisational influence and leadership abilities.
Proven ability to think strategically but also be hands on at a working level
Outstanding stakeholder engagement and management with a strong ability to build trust, and strong working relationships.
Strong Oral and Written communication skills
Experience working in the higher education industry is preferred but not essential.
Our opportunities need innovative thinkers to drive the business forward. We are looking for people who can lead the way with enthusiasm, vision and inspiration.
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Primary Location: AU-VIC-Melbourne
Work Locations: AU-Victoria-Melbourne-Goods Shed South 707 Collins Street Goods Shed South Melbourne 3008
Job: Project/Programme Management
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: May 7, 2018
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1807024
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.