Pearson Program Manager in Melbourne, Australia

Program Manager


Our Organisation

Pearson VUE ( is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. We provide a full suite of services from test development to data management and we deliver exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centres in more than 180 countries, where we validate the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year. Pearson VUE is regularly featured on the Forbes list of Best Employers and we are recognised in the Best Employers for Diversity 2019 awards. We are proud to offer an exceptional environment to start or develop your professional career and we are now hiring for a Program Manager to join our successful team in Melbourne, Victoria.

Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO).

Your Opportunity

  • Program Manager

  • Based in Melbourne, Victoria

  • Permanent & full-time working 37.5 hours per week

Pearson VUE is looking to hire an experienced Program Manager to build exceptional client relationships and build strong partnerships with our customers. You will be leading on the delivery of online assessments/exams and you’ll manage and improve our operations by partnering with internal stakeholders. You will typically have a diverse client portfolio of online assessments, formal examinations and certification programs to manage which range in size, complexity and timelines.

You will work with a high level of independence and autonomy as the single key point of contact collaborating with our global colleagues across diverse internal departments, ensuring first-class service is consistently delivered and meeting our clients’ objectives as priority. It is essential that you are skilled in understanding and achieving the exact project needs of their business. Acting as Partner to our customers, you will create strategies, agree timelines and clarify project objectives and deliverables, ensuring all appropriate internal stakeholders are updated and engaged. You will be a strong communicator with exceptional account management, project management and relationship-building skills.

We are looking for a driven, motivated and ambitious Program Manager with strong problem-solving, listening and influencing skills. You will have established experience in the identification, assessment and management of project risks, which could result in time or financial costs, over-runs, or failure to deliver products to specification.

Reporting to the Vice President, this is a very exciting and hands-on role that requires commercial awareness and a solid operational mind. Naturally, you will be a passionate ambassador for Pearson VUE and strive for continuous improvement by completing program reviews, obtaining feedback and analysing lessons learned. We are a growing business in Australia so now is the ideal time to join us for a highly rewarding and truly global career at Pearson VUE.

Our Recruitment Process

Please complete and submit your application before midnight on 17thMarch 2019 and ensure that you apply directly on our Pearson Careers website only.

We are reviewing applications regularly and interviews are being scheduled now, therefore we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. Should you have any questions please connect on LinkedIn with Stephen Johnston, Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Wishing you success with your application!




Primary Location: AU-VIC-Melbourne

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

Job: Project/Programme Management

Organization: Assessments VUE

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Mar 19, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1902721

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.