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Pearson Project Coordinator in Melbourne, Australia

Project Coordinator


Our Organisation

Pearson VUE ( has been a pioneer in the computer-based testing industry for decades, delivering more than 15 million certification and licensure exams annually in every industry from academia and admissions to IT and healthcare. We are the global leaders in developing and delivering high-stakes exams via the world's most comprehensive network of nearly 20,000 Test Centers in 180 countries. Our leadership in the assessment industry is a result of our collaborative partnerships with a broad range of clients, from leading technology firms to government and regulatory agencies. 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 develop your professional career and we are now hiring for a Project Coordinator to join our successful team in Melbourne for an exciting 8 months fixed term contract.

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

  • Project Coordinator

  • Based in Melbourne Collins Street

  • 8 months fixed term contract

  • Working full-time 37.5 hours per week

  • Salary competitive & negotiable depending on experience – please state your expectations in your application

At Pearson VUE we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and motivated Project Coordinator to join us where you’ll bring your expertise to build and implement robust project plans and operations to ensure successful tracking and delivery against an important new project.

In response to winning new business that requires an aggressive implementation timeline, the Project Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Exam Delivery Team in the research, development, coordination and follow up on project objectives. You will report to the Director, Test Administration Solutions and work closely with colleagues to develop tools and successfully deliver against our Test Centre implementation project plan.You will be involved in researching solutions and troubleshooting issues, communicating concerns and suggesting new solutions. You will also facilitate the ongoing tracking of updates and reporting on project performance against timelines.

Stakeholder engagement is key and in this this global project you will be in involved in negotiations with external vendors and agencies from various fields and ensure careful coordination of activities across our internal teams.You will bring your expertise and ensure that project requirements are planned for and are appropriately implemented in all associated Testing venues. You will support the Exam Delivery Managers in ensuring that client satisfaction levels are achieved to a high standard and issues are recognised, documented and resolved.

Other responsibilities of the role include developing reports and sharing updates, invoice and data collection, working to set timelines, deadlines and negotiating priorities.You will enjoy collaborating with diverse stakeholders across Pearson global teams and external suppliers.Naturally, we will rely on you to provide effective, comprehensive communication and reporting through the project lifecycle.

Our Recruitment Process

Please complete and submit your application before midnight on 16 June 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: Fixed Term

Job Type: Temporary Work

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jun 7, 2019

Job Unposting: Jun 16, 2019

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1907183

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.