Pearson Project Coordinator in Melbourne, Australia
About the Role : Reporting into both the Project Director, the Project Coordinator will sit in the Project Management team. The Project Coordinator will provide support for the Project managers in the delivery of a high level of service to our clients. They will also contribute towards continuous improvement and increased efficiency in service delivery, whilst supporting delivery and training.
As a Project Coordinator you’ll be responsible for:
Assist with the creation and review of project work plans and other documentation
Ensure all documentation is kept up to date
Take and publish meeting minutes in a timely fashion
Effectively communicate with both internal and external stakeholders when necessary
Maintain a client focused approach to all projects
Assist with the production of key reporting and metrics related to technical projects and activities
Provide support overall support to the Project Managers, Project Director and Online Services Director
Lead on recruiting markers & invigilators with specific project deliverables specific projects
Develop and place advertisements using appropriate mediums to reach target audience with the skills required for the project
Follow established recruitment processes using the technology and systems within Pearson to help manage the recruitment process
Interview applicants to ensure they meet the minimum criteria
Provide reports on a regular basis to the Project Managers & Director on recruitment progress
Manage and guide casual staff assigned to assist with the recruitment process
Continually seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and extend client relationship
To be successful in this role, you will ideally have:
A minimum of 2 years’ experience in an administrative role supporting complex projects
Understanding of project delivery using the PRINCE2 project management methodology (desirable)
Flexibility in being able to travel for a period of up to 4 weeks in duration, as and when required.
Flexible working: Pearson is committed to hybrid working practices and has adopted flexible remote and virtual working. Where possible our employees can choose to manage their attendance to the office more flexibly. When not at home you will be based in our Nunawading office that has free parking and is walking distance to 2 train station. This is a great location for those that are not a fan of the city commute.
Our team: Pearson Assessment Service provide a comprehensive suite of services to accommodate the secure printing, packing, distribution, data capture and marking for our clients/projects throughout Australia and Internationally. Our highlight is our national assessment services is Pearson’s delivery of services for the NAPLAN program in various territories. We are responsible for the delivery of large-scale assessment and deliver both paper and online assessments to hundreds of thousands of students each year. All projects are managed under the PRINCE2 management framework to ensure that strong quality controls are maintained.
Our purpose: At Pearson we ‘add life to a lifetime of learning’ so everyone can realise the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. Our Purpose | Add Life to a Lifetime of Learning
Our company: Pearson was founded in 1844 and has been built on our ability to grow with and adapt to a constantly evolving market. Our 20,000+ employees are dedicated to creating the high-quality, digital-first, accessible and sustainable resources for lifelong learning.
Diversity: At Pearson we value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced as strengths and opportunities are equal and accessible.
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What to expect from Pearson
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At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.
We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.
Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.
To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.
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Job: PROJECT/PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT
Organization: Assessment & Qualifications
Req ID: 10263