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Pearson Project Manager in New York

Project Manager - ( 2110009 )

Description

We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

We are seeking a Project Manager with Scrum Master experience to aid in partnering with various stakeholders (individual contributors and C-Suite personnel) for their content platform efforts.

Responsibilities

  • Act as Scrum Master to facilitate daily standups and work as the administrator of the scrum board

  • Create, manage, and update project schedules and timeline

  • Establish, document, and manage project scope

  • Facilitate review with the project steering committee, key stakeholders, and project team, and gain sign-off

  • Identify and manage project risk

  • Coordinate the work across multiple projects with other project staff from various functional departments

  • Act as a focal point for project problem resolution and escalation

  • Ensure the software development quality provided and delivered meets that in the agreed plan

  • Communicate with stakeholders and drive the decision-making process

  • Establish, track, report, and update as needed on project budget, actual expenses, and forecasts of remaining expenses

Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (master's degree or related technical training and management training education or experience preferred)

  • At least 3-5 years previous project management experience

  • Strong Agile Scrum project management experience required

  • Experienced managing multiple projects simultaneously

  • Knowledge of software development life cycle (SDLC) processes

  • Knowledge of project management methods and tools

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent organizational and coordination skills

  • Ability to deal effectively with change in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent listening, oral, and written communications skills

  • Budgeting and forecasting skills

  • Negotiation and conflict resolution skills

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Energetic motivator that excels at managing cross-functional teams

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.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (master's degree or related technical training and management training education or experience preferred)

  • At least 3-5 years previous project management experience

  • Strong Agile Scrum project management experience required

  • Experienced managing multiple projects simultaneously

  • Knowledge of software development life cycle (SDLC) processes

  • Knowledge of project management methods and tools

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent organizational and coordination skills

  • Ability to deal effectively with change in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent listening, oral, and written communications skills

  • Budgeting and forecasting skills

  • Negotiation and conflict resolution skills

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Energetic motivator that excels at managing cross-functional teams

Primary Location : US-New York

Job : Project/Programme Management

Organization : North America

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : Jul 19, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2110009

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