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Pearson CWK-SME–Chemistry (Testprep)-Contractual for 12 Months in Noida, India

Job Description

Job Title: Subject Matter Expert – Chemistry (Testprep)

Job Family: Editorial

Reports to: Editor / Senior Editor (Testprep)

Business: Pearson Education

Reports: No

Division: Product (HED – Testprep)

Location: Noida


At Pearson, we are committed to a world that is always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it is one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to be always better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.


With the supervision of the Team Lead, the Subject Matter Expert is accountable to deliver high quality, competitive, market-friendly print and digital products within the given timelines. The Subject Matter Expert is expected to adhere to Pearson’s specifications, style, standards and quality parameters and work in collaboration with other team members.


1. Development

a. Understanding the product specifications, subject pedagogy, and target audience

b. Evaluating and developing content, and editing the content where needed. Understanding all the components (both print and digital) of the assigned project.

c. Ensuring accuracy and bringing out zero-error products driven by innovation

d. Staying updated on developments in test prep publishing, government guidelines, and CBSE/ICSE board policies

2. Author and Vendor Management

a. Identifying suitable vendors and ensuring they deliver quality work within the given timelines

b. Negotiating prices and drawing up their agreements in coordination with the legal team

c. Collaborate with authors to complete project on time and within scope and budget; maintain positive relationship with authors and work closely with team to deliver content according to publishing plan

3. Cross-functional coordination

Working smoothly with different functions, such as rights and permissions, production, manufacturing, legal, sales and marketing throughout the duration of project

4. Customer experience

Visiting schools and customers for workshops, trainings and capturing market feedback


  1. Master’s degree from a reputed university, proficiency in Chemistry as a subject

  2. 2+ years of experience in publishing, with minimum 1 year of experience in Testprep Publishing

  3. Proficiency in PC and Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

  4. Good verbal and written communication skills

  5. Strong team player

  6. Ready to adapt and eagerness to learn

  7. Capable of meeting deadlines

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Organization: Higher Education

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 10869