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Pearson Product Management Administrator in Noida, India

Job Title: Product Administrator

Job Grade: B2

Division/Team: Higher Education International> Australia

Reporting to: Program Manager – Strategic Initiatives

Purpose of the position

Reporting to theProgram Manager – Strategic initiatives in Australia and working closely with the Product Team based in Australia and Noida , you will be responsible for a range of product, data information and administrative tasks to enable effective decision-making and commercial success. This is an ideal role for someone looking to put their organisational and communication skills at the heart of the world’s learning company.

Key responsibilities

Product Data Management - PDH

  • Become the local business expert for the Product Data Hub and associated workflows

  • Item creation (creating product data for local titles)

  • Item adoption (selling global title locally, process)

  • Product data maintenance

  • Assume responsibility for inputting and maintaining critical product data across local and adopted titles

Contracts and IPM

  • Become the local business expert for systems that support contracts namely within IPM and iProcurement

  • Creating booking deals in IPM

  • Manage creation and provision of royalty and fee-for-service agreements with authors and other contributors

  • Adaptation agreements for adapting titles

  • Suspense clearance management

  • Liaising with legal on complex contracts

  • Archiving of all contracts into Alfresco sites


  • Manage supplier payment process for the product team, including new supplier onboarding

  • Creating, processing, tracking and maintaining Purchase Orders

  • Track and troubleshoot regular royalty payments for authors and other payments

  • Managing subject matter expert (SME) and Development Editor payments

Other administration

  • Organising author advances (6 per author) and contributor copies (1 per contributor)

  • PLR – Public Lending Rights: Each year submit a request for published titles

Essential experience and competencies

  • Excellent organisational, communication and relationship management skills

  • Some experience of data management and bespoke in-house data systems

  • Intermediate IT skills, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Team player with high emotional intelligence

  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and prioritise effectively

  • Creative problem solver

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Experience using AdobeSign (desirable)

Pearson competencies

  • Resilience through disruption - Embrace ambiguity, navigate disruption to the business and know when to pioneer. Drive to success with flexibility and adaptability in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous business environment.

  • Communication and Collaboration – You are able to clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals and groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them to understand as well as retain the message. You communicate points of view in a compelling way and with expertise across a wide range of projects as well as across internal & external clients. You have great collaboration skills and are able to work effectively across teams regardless of reporting lines.

  • Analytical Skill and Learning Agility – You take a systematic, structured view of situations, while staying focused on the execution and delivery. You have the capacity to be open to new ideas and comfortable exploring areas where there is ambiguity.

  • Innovation – Generating innovative solutions in work situations; out of the box approaches; trying different and novel ways to deal with challenges and focusing on opportunities to aid achievement of product delivery are reflected in your ways of working.

  • Time Management & Organisation – You possess excellent organisational and time management skills, coupled with the proven ability to set priorities, manage deadlines as well as manage resources effectively and make data-driven decisions.


Organization: Higher Education

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 9870