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Pearson Project Manager (Information Technology) in Noida, India

Project Manager (Information Technology)

Description

Position Profile:

The Digital Content Producer for the Information Technology Professional lists will help to ensure product assembly and execution of the product build according to specified objectives - volume, cost, time and quality. The Digital Content Producer is part of the team that executes annual plans and organizes and prioritizes tasks and teams to ensure delivery within articulated budget and roadmap. The Digital Content Producer works with other parts of the organization as necessary to ensure support in attaining output, quality and productivity.

The Content Producer is responsible for the following:

  • is responsible for content production of selected digital and supplement content.

  • is responsible for applying content structure, enrichment standards, and other compliance standards (e.g. accessibility).

  • is responsible for digital courseware content that will be used in both print and digital delivery.

  • is responsible for identifying and managing vendors for quality compliance, schedule and budget, and provides feedback on performance.

  • is responsible for communication across cross-functional teams regarding workflow related to production of digital content to be used on Pearson systems and across multiple partner platforms.

  • is responsible for managing the change control process, and impartially resolving process issues and bottlenecks, as applicable.

  • is responsible for communicating with teams and building processes that support content development and production workflow.

  • supports the delivery of efficacy requirements at product lifecycle stage gates in content development.

  • includes in program planning the addition of content metadata and ensures that content is sufficiently enriched and appropriately formatted to deliver efficacy analytics for high impact on learner outcomes.

  • Liaise with partners at Pearson Vue, PearsonX, the Pearson video studio, and other internal and 3rd party partners to help coordinate and schedule resources to build customer facing courseware products.

Required Knowledge and Experience:

Related work experience

  • Minimum of 3-6 years managing small to medium-sized project/initiative teams using project management tool sets (smartsheets, Projects, etc.)

  • Proven track record of communicating and influencing senior level management and stakeholders

  • Experience managing content and content workflows within technical environments - planning and delivering technical and print products and experience

  • Proven success in risk identification, monitoring and mitigation and development and use of change control processes are especially important

Formal education or equivalent

  • Strong academic grounding

  • Agile education or certification

  • Optional: Project Management certification, PMP (PMI) or equivalent

Skills

  • Flexible and adaptable, with a positive attitude when operating in an environment of continual flux

  • Ability to influence and negotiate where necessary with peers, project team, sponsors/stakeholders and other internal teams as needed

  • Ability to respond confidently to conflicts and manage situations positively, proactively escalating on-going issues

  • Demonstrates highly active ownership of projects, ability to proactively assess and mitigate risk, and actively poses solutions to problems

  • Communicates effectively (written and verbally) with peers, project team, sponsors/stakeholders

  • Able to assess and manage across a full project breadth and depth, ensuring a successful delivery of products

  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams delivering both digital and print product outputs

  • Diligent attention to detail

  • Strong organization skills: Self organizing and self-motivating

  • Strong time management abilities - organizing tasks in a logical and efficient manner allowing for multi-tasking and making appropriate calls on prioritization

Critical Competencies:

Understands the Business of Pearson:

Has a decent understanding of how Production supports Pearson's larger goals. Able to deliver plans, with minimal guidance, according to budget and looks for areas of financial optimization. Has a decent understanding of how text category is related to other product categories. Has working knowledge of the specificities of one's dedicated segment.

Collaboration:

Works with other parts of the organization, with minimal guidance (e.g. portfolio management and product management teams) as necessary to ensure support in attaining output, quality and productivity. Maintains communication with sister products in the portfolio.

Part of the team that supports management of vendors for schedule, budget, quality compliance and provide feedback on performance.

Learner Obsessed:

Seeks for better understanding of product specifications in the light of learner's needs and expectations. Part of the team responsible for defining and ensuring adherence to media standards for one's category and makes necessary delivery trades-offs with the learner's use in mind.

Helps resolve bottlenecks, with minimal guidance, and stability issues by communicating a big picture understanding of interconnecting components for a particular courseware product.

Part of the team responsible for content and final integration QA for the category.

Transformer:

Part of the team responsible for applying content structure, enrichment and other compliance standards, and for identifying potential enhancements in this field.

Assists, with minimal guidance, in flagging areas of improvement in terms of production flow or relationships with vendors in order to increase efficiency or reduce costs.

Qualifications

Position Profile:

The Digital Content Producer for the Information Technology Professional lists will help to ensure product assembly and execution of the product build according to specified objectives - volume, cost, time and quality. The Digital Content Producer is part of the team that executes annual plans and organizes and prioritizes tasks and teams to ensure delivery within articulated budget and roadmap. The Digital Content Producer works with other parts of the organization as necessary to ensure support in attaining output, quality and productivity.

The Content Producer is responsible for the following:

  • is responsible for content production of selected digital and supplement content.

  • is responsible for applying content structure, enrichment standards, and other compliance standards (e.g. accessibility).

  • is responsible for digital courseware content that will be used in both print and digital delivery.

  • is responsible for identifying and managing vendors for quality compliance, schedule and budget, and provides feedback on performance.

  • is responsible for communication across cross-functional teams regarding workflow related to production of digital content to be used on Pearson systems and across multiple partner platforms.

  • is responsible for managing the change control process, and impartially resolving process issues and bottlenecks, as applicable.

  • is responsible for communicating with teams and building processes that support content development and production workflow.

  • supports the delivery of efficacy requirements at product lifecycle stage gates in content development.

  • includes in program planning the addition of content metadata and ensures that content is sufficiently enriched and appropriately formatted to deliver efficacy analytics for high impact on learner outcomes.

  • Liaise with partners at Pearson Vue, PearsonX, the Pearson video studio, and other internal and 3rd party partners to help coordinate and schedule resources to build customer facing courseware products.

Required Knowledge and Experience:

Related work experience

  • Minimum of 3-6 years managing small to medium-sized project/initiative teams using project management tool sets (smartsheets, Projects, etc.)

  • Proven track record of communicating and influencing senior level management and stakeholders

  • Experience managing content and content workflows within technical environments - planning and delivering technical and print products and experience

  • Proven success in risk identification, monitoring and mitigation and development and use of change control processes are especially important

Formal education or equivalent

  • Strong academic grounding

  • Agile education or certification

  • Optional: Project Management certification, PMP (PMI) or equivalent

Skills

  • Flexible and adaptable, with a positive attitude when operating in an environment of continual flux

  • Ability to influence and negotiate where necessary with peers, project team, sponsors/stakeholders and other internal teams as needed

  • Ability to respond confidently to conflicts and manage situations positively, proactively escalating on-going issues

  • Demonstrates highly active ownership of projects, ability to proactively assess and mitigate risk, and actively poses solutions to problems

  • Communicates effectively (written and verbally) with peers, project team, sponsors/stakeholders

  • Able to assess and manage across a full project breadth and depth, ensuring a successful delivery of products

  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams delivering both digital and print product outputs

  • Diligent attention to detail

  • Strong organization skills: Self organizing and self-motivating

  • Strong time management abilities - organizing tasks in a logical and efficient manner allowing for multi-tasking and making appropriate calls on prioritization

Critical Competencies:

Understands the Business of Pearson:

Has a decent understanding of how Production supports Pearson's larger goals. Able to deliver plans, with minimal guidance, according to budget and looks for areas of financial optimization. Has a decent understanding of how text category is related to other product categories. Has working knowledge of the specificities of one's dedicated segment.

Collaboration:

Works with other parts of the organization, with minimal guidance (e.g. portfolio management and product management teams) as necessary to ensure support in attaining output, quality and productivity. Maintains communication with sister products in the portfolio.

Part of the team that supports management of vendors for schedule, budget, quality compliance and provide feedback on performance.

Learner Obsessed:

Seeks for better understanding of product specifications in the light of learner's needs and expectations. Part of the team responsible for defining and ensuring adherence to media standards for one's category and makes necessary delivery trades-offs with the learner's use in mind.

Helps resolve bottlenecks, with minimal guidance, and stability issues by communicating a big picture understanding of interconnecting components for a particular courseware product.

Part of the team responsible for content and final integration QA for the category.

Transformer:

Part of the team responsible for applying content structure, enrichment and other compliance standards, and for identifying potential enhancements in this field.

Assists, with minimal guidance, in flagging areas of improvement in terms of production flow or relationships with vendors in order to increase efficiency or reduce costs.

Primary Location: IN-IN-Noida

Work Locations: IN-Noida-WTT Sector 16 World Trade Tower, 15th Floor C-01, Sector 16 Noida 201301

Job: Production/Operations

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Aug 1, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2007081

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.

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