Pearson Senior Product Manager - Learning Analytics in San Francisco, California

Senior Product Manager - Learning Analytics


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s 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’s 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 always be 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.

High Level Responsibilities
  • Accountable to define and protect the scope of customer facing learning analytics capabilities and features

  • Accountable for product lifecycle management of learning analytics capabilities and features

  • Participate in cross-functional team to define product specific learner outcomes and supporting learning analytics

  • Accountable for innovation within the learning analytics domain

  • Responsible for managing capability dependencies across other key groups and ensuring learning analytics delivery for product categories.

  • Accountable for the ongoing identification and progress of innovative technology solutions that significantly advance the customer-value offered by learning analytics.

  • Responsible for leading a cross functional team (User Experience, Learning Design, Efficacy & Research) in designing solutions to the most important problems identified and prioritized by category management.

  • Responsible for leading a cross functional team (Development, Quality Assurance, Project Management) in implementing the learning analytics roadmap.



  • Has working knowledge of learning analytics overall plan and how it contributes to category plan.

  • Has working knowledge of specific market opportunity or customer needs and expectations into product tool and component design.

  • Consults with other stakeholders to assess options and determine the most efficient and cost-effective approach to building learning analytics.

  • Has working knowledge of innovation within product capability across categories.

  • Understands from design team efficacy requirements and understands how to embed efficacy capabilities into functional product tools and components.

  • Is a member of cross-functional product teams with moderate guidance

  • Provides input to the team on translating customer and technical requirements into well-engineered, tested and deployed product capabilities.

  • Interfaces, with moderate guidance, with stakeholders to determine feasibility for functional capabilities to meet customer expectations and needs.

  • Has working knowledge on how to build and develop product capabilities with the customer experience in mind, based on inputs on customer intelligence from other stakeholders.

  • Part of the team, with moderate guidance, that investigates new approaches for product build based on examining new technology emerging in the learning analytics market.

  • Able to identify external or internal obstacles to learning analytics products delivery or profitability and monitors to ensure that product teams work within parameters of budget.

  • Clear vision and direction for learning analytics capabilities and features

  • Actionable learning analytics product requirements

  • Positive collaboration across partner product teams

  • Data driven feature prioritization through learner engagement

  • Fiscal responsibility in learning analytics feature development

Expected Results:
  • Actionable learning analytics product requirements

  • Learning analytics feature prioritization based on data driven insights

  • Ongoing iterative learning and development of innovative learning analytics features

  • Positive impact on instructor and learner outcomes

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.

Primary Location: US-CO-Centennial

Other Locations US-MA-Boston, US-CA-San Francisco

Work Locations: US-CO-Centennial-2154 East Commons 2154 East Commons Avenue Centennial 80122

Job: Product Management

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 11, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1805065

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