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Pearson Project Manager in United States

Summary :

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.

Your responsibilities would consist of:

Customer Relationship Management:

  • Establish and maintain positive and productive relationships with internal resources and external customers.

  • Provide outstanding customer service. Be responsive and timely in responding to questions, concerns, and requests.

  • Serve as primary point-of-contact to the customer and cross-functional teams for day-to-day execution.

  • Interpret and meet customer expectations and requirements to ensure outstanding customer satisfaction.

Project Management:

  • Responsible for overall project management through the life cycle (initiate, plan, execute, control, close).

  • Create and manage project schedule and communicate schedule deadlines to internal and external groups.

  • Manage customer requirements and documentation required to effectively manage program deliverables as assigned.

  • Networks with all project stakeholders and resources (including customers, internal shared services groups, subcontractors and vendors) to meet project goals.

  • Ensures adherence to quality management plan for all project deliverables.

  • Identify changes to project scope or costs and work with Program Manager to implement scope modification.

  • Identify and track project risks and work with project stakeholders on risk mitigation plans.

  • Identify and implement opportunities for process and quality improvements which promote cost reduction.

  • Execute the tasks as defined in the project plan and schedule in order to meet customer deliverables.

  • Prepare and present internal and external reports on program status, risks and other program related issues.

  • Lead Customer and Internal Meetings, including status meetings, planning meetings, and lessons learned meetings.

  • Capture project action items, assign owners, and manage to closure.

Business Development:

  • Support the Program Manager with project and program level new business initiatives including developing schedules for RFPs.

Financial Management :

  • Support Program Manager with program invoicing and providing necessary documentation for invoicing.

  • Identify process improvement initiatives in order to reduce cost while maintaining quality.

  • Creates and manages SOWs and contracts in coordination with Program Manager.

Education and Experience

  • 5+ years of experience in the events, conferences, or other marketing-related field.

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, event management, or communications desired.

  • Operational and logistical management of content-driven meetings and events to include:

  • Venue selection, negotiation and contract management.

  • Third-party vendor selection, negotiation and contract management.

  • Budgeting and financial management, with emphasis on project-based profitability and ROI.

  • On-site logistical support as needed

  • Client-facing and customer service expertise, including effective and professional oral and written communication, as well as confident interpersonal interaction.

  • Leadership and management of internal planning teams engaged in multiple event projects, with strong emphasis on best practices and decision-making.

  • Management of external partners and vendors expectations for multiple event projects.

  • Budget Management within the online meeting management system, including maintaining receipts, and submitting event expenses both project and personal.

  • Competency of technology tools Word, Excel ,and PowerPoint

  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.

  • Travel can be up to 40% of the time

Please submit a cover letter and resume when completing your application

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.  

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here:  http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html  

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Pearson, we are committed to equity & opportunity for all learners. Learn more about our diversity & inclusion initiatives today!

Colorado-based and Remote Roles, AIP eligible:

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Pearson provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $55,000, - $64,000. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here.

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Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.  

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here:  http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html 

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.

Job: PROJECT/PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT

Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 5120

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