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Assistant Digital Product Manager

Reference
1915875
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Harlow, GBR
Expiry Date
02/04/2020
Assistant Digital Product Manager Description About Pearson Pearson is a global education company? that helps people around the world make progress in their lives through learning. With a rich heritage that combines 150 years of ...

Job Description

Assistant Digital Product Manager

Description

About Pearson

Pearson is a global education company​ that helps people around the world make progress in their lives through learning. With a rich heritage that combines 150 years of experience in publishing with the latest learning technology and digital services, we help people learn whatever, wherever and however they choose.

We are looking for an Assistant Digital Product Manager

An exciting new role for an Assistant Product Manager who will work closely with New Products & Solutions Product Managers, as well as Development Teams and providers. You will help manage digital projects that embed new educational solutions and pedagogical capabilities. You will help project and programme manage digital projects in all stages of their product lifecycle from idea to build and implementation.

You will

  • Take an active part in project and delivery management of digital projects
  • Help develop new digital products and solutions that meet business objectives
  • Support the management of digital product backlog of features and bug fixes
  • Facilitate meetings (virtual and in-person) with multiple stakeholders to track the execution of tasks against the plans
  • Help capture, analyse and prioritise customers’ needs and translate them into digital product features and capabilities
  • Take part in monitoring the operational performance, impact on learning, and commercial performance of the products

Qualifications

What qualifications and skills you need

  • Relevant qualifications (preferable Technical, Engineering, Business or Management)
  • Relevant working experience
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English (C1 level required)
  • High computer literacy and a solid understanding of software development
  • A genuine interest in digital innovations that impact education
  • Very good organization skills to manage multiple initiatives and stakeholders
  • An open-minded approach and can-do attitude
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable with working in an international and cross-functional team.
  • A passion for learning

Additional assets

  • Experience in Agile and Lean methodologies
  • Experience in programming and/or testing digital applications
  • A background with experience in product or project management
  • English Language Teaching (or other educational) background and/or experience, particularly with digital learning applications

We offer

  • Interesting and challenging work
  • A positive international environment
  • Enthusiastic, supportive colleagues
  • Further development to help you progress your career

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Primary Location: PL-PL-Poznan

Other Locations PL-PL-Warsaw, GB-GB-Harlow, GB-GB-London

Work Locations: PL-Poznan-77 Dabrowskiego Dąbrowskiego 77 Poznan 60-529

Job: Product Management

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Mar 4, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1915875

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.