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Digital Solutions Lead

Reference
1800796
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Dubai, ARE
Expiry Date
27/02/2018
Digital Solutions Lead Description 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...

Job Description

Digital Solutions Lead

Description

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.

Pearson has one defining goal: to help people progress in their lives through learning. We champion innovation and we invest in models for education that deliver on our promise for effective, accessible, and personal learning from early literacy, college and career readiness to professional education, through data-informed instruction and inventive applications for mobile and digital learning.

Pearson Middle East is looking to add a passionate Digital Solutions Lead to its Digital Solutions team based in Dubai. Having both customer facing and internal responsibilities, the Digital Solutions Lead will build client proposals, design and deliver digital learning solutions, build successful relations and drive business results across the Higher Ed, Schools and English Language Teaching lines of business.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as a digital subject matter expert and consultant, leading digital learning solutions engagements with customers across the Middle East alongside sales teams.
  • Build a consultative partnership with clients, developing a roadmap and plan to implement digital learning solutions with the best mix of content, platforms and services that meet client needs and maximizes outcomes for learners.
  • Lead responses to RFPs and the creation of solution proposals to clients in liaison with subject matter experts from different departments and lines of business.
  • Understand the intersection between technology, business and customers to grow revenue and cultivate business development opportunities
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders understanding their needs and goals
  • Travel to client sites across the Middle East as necessary (up to 25% of time)

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2-4 years of proven track record in designing and deploying digital solutions in the education field.
  • Experience in writing proposals and responding to bids and RFPs.
  • Knowledge of technical platforms, business models and support models with a focus on digital / customer experience solutions.
  • Experience in commercial estimating and planning with sales teams, vendors and clients.
  • Ability to operate at the strategic and operational levels to support the team and add value to clients.
  • Proven ability to manage client engagements under high stress to successful completion.
  • Project management background is a plus.
  • Strong problem solver and creative thinker.
  • Exceptional leadership skills, communication skills and presentation skills.
  • Bachelor degree or higher.
  • Willing to travel up to 25% of the time.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Arabic

Primary Location: AE-AE-Dubai

Work Locations: AE-Dubai-Al Sofouh 305 Al Sofouh 305 Tecom 3rd Floor Dubai

Job: Product Management

Organization: Growth

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jan 20, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1800796