Head of Change Implementation
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.
The Head of Change Implementation is responsible for establishing and managing a range of key internal and external partnerships across University Partnerships and within our alliance partners including the design and delivery of projects that integrate people, strategy and technology to enable innovation and change within University Partnerships and our Alliance partners.
This role requires significant stakeholder management to ensure clear objectives are set and delivered to agreed outcomes and is the project manager of all program launches for new and existing partners. This requires the coordination and management of multiple streams of activity necessary to continually launch new programs over the course of a year and to optimise business processes internally to enable accelerated and increased numbers of products and services launched over time. As the primary point of contact for overseeing and enabling new program launches and ensuring services frameworks are in place to deliver long term program success, the Head of Change Implementation is responsible for developing comprehensive launch plans delivering on launch contributions.
This role needs to work collaboratively across functional team within University Partnerships and the broader Pearson business to provide insight and leadership on improved practice for ongoing launch activities to define a strong commercial basis and clear outcomes and impact for the change. The Head of Change Implementation will also be responsible for the delivery of all launch documentation and will contribute as an author to certain documents required for the delivery of University Partnerships products and services.
To ensure successful alignment with the university partner, this person will be required to establish appropriate relationships with university stakeholders and develop and implement communication and change controls to effectively progress all tasks.In addition to local launch activity, the Head of Change Implementation will interact with other staff in the Services and Direct Delivery line of business to continually assess best practice for change and launch activities and work to improve consistency and scale of delivery across Pearson's business globally.
Primary Location: GB-GB-London
Work Locations: GB-London-80 Strand 80 Strand London WC2R 0RL
Job: Project/Programme Management
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Feb 7, 2018
Job Unposting: Feb 28, 2018
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1714197