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Project Manager

Reference
1802829
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Harlow, GBR
Expiry Date
22/07/2018
Project Manager Description This is an outstanding opportunity to be part of an innovative online learning service that Pearson has launched. Working in partnership with universities across the UK, the division provides online learn...

Job Description

Project Manager

Description

This is an outstanding opportunity to be part of an innovative online learning service that Pearson has launched. Working in partnership with universities across the UK, the division provides online learning services including marketing, student recruitment, course content development, training and ongoing student support.

This role will suit a highly motivated project manager with a strong delivery, digital and marketing management track record. They will have the ability to manage multiple projects, stakeholders and priorities simultaneously. The role would suit someone who is looking to progress their career with a global blue chip organisation.

Purpose of the Position

The purpose of this project management role is to ensure the timely delivery of all tasks, marketing and recruitment (sales) web platforms and assets for the launch of each new programme. This will include working collaboratively across a diverse group of stakeholders including members of the internal marketing, recruitment and IT support teams as well as our partners and external vendors.

Key responsibilities will include the following:

  • Owning responsibility for the partnership team’s launch deliverables including web platforms and marketing and recruitment assets.
  • Managing detailed launch activity project plans that dovetail with the wider operational launch plans, owned by the departmental launch function.
  • Provision of a central point of contact through the launch phase for all marketing and recruitment managers, partner university stakeholders, internal enabling functions and third party agencies contributing deliverables to the launch process
  • Managing the signing off process for all assets associated with the launching a new partnership or programme.
  • Monitoring the volume and scheduling of launch activity to ensure an appropriate level of resource is in place to ensure high quality delivery across all programmes
  • Create and manage the project management artefacts for each project
  • Create and maintain the RAID log for the partnership

Qualifications

Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrable experience working in a large/busy team. This needs to include responsibility for overseeing the production of marketing assets or managing digital marketing platforms
  • Experience managing external vendors
  • Experience of working in a matrix environment or with multiple internal stakeholders and clients
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Excellent IT skills including SmartSheet or a similar project management tool
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

Desirable

  • Degree or equivalent professional qualifications
  • Project management CPD qualifications
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Primary Location: GB-GB-Harlow

Work Locations: GB-Harlow-Kao Park Kao Park London Rd Harlow CM17 9NA

Job: Project/Programme Management

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 10, 2018

Job Unposting: Aug 7, 2018

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1802829

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