Senior Technical Project Manager
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, the world's leading learning company, has global-reach and market leading businesses in education, business, and consumer publishing and is listed on the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO). For more information, visit www.pearson.com .
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
A successful candidate will help set strategy, execute on schedule and be responsible for managing/communicating status and issues along the way.This person will work closely with our internal/external stakeholders and must demonstrate professional knowledge to ensure that the work products and deliverables are of the highest quality a. This person will also apply subject matter expertise to identify, develop, and implement techniques to improve workflow productivity, manage program roadmap, mitigate risks, resolve issues, and optimize cost savings and efficiencies.
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We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.
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Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) and project management experience in software development. Advanced experience with Agile methodologies, as well as traditional project management experience; integration projects and user interface projects required OR equivalent education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Primary Location: GB-GB-London
Work Locations: GB-London-80 Strand 80 Strand London WC2R 0RL
Job: Project/Programme Management
Organization: Technology & Operations
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Jan 8, 2019
Job Unposting: Jan 31, 2019
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1900271
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.