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Pearson Project Manager - Digital Workflow in Hoboken, New Jersey

Project Manager - Digital Workflow - ( 2102804 )


We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

The Project Manager (Digital Pipeline) will manage the transformation of educational content types across digital platforms. The Project Manager works within the Content Standards team, which develops best practices and supports content integration across workflows, specifications, and digital tools. Manage schedules and budgets for all assigned products to ensure that project goals, milestones, and deliverables are met on time and within budget. Work closely with supervisor and other team members to make sure all content incorporates learning design best practices and meets Pearson’s accessibility standards.

The Project Manager’s responsibilities include the following:

  • Facilitate stakeholders to create best practices in digital content management, reuse and transformation. Document and evangelize these practices.

  • For specific content transformation projects, identify and execute key workflow steps to enable existing content in new platforms and tools.

  • Manage project status. Working in a small team or at scale with vendor partners, track and communicate the details necessary for partner success.

  • Work closely with manager and other team members to ensure that all content meets Pearson’s accessibility standards to align with WCAG 2.1.

  • Support quality assurance (content, functionality and accessibility) in collaboration with Pearson’s dedicated QA team.

  • Evaluate process and technical gaps, to continuously improve pipeline support and delivery.

  • Manage budgets and execute project activities within constraints.

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.


Related work experience

  • Minimum of 2 years managing projects for digital content pipelines or applications

  • Experience with a variety of technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Experience managing digital workflows

  • Proven track record of working independently within cross-functional teams

Formal Education or Equivalent

  • BA required

Critical Competencies and Skills

  • Ability to work independently and thrive in an environment of continual change

  • Highly effective communication skills, including the ability to facilitate communication, build consensus among team members, and make decisions confidently

  • Ability to partner effectively with a diverse team located in global locations and time zones

  • Excellent project management skills, including the ability to multi-task and effectively balance short-term and long-term priorities, making appropriate calls on prioritization

  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organization skills: self-organizing and self-motivating

  • Ability to respond confidently to conflicts and manage situations in a positive way, proactively escalating on-going issues to manager

  • Ability to take active ownership of projects, proactively assessing and mitigating risk and posing effective solutions to problems

  • Basic knowledge of HTML/JavaScript/CSS or XML document structures is preferred

  • Knowledge of Smartsheets or equivalent project management tools is a plus

  • Knowledge of video compression software & general video production techniques is a plus

Primary Location : US-NJ-Hoboken

Work Locations :

US-NJ-Hoboken-221 River

221 River Street


Job : Project/Programme Management

Organization : Global Product

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : Feb 22, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2102804