Pearson Business Project Manager in Melbourne, Australia

Business Project Manager

Description

It’s no secret that a good education has the power to change lives. The challenge lies in the pace with which Australia’s educational landscape is transforming. It’s no longer just about providing access, but also ensuring progress.

As the world’s leading learning company, we’re meeting this challenge with Australia’s most comprehensive blend of digital learning formats, printed texts, educator training resources, assessments, services and online assets.

We are looking for a Business Project Manager to join the Pearson Operations team to manage the delivery of corporate initiatives and their associated business outcomes into the Australian business.

Key responsibilities will include;

  • Managing the early inception and initiation of projects with business owners

  • Ensuring change management activities are integrated into project plans.

  • Manage changes effectively through the business

  • Managing the end to end delivery of the project

  • Stakeholder management of local teams, global function stakeholders and 3rd party companies involved in supporting the initiatives.

Qualifications

  • Project management experience in managing small to medium-sized cross-functional teams

  • Change management experience

  • Proven track record of influencing senior level management and stakeholders

  • Ability to respond confidently to conflicts and manage situations positively, proactively escalating on-going issues

  • Strong organisation skills: Self organizing and self-motivation and management

  • Strong academic grounding – good undergraduate degree (desirable)

  • PRINCE Practitioner/PMI or equivalent

Benefits:

  • Based in stunning, heritage-listed offices in Melbourne's Docklands, you have everything at your door step, not to mention the easy 2 minute walk from Southern Cross Station.

  • Bonus leave day, to invest in your learning

  • Discounted personal benefits, including Travel & Health Insurance

Now it’s time to tell us about you and why you want to work with Pearson. Click ‘Apply Now’ to create your application online.

At Pearson, we value the employee journey and pride ourselves in building an inclusive and diverse culture.

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Primary Location: AU-VIC-Melbourne

Work Locations: AU-Victoria-Melbourne-Goods Shed South 707 Collins Street Goods Shed South Melbourne 3008

Job: Project/Programme Management

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Apr 16, 2018

Job Unposting: May 16, 2018

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1805901

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.