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Pearson Curriculum Product Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

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 Product Manager will work closely with the Director of Product Management to manage the continuous improvement of the product portfolio to optimize the OBL learning experience. Product Managers assess the market and customer needs, define a roadmap for the solution, monitor its development and delivery, and communicate with internal and external stakeholders. This role will work closely with various cross-functional teams, including but not limited to software engineering, content development, marketing, sales, and school facing support teams.

Responsibilities :

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to get a wholistic understanding of customers’ problems

  • Ensure the right features are being developed, taking into account the value being delivered against the cost of delivery

  • Review the learning experience for end-user experience accuracy

  • Effectively communicate product release contents and expected product behavior to stakeholders

  • Monitor the KPIs, performance, and efficacy of our offerings to drive continuous improvement and optimize customer experience, impact on learning, and financial outcomes

  • Communicate the product vision and roadmap to the teams within the company

  • Develop, oversee and help implement new programs

  • Communicates point of view in a compelling way and with expertise across a wide range of projects and internal/ external clients

  • Recognizes the impact of change on others, and leads through positive behavior and coaching

  • Solves problems by using expertise to evaluate multiple sources of information, and creating innovative solutions to problems

  • Seeks information from internal and external sources, prioritizing and analyzing potential solutions in complex or new situations

Pearson Online & Blended Learning is focused on providing a flexible work environment for its employees, including the ability to work from home on a regular basis in most positions. We believe that flexibility in work/life balance is a critical part of our culture and employee satisfaction, and we are proud to provide to our employees the ability to work from anywhere. In exchange, we require that employees have the appropriate means to work remotely, including but not limited to privacy of records, technology standards, equipment standards, and expectations.

The following equipment will need to be provided by you, as the employee, when working from home:

● 2nd monitor (required)

● Mouse (required)

● Keyboard (required)

Qualifications:

  • Experience in an educational setting is beneficial, K-12 specifically is a plus

  • Familiarity with the implementation of the online curriculum and program, school, or district operations protocols

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

  • Minimum 3 years of product management experience, including experience managing digital products

  • Must enjoy a challenging work environment that requires significant flexibility, self-direction, and creativity

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Technologically proficient (especially with Microsoft Office programs)

  • Must be able to work effectively as part of a team and independently

  • Excellent organization, time management, and attention to detail

  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines

  • Agile/ SAFe experience preferred

Qualifications

The Product Manager will work closely with the Director of Product Management to manage the continuous improvement of the product portfolio to optimize the OBL learning experience. Product Managers assess the market and customer needs, define a roadmap for the solution, monitor its development and delivery, and communicate with internal and external stakeholders. This role will work closely with various cross-functional teams, including but not limited to software engineering, content development, marketing, sales, and school facing support teams.

Responsibilities :

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to get a wholistic understanding of customers’ problems

  • Ensure the right features are being developed, taking into account the value being delivered against the cost of delivery

  • Review the learning experience for end-user experience accuracy

  • Effectively communicate product release contents and expected product behavior to stakeholders

  • Monitor the KPIs, performance, and efficacy of our offerings to drive continuous improvement and optimize customer experience, impact on learning, and financial outcomes

  • Communicate the product vision and roadmap to the teams within the company

  • Develop, oversee and help implement new programs

  • Communicates point of view in a compelling way and with expertise across a wide range of projects and internal/ external clients

  • Recognizes the impact of change on others, and leads through positive behavior and coaching

  • Solves problems by using expertise to evaluate multiple sources of information, and creating innovative solutions to problems

  • Seeks information from internal and external sources, prioritizing and analyzing potential solutions in complex or new situations

Pearson Online & Blended Learning is focused on providing a flexible work environment for its employees, including the ability to work from home on a regular basis in most positions. We believe that flexibility in work/life balance is a critical part of our culture and employee satisfaction, and we are proud to provide to our employees the ability to work from anywhere. In exchange, we require that employees have the appropriate means to work remotely, including but not limited to privacy of records, technology standards, equipment standards, and expectations.

The following equipment will need to be provided by you, as the employee, when working from home:

● 2nd monitor (required)

● Mouse (required)

● Keyboard (required)

Qualifications:

  • Experience in an educational setting is beneficial, K-12 specifically is a plus

  • Familiarity with the implementation of the online curriculum and program, school, or district operations protocols

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

  • Minimum 3 years of product management experience, including experience managing digital products

  • Must enjoy a challenging work environment that requires significant flexibility, self-direction, and creativity

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Technologically proficient (especially with Microsoft Office programs)

  • Must be able to work effectively as part of a team and independently

  • Excellent organization, time management, and attention to detail

  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines

  • Agile/ SAFe experience preferred

The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $80,000-$100,000. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program. Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/ (https://neo.pearson.com/external-link.jspa?url=https%3A%2F%2Fpearsonbenefitsus.com%2F)

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.  

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: 

http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.

Job: PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

Organization: North America Connections

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 2110100

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