Content and Learning Team Manager, International Teaching and Learning Resources

South East
£15000 - £100000

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Job Description

Job Description

Content & Learning Team Manager, International Teaching and Learning Resources

Our International School Qualifications business supports schools, teachers, learners and their parents around the world throughout their entire school journey, from 3 to 19. Our vision is to be the partner of choice - helping every learner to achieve their full potential.

We are looking for a Content & Learning Team Manager for the entire International Curriculum list who has a passion for international education. You'll manage a team of six content and learning specialists (editors) in delivering innovative, high-quality and market-appropriate resources for International Schools and markets from authoring to publication.

You'll work with a wide range of stakeholders both internally at Pearson and with authors, editors and suppliers within the wider international education community.

Responsibilities Of This Role Include
  • Overseeing the workload and prioritisation of your team in collaboration with relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensuring your team have the necessary skills and motivation to meet business and personal development goals.
  • Ensure multi-component print and digital projects are managed effectively in order to produce high-quality educational resources on time and to budget.
  • Support the Senior Strategy Manager in identifying process and workflow improvements and in creating innovative and agile responses to project delivery needs, improving the editorial strategy for the whole team.
  • Maintain an overview of the plant budget, tracking spend vs forecasts and ensuring any significant deviation is remediated or escalated.
  • Support your team in project planning and project set-ups in order to build editorial budgets, schedules and resource plans as well as lead on more complex projects.
  • Work with appropriate stakeholders in sales and marketing, R&P, and digital platform teams to ensure business needs are effectively met.
  • Managing supplier relationships and supporting product management in effective budgeting and negotiation.
Key Accountabilities And Skills
  • Demonstrable experience and ability to take an editorial lead on complex projects, and in supporting editorial colleagues in an end-to-end publishing process.
  • Build, lead and develop teams to ensure a positive working culture, being a role model for behaviours that represent Pearson values.
  • Proven ability to manage budgets and schedules effectively.
  • Directly manage your team to high performance and ensure staff have effectivedevelopment plans in place.
  • You will be able to effectively manage yourself and others across multiple complex projects with competing priorities.
Our Successful Candidate

We are interested in applicants with experience of delivering high-quality print and digital resources for learners from ages 3-19. You will have a demonstrable record of effectively managing resources to deliver on competing priorities and be able to effectively plan ahead, prioritise workload and monitor progress across a range of projects. You will have recommended effective solutions, where possible, to a variety of problems, such as resourcing or issues of quality, and will with have worked with varied stakeholders to implement these.

You may already be an experienced line manager or have extensive mentoring experience and be ready to take this next step, but you will be able to build, develop and motivate high performing teams through role modelling good behaviours and through providing pragmatic and demonstrable support.


This role is aligned to either our Oxford or central London offices. It is a hybrid working position, and you will visit your base office no more than twice a week with the possibility of occasional travel to other Pearson sites. There is also the potential for international travel in this role.

Your Reward & Benefits

There Are a Range Of Options, Too Many To List Here, But When You Join Our Pearson Family You Can Look Forward To

We know you'll do great work, so we give a lot back with some of the best benefits in the business. We understand that one size doesn't fit all, so our workplace programmes meet the different needs of our diverse teams and their families too.
  • A starting holiday of 25 days plus UK public holidays and you'll earn 1 additional day's holiday per year you work with us.
  • Generous pension scheme where we match and double what you contribute.
  • Maternity, paternity, and family care leave as well as flexible work policies.
  • Stock/share purchase options.
  • Healthcare and dental plans, and an employee wellbeing assistance programme for you and your family to help balance work, family, and personal life.
  • Cycle to work program, gym membership concessions in selected office locations, along with retail and leisure discounts.
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 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:?

Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.

We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.

The information you provide will stay confidential, and be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.


Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: FULL\_TIME

Req ID: 8809

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