Product Manager, International Curriculum

Pearson
South East
£15000 - £100000

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Job Description

Job Description

Product Manager, International Resources (iProgress - iPrimary and iLowerSecondary)

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 Product Manager with a passion for international education to support our international curricula for primary and lower secondary. The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of our international list for ages 3-14 including the strategic direction and delivery of our core curriculum programmes at these ages and their supporting resources. This will encompass overseeing all aspects of the publishing process and engaging with stakeholders internally and externally to ensure the best possible outcomes for our teachers and learners.

Responsibilities Of a Product Manager For International Resources Include
  • Support the Senior Strategy Manager in devising the ongoing strategy for our 3-14 programmes, and lead on its implementation.
  • Work with key stakeholders and customers in our global regions to conduct effective market research.
  • Act as brand manager, becoming an expert for our 3-14 list.
  • Make sound and strategic investment proposals.
  • Identify, commission and manage authors and subject matter experts.
  • Maintain an overview of editorial, design, technical, production and delivery aspects of your projects through all stages and be an effective point of escalation.
  • Represent Pearson at appropriate conferences and stakeholder events in global regions, travelling as required.
Key Experience And Skills
  • Significant educational publishing or assessment experience, preferably in the international schools market and/or in UK Primary education.
  • Knowledge of current teaching, assessment and/or professional development practices.
  • Experience of strategic planning and market research.
  • Excellent financial literacy.
  • Good communication and teamwork skills.
  • Organisation, self-motivation, flexibility and the ability to work independently.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders from a wide range of backgrounds.
  • Successfully leading and motivating cross-function teams in delivery of products and services.
Our Successful Candidate

We are interested in applicants with deep experience of working within the education sector, ideally within international education, along with an understanding of education assessment, practice and pedagogy.

It would be a particular advantage to have experience in the delivery of high-quality services and products that support young learners from ages 3-14. You'll have demonstrable experience of delivering commercially successful, high-quality products to time, cost and quality requirements.

You are likely to already have experience leading teams and be able to build, develop and motivate high performing teams through role modelling good leadership behaviours.

Location

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 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 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.

Job: PUBLISHING

Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: FULL\_TIME

Req ID: 8808

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