• United States Of America, Usa

Job Description:

Product Manager, Higher Ed Learning Applications - ( 1911037 )


At Pearson, were committed to a world thats always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether its one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better By pushing the boundaries of technology and each other to surpass these boundaries we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the worlds innovations, personal and global, large and small

Learning Applications

Learning Applications is a digital product portfolio within Pearsons Higher Ed global product group Learning Applications are discrete, end-to-end products that provide value anytime, anywhere by increasing confidence & outcomes associated with a specific learning activity or skill and benefit multiple disciplines in a standalone or integrated capacity

The Learning Applications category is focused on innovation, specifically delivering consumer-grade applications via digital means (mobile, desktop, etc) quickly to address newly evolving needs of students and instructors As the number and usage of Learning Applications is growing, an immediate priority is to improve and increase usage of our existing portfolio, while planning and laying a strong foundation for future Learning Applications

This means a modular, flexible, and interoperable approach is required of Learning Applications Seamless integration with student workflow, whether integrating with an LMS or consumer software, will enhance Learning Applications - and consequently Pearsons - value Offering Learning Applications via a variety of use cases and contexts enables Pearson to explore new product models to better serve customers in a wide range of markets around the world

The Role

The Learning Applications team comprises a number of products that add

specific instructional value, either on their own or alongside other Pearson

products Product Managers are directly responsible for multi-function end-to-end product development teams (eg, Development, Learning experience & design, UX, QA), including identifying, incubating, and leading innovative product ideas through to launch and subsequent delivery of long-term value As part of the broader Learning Applications team, Product Managers also are expected to think and connect beyond their individual products to look across products, work with third parties, and drive connections with other teams across Pearson They also are accountable for their product P&L as well accessibility compliance and partnerships

The Candidate

We are seeking a candidate who has a background in product

management and has demonstrated a passionate interest in working alongside

customers throughout the entire product development process The person thrives in a highly collaborative environment and wants to rethink higher education Were looking for a Product Manager to partner with engineers and designers to develop great solutions as well as manage a product category plan throughout the product lifecycle, including idea generation, prototype exploration, user testing validation, and go to market activities such as pricing and stakeholder involvement

Main activities/responsibilities

Product Management

Product Manage all facets of a Learning Applications product

Lead activities across the product lifecycle including product vision,

strategy, development, planning and execution

Responsible for budgetary compliance for product, including product P&L

Optimize features and content for teaching / learning experience based on

data as well as learning design and customer feedback; Reports on the

performance within market, meeting efficacy requirements

Work collaboratively with customers (instructors, students) and members of

the Learning Applications team as well as sales, editorial, engineering,

quality assurance, architecture, design, other product teams, and project

management on opportunities to accelerate growth

Synthesize customer insights from multiple sources and own the

subsequent product strategy and feature prioritization based on inputs from

customers, markets, and segments

Use qualitative and customer research and data analysis to communicate

product vision to senior management and various stakeholders

Manage all aspects related to product pricing and positioning, especially

being the protector/steward of the products value proposition Product Portfolio Management

Coordinates across Higher Education to ensure management of

stakeholders Responsible for overarching strategy and vision including

past (historic data, what can we obtain today), current (product capabilities

we have / are building today), and future (bots, multimedia, text,

collaboration, chat, shared projects)

Identify and evaluate new opportunities for innovation through external

research and internal input

Explore cross-category opportunities to accelerate product development

through application of the Pearson Product Lifecycle (PLC) and SAFe

In the context of sharing multimedia, define what is the goal of sharing

multimedia and how best can the multimedia ecosystem across Pearson be


Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Educational/Training
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Quality Assurance/Testing
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 19th Feb 2020

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