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(AUS-Melbourne) Project Coordinator

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About the Role : Reporting into both the Project Director, the Project Coordinator will sit in the Project Management team. The Project Coordinator will provide support for the Project managers in the delivery of a high level of service to our clients. They will also contribute towards continuous improvement and increased efficiency in service delivery, whilst supporting delivery and training. This is a contract position until the end of December 2022.

As a Project Coordinator you’ll be responsible for:

Project Management

  • Assist with the creation and review of project work plans and other documentation

  • Ensure all documentation is kept up to date

  • Take and publish meeting minutes in a timely fashion

  • Effectively communicate with both internal and external stakeholders when necessary

  • Maintain a client focused approach to all projects

  • Assist with the production of key reporting and metrics related to technical projects and activities

  • Provide support overall support to the Project Managers, Project Director and Online Services Director


  • Lead on recruiting markers & invigilators with specific project deliverables specific projects

  • Develop and place advertisements using appropriate mediums to reach target audience with the skills required for the project

  • Follow established recruitment processes using the technology and systems within Pearson to help manage the recruitment process

  • Interview applicants to ensure they meet the minimum criteria

  • Provide reports on a regular basis to the Project Managers & Director on recruitment progress

  • Manage and guide casual staff assigned to assist with the recruitment process

  • Continually seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and extend client relationship

To be successful in this role, you will ideally have:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in an administrative role supporting complex projects

  • Understanding of project delivery using the PRINCE2 project management methodology (desirable)

  • Flexibility in being able to travel for a period of up to 4 weeks in duration, as and when required.

Flexible working: Pearson is committed to hybrid working practices and has adopted flexible remote and virtual working. Where possible our employees can choose to manage their attendance to the office more flexibly. When not at home you will be based in our Nunawading office that has free parking and is walking distance to 2 train station. This is a great location for those that are not a fan of the city commute.

Our team: Pearson Assessment Service provide a comprehensive suite of services to accommodate the secure printing, packing, distribution, data capture and marking for our clients/projects throughout Australia and Internationally. Our highlight is our national assessment services is Pearson’s delivery of services for the NAPLAN program in various territories. We are responsible for the delivery of large-scale assessment and deliver both paper and online assessments to hundreds of thousands of students each year. All projects are managed under the PRINCE2 management framework to ensure that strong quality controls are maintained.

Our purpose: At Pearson we ‘add life to a lifetime of learning’ so everyone can realise the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. Our Purpose | Add Life to a Lifetime of Learning

Our company: Pearson was founded in 1844 and has been built on our ability to grow with and adapt to a constantly evolving market. Our 20,000+ employees are dedicated to creating the high-quality, digital-first, accessible and sustainable resources for lifelong learning.

Diversity: At Pearson we value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced as strengths and opportunities are equal and accessible.

If you are as passionate as we are about changing lives through learning, then help us to learn more about you and why you want to work with Pearson. Click ‘Apply Now’ to create your application online.


Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 10263

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