About the role: We are currently looking for an experienced Project team lead to manage a PM team to provide exceptional customer service to our client when implementing and delivering solution to client.
This will be responsible for:
Provide strategic leadership and direction to project managers to implement solution for existing and new contracts, while remaining within budgets.
Provide technical and operational support to the business teams when they are developing relationships with new and existing clients
Build on organisational capabilities and take a lead on developing solutions that meet the needs of new or existing clients
Transition proposed solutions into reality where the business has been successful in winning new contracts
On successful program/project initiation recruit, train and create the resource locally to take on the program/project management on a daily basis
To be successful in this role, you will ideally have:
Previous experience working in complex environment or similar industry, managing multiple complex projects
Knowledge and experience of working in Africa as this is a key growth area for the business (desirable)
Ability to set priorities and to deliver a high-quality service in a high-volume work environment within strict time constraints
Knowledge and experience of working within an IT environment and able to demonstrate the ability to communicate between the needs of a business and translate this to an IT specification for development
Must be able to travel internationally and will be required to stay for up to 4- 6 weeks in duration, as and when required
Bonus leave day, to invest in your learning as well as volunteer day to give back to the community
Upto 12 weeks of paid parental leave
Flexible working: We are committed to hybrid working practices and has adopted flexible remote and virtual working. We require the candidate to work from our Nunawading office 2 days week (Tuesday and Thursday) and reminder of the week to work from home.
Our team: Assessment & Qualifications – Pearson Assessment Servicesprovide 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.
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 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.
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Job: PROJECT/PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT
Organization: Assessment & Qualifications
Req ID: 9901