Product Management Lead - eCommerce

Pearson - Hoboken, NJ3.8

Full-time
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**Description**

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s 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 it’s 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 world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s 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 it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.

Pearson’s Global Digital Channels and Customer Experience team is looking for a Product Owner to work directly with strategy, product managers, UX, and technology to identify, prioritize, and document detailed business requirements. With an ability to think strategically, obsess about the details and implement with speed you will empower teams to focus on their respective roles and find a common ground to address business requirements.

Collaboration, partnership and active stakeholder management is foundational to success in this role. Thriving in an evolving environment, working to drive innovation, and continuous improvement for efficiency and sustainable growth is key.

Key Responsibilities:
Lead on detailed information gathering/capture from the business teams and specialist teams (UX, Analytics etc), preparing the handover of requirements to technology teams as specified.

Analyze potential product enhancements and requests to determine the best way to develop and build the best solution in the time available, setting the expectation for the delivery of new functionality.

Develop a product vision and roadmap based on the needs and goals of the business, breaking down high level requirements into deliverable user stories that can be developed during the agile sprints and deliver a usable product at the end of the release.

Work closely with Business, Development and Quality Assurance to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI.

Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals.

Translate business problems into project goals.

Apply, promote and improve the Agile way of working.

**Qualifications**

Must Have Attributes :
Work experience as a Product Owner or similar role in product management

Previous experience with successfulecommerce roll-out projects at enterprise level

Strong understanding ofecommerce system architecture

In-depth knowledge ofAgile process and principles

Competency withchange controls, project life cycles, structured analysis and process methodologies

Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills

Focus on operational excellence and time management

Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills

Nice to Have Attributes :
Familiarity withHybris

Familiarity withAEM

CRM familiarity -Salesforce, Marketing Cloud, Pardot, Marketo & Oracle

Personal Qualities:
+ Communication- You have developed interpersonal skills and use these to influence outcomes with persuasiveness and candour. You appreciate the diversity of stakeholder interactions and adapt your style and approach accordingly.

+ Interpersonal and relationship-building skills– You will bring with you a network of relationships, and a track record of excellent internal stakeholder management at all levels, seen as a trusted advisor to team leadership.

+ Global Perspective and Learning Agility– You take a systematic, structured view of situations, while staying focused on the big picture.You have significant experience operating in a global environment and are able to demonstrate cultural agility.

+ Deliver Results– You have a track record of achievement, accountability and translating complex strategies into actionable plans.

+ Time Management -Excellent organizational skills, coupled with the proven ability to set priorities, manage deadlines, and make data-driven decisions.

+ Judgement and problem-solving skills– You demonstrate sound judgement in assessing business risks and make decisions that balance a variety of factors whilst always maintaining the integrity of the core values and business strategy.

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Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

**Primary Location: ** US-NJ-Hoboken

**Work Locations: ** US-NJ-Hoboken-221 River 221 River Street Hoboken 07030

**Job: ** Product Management

**Organization: ** Global Corporate Affairs & Marketing

**Employee Status: ** Regular Employee

**Job Type: ** Standard

**Shift: ** Day Job

**Job Posting: ** Jun 7, 2019

**Job Unposting: ** Ongoing

**Schedule: ** Full-time Regular

**Req ID: ** 1907471

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.