Publishing Services Workflow Project Manager

Pearson - Iowa City, IA3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $54,000 - $70,000 a year
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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.

**If you can manage and track a large volume of work, develop and maintain strong relationships, are comfortable leading a project with complex and competing demands, and have exceptional communication, organization, and leadership skills, you might be the right person to join our team.**

We are seeking a **Publishing Workflow Project Manager** in our Iowa City, IA office. This Project Manager will haveresponsibility for initiation, planning, execution, and closeout of all Publishing Services deliverables on assigned projects.

**RESPONSIBILITIES**

+ Be familiar with scope and capabilities of publishing delivery systems, Jira workflow management software, and tools experience.

+ Understand project scope and objectives as well as the role and function of each team member within Publishing Services.

+ Effectively coordinate the activities of the team, setting priorities and communicating impacts to schedule as priorities change.

+ Review project scope, and developing publishing schedules with project team.

+ Communicate project requirements to Publishing Services team members.

+ Communicate resource needs in advance to functional managers for each team.

+ Request, facilitate, track, and report status on all Publishing deliverables to ensure timely completion of project.

**Qualifications**

+ Requires 3 years of project or workflow experience.

+ Bachelor's Degree preferred.

+ Project Management Certification a plus.

+ Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

+ Develops and maintains constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.

+ Handles oneself ethically following core values and beliefs.

+ Understands team dynamics and fosters a positive team environment.

+ Strong attention to detail in a high volume project.

+ Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.

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-IA-Iowa City

**Work Locations: ** US-IA-Iowa City-2510 North Dodge 2510 North Dodge Street Iowa City 52245

**Job: ** Project/Programme Management

**Organization: ** Assessments School

**Employee Status: ** Regular Employee

**Job Type: ** Standard

**Shift: ** Day Job

**Job Posting: ** Jul 18, 2019

**Job Unposting: ** Ongoing

**Schedule: ** Full-time Regular

**Req ID: ** 1909521

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.