Traffic Manager, Project Management at Pearson (Oklahoma City, OK)

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Summary

The Project Manager manages a variety of projects. They work to provide feedback to functional areas in evaluating new/existing project needs and facilitating a strategy to manage the appropriate portion of the projects based on internal capabilities and staffing allocations. This individual should be familiar with the full scope of our partnerships, the services we provide, and therefore can manage project objectives, in order to effectively coordinate the related activities.

General Responsibilities:

  • Manage creative projects, ensuring internal and external teams deliver results that exceed objectives.
  • Create consistency and efficiency within a collaborative cross-functional environment.
  • Lead daily stand up meetings and collaborate with managers to assign and maintain project status.
  • Collaborate with account managers and cross-functional teams to deliver key, creative products and services.
  • Maintain work queues and expedite delivery based on client expectations.
  • Conduct weekly status meetings to update business colleagues on project status.
  • Consult with the cross-functional team in the creation of high-quality creative assets.
  • Provide positive management toward the successful delivery with a focus on quality, schedule, scope, and communication.
  • Provide verbal status updates and speak to delivery implications for assigned projects in stakeholder meetings, in addition to delivering written status reports, and providing other communications as needed for a variety of audiences.
  • Analyze project risks and communicate with key players.
  • Ensure coordination of efforts across functional team members in consultation with account managers/managing directors.
  • Establish and maintain a highly cooperative environment and foster collaboration across all areas.
  • Guide the documentation of business requirements for projects as needed.
  • Guide the preparation of QA planning materials, direct and conduct QA activities as needed.

Qualifications:

  • 4-year degree from an accredited institution in marketing, business administration or related field, OR appropriate combination of education and significant experience
  • Minimum of 3-5 years' experience in the following areas: advertising agency traffic management, marketing, project management, operations, or consulting.
  • Working knowledge of the following functions: content, design, development, SEO, media, and CRO.
  • Progressively responsible project management experience, including experience documenting business requirements and participation in QA activities.
  • Knowledge of traffic management concepts, tools, and activities, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), requirements analysis and facilitation; knowledge of Wrike and SharePoint preferred.
  • Proven ability to manage competing projects under significant constraints.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaborative, and communication skills; demonstrated ability to establish positive working relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Professional oral and written communication skills for effective relationship development/management and presentations with stakeholders.
  • Excellent customer service orientation with specific experience in working with and managing relationships with Partners.

Supervisory Responsibilities - none.

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose - to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world's leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racistcompany in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.

To learn more about Pearson's commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.

Job: PROJECT/PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT

Organization: Virtual Learning

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 7730

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Pearson operates in the Edtech industry. The company is located in Chandler, AZ, Iowa City, IA, Minneapolis, MN, Tupelo, MS, Concord, NH, Hoboken, NJ, Albuquerque, NM and San Antonio, TX. Pearson was founded in 1871. It has 29811 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 88 open jobs at Pearson, click here.
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