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Product Manager, Classroom Assessment Suite

Company: Pearson
Location: Hartford
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

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  • share to linkedin
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    • The Product Manager will be responsible for evaluating the market with respect to classroom teaching and learning tools.
    • The Product Manager will be responsible for managing product feature development and cross-product integrations with internal teams and vendors. Development includes instructional resources aligned to classroom assessment results and platform enhancements to embed the instructional resources within the suite for optimized utility and effectiveness for teaching and learning.
    • The Product Manager will be responsible for managing studies to evaluate the product's theory of action and efficacy.
    • The Product Manager collaborates across partners, vendors, and internal functional groups to ensure that the specific goals of the product are well understood and executed on, and any known gaps are clearly documented and communicated.
    • Additionally, the Product Manager coordinates with the broader Assessment Product team to succinctly translate current and planned product capabilities into solutions that meet client needs, as well as collect client feedback and evidence that will inform future enhancements.
    • Occasional travel will be requiredSpecific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following.
      • With the guidance of the Solution Owner, clearly state the product vision, hypothesized value to students, educators, and families, key features, and design principles.
      • Create product roadmap that is transparent to all levels of the School Assessment organization.
      • Create and manage product development schedule(s) and offer solutions when deliverables are at risk.
      • With the Solution Owner, develop the overall product plan including deliverables, milestone dates, and resource needs. Update plan in real time, as needed, and communicate to all internal stakeholders.
      • Elicit product requirements and write clear acceptance criteria to support all stages of the product life cycle.
      • Manage both the specific product and how the product integrates with the software solution.
      • Collect evidence to validate the efficacy of the product and specific product features for improving learner outcomes.
      • Serve as a voice of the customer by systematically collecting customer feedback and translating it into enhancements.
      • Support the creation of new business cases associated with the product.
      • Work with Sales and Marketing to ensure that product collateral and documentation is accurate and aligned with the value proposition.
      • Support implementation training that is client specific.
      • Collect and manage associated key performance indicators.
      • Prepare and manage implementation and training supports for successful product use, including guides and videos, both internally and client-facing.
      • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.Education and Experience
        • A bachelor's degree is required
        • 5 years of product or project management required
        • 3+ years developing K-12 academic assessment or instructional products required
        • Experience using project and product management software preferredSkills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
          • Takes initiative
          • Passionate about creating products that solve student, educator, and family needs
          • Ability to solve problems creatively
          • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
          • Develops a working understanding of functional group processes and development timelines
          • Knowledge of the K-12 assessment landscape and competitive products
          • Ability to work comfortably with the executive team
          • Strong attention to detail
          • Flexibility to work under tight deadlines
          • Curious and quick learning
          • Team leading skills
          • Effective relationship building with the team and senior management
          • Time management, planning, and project management skills
          • Ability to work both independently and collaborativelyCompensation at Pearson is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific location. As required by the Colorado, California, Washington State, and New York City laws, the pay range for this position is as follows:The minimum full-time base salary range is between $85,000 - 100,000 per year.This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here .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: PRODUCT MANAGEMENTOrganization: Assessment & QualificationsSchedule: FULL_TIMEReq ID: 10675#location

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