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Posted: July 31, 2012
Project Manager for Pearson Custom Library (PCL)
Duties and Responsibilities:
*Establish and manage project schedules for software releases for Pearson Custom Library (PCL) and related products/services.
*Work with technology partners to ensure deadlines are met and follow up on issue resolution and feature development status.
*Organize and facilitate project status meetings with technology partners and internal team as needed.
*Identify and analyze problems reported by customers and internal staff. Report issues and consult with engineering/development team to devise and implement solutions in a timely manner.
*In conjunction with product management, work with internal teams including editorial, marketing, and business stakeholders to gather detailed requirements and disseminate these requirements to engineering/development team.
*Work closely with product management to ensure release scheduling and feature requirements correlate with the product roadmap and business strategy.
*Lead scheduling and communication efforts on other projects that relate to PCL as assigned.
*Bachelor's degree in business administration, or technology related studies.
*A minimum of 5 years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution.
*A minimum of 5 years of related experience in publishing, media, or technology industries is required.
*Experience with project development life cycle required.
*Must have demonstrated success in leadership of projects.
*Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and web-based applications is required.
*PMI certification is a plus.
*Must be highly motivated with strong time management skills and the ability to multi-task.
*Must be comfortable working in a dynamic work environment with an ability to adapt to changing priorities and responsibilities.
*Must exhibit an interest in new technology and ability to efficiently implement the technologies on project-related activities.
*Minimal travel required to tradeshows or annual company meetings.
*Ability to learn and adopt new technologies.
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