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Pearson Product Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Pearson/Credly seeks a Product Manager to join our Workforce team and drive employer outcomes through continuous discovery and product lifecycle management. Working directly with a tech lead, product designer and team of engineers you will be a part of an empowered product team focused on outcomes.

Who we are

A mission-driven team that prizes respect, hard work, humility, and transparency. Equal opportunity employer focused on creating equal opportunity for individuals through portable, data-rich evidence of achievements.

Who You Are

  • A no-job-too-big-no-job-too-small professional who believes in what we're doing and wants to help us scale.

  • A self-driven individual with a drive to make an impact.

  • A hyper-organized, super-responsive, generally on-top-of-your-stuff kind of person.

  • An individual with perspective and the judgment to identify what you can fix and what you need help with.

  • A process-focused thinker with the ability to design systems that scale.

  • A quick learner willing to work without perfect information and the ability to get smart fast as new business opportunities demand.

What You'll Do Here

  • Work alongside our workforce team to drive the future of up-skilling and reskilling within the enterprise.

  • Develop tests to validate product direction.

  • Collaborate constantly and cohesively with stakeholders to ensure industry-defining software is built and shipped.

  • Require data to be a part of any product direction discussions.

  • Distill suggestions and requests into specific problems we can solve.

  • Prioritize, queue, and triage issues with constant and cohesive collaboration.

  • Energize our customers, users, and team members through interviews and communications.

  • Use tools like Figma, Pendo, Domo, Jira, Slack, and Zendesk to inform decisions, drive alignment, and improve the product lifecycle.

  • Collaborate constantly and cohesively with Credly’s Customer Success and Revenue teams to develop, test, and validate hypotheses that will drive value for our customers and business.

  • Have a relentless focus on a delightful user experience and on solving for our customer’s most important needs.

  • Define, track, and communicate progress against Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Objectives and Key Results (OKRs).

  • Demonstrate ongoing curiosity about and stay close to the talent and learning ecosystem in which we operate.

  • Work with designers and developers to translate high-level objectives into detailed tasks. Did we mention that constant and cohesive collaboration is a must?

What You Know, Have Done, Or Can Do (Must Haves)

  • Expertise building and scaling enterprise SaaS products

  • Deep understanding of the HR Tech landscape

  • Stakeholder management excellence; ability to work through and across every level of the organization

  • Data-driven mindset; fluency in product metrics.

  • Team leader with a history of shipping delightful, scalable products and features.

  • Big picture thinker capable of executing on the day-to-day details and tasks.

  • Proven facilitator of prioritization discussions.

  • Purist when it comes to driving simplicity through a keen eye for design.

What You May Know and Have Done (Nice To Haves)

  • B2B experience.

  • Technical background capable of holding a conversation with developers.

  • Financial modeling to build product and vision use-cases.

  • Relevant credentials in project management, data analysis, product management, etc.

  • Experience in learning and credentialing.

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Pearson provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only , the range of starting pay for this role is $120,000-130,000. 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-racist company 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 MANAGEMENT

Organization: Workforce Skills

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 8654

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