Product Owner-Limited Term Assignment-One Year - ( 2103271 )
We are the world's learning company with more than 24,000
employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class
educational content and assessment,powered by services and
technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized
learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so
The Term of Project (TOP) Agile Product Owner works closely with
the Product Manager to define and write product features to be
implemented by the Development Team. The TOP Agile Product Owner
will follow the Agile development process, to define the scope of
work for the Scrum team by creating user stories, developing
acceptance criteria and refining the product backlog. Working with
product management and subject matter experts, you will apply
incremental delivery principles to working practices, driving the
delivery of value through your teams; communicating progress,
eliciting feedback and enabling stakeholder reviews for validation
in the process This assignment is estimated to be 6-12 months.
Support the product manager in the development of product
vision, goals, themes and features. This translates into a product
roadmap and long-term product strategy and feature development.
Engagement in day-to-day activities with your Development Team.
This involves leading refinement sessions and engaging with your
Scrum team, providing direction and focus
Support the development of a prioritized Product Backlog,
including the development of user stories, acceptance criteria and
scenarios for your Development Team to create working curriculum
and learner experiences.
Work with Product Manager to refine backlog contents and
priority, ensuring sufficient depth of groomed items for
development consumption and commitment
Review curriculum for end-user experience accuracy
Effectively communicate product release contents and expected
product capabilities/behavior to stakeholders.
Coordinates products between departments for global
Communicate the product vision to the technical teams as well as
to other teams within the company.
Ensuring the right features are being development, taking into
account the value being delivered against the cost of delivery.
- Work with other Agile and product teams to identify and address
Identify and analyze project risks and manage mitigation process
with project team and stakeholders.
Negotiates internally at senior levels regarding important
issues within their own area
Begins to develop relationships with senior leaders across the
organization, customers and suppliers
Track and communicate team velocity and progress to both the
customer and the team.
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.
Communicates point of view in a compelling way and with
expertise across a wide range of projects and internal/external
Recognizes the impact of change on others, and leads through
positive behavior and coaching
Solves problems by using expertise to evaluate multiple sources
of information, and creating innovative solutions to problems
Seeks information from internal and external sources,
prioritizing and analyzing potential solutions in complex or new
Highly effective communicator
Minimum 3 years product management experience, including
experience managing digital products
- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
Experience in an educational setting is beneficial, K-12
specifically is a plus
Experience in a leadership role developing and delivering
software-based curriculum for a global audience.
In depth understanding of assessment creation and delivery as
well as criticality of varying state approval needs and
Experience leading wholly remote teams required
Experience of project management in a multi-disciplined and
Basic HTML and web skills essential.
Thorough understanding of information architecture principles
and practices Knowledge of Microsoft and Google business
Advanced knowledge of Learning Management Systems (LMS),
Educational Management Systems, or Enterprise Resource Planning
(ERP) systems is preferred.
Familiarity with SAFe Agile principles
The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based
individuals expressing interest in this position is
$60,000-$70,000. Benefits available to eligible employees can be
seen at: https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/
Primary Location : US-RE-Remote
Work Locations :
Job : Product Management
Organization : North America Connections
Employee Status : Fixed Term
Job Type : Temporary Work
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Shift : Day Job
Travel : No
Job Posting : Jun 4, 2021
Job Unposting : Ongoing
Schedule: : Full-time Regular
Req ID: 2103271