Digital Presence and e-Business Director – English Language Learning Jobs At Pearson, Italy

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  • Post Date: May 13, 2022
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Digital Presence and e-Business Director – English Language Learning

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About the role

Do you want to be part of the biggest digital transformation in the EdTech and help people around the world to learn languages and realize their dreams?

The English Language Learning (ELL) division of Pearson is looking for a talented and motivated professional to join our growing team as Director for Digital Presence and e-Business.

In this exciting role you will ramp up and lead a team of technical experts to drive the digital transformation of ELL around CRM, WebCMS, E-Commerce and digital analytics.

You will also support the Direct to Consumer journey of ELL by building strong competencies in the area of mobile applications and AR/VR technologies.

Reporting to the ELL CTO you will support defining and executing the digital transformation strategy in close collaboration with Marketing, Sales and Product teams.

High Level Responsibilities

  • Ramp up and lead a team of domain matter experts and SW engineers

  • Create a vision and a strategy for the digital transformation in alignment with key stakeholders in Marketing Sales, Products and Central Tech
  • Build a pipeline of demands for digital solutions, prioritize them, and drive their rollout and deployment globally
  • Contribute to the data strategy for ELL and build a data driven culture across the division
  • Ensure security and compliance of digital solutions in the managed portfolio
  • Build a sourcing strategy for development and manage contracts and relationship with external vendors
  • Align with the ELL Chief Architect and the Enterprise Architecture team on global solutions to adopt

Qualifications & Skills

  • Degree in Software engineering or Computer Science (or equivalent experience)

  • Strong understanding of emerging technologies and software engineering methodologies
  • Relevant digital products knowledge, including Web Platforms and CMS, SEO, Direct to Consumer eCommerce, DAM, CRM, Marketing solutions, Mobile apps, AR/VR and proven track record of deployment of those solutions at scale
  • Strong data driven mindset and knowledge of data analytics solutions, Tagging, Search & Content Marketing, SEO
  • Relevant experience in managing and mentoring SW engineering teams in a complex and matrix organization as well as in building relationships with senior stakeholders
  • proven track record of developing a Strategy and Vision for multiple Platforms as well as in large technical transformation projects
  • Ability to build agile and high performing teams that can deliver business value in short period of time
  • Experience in managing contracts and external vendors
  • Passion for education and learning
  • Experience in working with multinational, multicultural and distributed teams

How to apply

Please submit a CV and cover letter (optional) in English.

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