Senior Technical Project Manager

MarcoPolo Learning - Multiple Locations or Remote - Full time

MarcoPolo Learning

MarcoPolo Learning is an award-winning edtech startup that develops premium curriculum and innovative digital platforms for home and school. MarcoPolo is best known for its Emmy-nominated subscription-based learning program, MarcoPolo World School, and preschool STEAM curriculum TV series, The Polos, which reaches over 500 million households worldwide.

We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled Senior Technical Project Manager to join our team. MarcoPolo is entering a new phase of growth, and this is a unique opportunity to join a proven and maturing business and technology team, as a key member of the product team.

The ideal candidate will have at least five years of experience in delivering complex B2C and B2B edtech platforms and effectively managing development teams in a fast-moving environment.

The right candidate will be a start-up ready team player, willing to push the bar to achieve ambitious targets and not afraid to face new challenges. They will work closely with the Product Owner and the Head of Technology in a central project management role, helping to ensure that deadlines, scope and quality standards are met, on time and on budget.

Experience in digital education platforms is a must.

Key Skills (you must have):

  • 5+ years’ experience in managing B2B2C digital education product development projects, ideally with a focus on school districts
  • You know your project management craft and have experience of agile processes, SCRUM management and agile software as well as lean project methodologies, such as Kanban
  • You are a hands on, roll-up your sleeves initiator who draws attention the actions that must be taken
  • Experience of strategic planning, project scheduling and full project lifecycle management
  • Experience of data migration and technical integrations
  • Experience of setting and tracking acceptance and performance criteria
  • Experience of working with cross functional teams and understanding of the benefit of truly coordinated activities
  • Experience dealing with all the stakeholders on a project from the in-house teams – product, software dev, engineering, education, creative - to external contractors and senior management
  • Great understanding of project risk assessment and the confidence to escalate problems to senior stakeholders
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, fluent in English
  • A problem-solving, analytical mindset and strong decision-making capabilities
  • University degree from a top university evidencing general aptitude

Package:

Competitive salary based on experience, with benefits/incentives to be discussed.

We want to recruit the best talent for the next phase of company growth. MarcoPolo Learning is operating in a remote working model and are open to the location of this hire, however we anticipate the candidate to be located in London or NY as the Product and Development team operate in UK time zones.

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Locations

San Francisco, California
New York
Los Angeles, California
Remote

Role

Project Management

Experience Level

Senior Level

MarcoPolo Learning

MarcoPolo is best known for its Emmy- nominated subscription-based learning program, MarcoPolo World School, and preschool STEAM curriculum TV series, The Polos, which reaches over 500 million households worldwide.
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