HR Operations Manager

Job function
HR & Recruiting
Job type
Full Time,
Job posted
Apply before
4 Jun 2024
Industry
Education Management

About Pearson

We add life to a lifetime of learning.

Actively Hiring

Hey there! Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative Ed-tech companies of 2022? We create vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. Learning is no longer just a stage of life but a lifelong journey. More than 160 million users worldwide trust Pearson products and services. Whether it’s upskilling in the workplace, getting ahead in school, making the grade at university, or learning a new language, our products and services help people realize the life they imagine every day. We hold the consumer at the heart of our thinking. Our integrated portfolio of products is becoming increasingly digital to meet their evolving learning needs, helping us support more people in the moments that matter throughout their lives.

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 building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive. To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

We’re on the lookout for HR Operations Manager to be the right-hand (or left, if you prefer) of Pearson’s Country Care Global Director. In other words, we’re seeking a team operations Rockstar! This gig is all about being the go-to maestro for vendor management, budget magic, and leading the charge on epic initiatives within our Country Care and  HR Operations leadership team. Ready to rock and roll?

Responsibilities

  1. Vendor Wrangling:
    • You’ll be the mastermind behind our vendor relationships, ensuring they’re on point with contracts and delivering the goods as promised.
    • Score big by evaluating vendor performance, throwing in some negotiation skills, and keeping things innovative in our HR Shared Services world.
    • Do what it takes to keep your friends close and your [procurement and finance] enemies closer
  2. Budget Heroics:
    • It’s your show to juggle the numbers, making sure our HR Operations budget hits all the right notes. Keep an eye out for cost-saving opportunities and ride the finance waves like a pro.
    • Get in cahoots with the finance crew to keep everything in line and propose some budget hacks to boost our operations.
  3. Special Project Thrills:
    • Lead the charge on initiatives that’ll turbocharge our HR Shared Services, like elevating engagement, curating our top talent, or master of ceremonies for the best all-hands meetings … ever.
    • Bring together dream teams from different corners of our realm, set those team project sails, and make sure we hit the jackpot within deadlines and budgets.
  4. Rockstar Reporting:
    • Woo the audience by engaging with our internal gang, keeping them in the loop with killer reports on vendor gigs, budget hits, team operational performance concerts, and special project vibes.

Essentials for Success

  • A degree in HR, Business, or a related field. Bonus points for a master’s degree or cool certifications. Amazing skills are better than anything you paid pay tuition for.
  • A few years of throwing the best vendor parties, managing budgets like a champ, and leading awesome projects within HR.
  • Show us your A-game in handling vendors, negotiating deals, and making sure they’re rocking our HR world.
  • Proven record of being a budget master, spotting savings, and shaking hands with the finance gods.
  • You’ve led the charge on special projects before and made them legends.
  • Your communication skills are top-notch, and you’re a master at winning hearts and minds.
  • You’ve got an eye for data and can spin it into reports that make everyone’s jaws drop.
  • A wizard with project management tools and tricks.

What Sets us Apart?

Benefits and Rewards. We know you’ll do great work, so we give a lot back with some of the best benefits in the business. We know that one size doesn’t fit all, so our workplace programmes meet the different needs of our diverse teams, and their families too. There is a range of options, but when you join our Pearson family these are some of the benefits that we offer that you can look forward to:

  • A competitive salary
  • Work in global environment and grow your professional network
  • Unlimited access to rich sources of knowledge (Over 22000 educational materials)
  • Opportunity to master your English skills at daily work and/or by taking companywide English classes
  • Work-life balance, Flexible working arrangement
  • Remote work option
  • Paid leave for volunteer purposes
  • Annual bonus based on performance
  • Fantastic Pension plan
  • Invest and Earn money and/ or become a shareholder with Pearson Worldwide programme ‘Save for Shares’
  • Employee wellbeing assistance and much more.

Join us as the HR Operations Rockstar, where you’ll be spinning the knobs on vendor magic, rocking budgets, and leading the charge on projects that’ll transform our HR game!

ABOUT US

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets.

To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we also have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer.

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 creating a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. 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. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

Note that the information you provide will stay confidential and will be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.

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