Head of Regulation
At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.
The role of the Head of Regulation is to build productive and positive relationships with our UK and International regulators, provide expert guidance to the Responsible Officer and other senior internal stakeholders and lead on all regulatory issues for the Pearson qualifications business.
The responsibility for ensuring that Pearson meets its regulatory obligations lies with the Regulation Team and in this capacity it acts as a primary point of contact on regulatory and governance matters for the business and qualification regulators both in the UK and internationally . The team also has responsibility for the management of the appeals process and for the endorsement of resources for regulated qualifications. The Regulation Team sits within theBusiness Improvement and RegulationDivision. The Head of Regulation reports to the Director of Business Improvement and Regulation and works closely with Pearson’s Responsible Officer.
The role is based from the 80 Strand office, but travel will be required on a regular and sometimes short notice basis across all primary Pearson sites and the offices of our key external stakeholders.
Core tasks and responsibilities
Building and maintaining positive and constructive relationships with our regulators and across the business is key to this role. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to influence stakeholders at a senior level are therefore essential
Training / Competencies
This is a key position and the suitable candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as they will be communicating with professionals at all levels. The post holder must:
Have good organisational and planning skills so as to be able to manage and prioritise workload whilst maintaining flexibility and achieving tight deadlines.
Location 80 Strand, London
Salary 60-70k circa &excellent benefits package
Primary Location: GB-GB-London
Work Locations: GB-London-80 Strand 80 Strand London WC2R 0RL
Job: General Business Operations
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Experienced
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Apr 11, 2019
Job Unposting: Apr 25, 2019
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1904815
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.