Health & Safety and Resilience Manager
At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented teams who make 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.
Are you looking for an opportunity with a leading global business? If the answer is yes, Pearson is recruiting for a health, safety and resilience manager and this could be the ideal role for you.
This is a new position within the Organisational Risk and Resilience team, based out of our London Global HQ. The ideal candidate will have strong commercial experience, be a self-starter, strong team member and able to brief with comfort to mid management.
Who are we looking for?
The new team member will be able to work in diverse environments, recognizing our organisation’s journey to digital, planning with current and future risks in mind. As part of an experienced, global and supportive team, you will be asked to cover a range of locations and business areas.
o Engage with all key internal and external stakeholders across the UK and EMEIA region to continually improve health, safety, resilience performance objectives and organisation culture.
o Support the implementation of the health and safety strategy via an assurance program and the management of corrective action systems.
o Provide specialist guidance and training to ensure compliance with regional legal and policy requirements.
o Manage UK BCMSs, maintaining certification against global BC standard ISO 22301.
o Ensure alignment to and compliance with our global BCM policy and programme in the UK and EMEIA. This will include managing risk and business impact analysis, BCPs, DRPs, testing and exercising DR and work area recovery plans. The candidate will also audit external suppliers against their BCP readiness.
o Strong stakeholder management and report writing.
o Support the administration and team data input requirements, with acute attention to detail
o Provide data analysis and trend advice
o Be part of reportage for the Board and quarterly for the various business lines.
Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.
We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.
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Skills & Experience :
Primary Location: GB-GB-London
Other Locations GB-GB-Harlow
Work Locations: GB-London-80 Strand 80 Strand London WC2R 0RL
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Oct 1, 2019
Job Unposting: Oct 15, 2019
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1904810
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.