Register  |  Log In  |  Contact Us

Manager Global Benefits

Contract Type
Education, Media & Communications
London, GBR
Expiry Date
Manager Global Benefits Description 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, w...

Job Description

Manager Global Benefits


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.

Pearson is seeking an experienced Manager of Global Benefits who can contribute to the design of the philosophy and strategy of Pearson’s benefit programs and helps develop tools, practices and principles that underpin programs that are in line with the strategy. This role will work alongside our HR Operations/GBS and Technology teams to ensure a smooth employee experience. Our benefits are designed to provide peace of mind so that our employees can focus on carrying out the mission of Pearson -to help learners at every stage open doors to new experiences, because wherever learning flourishes, so do people.

The role reports to the Director - Global Benefits and is based in our London headquarters.


  • Contribute to the Reward Center of Expertise (COE) design and implementation of a global well-being program, including physical, emotional and financial wellness
  • Understand the total reward strategy and assist in the design/modification of Pearson’s benefit plans to deliver that strategy for programs including, but not limited to medical, dental, vision, defined contribution and defined benefit plans
  • Assist in maintaining policies, practices and guidance for the delivery of benefit programs and ensure agreement with any steering committee that may be in place With HR Operations/GBS and Technology
  • Ensure the strategy can be delivered with clear milestones and monitor progress Assist in ensuring that the wider Reward team understands the strategy and roadmap and are able to support its execution Ensure regulatory and statutory compliance
  • Lead substantial projects, adapting plans and priorities to meet objectives and by providing direction to impact the achievement of projects
  • Assist with the evaluation and selection of new vendors, including leading and/or participating in RFP processes
  • Assist with and manage certain projects including impacts on benefits resulting from acquisitions, divestitures, legislation, etc.
  • Must be a self-starter with ability to work independently, capable of functioning in a complex environment managing multiple tasks

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.

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



Significant of benefits experience, including design, cost analysis, and implementation of tools and programming

Knowledge of regulatory requirements in the UK

Significant ability to assess and action current programs for compliance

Highly organized and self-sufficient with the ability to manage multiple high priorities in a complex environment with keen attention to detail

Highly effective verbal and written communication skills to collaborate, develop partnerships and encourage trust of HR associates, vendors, managers, benefit plan consultants and all employees

Highly adaptable and solution-oriented; able to thrive amidst uncertainty and shifting priorities

Ability to work independently and as part of a team


Primary Location: GB-GB-London

Work Locations: GB-London-80 Strand 80 Strand London WC2R 0RL

Job: Human Resources

Organization: Human Resources

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 11, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1905259

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.