Business Certifications Manager

  • Full Time
  • London
  • June 9, 2019
  • Salary: £Circa £44,000



The World's Learning Company

Business Certifications Manager


About Pearson

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.

Position Summary

We are the world’s learning company and have a passion, energy and a genuine desire to help people make progress in their lives through learning. As the UK’s largest awarding body we offer academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK, and internationally.

Pearson Education Limited is certified currently to ISO9001 Quality Management, ISO27001 Information Security and ISO22301 Business Continuity at various Pearson UK sites.

The Audit and Quality department supports the awarding body function of the business, responsible for ensuring that processes are driven by continual improvement, meet the needs of our customers, achieve our business goals and comply with Pearson and regulatory requirements, in line with our business certifications. We help maintain this through delivery of an annual audit programme and the implementation of our Quality and Information Security management systems and various business improvement initiatives to support this.

You will Support the business in implementing and maintaining quality and information security management systems compliant with ISO requirements, through promoting good practice and a culture of excellence across the business and by training and influencing staff. You willprepare and implement a programme to enhance business awareness and skills required to develop and maintain effective information security and quality management. You will have a passion for continual improvement.

Key Challenges:

Influencing behaviours across all levels of the large organisation.
Implementing successful quality and information security management systems, balancing regulations, rules and standards with business needs and priorities
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.


You will have experience of:

Maintaining quality and/or information security management system or equivalent implementing ISO 27001 and/or ISO 9001 or equivalent such as managing a high quality process
Delivering training, presentations and building a culture of business excellence
Exemplary analytical and communication skills
Writing briefings, reports and business correspondence to varied audiences
Influencing staff, including senior management to foster organisational change
Other desirable experience we would like you to have:

Experience of working in a regulated and or educational environment
Experience of process improvement activities or managing large scale cross-business improvement projects
Good understanding of information security best practice
People management skills

The salary for the role is circa £44,000 and offers a very competitive package.

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