Our purpose: At Pearson we ‘add life to a lifetime of learning’ so everyone can realise the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. Pearson Purpose Link
Our company: Pearson was founded in 1844 and has been built on our ability to grow with and adapt to a constantly evolving market. Our 20,000+ employees are dedicated to creating the high-quality, digital-first, accessible and sustainable resources for lifelong learning.
Diversity: At Pearson we value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced as strengths and opportunities are equal and accessible.
Flexible working: Pearson is committed to hybrid working practices and has adopted flexible remote and virtual working. Where possible our employees can choose to manage their attendance to the office more flexibly. This particular role can accommodate flexibility in work hours based on candidate preferences (both full time and part time ours can be considered).
The role: A 12 month maternity leave contract opportunity for an experienced individual to lead a small matrixed team of HR professionals. The Manager HRBP will support leaders in the development and delivery of their people strategies and act as a trusted strategic partner to the Pearson Australia corporate Directors and division specific Australian Senior Leadership Team. This role will support the geography through transformation, shaping and delivering the full spectrum of HR support to ensure local compliance is maintained.
What you will do:
Build trusted, strategic partnerships with leadership and provide tactical support to across the organization focused on talent, employee engagement, workforce planning, employee relations, organisational design, change management and diversity equity and inclusion.
Maintain and develop organizational Employee Relations frameworks and supports to minimise legal risks and enhance the employee experience.
Maintain HR Financial and Legal compliance activities in geography.
Provide leadership, coaching and advice to a small team of direct and indirect reports.
To be successful in this role, you’ll ideally have:
Tertiary qualifications in HR or equivalent e.g. AHRI membership.
Significant experience in a senior HR BP role
Experience leading small HR teams will be highly regarded
Experience with and detailed understanding of interpreting industrial awards and enterprise agreements, HR legislation and Employee Relations.
Experience in partnering within transformation environments culturally with exposure to best practice change management and alignment across matrix working structures.
If you are as passionate as we are about changing lives through learning, then help us to learn more about you and why you want to work with Pearson. Click ‘Apply Now’ to create your application online.
Job: HUMAN RESOURCES
Organization: English Language Learning
Req ID: 5294