Pearson Human Resources Manager - Orlando, Fl in Orlando, Florida

Human Resources Manager - Orlando, Fl


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.


Under general direction, is responsible for providing hands on broad-based Human Resources support and services to a defined segment of the Organization. Duties will include (but not limited to); employee relations, performance management, facilitation/stewardship of HR initiatives, organizational and leadership assessment and development, recruitment and employment, compensation management (job description and analysis), organizational development and training, and legal compliance. The role may lead HR projects across a broader segment of the business in alignment with goals and accountabilities. This is a full service HR Business Partnership/Generalist type of role. The successful person will work closely with like HR roles in providing calibrated and aligned services.

General Responsibilities

  • Executes key HR processes linked to business outcomes.

  • Supports business initiatives through effective execution of HR programs and processes.

  • Supports the business and employees to resolve employee relations issues.

  • Partners with the management team to ensure fair and consistent enforcement of policies and practices. Ensures legal compliance and understanding of policies and processes.

  • Investigates employee work place situations including employee performance issues and/or claims of misconduct.

  • Implements corporate programs and practices within the organization. Oversees pay practices to ensure they are market competitive, internally equitable and tied to Online Learning Services’ business objectives.

  • Manages projects and/or participates as a project member on Initiatives as assigned.

  • May support effective recruitment programs for select positions to identify and attract highly qualified, talented individuals.

  • Participates in talent review processes.

  • Assists company managers in developing skills and processes to manage human resources more effectively through modeling, coaching, instruction and training.

  • Coordinates and delivers training programs to improve the skills and efficiency of talent within the organization.

  • Supports the oversight of core skill development training programs.

  • Inspects, develops if necessary and ensures consistent programs such as orientation, training, roll-outs, etc., to maintain consistency throughout the organization.

Collects and synthesizes employee feedback and information to ensure continuous improvement.


General Qualifications

  • 4-year degree from an accredited institution in HR (strongly preferred), psychology, business, management or related field, OR appropriate combination of education and significant experience

  • Minimum of 7 years of Human Resources work experience with progressive responsibility at a Manager or HR Project Management level.

  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification preferred.

  • Track record of relationship building with both internal and external customers.

  • Training and implementation of behavioral talent selection process preferred.

  • Experience in creating and delivering training programs for developing talent throughout an organization.

  • Oral and written communication skills

  • Working knowledge of Google & Microsoft Office software and Internet search skills

Supervisory Responsibilities


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.

Primary Location: US-FL-Orlando

Work Locations: US-FL-Orlando-2145 Metro Center 2145 Metro Center Orlando 32835

Job: Human Resources

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Oct 30, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1812284

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.