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Reference: 86020

Date Added: 21 September 2022
Closing Date: 31 October 2022

Job Title: Head of Policy and Stakeholder Management – Schools

Working For: Pearson

Location: London/Oxford

Salary: Competitive

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

You will be responsible for leading our UK policy strategy and stakeholder engagement strategy to ensure that we have deep understanding and insight into the changing policy landscape, a clear internal position and set of strategic priorities, and the network and relationships to influence effectively. You will sit on the Product leadership team, and will work closely with broader teams across Pearson UK.

1. Lead policy and funding analysis to ensure potential impacts on the business are understood, communicated, and acted on

2. Articulate and embed a clear internal policy strategy and position to connect with and deliver on organisational strategy

3. Establish and lead stakeholder engagement strategy

4. Lead on key activities to promote Pearson as a thought leader, and ensure these activities align with priorities and business objectives

5. Leadership - Embed a culture of collaboration within the Product team and with other key stakeholders and departments within Pearson

• Strong understanding and experience of the UK schools policy landscape
• Experience of building a strong network across the schools education policy space
• Policy and strategy development
• Working in a regulated environment
• Academic assessment principles and techniques
• Academic qualifications and publishing
• Experience of working with internal and external stakeholders
• Managing budgets

● Strong communication, interpersonal and influencing skills
● Strategic thinker and leadership skills
● Strong analytical skills – balancing attention to detail with ability to extract, interpret and communicate key information and simply
● Ability to work collaboratively
● Ability to motivate, lead, influence and empower others
● Project management and process skills
● Creative thinking
● Ability to deliver

Closing Date: 31 October 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

Application Details

To apply for this role visit: https://pearson.jobs/london-gbr/head-of-policy-and-stakeholder-management-schools/D4DD2429AFB2403C90B8D57A06D04BA8/job/


Website: http://www.pearson.com/uk/

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