Pearson Contracts Analyst in Iowa City, Iowa

Contracts Analyst


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.

This is a working analyst position. The Contracts Analyst creates and edits contractual agreements to acquire content, goods and services. In the course of providing proactive, pragmatic support to the business and other stakeholders, the Contracts Analyst identifies risk and mitigation strategies, and works as a business partner with all levels of the business to provide responsive, clear, actionable advice.

Research complex contractual and legal questions and issues; clearly communicate findings and identify risks associated with mitigation options. Interface with all levels of executive leadership and management regarding expenditure contracts in a fast paced, demanding environment.


  • Must have experience in negotiating drafting expenditure contracts to acquire content, goods and/or services.

  • Must be able to successfully multi-task, be proactive, and be very detailed oriented.

  • Good interpersonal, negotiation, facilitation, time management and organizational skills.

  • Excellent communication, grammar, writing and editing skills.

  • Strong ethics, integrity and values.

  • Demonstrate experience communicating with all levels of management and cross functional teams.

  • Some travel may be required.


  • Bachelor's degree, Paralegal, or equivalent degree and related experience required.

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office and general PC skills.

  • Typically requires a minimum of 2 years of contract analyst experience.


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-TX-San Antonio

Other Locations US-IA-Iowa City

Work Locations: US-TX-San Antonio-19500 Bulverde 19500 Bulverde Road San Antonio 78259

Job: Legal

Organization: Legal

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Apr 13, 2017