Pearson Contracts Administrator in Old Tappan, New Jersey

Contracts Administrator


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 position is a working administrator position. The Contracts Administrator creates and edits contractual agreements. In the course of providing proactive, pragmatic support to the business, the Contracts Administrator identifies risk and mitigation strategies, and works as a business partner with all levels of the business to provide responsive, clear, actionable advice.

Support Product service offerings. Research 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 as well as customers regarding expenditure contracts in a fast paced, demanding environment.


  • 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.

  • Presents self in positive and professional manner.

  • Ability to analyze customer requirements in context of the business environment and recognize legal implications.

  • Strong ethics, integrity and values.

  • Demonstrated experience communicating with all levels of management, cross functional teams and customers.

  • 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.

  • Minimum of 2 years of contract experience, preferred.

Primary Location: US-NJ-Old Tappan

Work Locations: US-NJ-Old Tappan 200 Old Tappan 200 Old Tappan Road Old Tappan 07675

Job: Legal

Organization: Legal

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Mar 17, 2017