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Pearson Regional Development Manager-South/ West India in Chennai, India

Are you passionate about making a meaningful impact on education and workforce development in India? Look no further! Pearson, a global leader in career and skill-based qualifications, is seeking a dynamic individual to fill the role of Regional Development Manager- South/ Western India region within our Workforce Skills vertical.

About Pearson:

Operating in over 50 countries, Pearson is committed to delivering quality education and skill-based services. As we continue to grow, we believe there's immense untapped potential, and we're eager to meet the rising demand.

Role Overview:

As the WFS Regional Development Manager, you'll play a pivotal role in promoting Workforce Skills Qualifications, products, and services in the south/ western India region. Collaborating with local teams and colleagues across markets, you'll be responsible for identifying, developing, managing, and growing key accounts in the WFS segment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote Pearson’s Vocational Qualifications (BTEC, Pearson Assured) and services to Vocational Education Institutions in the assigned territory.

  • Provide comprehensive support, advisory, training, and development services to drive sales growth.

  • Achieve targeted growth by maintaining existing business and identifying upselling or cross-selling opportunities.

  • Collaborate with other account managers to maximize the impact of Pearson's products and services.

  • Utilize Sales Force on a daily basis to build an effective sales pipeline and analyze critical business drivers.

  • Develop relationships across all levels of customer organizations to identify sales opportunities and drive plan objectives.

  • Establish trusted advisor relationships with key stakeholders in government, non-government organizations, and vocational institutions.

  • Maintain regular communication and conduct annual business reviews with assigned key accounts.

  • Stay proactively informed about industry and customer-specific issues.


  • Proven experience of 7-10 years in sales, business development, or account management.

  • Familiarity with vocational education and workforce development.

  • Strong communication, networking, and relationship-building skills.

  • Ability to analyze data and develop strategic sales plans.

  • Self-motivated with a passion for education and skill development.

Join Us: If you're ready to contribute to Pearson's mission of empowering individuals through education and skill-building, apply for the Regional Development Manager position today! Be part of a global team dedicated to shaping the future of learning.

Note: The role will report into Regional Manager- India and require travel within the assigned territories.

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

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Organization: Workforce Skills

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 14012