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Pearson Business Analyst in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Business 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 new role to assist the Global Workplace Services Design team to meet a range of mobility related projects planned for 2019, as Pearson work to standardise the mobility provisions and to seek cost efficiencies in the provision of mobility services across the company.

The mobility analyst will be expected to display an understanding of standard data analysis tasks and techniques, and demonstrate an effective ability to analyse data from a range of sources to identify, propose and realise cost savings.

The candidate will also be asked to assist in developing and implementing global policies and standards based on sound data and metrics and to assist in design, implementing and supporting solutions to measure compliance to those.

The team the applicant will be joining has a global remit with staff based in multiple regions, so flexibility in working hours is available and may on occasion be required.


Required Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Business Administration, Business Analytics or equivalent subject is required.

  • 2 years of related experience

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • It would be beneficial (but not essential) if the applicant has some experience of using the following systems (or similar):

  • Telecoms expense management platforms (Such as Dimension Data NexTEM)

  • Enterprise Mobility Management platforms (Such as MobileIron, Airwatch, InTune etc)

  • Change and Incident management platforms (Such as ServiceNow)

  • Ability to successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously with overlapping deadlines.

  • Experience working and contributing to a positive team environment.

  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail.

  • Creative self-starter, ability to apply knowledge and skills.

  • Ability to propose new ideas and ways of achieving results and to present those to technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Primary Location: LK-1-Colombo

Work Locations: LK-Colombo-World Trade Center Lower level 35 & 37, West Tower World Trade Center Colombo

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Feb 11, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1900087

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.