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Pearson Assessment Leader - WBL - FTC in London, United Kingdom

Assessment Leader - WBL - FTC - ( 2110573 )


About Pearson

We are the world’s learning company with more than 22,500 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people. 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.

At Pearson, we believe in the power of difference. Harnessing the unique skills, perspectives, and backgrounds of every employee helps us foster innovation and create the most effective solutions for learners around the world. That’s why we’re committed to ensuring that diversity and inclusion are embedded into everything we do. We foster a work environment that’s inclusive and diverse — and where our people can be themselves — so we can reflect the customers and learners we serve.

Pearson is featured on The Forbes list of Best Employers and The Stonewall Top 100 Employers list, and we are recognised in the Best Employers for Diversity 2019 awards. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York Stock Exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO).

About the role

Key Accountabilities


  • Support in the training, mentoring and upskilling of the wider team for their specialist area

  • Will value the needs and rights of others

  • Will represent the team at meetings or other events Customer Service

  • Will “Think customers first” to ensure a great customer experience

  • Ensure accurate and timely responses to customer queries

  • Use customer relationship management tools to identify opportunities to support customers further and improve the customer experience Data Management

  • Monitor key performance indicators, including analysing reports, and taking relevant action where needed

  • Analyse assessment performance data with a view to making improvements and defending decisions in relation to pass marks or the setting of grade boundaries.

Quality Management

  • Be a technical specialist in one or more of the key content and assessment processes and maintain the relevant documentation relating to this.

  • Responsible for accurate Content and Assessment management for their allocated assessments

  • Responding to key external or internal requirements, and with continued improvement and simplification in mind.

Relationship Management

  • Managing performance of contractor

  • Work closely with key stakeholders to ensure accurate content production and timely assessment results


Key Skills, Behaviours and Experience

The post holder will:

  • Be able to learn quickly, be curious and imaginative

  • Have assessment or content creation experience

  • Be able to thrive in a high-pressured and regulated environment

  • Have project management capabilities

  • Be resilient and not afraid to make decisions based on key pieces of information

  • Be comfortable to use new technology to improve the learner experience

  • Be able to communicate accurately and effectively

  • Be able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the assessment cycle

  • The postholder will: - Hold a degree or other relevant qualification or experience.

Role duration: This is a full-time FTC 15 month position.

Role location: This is currently a remote working position until Summer 2021. Thereafter, the individual assigned will work flexibly as a remote worker between their home and can attend a Pearson London office location if dependant on business requirement.

Primary Location : GB-GB-London

Work Locations :

GB-London-80 Strand

80 Strand

LondonWC2R 0RL

Job : Production/Operations

Organization : Core

Employee Status : Fixed Term

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : Jul 22, 2021

Job Unposting : Aug 5, 2021

Schedule: : Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 2110573