Pearson Manager - Human Resources in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Manager - Human Resources


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.


We are looking for a Manager with in-depth experience and exposure as an HR generalist.

The ideal candidate should have the abilities to;

§Identify business priorities, objectives and related needs and translate the needs into actionable, outcome-based HR plans.

Demonstrated ability in managing payroll, HR audit compliance, HR information systems and Compensation & Benefits as well as HR Information Systems.

§Manage employee relations and drive employee engagement.

§Ensure HR Process Compliance within timelines and with the required degree of quality.

§Be a catalyst in change advocacy and management.

§Responsible for data analysis and interpretation in order to add value to the business.

§The ability to influence and engage stakeholders at all levels.


Experience and Qualifications

At least 8 years of experience in HR with a minimum of 3 years at managerial level, preferably in a blue-chip, conglomerate or large organization, with exposure to latest trends in Human Resource Management. Candidates with experience in the IT industry will be at an advantage.

Primary Location: LK-1-Colombo

Work Locations: LK-Colombo-Orion City Rigel Bldg Orion City Rigel Bldg No 752 Dr. Danister De Silva Mawatha Colombo 900

Job: Human Resources

Organization: Human Resources

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Sep 13, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1812351

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.