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C1-Finance Business Partner

Posted 14 June by Pearson UK Featured Ended

C1-Finance Business Partner


Pearson is the world's leading learning company, with 40,000 employees in more than 80 countries working to help people of all ages make measurable progress in their lives through learning. Pearson provides learning materials, places of learning, technologies, assessments and services to teachers, professionals and students in order to help people everywhere aim higher and fulfil their true potential.

Pearson is organised around three key stages of learning (Schools, Higher Education and Professional) and three geographies (North America, Growth and Core markets). The stages of learning are responsible for the global strategy and product strategy for their respective area, while geographies are responsible for sales and the delivery of our products to customers in those regions.

North and West Africa Sales are part of Core Markets (a footprint that covers more than 100 countries). The role of Sales and Marketing Executive is the first point of contact for customers in North and West Africa and takes customers from initial contact enquiring about Pearson products to purchasing and using the products with

complete satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities

The Sales & Marketing Executive will:

  • Act as the first point of contact for customers,

potential customers and Pearson staff in North & West Africa

  • Support the Sales Director

  • Process orders via the Manila and Cairo Hubs

  • Reply to all customer queries and complaints in

a timely manner

  • Arrange travel/hotels etc. and assist in the

preparation of PowerPoint slides for teacher trainers

  • Process vendor invoices through Coupa system

(this may also involve opening new vendor accounts)

  • Arrange exhibitions/conferences and, on

occasion, represent Pearson at these events

  • Build a strong relationship with internal

departments e.g. Customer Services, Production, Inventory, LoBs etc.


Essential Skills and Characteristics

  • Strong Customer Service experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent time-management and organisational skills

  • Ability to work on own initiative as remote from Sales Director

  • Good working knowledge of Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Google Mail

  • Ability to learn internal systems e.g. Oracle, Coupa etc.

  • Good telephone manner

Primary Location: GB-GB-Harlow

Work Locations: GB-Harlow-Kao Park Kao Park London Rd Harlow CM17 9NA

Job: Finance

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Casual/Seasonal

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jun 14, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Part-time Temporary

Req ID: 1808865

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.

Reference: 35396486

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