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AGC Higher Ed, Virtual Learning and Direct to Consumer - Remote (CT or ET Time Zone)


MyGwork has a diverse range of job types, including full time. Choose the one that aligns with your professional goals. The AGC Higher Ed, Virtual Learning and Direct to Consumer - Remote (CT or ET Time Zone) job posting was advertised on 2023-03-02, and it will be closed on 2023-03-30. The employer's lack of disclosure of salary means that you have the chance to negotiate your compensation package. This job opening demands that you have obtained high school as a minimum qualification. Despite the job being in GBR, it is a remote position that provides the flexibility to work from any location that you prefer.

About the position

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this through creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact.

Job Description Summary :

Reporting to the Chief Legal Officer, the Associate General Counsel (AGC) of Higher Education, Virtual Learning and Direct to Consumer will be responsible for supporting these business divisions with all legal related matters in a hands-on way, leading a team of about 7 people.

The ideal candidate would be a proven leader in the legal commercial space, who has deep expertise in leading complex, strategic deals, as well as a passion for education, innovation and consumer centric mindset.

The candidate should be business and data oriented.

Job Description : Key Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

Provide support on key strategic customer, partner, and vendor deals.


An engaged business executive and not just a functional leader. Skills to build strong working relationships and collaborate closely with key cross-functional stakeholders.

Thrives in a fast-paced environment.

Confident and consensus-oriented but capable of independent thought and action. Confidence in his / her judgement derived from experience dealing with a broad range of challenging issues.

Leadership Skills

Leads by example through proactive actions and hands-on leadership. Accountability, ownership and intrapreneurship attitude to make independent and quality decisions.

Good balance of do, do and inform, ask in decision making and actions.

Helps people to learn by coaching them and providing honest and transparent feedback. Attract and retain great talent to seed and sustain the organization.

Culture carrier who nurtures and leads with focus on diversity, equity and transparency.

Self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy. Great judgment, high integrity, good value system, high bar. Hard working, humble, human oriented.

Focused on execution, quality and trust. Delegates effectively and always has a great succession bench.

Innovative Mindset

Humble and curious to always learn new things. Complex and strategic thinking and problem solving-oriented. Relies on varied, diverse, and high-quality data sources to inform decisions.

Pushes the edge, thinking out of the box, being innovative and creative to solve problems of yesterday with solutions of tomorrow.

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Open minded, embraces changes promoting resilience and adaptability in an ambiguous environment with unpredictable changes.

Ability to plan, structure, introduce and execute changes while bringing people along. Transforms legal data, technology and processes to go from good to great!

Commercial Acumen

Adeptly manages crises.

Builds effective relationships with stakeholders outside the organization and achieves great levels of internal stakeholder NPS through partnership and value delivery.

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose to help everyone achieve their potential through learning.

We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them.

We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and 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 a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here : http : / / www.pearson.

com / careers / diversity-and-inclusion.html

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided 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.


Organization : Corporate Legal


This employer is a corporate member of myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

Your decision to apply for the job should be based on your understanding of the job posting and your own career goals and interests. If you are confident in your qualifications and experience, we encourage you to submit your application for this job. If you have any questions or concerns about this job posting, please reach out to us before applying. Alternatively, if you're looking for a job that allows for more remote work, there are other job vacancies on that offer this option.

Posted in 2023-03-02

Expired in 2023-03-30

This vacancy has been closed