Acre is pleased to be partnering with Pearson PLC, a global education company that helps people around the world to make progress in their lives through learning. With a rich heritage that combines 150 years of experience in publishing with the latest learning technology and digital services, Pearson help people to learn whatever, wherever and however they choose.
Its strength comes from its outstanding people; its strong relationships in the education world; expertise in using technology to help people learn; its global footprint and local reach; and its position as a profitable, global company with a unifying sense of purpose.
This is an exciting opportunity to take up a newly created position; sitting within Pearson’s recently created global health and safety team, and leading on the implementation and adoption of Pearson’s Global H&S Policy across a significant and growing business region.
Key Responsibilities will include:
Leading and taking responsibility for the adoption of Pearson’s Global H&S Policy across the Asia region Developing a plan for implementation including priorities and timescales Communicating the Global H&S Policy to relevant internal and external stakeholders Providing training, advice and support on all H&S matters to raise capacity across the region Overseeing implementation of the Global Environmental Policy in Asia, ensuring adherence by all operating companies.
The successful individual will have a detailed understanding of EHS along with the ability to implement and deliver strategy. Exceptional communication skills are essential and the post holder will have a proven ability to engage others.
Other skills and competencies required include:
A recognised qualification in Health and Safety Demonstrable experience in the implementation and management of EHS management systems A proven track record of delivering complex assignments through successful project management Good knowledge and understanding of H&S legislation across the Asia region The ability to effectively communicate with and influence external stakeholders and senior business leaders Ability to speak Mandarin at a business level
The successful individual will become involved in diverse and rewarding work and as part of a growing, global H&S team will help to drive and shape Pearson’s EHS culture.
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