Our client, a leading pharmaceutical company is hiring a Training Specialist on a contract basis.
o Possess a positive attitude, and the ability to lead a class.
o Ability to work well with others in a collaborative fast paced team environment.
o Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
o Knowledge of adult learning and course design.
o Experience with, or blend of, instructional design and on-line training development.
o Requires an understanding of cell therapy processes, systems, computer system validation, and GMP requirements.
o Skills in design, development, and implementation of training.
o Proficient using PowerPoint, Excel, and relevant site-specific computerized systems.
o Requires a high level of organizational, and time management skills.
o Ability to communicate information clearly to facilitate effective learning. This position requires delivery of training both virtually, as well as in-person.
o Requires high level of attention to detail.
o Requires strong interpersonal skills which enable appropriate collaboration with trainees, colleagues, and subject-matter experts.
Education and Experience:
o Bachelors Degree in education, science, or related discipline, or its equivalent with 2 years in a cGMP/FDA regulated environment such as Manufacturing, QC, or Supply Chain is desired.
o High School or Associates Degree with 4 years of Training & Learning experience in a pharmaceutical regulated environment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
o Develop, maintain, and deliver technical training to employees and contractors.
o Assists with the development of a training schedule.
o Actively builds collaborative relationships partnerships with all levels of the organization in the identification and implementation of learning solutions.
o Plans and co-facilitates both in person and virtual classroom training sessions and learning labs focusing on a wide variety of topics.
o Provide guidance, expertise and consulting to functional managers and SMEs in the assessment of training needs, the design of appropriate training, development, and implementation, and the measurement of training effectiveness
o Demonstrates initiative, teamwork, commitment, and follow-through with all training initiatives.
o Works independently and if issues or problems are identified, works with Management to resolve.
o Provides feedback to trainees to ensure all skills / knowledge have been acquired and communicates any skill/knowledge gaps that require additional training.
o Solicits feedback from trainees to ensure the appropriateness of course content and for continuous improvement opportunities.
o Collaborates with the Instructional Design team to co-develop training that is compliant and effective.
o Maintains accurate training documentation and submission for record keeping.
o Seeks feedback from Department Management and trainees to assess training needs and to identify areas for continuous improvement.
o Co-develops course content and procedures for system training programs as necessary.
o Provides routine support for end users.