Training & Development Manager

Posted 12 July by REED Human Resources Featured Ending soon
My Hertfordshire based client is looking to recruit a Training & Development Manager on a full time permanent basis.

This global pharmaceutical company specialise in R&D, manufacturing, distribution and marketing of medicines. With more than 10,000 employees worldwide and a solid 75 year history in its field – this really is an exciting opportunity.

Purpose of the role:

• To support the business in delivery of commercial training at a local/international levels.
• To lead, develop and manage the Learning and Development provision, including:
o identification of training / development needs
o design and delivery of effective learning and development solutions and where necessary manage the outsourcing of the design and delivery of such learning solutions
o conduct robust post-course evaluation to ensure future learning is fit for purpose
• To have ownership of a learning and development speciality/package for the business in the allocated geographical remit e.g. product, therapy area, coaching and selling skills.
• Develop the allocated learning and development package, in partnership with relevant stakeholders, to ensure the interventions provided support the aims, objectives and commercial effectiveness of the business.
• Engaging with team members to effectively plan the required training and working with other senior leaders within the business to achieve a consistent implementation across the team.

Main Duties:

• Produce a resourced annual training plan and programme based on training needs identified
• Ensure training is developed in co-ordination with Medical Affairs, Marketing and Sales Management and is relevant to internal stakeholders both nationally and internationally.
• Ensure that the training provided supports the aims, objectives and commercial effectiveness of the business.
• Work closely with senior leaders to ensure effective and cost efficient development and delivery of commercial training and development to all employees in the geographical remit.
• Increase business and commercial knowledge to achieve business success and growth through training and development opportunities.
• Induction and Onboarding of new employees.
• Write, design, deliver and facilitate brand workshops (non-medical content) and validations and roll out standardised programmes that can be delivered as required.
• Utilise existing content where relevant to ensure consistency including launch training, diagnosis and cycle meetings.
• Responsible for localisation and approval of campaign/selling skills content and, where necessary, adapt such material to local market, approve at local level and translate and prepare briefing content for Managers and Sales Teams as required
• On-going diagnosis of training gaps and provision of appropriate training plan.
• On-going diagnosis and appropriate training plan creation for individuals’ needs.
• Work with local brand teams to design and deliver training for campaigns at 2 Cycle meetings per year.
• Work with Medical, Marketing etc in local launch team meetings to deliver launch plan training
• Conduct regular field visits to improve commercial effectiveness.
• Leadership and Management Training.
• Any other training identified from Commercial and Marketing plans.
• Co-promotion management: how to deal with commercial partners.
• Working in collaboration with Compliance to ensure training is delivered to CIPD standards and relevant Code of Practice.
• Support the improvement and maintenance of training matrices.
• Support use and implementation of Connect 2Learn.
• Financial reporting of budgets and targets etc.

Person Specification:-

• Degree or equivalent
• Excellent communication skills
• Sustained experience in pharmaceutical training
• Understanding of neurology
• First line sales management experience
• Marketing skills
• A team player
• Able to influence stakeholders in a matrix environment
• Project management skills
• Experience of managing external training agencies
• People management skills
• Ability to demonstrate the motivation to achieve challenging goals

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Application question

Can you demonstrate sustained experience in pharma training?

Reference: 35613802

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