Friday, February 12, 2021

Learning and Development Project Manager III - NJ; Rahway - 12 months

 Title: Learning and Development Project Manager - III (Senior)

Location: NJ; Rahway

Duration: 12 Months


Job Description:

Responsibilities: The project resource will assist in helping the GCTO PMO to fulfill their mission and goals. They will demonstrate the necessary planning, leadership, influence and collaboration skills which are necessary in a complex, cross‐functional multi‐national team environment. The team members will interface with project teams as necessary to ensure learning plans are developed, aligned, executed, tracked and reported in an effective and efficient manner. The PMO Training Coordinator’s responsibilities include liaising between GCTO Project Managers and MRL Learning & Development representatives to identify training needs and mapping out detailed development plans for training solutions. The incumbent may be responsible for managing, designing, developing, coordinating and conducting training programs. The ideal candidate has training experience in the pharmaceutical industry with significant time spent in clinical operations. Experience with different projects, like tactical job role training, management training and soft-skill development, is essential. The individual must quickly adapt to varied subject matter as well as new subject matter experts, equipment and educational material requirements for each project. They will be expected to help brainstorm, design and manage engaging training solutions for our projects. Primary responsibilities for the role include: • Design and develop training programs (both outsourced and in-house) for GCTO initiatives (e.g., process improvements, new system implementations, etc.). • Help to devise appropriate training methods or activities (e.g., case studies, simulations, mentoring, or on-the-job training). • Support associated tracking and reporting activities (including deadlines, deliverables, resources, and timelines). • Conduct project-specific training needs assessments and identify skills or knowledge gaps that need to be addressed. • Use known education principles and stay up-to-date on new training methods and techniques. • Design and prepare educational aids and materials. • Assess instructional effectiveness and determine the impact of training on employee skills. • Gather feedback from trainers and trainees after each educational session. • Partner with internal stakeholders and liaise with L&D experts regarding instructional design approaches. • Ensure MyLearning curriculum assignments are appropriately updated and maintained. • Collaborate with GCTO PMO and MRL L&D to define and monitor training budgets. • Host train-the-trainer sessions for internal subject matter experts. • Research and recommend new training methods (like gamification). • Support cross-initiative change management efforts including, but not limited, to liaising with change agent networks, coordinating communications, and aligning training plans.


Learning and Development Project Manager with 5+ years experience, in a PHARMA environment preferred. Education: • Bachelor's degree in Education, Training, HR or related field required. Experience and Skills: • Proven work experience as a Training Coordinator, Trainer, Training Facilitator or similar role. • Associated training experience in the pharmaceutical industry ideally within clinical operations teams. • Hands-on experience coordinating multiple training events in a corporate setting. • Extensive knowledge of instructional design theory and implementation. • Proven ability to complete full training cycles (i.e., assess needs, plan, develop, coordinate, monitor and evaluate) • Adequate knowledge of learning management systems and web delivery tools. • Familiarity with traditional and modern job training methods and techniques. • Experience with e-learning platforms. • Expert organization skills with the ability to handle multiple assignments. • Well-developed and effective team facilitation and leadership skills; able to establish cooperative team environments. • Effective at energizing others, establishing clear goals, delegating responsibility within a team setting. • A strong communicator. • MS Office proficiency. top 3 skills required. 1. Pharma L&D project management 2. Pharma training design, development and coordination 3. Change management expertise Mgr does want someone local - **When practical- work onsite in Upper Gwynedd or Rahway, NJ may be required when *** returns onsite ** ** please don't submit any candidate that has been previously submitted/interviewed. Manager is looking for the right blend of industry experience and project management/leadership capabilities.



Lailun Sheikh


Pyramid Consulting, Inc

3060 Kimball Bridge Rd. Suite 200

Alpharetta, GA