Training Development Lead (Associate Director)

Remote, New York
July 21 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Provides strong technical expertise and training course development skills required for the development and implementation of global training and educational courses in support of clinical research, medical, safety and regulatory. This position requires extensive instructional design, development and project management skills as well as the ability to work with stakeholders to establish development plans for key training and courses. Prior experience with the design, development and implementation of quality global educational courses, advanced learning program management, technical and communication skills are required. Ability to manage the overall educational program and training development, deployment and maintenance process as needed. Ensures development plans utilize diverse and innovative methodologies for delivery and are produced with high quality in support of Inspection Readiness. Strong ability to manage course development across multiple projects concurrently.

Job Responsibilities

As the training development lead, manage courseware development including course design, publishing, testing and deployment. Provide technical, instructional design and operational management for programs and be accountable for meeting project commitments. Communicate and ensure a global understanding of training strategy and goals. Additional responsibilities include:
  • Manage deliverables according to endorsed plans and timelines across multi-functional teams including course design, development and deployment. Partner with associated business line and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to proactively identify training needs and development and deployment of training programs.
  • Develop processes, as needed, and monitor activities related to compliance oversight of training programs; ensure programs and projects are evaluated for effectiveness and customer satisfaction and that feedback is utilized as part of the continuous improvement process.
  • Development of metrics and performance measures, reporting and analysis to meet business needs, and regulatory requirements; budget management; develop and manage budget for training projects.
  • Ensure compliance to training and education regulatory requirements and consistent implementation of best practices, standards, and training globally to support inspection readiness
  • Interface with Pfizer learning groups to coordinate and utilize existing educational resources, programs and infrastructure to meet requirements
  • Mentor junior colleagues and serve as a role model

Qualifications / Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning principles, instructional design, development as well as project management expertise.
  • Advanced business knowledge of Clinical Research & Development, Pharmacovigilance, and/or Regulatory in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, highly complex projects concurrently.
  • Prior experience in monitoring adherence to compliance-based training programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and negotiate effectively.
  • Ability to implement large-scale change in complex, matrix organizations
  • Required Computer Experience: LMS administration and processing; proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, Sharepoint development and maintenance, course development products (Articulate, Storyline) and survey tools.
  • BS - 9+ years of relevant experience (Pharmaceutical industry experience with focus on pharmacovigilance, regulatory and clinical is preferred).
  • MS - 7+ years of relevant experience (Pharmaceutical industry with focus on pharmacovigilance, regulatory and clinical is preferred).
  • Ph.D./PharmD/ MD - 4+ years of relevant experience (Pharmaceutical industry with focus on pharmacovigilance, regulatory and clinical is preferred).
  • Experience working globally with organizations/teams/individuals

Organizational Relationships

As the training development lead, work with stakeholders including global business and functional lines in support of Drug Development training and education. This includes cross functional study teams, functional area teams, vendors/contractors, and regional development areas. Key relationships include senior leaders and area experts.

Last Day to Apply: July 23rd 2021

Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Posting Location: Any Pfizer US Site OR Sandwich, UK

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EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.


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