Learning & Development Project Manager

Princeton, NJ
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Christina Clark

Job Description:

The contract Training Project Manager provides oversight of concepts, design, and development of learning solutions (e-learning, instructor-led training, virtual instructor-led training, micro-learning, and distance learning solutions) that target learning objectives and improve performance. 

This role will support business unit leadership to identify, prioritize, and execute Sales Force training and skill development. The training project manager will work with business partners to increase operational excellence. On-site daily in Princeton, NJ - 40 hours per week, 6-month contract with an option to extend.

The Training Project Manager will: 
• Manage vendors to create product training and assessments • Ensure a high level of client satisfaction • Proactively anticipate needs and scope solutions • Utilize established standards, metrics, and best practices and identify efficiencies • Identify, communicate, and manage risks • Ensure that data in relevant applications is populated and maintained • Assume responsibility and accountability for on-time, on-budget delivery of client project portfolios • Create project schedules, communication plans, meeting schedules, PowerPoint presentations, and agendas • Assume responsibility to the sponsor/client for the quality of the finished product • Other duties as assigned 

Education and Professional Experience
The Project Manager has: 
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Education, Science, or a related field • Experience with product launches (strongly preferred) • Experience in a training department, field sales training experience preferred • Minimum 3 years (preferred): o Project management experience • Professional services consulting environment • Delivery and execution of Virtual Instructor-Led projects experience • Pharmaceuticals or Biotech Product launch experience 

General Knowledge and Skills
The Project Manager must be able to: 
• Exhibit strong professional development skills, including leadership, problem solving, and multi-tasking • Manage client-facing projects • Maintain a level of comfort in dealing with ambiguity • Adapt to changing environments and maintain a high level of flexibility • Manage assigned resources and vendor costs for multiple work streams that run concurrently • Demonstrate advanced proficiency in written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills • Make effective presentations for internal and external clients • Establish relationships at the client executive level • Discuss and implement process and methodology development • Use scheduling, productivity, and communication tools including GANNT charts, spreadsheets, and conferencing technologies • Use Microsoft Project and the Microsoft Office suite with minimal support • Thrive in a fast-paced, project-driven organization • Work as a team player and manage group dynamics • Discuss the fundamentals of instructional design (preferred) • Discuss, explain, and/or recommend multimedia and web-based training solutions (preferred) • Travel to on-site team meetings (as necessary)