Seeking an advanced Training Project Manager on a Global level for a major pharmaceutical client. This contract will start at 6 months and can extend beyond that into 2018. Supplier Note: PLEASE START
The contract Training Project Manager role provides management of concepts, design, and development of training projects (e-learning, instructor-led training, virtual instructor-led training, micro-learning, and distance learning solutions) that target specific learning objectives and improve performance.
This role supports Ex-US markets and local US Business Units to identify, prioritize, and execute training initiatives to achieve capability building and skill development for the Worldwide Commercial organization. The Global Training Project Manager will also work with the internal training teams and worldwide and local business partners to increase operational excellence.
The Global Training Project Manager will:
• Manage vendors to create training solutions and assessments • Ensure a high-level of stakeholder satisfaction • Proactively anticipate training needs and scope solutions • Utilize established training standards, metrics, better practices • Institute better efficiencies in current training practices and processes • Identify, communicate, and manage project risks • Ensure that data in relevant applications and systems are populated and maintained regularly • Manage legal and compliance processes to obtain appropriate approvals on training materials in line with company policies • Assume responsibility and accountability for on-time, on-budget delivery of training projects • Create and manage project schedules, communication plans, meeting schedules, PowerPoint presentations, and program agendas • Assume responsibility to the sponsor/stakeholders for the quality of the finished training programs and deliverables • Other duties as assigned
Education and Professional Experience
The Global Training Project Manager has:
• Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Education, Science, or a related field • Experience with global training projects (strongly preferred) • Experience in a sales training department, field sales training experience (strongly preferred) • Minimum 3 years working experience • Project Management experience • Professional Services or Consulting experience in a training environment • Delivery and execution of training projects in various mediums (ILT, vILT, e-Learning, Micro-learning, etc.) • Pharmaceutical or Biotech Industry experience
General Knowledge and Skills
The Global Training 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 projects that run concurrently • Demonstrate advanced proficiency in written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills • Make effective presentations for internal and external stakeholders • Establish and maintain relationships at the executive level • Discuss and implement training processes 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