Oncology Training & Development, Program Manager, Specialized Role Training
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What you'll do
The Program Manager provides end-to-end support for an assigned Therapeutic Area (TA) or Capability focused team within the Oncology Training & Development team. This position will serve as a strategic partner for the team's daily operations by providing forward-thinking, user-focused processes, and technology solutions that ensure an optimal user experience. Primary duties include project management, training evaluation, and reporting, identifying budget effectiveness strategies, program logistics, as well as organizational development. The Program Manager will provide strategic planning and training solutions that better the business and ensure best-in-class training programs are implemented across the AZ commercial field-based teams as aligned to business needs.
Essential responsibilities of the role will include:
Essential for the role
- Creates and implements learning and development experiences, partnering with stakeholders to build a high-performing organization. Ensures training programs support the evolving needs of the business and address new initiatives with an emphasis on current trends and practices.
- Supports the development and implementation of a comprehensive training curriculum that aligns with core competencies supporting the overall TA or Capability-focused strategy.
- Provides project management expertise for the Training teams by identifying and tracking milestones, anticipating and managing program risks, informing key stakeholders of status and issues, coordinating and facilitating functional meetings and communications, and ensuring central access to key planning documents and materials.
- Captures best practices and insights from other teams within OTD as well as external partners in an effort to optimize and improve the impact of our learning programs.
- Leads training content asset management for assigned team and the knowledge management of those materials in the OTD master repository. Serves as LMS lead administrator for assigned team.
- Works closely with vendors during the creation of training materials to ensure all curricula are properly developed and maintained as per AZ policies and guidelines.
- Collaborates with key cross-functional partners to ensure training strategy and plan are aligned to business goals, objectives, and strategies. Conducts ongoing needs assessment and recommendations on gaps and innovations to be considered by the training teams.
- Leads post-training event sustainment practices to include evaluations and assessments against identified objectives and is responsible for the report back to the business with clear recommendations on sustainment requirements.
Desirable for the role
- 5 years of Project Management experience
- Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent
- 3+ years of Pharmaceutical or Biotech experience
- Minimum of at least 1 accumulated year of training or training-related experience, or key account management experience
- Advanced degree in industrial organizational psychology, MBA, or a related field
- Knowledge of instructional systems design preferred
- Experience with TA subject matter knowledge and/or application within Oncology
- Experience in global markets preferred
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