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Merck & Co, Inc

Global Learning Consultant

Science and Research

Senior Air Quality Consultant


North Wales, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

Our company is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where our company has codified its 130-year legacy. Our success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

The Product and Disease Learning Consultant is responsible for developing and maintaining the US and Global core product and disease learning curriculum for assigned franchise/s. This includes serving as a trusted business advisor to Marketing and other stakeholders in Chronic Cough, COVID and Vaccine franchises. This role maintains awareness and understanding of the portfolio positioning, scientific strategy and long-term planning for in-line and future brand launches or market events, partners with key divisional stakeholders to identify performance needs and gaps and collaborates with design experts and operational support points on desired performance outcomes.

This individual contributor will build and maintain strong business relationships, build sponsorship, and collaborate as part of an integrated learning network. Success in this role depends on a candidate’s ability to translate the goals of the business into learning strategies and solutions, then oversee effective design and development of product and disease training content through a network of internal and external colleagues.

Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

  • Execute learning and development solutions in their respective business areas, partnering with business clients to ensure sustainable business results

  • Lead projects within portfolio of work to meet business requirements

  • Provide SMEs and ensure learning solutions are relevant and provide business impact and a modern, compelling learning experience

  • Support the definition of business and learning outcomes. Measure and report impact of learning programs against set metrics, and evolve/modify solutions as needed

  • Support manager and collaborates with peers to deliver a coherent, efficient, and strategically aligned approach to L&D planning and implementation

  • Deliver or facilitate training content, or support and coach local L&D colleagues or global/local subject matter experts who will deliver or facilitate, as needed

  • Manage and track financial commitments related to the learning solution

  • Use data insights to influence solutions and outcomes

  • Manage vendors


  • Business Acumen: Ability to engage with colleagues around business strategy, goals, and business outcomes, and make sound business decisions

  • External Orientation: Apply external best practices in area of responsibility. Model continuous learning for team and clients.

  • Leadership: Beginning ability to partner, collaborate, and impact decisions at all levels within and outside the organization

  • Collaboration: Work with individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner, including the ability to build and maintain critical networks and collaborative relationships. Take full advantage of resident expertise in GL&D internal partner organizations (such as Design & Development and Learning Operations) to maximize efficiency and effectiveness; personally remain focused on key Learning Consultant responsibilities

  • Creative Thinking: Beginning skill in applying tools and techniques for grasping new concepts, acquiring new ways of seeing things, and revising ways of thinking and patterns of behavior

  • Business Consulting: Skill in consulting and ability to coach clients not to use learning solutions where they will not be effective

  • Oral and Written Communications: Ability to express oneself to provide information to others effectively and in a succinct manner; outstanding verbal, written, and executive level presentation abilities and interpersonal skills; ability to ask thoughtful questions to gain insights, listen, and understand other perspectives

  • Decision Making and Critical Thinking: Ability to use a broad range of methods, assumptions, frameworks, and perspectives when solving problems and making decisions. Ability to prioritize own work. Seek first to leverage existing resources and align with other areas of GL&D before developing new assets

  • Data analytics: Contributes to the definition of business and learning outcomes, metrics and measurement strategies. Ability to analyze and interpret data for business and learning decisions

  • Planning: Project planning and management experience

  • L&D Policies, Standards, and Procedures: Knowledge of and ability to use industry and organization standards, procedures, and policies relevant to staff learning and development

  • Adult Learning: Theory and Practice: Experience in applying concepts and practices of adult learning to meet the dynamic needs of the business

  • Learning Needs Analysis: Experience in assessing competency gaps and identifying what people need to learn for successful individual and organizational performance

Position Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree with 4+ years of related experience

  • Related experience can be field sales, head office, teaching/learning consultation, or project management within the pharmaceutical industry


  • Master’s degree

  • Minimum 1 year of leadership experience and minimum 1 year of experience facilitating / delivering learning solutions

  • PRT job owner experience (Medical Legal Review)

Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.


In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

Employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as customer-facing commercial, or research-based roles, will be expected to comply not only with Company policy but also with policies established by such external stakeholders (for example, a requirement to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access a facility or meet with stakeholders). Please understand that, as permitted by applicable law, if you have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 and an essential function of your job is to call on external stakeholders who require vaccination to enter their premises or engage in face-to-face meetings, then your employment may pose an undue burden to business operations, in which case you may not be offered employment, or your employment could be terminated. Please also note that, where permitted by applicable law, the Company reserves the right to require COVID-19 vaccinations for positions, such as in Global Employee Health, where the Company determines in its discretion that the nature of the role presents an increased risk of disease transmission.

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Under New York City, Colorado State, Washington State, and California State law, the Company is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the salary range for this job. Final determinations with respect to salary will take into account a number of factors, which may include, but not be limited to the primary work location and the chosen candidate’s relevant skills, experience, and education.

Expected salary range:

$118,640.00 - $186,800.00

Available benefits include bonus eligibility, health care and other insurance benefits (for employee and family), retirement benefits, paid holidays, vacation, and sick days. For Washington State Jobs, a summary of benefits is listed here.

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Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

Employee Status:



No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:


Travel Requirements:


Flexible Work Arrangements:

Hybrid, On-Site


1st - Day

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Requisition ID:R244330