Senior Specialist, Quality Training and Development
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The Senior Specialist, Quality Training & Development is responsible for the intake, development, delivery, and tracking of learning for their respective functional business clients. The Senior Specialist will support the technical administration of platforms to manage and deliver content to personnel within the organization. This role will be interacting and supporting CTDO functions at our Devens, MA locations from a Training Quality systems perspective. Specifically, partnering with different functions (i.e. Operations, Supply Chain, MS&T) to determine training curricula for personnel in their functions, conducting training needs analysis, intaking training program development requests, and at times, developing and delivering training. The Specialist role is stationed in Devens, MA and reports to the Associate Director, Learning and Development, Cell Therapy.
Support the tactical and strategic training needs of the Devens Cell Therapy Facility.
Serve as a lead individual contributor within the site Training organization, and a key training resource to the assigned functional area(s).
Collaborate with functional area representatives, subject matter experts (SMEs), and cross functional teams to develop and implement key learning strategies and programs in support of Cell Therapy Facility and functionally driven projects where training is positioned as a key success factor.
Provide training expertise and consultation in support of the Devens Cell Therapy training model and process, including expertise around the Electronic Learning Management System.
Provide guidance, expertise and consulting to functional managers and SMEs in the assessment of training needs, the design of appropriate training and development interventions, the design of implementation plans, and the measurement of training effectiveness.
Design and develop training courses based on Training Impact Assessment to determine appropriate methodology
Provides “train the trainer” support (design, facilitation, consultation).
Utilizes cost-effective, consistent, and best-practice training methods and ensures compliance with both FDA regulatory and BMS compliance.
Support blended learning approach by creating classroom materials in tandem with e-learning.
Demonstrates initiative, teamwork, commitment, and follow-through with all training initiatives.
Provides guidance around the Electronic Learning Management System functionality.
Qualifications & Experience
Minimum 4 years relevant life-science industry experience (pharmaceutical/biologics) supporting a manufacturing environment.
Experience with formal eLearning tools (ex: Articulate, Captivate, etc.) highly desirable
Knowledge of adult learning and course design generally attained through studies resulting in a Bachelor’s degree in education, instructional design, instructional technology, a related discipline, or its equivalent.
Demonstrated excellence in written, verbal communication, and client management
Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally and to develop and maintain strong business partner relationship
Experience serving as an internal consultant providing support to all levels of leadership
Knowledge of biologics manufacturing, GMPs, and support disciplines and the basic principles of each. Knowledge and understanding of regulatory and technical training requirements and associated processes.
Experience with utilizing a Learning Management System
A strong understanding (including practical experience and highly developed skills) with adult learning theory, instructional design and a variety of learning methodologies
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