Randstad Medical Affairs Project Manager in San Rafael, California
Medical Affairs Project Manager
location:San Rafael, CA
salary:$53.13 - $62.50 per hour
date posted:Tuesday, January 22, 2019
industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Medical Affairs Project Manager
Sr. Manager Global Medical Affairs, Learning & Development
The Sr. Manager position is an early leadership role within GMAF Learning and Development focusing on the development of learning strategies to support pipeline and promoted products. The Sr. Manager is responsible for training solutions of increasing complexity and leading needs analysis and gap assessments. S/he may lead departmental process improvement initiatives.
The individual in this position exhibits advanced communication, leadership, training development, and project management competencies. S/he has built foundational level strategic thinking, drug development, and learning program measurement skills.
location: San Rafael, California
job type: Contract
salary: $53.13 - 62.50 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
Needs Assessment, Curriculum Design, and Delivery
Participate in the design, development, and delivery of training solutions on products and disease areas to support learners within GMAF, including both global and regional training
Perform needs analysis, assessing base competencies and proficiency of organizations/functions in order to identify needs and address curriculum gaps, including:
Working with individual functions to determine needs and conduct assessments
Collaborate with global and regional colleagues to build an understanding of learning needs in the context of long term and near term strategic goals
Contribute to the design of effective course curriculum and workshops to meet organization needs, including:
Identify or source expert facilitators to deliver effective live training as required
Support trainers/facilitators in gathering or developing training content
Obtain and or develop effective learning and development materials using a variety of media and blended approaches including coaching, classroom instruction, on-line learning, experiential learning, and self-guided learning
Ensure external facing GMAF personnel are competent in the areas of product and disease knowledge, compliance, and presentation skills
Deliver trainings effectively, managing and responding to learner needs
Perform evaluation activities to assess learning progress and ensure performance gaps are closed
Use project management, change management, and learner engagement best practices to plan and conduct effective live training event
Collaborate with Matrix Team and cross-functional colleagues to ensure that training needs are met in ways that are accurate, timely, and aligne
Develop learning plans for all assigned compounds across the entire projected lifecycle of the compoun
Participate in setting annual learning priorities, communicating them and managing the process for addressing ad hoc learning and development requests
Develop and maintain communications to ensure employees have knowledge of training requirements, events and resources
Support the design and development of the GMAF annual meeting, including participant engagement, materials development, training session management, and logistics
Keep abreast of trends and best practices in learning development and technology
Education & Qualifications
BA/BS in life sciences, health sciences, or other technical area.
6 or more years of relevant experience in healthcare training and development, medical affairs, and/or drug development
A Senior Manager demonstrates advanced core competence in leadership and communication.
Exhibiting a clear perspective on ethics and the client's core values and applying these core values during challenging situations
Intervening and resolving conflicts using appropriate tools (e.g., listening openly, taking a break, suggesting re-group at later time) to diffuse tension and motivate others to concentrate on the issue(s) at hand and find common ground
Adapting communication style, message and delivery method and medium to audience; knows when to ask for guidance on complex or difficult messages
The individual in this position is also expected to demonstrate advanced technical skills in training development and project management. This includes:
Assessing the level of knowledge of the target audience and the gaps
Familiarity with best practices in developing an effective training program, and ability to deploy different formats and types of training, including remote vs. face-to-face approaches
Ability to manage project management trade-offs among scope, timelines, budget/resources and quality
skills: Project Management
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Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
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