Leader Learning Technology
AstraZeneca - Wilmington, DE

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As AstraZeneca evolves the learning function within the US Commercial Readiness organization to expand virtual and mobile training, there is a critical need to ensure that learning platforms are aligned to key business drivers and are properly designed, deployed and supported. The Learning Platforms group achieves the needed level of integration through subject matter expertise and technology project management capability for the US Commercial Learning team. The Learning Platforms function is divided into two main areas of focus: (1) Technology -- design, development and deployment of learning platform innovation and (2) Integration -- service enablement, platform adoption and ongoing support. The Leader, Learning Technology maintains the learning technology strategy / roadmap and leads a team of Learning Technology Analysts in the design and delivery of learning technology projects (from business analysis through service introduction). This role requires consistent collaboration with the US Commercial Learning team, USIS, and GHRIS organization in design, development, and deployment of new learning technologies to support the US Commercial Organization. Roles and Responsibilities:  Manage and lead the Learning Technology team in execution of team priorities
 Lead the development of current and new innovative platforms to enhance learning delivery
 Partner with Commercial Learning Leadership to establish the learning technology needs of the organization and establish or evolve existing technology platforms to meet those needs (including strategy, business case, proof of concept and implementation)
 Manage technology budget including annual planning, quarterly phasing and monthly close processes
 Partner with USIS and GHRIS in the management and expansion of the learning technology capability
 Partner in the development and management of eLearning and mobile learning standards
 Conduct external research and analysis on learning trends to aid in developing strategies and processes
 Establish and maintain the strategy and technical roadmap for the next 3 years of learning automation
 Integrate collaborative technologies across the Commercial organization into learning platform
 Ensures compliance guidelines and accountabilities are followed in all learning technology projects
Skills and Competencies:  Technical proficiency across learning technologies in support of large training organizations
o Virtual learning, mobile and collaboration technologies
o SCORM, eLearning, and learning management systems (TinCan a plus)
o Content management systems (SharePoint experience a plus)
 Working knowledge of web, mobile, and database technologies (programming experience a plus)
 Working knowledge of IS software lifecycle management (business analysis experience a plus)
 Sound business acumen and project management experience
 Demonstrated financial management, analytical, negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills
 Strong communication skills and ability to translate highly technical content into business context
 Demonstrated ability to develop and lead a high-performing team in a fast-paced environment
 Ability to partner with business stakeholders in the development of innovative solutions
 Experience managing functional budgets including annual planning, phasing and monthly close
 Ability to identify and partner with new vendors in development of new capabilities
 Ability to quickly master new technical skills and business processes Requirements:  MS in Computer Science, Instructional Technology, or BS and 5 years experience in these fields
 Minimum of 5 years experience in technology, training or related field
 Proven ability to develop people and organizations
 Experience leading complex technical initiatives in a regulated environment (learning platforms preferred)
 Experience in life sciences and/or sales preferred
 Experience supporting learning functions preferred (pharmaceutical sales a plus)
 Experience supporting learning management systems preferred (Saba experience a plus)

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