Learning and Development Manager
Novocure - Portsmouth, NH

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Learning and Development Manager The Learning and Development Manager position, based in Portsmouth, N.H., reports to the Director, Global Field Operations and Training and is a key position within the professional Trainin

g team. The Learning and Development Manager will be responsible for all aspects of developing training programs that support the organization's three field based teams: Device Support Specialists; Clinical Science Liaisons; US Business Team and various home office departments. The Learning and Development Manager will be responsible for conducting nation-wide field visits to identify areas of training opportunity and best practice sharing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: •Collaborate with key stakeholders to implement short and long-range learning and development plans that support achievement of strategic and operating goals, targets, and anticipated results.
•Develop training programs that support the U.S. Training strategy.
•Design, develop and implement materials that can be delivered live or via electronic learning with corresponding knowledge assessments. Electronic learning to include interactive internet-based training, multimedia programs, videos and other computer-aided instructional technologies that provide the best learning environment for employees.
•Collaborate with functional department leads. Develop strong relationships with internal clients and subject matter experts. Be seen as a highly competent and collaborative training partner who works closely with multiple teams to clearly understand educational requirements.
•Maintain training requirements of multiple departments with guidance and input from functional department leads. Ensure that employees complete all required training.
•Monitor, track and follow-up with employees and supervisors regarding training requirements.
•Deliver essential foundational training to wide range of employees via classroom training and field visits.
•Conduct Train-the-Trainer programs providing instruction in techniques and skills for training and providing feedback.
•Participate in development and implementation of a Learning Management System.
•Conduct training at and participate in various off-site meetings and symposia.
•Revise training programs and content as necessary.
•Periodically evaluate and report on training effectiveness for the organization.
Qualifications: •Proven ability to work in a very dynamic, fast-paced entrepreneurial organization with minimum supervision.
•Proven ability to achieve numerous goals in a timely manner exercising good judgment and sound decision-making skills.
•Proven successful track record in health care training for a minimum of at least 5 - 7 years in an Oncology focused medical device or pharmaceutical/biotechnology company. Experience in the neuro-oncology /neuro-surgery market would be considered a key asset.
•Minimum of an undergraduate degree in a Science, Education or Business major from a recognized University program; an MBA would be an asset.
•Ability to train teams in diverse roles with varying degrees and levels of healthcare experience
•Interact effectively key stakeholders in a global organization located in multiple locations.
•Superior oral, presentation and written communication skills
•Ability to dedicate 50% -60% of time to travel on a weekly basis.
Skills & Experience•Expert knowledge of Oncology. Recent training experience and knowledge of the neuro-oncology/neuro-surgery health sector would be a key asset.
•Expert ability in managing training for an Oncology therapeutic or medical device organization.
•Proven ability to develop and implement Training programs based on adult learning principles.
•Superior ability to optimize time and efficiency while managing multiple priorities.
Must be eligible to work in the U.S.