Instructional Designer

Lake County, IL, US
Nov 08, 2018
Administration, Training
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Key Responsibilities Includes:
  • Matrix management of training team to ensure training expectations (e.g., annual review, database integrity, metric collection) are met per timelines.
  • Draft and deliver training material.
  • Is aware of both internal and external business environments and their impact on training needs.
  • Escalates issues to management with possible solutions.
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the coordination of activities of a cross-functional team to ensure development of necessary training solutions are completed on time and within budget (if applicable)
  • Lead project activities such as LMS planning and implementation, metrics development and interpretation, compliance assessment and system updates.
  • May represent training on continuous improvement projects or cross-functional initiatives.
  • Improves, maintains and monitors Training SharePoint site
  • Identify issues that potentially impact compliance to training expectations and identify potential interventions or solutions to manage the issues.
  • Develop course descriptions, learning models and training programs utilizing information from Subject Matter Experts to deliver training in an effective manner while overseeing workflow management for design and development projects
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the training curriculum by creating and implementing measures to track outcomes and ensure alignment to business objectives.
  • Effectively communicates training gaps, metrics and project progress. Establish networks and relationships within and across functions to define training needs and current training progress within the organization.


  • Bachelor's degree (or ex-US equivalent degree) typically in nursing/ scientific field or training and development with 4+ years of Pharma-related/clinical research or related experience is desired (minimum 10+ years significant relative experience without a degree).
  • Must have demonstrated a high level of core and technical competencies.
  • Possesses good communication skills.
  • Competent in application of standard business procedures (SOPs, ICH, Global Regulations, Ethics and Compliance).
  • Preferred exposure to clinical research from study initiation through study completion
  • This is the third level position (of 3 levels) within a job family which supports training and will have minimal oversight and guidance
  • This position will report into a Manager and will have no direct reports but will begin to matrix manage a team
  • This position may approve payments to vendors after comparing invoice against an executed contract.

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