Manager, Clinical Training

San Francisco, CA, United States
Aug 05, 2019
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Position Overview

The Manager Clinical Training will provide focal training support across clinical development and operations.

This role be the designated back up business system administrator for ComplianceWire and MasterControl, will aid in the development of training strategies and methods while being responsible for drafting the training materials and conducting the training sessions where appropriate. This role will act as a resource for the study teams but will not be solely responsible to develop protocol specific training. Coordinates the activities involved in the design, preparation, and delivery of training for clinical development and operations. Develops content and materials for training staff and new employees. Participates in the development of methods for evaluation of training effectiveness. This role may be called upon for programs such as new employee orientation, performance management and/or organizational development training.

Works on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current business trends. Follows processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Interfaces with all GCP groups to provide support and oversight of training compliance. Provides leadership in continuous improvement according to GCP and current industry standards. Assists in the development of compliance and effectiveness metrics and provides training compliance and effectiveness updates to functional leaders within clinical development. Ensure support of company priorities including regulatory inspections. Provides support with documentation, tracking and archival of training processes and initiatives. Responsible in a supporting role as back up for NEKTAR's Learning Management System (i.e. ComplianceWire). Develops training for procedural documents including instructions courses, quizzes, exams and other training materials. Coordinates development and maintains training curriculum with functional area input. Responsible to design and develop the content and format of training materials for effective adult learning. Responsible for organizing and presenting training sessions to groups or individuals. Ensures training is appropriately captured and recorded within CompliancWire. Responsible for group and individual training sessions, including scheduling, training material/media development, presentation and record keeping. Participates in Learning Management System (LMS) administration. Responsible in a supporting role as back up for MasterControl including maintenance of procedural documents across clinical development which may entail routing and approval of procedural documents and facilitating periodic reviews.

A Bachelors degree in Training and Development or related discipline is required. A minimum of 8 years experience in general training, GCP training or other related function is required. A minimum of 3 years previous management experience is preferred. Experience working in the Biotech, Pharmaceutical or other related industry is preferred. Experience in a GCP setting and demonstrated success in establishing GCP training systems are highly desired. Must possess excellent project management skills. Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills are required. Must be goal-oriented, quality-conscientious, and customer-focused. Must have experience delivering training courses to diverse audiences. Experience working in a team-focus environment is preferred. Must possess experience in needs assessment, design, preparation, delivery, follow up and tracking the desired outcomes of training and development programs for company management and employees. Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) is required.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Nektar Therapeutics will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in the manner proscribed by the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.