Sr. Lead Specialist, Learning and Education (Clinical Data Science)

Location
Foster City, CA, United States
Posted
Feb 13, 2021
Ref
2153673
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Sr. Lead Specialist, Learning and Education (Clinical Data Science)
United States - Washington - Seattle

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company's five core values. That's because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

Senior Learning and Education Specialist will be responsible for the design, development, and implementation of training courses based on the needs of various functions within the Clinical Data Science (CDS) organization. This new position is a full-time position and is being added due to growth. This role will report to the Sr. Manager, Learning and Development in CDS.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead the development of a strategic Learning and Education plan for the Epidemiology and other functions within CDS
  • Collaborate with subject-matter experts, executives, and department managers on needs analyses and content development
  • Review, enhance and organize existing training programs to improve engagement, learning, and retention and/or to meet the changing needs of the organization
  • Lead new hire onboarding activities for CDS
  • Develop activity and process-based learning programs
  • Lead process for evaluating training effectiveness
  • Identify, develop and maintain appropriate learning mechanisms that include instructor-led, web-based, & read and acknowledge training
  • Implement training activities and projects with other functional areas and across CDS locations
  • Incorporate motivating, creative, and interactive training techniques to enhance the training experience to maximize learning and retention
  • Design and develop e-learning courses and programs
  • Lead and drive distribution of knowledge of current training and technology changes to maximize training effectiveness.
  • Conduct individual training sessions.
  • This role will require a few days of travel per year (when we return to office).


Knowledge and Skills:
  • Proven skills in working as a member of a team as well as independently
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong ability to facilitate and drive progress in a cross-functional team environment
  • Superior customer service orientation with strong follow-up skills and attention to detail
  • Solid proficiency in Microsoft applications, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to manage and execute multiple projects to a successful completion
  • Well-developed skills in preparing and delivering presentations.
  • Ability to adopt and learn new technologies
  • Proven skills in using eLearnings technologies, preferably Storyline


Preferred Skills:
  • Understanding of learning principles and application in a technical business environment preferred
  • Experience in measuring and tracking the effectiveness and impact of learning solutions is preferred
  • Experience within a pharmaceutical/biotechnology organization is preferred
  • Data Science or Epidemiology experience a plus


Education and Experience:
  • BS/BA degree in a relevant discipline with at least 5 years of training experience
  • MA/MS degree in a relevant discipline with at least 3 years of training experience
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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

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