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Functional Learning Partner - CMC Science College

Moderna, Inc.
Norwood, MA
Start date
Nov 25, 2022

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Science/R&D, CMC
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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The Role

Reporting to the VP of Learning, this role supports the Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) teams with their extended learning strategy. Working with CMC and learning leadership, the incumbent of the role will be accountable for implementing a multi-year learning and development roadmap and skills plan, collaborating with external and internal resources to deliver this plan. Furthermore, the holder of this position for CMC will be responsible to build an engagement curriculum that keeps Modernas team on the cutting edge of biotechnology manufacturing skills and capabilities and drives deeper knowledge and understanding of Modernas platforms and systems. Note that this role will not have a remit to cover the GMP training program which is delivered formally through parallel training within the quality system.

Heres What Youll Do

  • Working with CMC leadership define out of scope (GMP) training and in-scope (extended / complimentary) learning.

  • In collaboration with the Dean of the College of CMC Sciences and CMC leadership, define the learning roadmap and skills plan for this functional area. Work with stakeholders to develop a compelling vision for the extended learning strategy for the group globally which currently includes Technical Development, Manufacturing Sciences & Technology, Global Quality, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Environment, Health & Safety, CMC Strategic Ops and Security).

  • Understand the landscape of all other training offered especially that required for GMP and other compliance driven offerings to ensure content is additive and does not obviate the formal learning programs. Furthermore, ensure the extended training is, relevant, and delivered in the best modality to support the material and the learner.

  • Measure and report on impact and ROI of programs, maintaining dashboard that communicates impact and progress of our learning programs

  • Work with experts, vendors and partners to design and develop cutting edge learning content and experiences.

  • Drive alignment with corporate learning strategy, platforms, and systems.

  • Represent Moderna in externally facing events.

  • Facilitate and teach functional specific learning programs and courses for CMC team.

  • Drive operational excellence and standardization in functional learning programs for CMC organization.

  • Plan and manage events for CMC team and external partners.

  • Manage training program compliance and reporting.

Heres What Youll Need (Minimum Qualifications)

  • Bachelors Degree required

  • Minimum 10+ years of relevant experience required

  • Instructional Design experience

  • Learning Operations experience

  • Portfolio and product management experience

  • Experience with learning platforms such as LMS and LxP

Heres What Youll Bring to the Table (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Experience and background in biological science and/or communicating complicated scientific concepts to diverse audiences is strongly preferred

  • Content development and curation skills

  • Multi-media and design skills

  • GmP knowledge preferred

  • Minimum basic understanding of GxP and interplay between learning and requirements

  • Learning governance and administration

  • Innovation in learning modalities and learner experience, including micro-learning, virtual learning, instructor led training, training measurement and others

  • A desire to make an impact as part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative.

Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:

  • Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
  • Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
  • Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes
  • Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment
  • Adoption and family-planning benefits
  • Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community
  • Generous paid time off, including:
    Vacation, sick time and holidays
    Volunteer time to participate within your community
    Discretionary winter shut down
    Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter
  • Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
  • 401k match and Financial Planning tools
  • Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options
  • Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests
  • Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
  • Location-specific perks and extras!

Candidates should be aware that Moderna currently maintains a policy requiring all US-based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive a booster shot once eligible. Newly hired employees must be vaccinated and boosted prior to their employment start date. Moderna is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated or receive a booster where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.

About Moderna

In over 10 years since its inception, Moderna has transformed from a research-stage company advancing programs in the field of messenger RNA (mRNA), to an enterprise with a diverse clinical portfolio of vaccines and therapeutics across seven modalities, a broad intellectual property portfolio in areas including mRNA and lipid nanoparticle formulation, and an integrated manufacturing plant that allows for rapid clinical and commercial production at scale. Moderna maintains alliances with a broad range of domestic and overseas government and commercial collaborators, which has allowed for the pursuit of both groundbreaking science and rapid scaling of manufacturing. Most recently, Moderna's capabilities have come together to allow the authorized use and approval of one of the earliest and most effective vaccines against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Moderna's mRNA platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, and has allowed the development of therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases, cardiovascular diseases and autoimmune diseases. Moderna has been named a top biopharmaceutical employer by Science for the past seven years. To learn more, visit

Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a persons race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.




Moderna is advancing messenger RNA (mRNA) science to create a new class of transformative medicines for patients. Moderna’s platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, providing the Company the capability to pursue in parallel a robust pipeline of new development candidates. Moderna is developing therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases and cardiovascular diseases, independently and with strategic collaborators.

mRNA is now a turning point in the history of science, medicine, technology, even humankind itself. With this breakthrough discovery, many of the world’s biggest and most challenging medical problems are no longer a question of “how?” but merely a question of “when?”

Come with us as we pursue the uncharted reaches of possibility and make your mark on the future of medicine.


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