Training Manager, EGFR/IO

Gaithersburg, Maryland

Posted in Pharmaceuticals
5 months ago

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Job Info

Do you have expertise in, and passion for, Oncology? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the Oncology Commercial Field Teams in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you! At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you're our kind of person.

The AstraZeneca Gaithersburg campus is located in Montgomery County, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C. AstraZeneca is at home in this Sustainable Maryland Certified City and share Gaithersburg's commitment to environmental stewardship. The site offers options that simplify and facilitate sustainable transportation choices, making it easier for our employees and visitors to reach the campus and its surrounds. Gaithersburg is served by three large airports and is accessible to the Washington Area Metro system which includes rail and bus service.

AstraZeneca's vision in Oncology is to help patients by redefining the cancer-treatment paradigm, with the aim of bringing six new cancer medicines to patients between 2013 and 2020. A broad pipeline of next-generation medicines is focused principally on four disease areas - breast, ovarian, lung and haematological cancers. As well as other tumour types, these are being targeted through four key platforms - immunotherapy, the genetic drivers of cancer and resistance, DNA damage repair, and antibody drug conjugates, underpinned by personalized healthcare and biomarker technologies.

What you'll do
The Training Manager, EGFR/IO designs and delivers learning and development experiences that prepare US Commercial personnel to effectively communicate the EGFR Lung and IO Lung Oncology Franchise and Brand messages with training solutions to the field. The Training Manager will be utilized as the subject matter authority regarding the product training, selling skills, and launch training space, by coordinating and handling vendors assigned to develop training content. The incumbent will work within a global, cross collaborative environment and will responsible for understanding the training needs of the Sales Force, Brand team, and will identify and implement approved training solutions. Success factors for this role include cultural and operational flexibility of training content for use across oncology business units.

Crucial responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Anticipates opportunities based on market trends, customer needs, and AZ aligned opportunities
  • Models how to stay current with clinical acuity and trends in the marketplace
  • Regarded as therapeutic specialist, proactively helping peers to continually build and deliver on that Clinical Acuity
  • Leading without authority; collaborates with key partners and is a leading contributor to crafting and influencing decisions and strategy
  • Takes calculated risks to promote innovation in training
  • Takes on above and beyond projects to serve as a peer leader and home office collaborator to contribute to positive solutions
  • Proactively finds ways to bring members across OTD together to find ways to streamline and standard methodology sharing to elevate practices and thinking
  • Consistently applies continuous development processes for both home study and new hire training
  • Stand out front of the room leader of training curriculum at national and/or launch meetings
  • Proactively identifies market influences and incorporates into learning and development solutions, using market specialists as needed
Essential for the role
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent required
  • 5+ years of a blend of Pharmaceutical, Biotech, and Oncology experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with subject matter knowledge and/or application within Oncology
  • Minimum of at least 1 accumulated year of a training, training related or key account management experience
Desirable for the role
  • Lung cancer specific clinical acuity
  • Advanced degree in a related field or equivalent
  • Thorough understanding of market dynamic within the EGFRm+ and IO Lung Cancer market landscape
  • Ability to optimally lead in a cross-functional environment, providing direction and guidance to team members with varied and complementary responsibilities
  • Knowledge of instructional systems design

Why AstraZeneca?
At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognising their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organisation to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we're opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.

So, what's next!
Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have one seat available and we hope it's yours. Apply now!

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