Eisai Inc. was established in 1995 and began marketing its first product in the United States in 1997. Since then we have rapidly grown to become a fully integrated pharmaceutical business. Eisai’s areas of commercial focus include neurology, gastrointestinal disorders and oncology/critical care. The company serves as the U.S. pharmaceutical operation of Eisai Co., Ltd., a research-based human health care (hhc) company that discovers, develops and markets products throughout the world.
Eisai has a global product creation organization that includes U.S.-based R&D facilities in Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina and Pennsylvania as well as manufacturing facilities in Maryland and North Carolina. The company’s areas of R&D focus include neuroscience; oncology; vascular, inflammatory and immunological reaction; and antibody-based programs.
Eisai recognizes that we are the Company’s greatest asset. To this, Eisai is committed to providing us an enabling and empowering work environment that allows us to grow and thrive. In our diverse organization, we adhere to a strict commitment to our values of Integrity, Respect, Professionalism, Quality and Teamwork. We therefore invite you to explore this job opportunity or any others that may match your qualifications and interests.
*Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, preferable in a life science field or adult learning. *5+ years of pharmaceutical/biotech industry experience; preferable a proven track record of successful sales performance. *2+ years training or teaching-related experience, including knowledge of adult learning principles and experience with distance learning and learning management system. *2+ years of vendor management experience. *Strong understanding of adult learning principles, including virtual training design and delivery. *Excellent written and verbal communication skills. *Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills in order to interface effectively with various cross-functional groups. *Strong platform style – ability to make large group presentations at regional and national meetings. *Strong project management skills such as scheduling, planning, and prioritizing several diverse activities, initiatives, and projects from different individuals, groups, or departments. *Must have demonstrated the development of new and creative solutions to a variety of challenging problems. *Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,)Adobe Acrobat, Webex and Adobe Connect. *Must possess the skills and ability to assimilate information to create workshop designs. *Travel up to 30% of the time. *Preferred: Training experience *Preferred: Previous experience with Challenger *Preferred: Previous experience with developing and training of a launch product
The Sr. Manager, Neurology Training and Development will lead the Training Programs for one or more of Eisai’s Neurology products. This position is responsible for strategically aligning training strategies and content to support Eisai organizational goals. Effective execution in this role will have a measurable impact on the organization by enhancing the capabilities of Eisai’s commercial teams within the Neurology Business Group. This position will act as a subject matter expert in the development of Neurology product training programs. This position is directly responsible for developing, managing, facilitating, analyzing and effectively implementing training programs for the above groups. Responsibilities include facilitating training programs; overseeing vendors and collaborating with internal stakeholders to ensure the successful design and roll-out of training programs and projects that positively impact the productivity of the organization. This position will also work closely with external partners.
1. Neurology Product Training Development: Partner with stakeholders to develop and maintain Neurology related training tools, workshops, and classroom presentations to ensure they are current and meet the needs of all stakeholders. Develop continuous learning tools, e-learning, assessment programs to support all training programs and are aligned to stakeholder needs. Responsible for managing the development, implementation, and evaluation of such programs. Ensure projects and materials are evaluated against and meet good training and adult learning principals and ensure all projects and materials have been through the correct regulatory review process before being delivered to stakeholders. Provides Neurology expertise and consulting with key stakeholders across the organization. Develop training tools, workshops, presentations and Neurology content for Product Launches, Sales, and National Meetings. Take the lead in “Train-the-Trainer” programs when rolling out training programs and materials to stakeholders in preparation of and during National and other field meetings.
2. Deliver Neurology Product Training: Effectively deliver training programs (either at home office or remotely) for key stakeholders to ensure strong product and market knowledge for related field teams. Collaborate with relevant Neurology Brand Teams and Field Sales to conduct needs analysis to ensure training alignment with brand strategies and legal/compliance/regulatory requirements. This includes new hire training, virtual training, Sales meetings etc.
3. Vendor Management: Interviews, evaluates, and selects vendors for capabilities appropriate to the development of materials to meet the needs of training initiatives. Manage vendors and projects to meet project goals and to optimize timing and budgetary requirements.
4. Special Projects and Other Departmental Support: Supporting any training projects and other department initiatives, to include Senior Management Special Projects, Corporate Task Forces, Large Cross Functional Training Projects (e.g. Product Launches, New Hire Classes, Home Office Training, etc…). Maintain and enhance product and disease state knowledge to stay current on national sales trends and innovations to ensure the proper creation of training materials.
*Oversees a significant training budget including negotiations with vendors and consultants. *Oversees and manages multiple vendor, consultant and external partnership relationships along with monitoring and managing their effectiveness and quality. *Manages multiple cross functional projects simultaneously. *High visibility in working with senior leaders of the organization and supporting periodic National Sales Meetings and product launches.
Here at Eisai, we are rewarded with highly competitive salaries, incentive awards, a comprehensive benefits package (Medical, Dental, Prescription and Vision Plans) 401k, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life and Disability Insurance, and other great programs.
Eisai is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants. The Company also strives for a work environment free from discrimination and harassment. It is Eisai’s policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination in employment and not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of any protected status, including, but not limited to, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, pregnancy, ancestry, creed, alienage or citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.
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