Program Manager, IO/EGFR at AstraZeneca in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Type: fulltime





Job Description:

At AstraZeneca, we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We're focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life. As the Program Manager, Above Brand at our Gaithersburg, MD campus, you'll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients' lives. North American Commercial is the 'face' of AstraZeneca to our many healthcare clients. They represent many of the most well recognized and respected products in the industry and build strong relationships with healthcare professionals.

What you'll do

The Program Manager provides end-to-end support for the IO/EGFR (IMFINZI and TAGRISSO) training team within the Oncology Training & Development team. This position will serve as a strategic partner for the team's daily operations by providing forward thinking, user focused process, and technology solutions that ensure the optimal user experience. Primary duties include project management, training evaluation and reporting, identifying budget effectiveness strategies, program logistics, as well as organizational development. The Program Manager will provide strategic planning and training solutions that better the business and ensure best-in-class training programs are implemented across the AZ commercial field based teams as aligned to business needs.

Essential responsibilities of the role will include:
  • Creates and implements learning and development experiences, partnering with stakeholders to build a high performing organization. Ensures training programs support the evolving needs of the business and address new initiatives with an emphasis on current trends and practices.
  • Supports the development and implementation of a comprehensive training curriculum that aligns with core competencies supporting the overall IMFINZI and TAGRISSO training strategy.
  • Provides project management expertise for the training teams by identifying and tracking milestones, anticipating and managing program risks, informing key stakeholders of status and issues, coordinating and facilitating functional meetings and communications, and ensures central access to key planning documents and materials.
  • Captures best practices and insights from other teams within OTD as well as external partners in an effort to optimize and improve the impact of our learning programs.
  • Leads training content asset management for assigned team and the knowledge management of those materials in the OTD master repository. Serves as LMS lead administrator for assigned team.
  • Works closely with vendors during the creation of training materials to ensure all curricula are properly development and maintained as per AZ policies and guidelines.
  • Collaborates with key cross functional partners to ensure training strategy and plan are aligned to business goals, objectives, and strategies. Conducts ongoing needs assessment and recommendations on gaps and innovations to be considered by the training teams.
  • Leads post training event sustainment practices to include evaluations and assessments against identified objectives and is responsible for the report back to the business with clear recommendations on sustainment requirements.

Essential for the role
  • Project Management experience
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent
  • Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Oncology Experience required
  • Proven experience with subject matter knowledge and/or application within Oncology
  • Proven experience in training or training related or key account management experience

Desirable for the role
  • Advanced degree in industrial organizational psychology, MBA, or a related field
  • Knowledge of instructional systems design preferred
  • Experience in global markets preferred

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 organization 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.