AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Training Lead-Global Biologics Operations in Frederick, Maryland

At AstraZeneca we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the upmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people’s exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe.


  • Collaborates with key stakeholders in assigned functional areas to understand business drivers and develop training strategies that drive a learning culture

  • Performs educational analysis and design for Learning and Development (L&D) programs

  • Supports implementation, sustainment and evaluation of L&D programs

  • Establishes training effectiveness strategies and associated ROI

  • Partners with colleagues, customers and vendors to identify training initiatives or improvements

  • Manages implementation of technical and cGMP training initiatives

  • Represents Training Program during regulatory inspections

  • Partners with clients to create/modify training curricula for all levels in the organization

  • Responsible for new employee induction program facilitation and continuous improvement

  • Contributes to the development of new training concepts, techniques and standards to cultivate an agile workforce

  • Able to work strategically and tactically in a dynamic work environment to achieve company goals

Additional Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of cGMP industry practices

  • Instructional Design experience preferred

  • Demonstrated project management skills and experience

  • Demonstrated team and collaboration skills

  • Learning management system experience a plus

Problem Solving:

  • Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems utilizing ingenuity and innovation

  • Ensures solutions are consistent with organizational objectives

  • Working knowledge of Sigma-LEAN methodologies a plus

Freedom to Act:

  • Work is performed without appreciable direction

  • Participates in determining objectives of assignments

  • Plans, schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives


  • Effects of decisions are long-lasting and influence the course of the project or objectives

  • Errors in judgement or failure to achieve objectives may result in the expenditure of large amounts of company resources

Interpersonal Communication:

  • Consultant to functional area or management

  • Represents organization as a prime contact on contracts or projects

  • Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations

  • Adept at building global, cross-functional relationships and partnerships

Supervisory/Management Skills:

  • May supervise other personnel

  • Will manage program and project sub-teams

Education and Years of Experience:

  • Bachelors Required, Masters Preferred

  • BA/BS 10+ years, Masters 8+ years

Next Steps – Apply today!

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