AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Training Systems Lead-Global 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.

Main Responsibilities:

Scope

  • Responsible for LMS operations including compliance, logistics, metrics and continuous improvement

  • Collaborate with Training Client Service Leads and partners to support the implementation and sustainment of Learning and Development programs and initiatives

  • Provide guidance for and ensures compliance in cGMP training practices, learning management system, and documentation

  • Support regulatory agency inspections/audits

  • Participate in quality system activities including internal audits, inspection preparation and change control

  • Lead the implementation, scheduling and logistics, and documentation of technical and cGMP training initiatives.

  • Manage administrative aspects of the Learning Management database including curriculum development/assignments, service requests, e-content implementation, scheduling, data mining, data entry, and documentation

  • Periodically perform audits of the learning management system.

  • Monitor and report effectiveness of Learning and Development Programs

  • Liaise with training colleagues, clients, and vendors to identify training initiatives or improvements

  • Interface with other sites/departments as needed to provide guidance on the Learning Management System, curriculum architecture and compliance. Partner with Training Client Services Leads to create/modify training curricula for all levels in the organization

Knowledge

  • Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, standards and procedures of current GMPs and manufacturing environment

  • Full knowledge of industry practices related to the learning management system

Problem Solving

  • Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems

  • Refers to established precedents and policies and applies them to problem solving

Freedom to Act

  • Work is performed without appreciable direction

  • Participates in determining objectives of assignment

  • Plans schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives

Impact

  • Exerts some influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization

  • Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve objectives would normally have a serious effect upon the administration of the organization

Interpersonal Communication

  • 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

Requirements:

  • Bachelors or Master Preferred

  • BA/BS 6-9 years, Masters 4-7 years

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