Learning & Development Manager
Upper Hutt (Whakatiki), Wellington, NZL
2d ago

Job Description

Learning and Development Manager

The Opportunity

  • Join an innovative and evolving Global Animal Health company
  • Fantastic opportunity to join a 2022 Employer Of Choice for Gender Equality for 7th consecutive year!
  • Work with a high performing, agile and passionate teams
  • Permanent full-time role with competitive salary and benefits
  • B ased Upper Hutt, New Zealand with work from home and office flexibility
  • The Learning and Development (L & D) Manager is responsible for the learning and development of all staff at our company’s Animal Health sites located in Upper Hutt and Bendigo.

    What You Will Do

    Responsibilities include, however not limited to :

  • The Learning & Development Manager will support the Upper Hutt and Bendigo businesses by setting up a learning and training strategy able to support the manufacturing organisations and consistently provide expertise to maximise employees’ potential.
  • This role will partner with the Global Learning & Development Department to implement and continuously improve Standard Site Learning Processes, you will foster a learning environment that allows progressive continuous improvement of skills and develop, support and facilitate learning and development activities within the site.
  • Furthermore, you will partner with the Upper Hutt and Bendigo Management teams to execute the site capability plan to achieve business results, and particularly with area leaders to develop capabilities within their respective areas.
  • What You Must Have

  • Academic Degree in Business Management, Organization Development or Adult Learning, or equivalent with relevant Pharmaceutical Operations experience.
  • Experience in Learning & Development or Organizational Development, including at experience as Business Partner or Consultant in the Learning & Development field, preferably in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing or relevant industry
  • Knowledge of Quality systems and cGMP
  • Working knowledge of : Adult Learning Principles, Evaluation Methodologies
  • Knowledge of Learning Management Systems
  • Prior knowledge of Change Execution Management (CEM) or similar framework
  • Experience of Behavioural Change and Consequence Management (BCCM) or similar framework
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing Production Systems (TPS)
  • Proficient in Microsoft based systems
  • The ability to engage individuals in a digital capacity
  • What You Can Expect

  • Great culture & benefits of working flexibly
  • Opportunity to make an impact in the L&D for Animal Health
  • Be part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations and solutions
  • Exposure to a variety of Animal health teams and systems
  • Career growth and support
  • Travel to Bendigo, expectation every couple of months.
  • Who we are

    We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases.

    Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

    What we look for...

    Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity.

    You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time.

    Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us and start making your impact today.

    We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment.

    We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively for the common good.

    We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

    Current Employees apply

    Current Contingent Workers apply

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    Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities.

    All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company.

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    Relocation : No relocation

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