Job description Posted 26 April 2022

Learning Manager

Remote, UK

Pay rate up to £700 per day via Umbrella inside IR35

Initial 6 month contract with view to extend for an 6 months

Who Are We - GSK?

We are a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer. GlaxoSmithKline plc was formed in 2000 as a result of a merger between Glaxo Wellcome plc and SmithKline Beecham plc , although our history can be traced back more than 300 years to London’s Plough Court Pharmacy in the 1700s.

Our goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. Our strategy is to bring differentiated, high-quality and needed healthcare products to as many people as possible, with our three global businesses, scientific and technical know-how and talented people. Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture:

  • Our values are Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity
  • Our expectations are Courage, Accountability, Development, Teamwork

About the role:

The Clinical Supply Chain organisation within GSKs vibrant R&D function is looking for a skilled Learning Manager, someone with a proven track record of delivering transformational change on multiple large-scale programmes. The ideal candidate will have upwards of 10 years experience across change management, communications and learning, ideally within a pharmaceutical setting. The specific role is a Learning Manager with a requirement to support change and communications. The chosen candidate will join a mixed team of contractors, external consultants and permanent members of staff.

As we deploy new technical solutions the Learning Manager is accountable for developing the knowledge and abilities of the teams impacted by new ways of working. The opportunity is to both design and manage the delivery of learning solutions. To start the person recruited will be involved in completing the development of the Learning Solution Proposal and Learning Needs Analysis. The expectation is that following Jenning’s 70:20:10 model a range of learning interventions will then be designed and developed. A train the trainer approach will be employed to ensure that capability is developed and remains within the impacted business units.

Candidate requirements:

The desired skills in addition to proven experience as an L&D Manager, Training Manager or similar, is current knowledge of effective learning and development methods, excellent listening and communication skills and a Professional certification (e.g. PROSCI and CPLP) is a plus

Experience in Pharmaceuticals/ Clinical trials is also an advantage