AbbVie Global Learning Manager, Oncology in North Chicago, Illinois
Global Learning Manager, Oncology
USA, Illinois, Lake County
A strategic partner and value-adding Global Learning Oncology Hematology Subject Matter Expert who supports Oncology brand teams and acts as the learning partner within the brands cross functional/integrated teams and other key functions. Serve as an expert in performance optimization, capability building and change management, providing high impact, best practice, integrated learning interventions which enable AbbVie to be always ahead of the curve. .As a key business partner to the Oncology Franchise, this individual will incorporate the Global Integrated Brand Plan within the Integrated Global Learning Plan while utilizing foundational and forward thinking learning expertise as a strong cross functional partner. Ensure the Integrated Brand Plan is translated into an optimized learning plan that will support execution excellence upon implementation.
Subject matter expert on CLL/AML/MM and subject matter expert on the Venclexta brand.
Responsible for the design, development and delivery of worldwide learning solutions to the Commercial Organization
Serve as a strategic partner to the assigned brand teams to assess and understand the learning needs of the organization and develops appropriate learning strategies and plans
Build relationships and influence key stakeholders at Global, Areas, Top 12 Affiliates to gain agreement and commitment on Oncology Learning Strategy and implementation tactics.
Create innovative learning solutions for all levels of the organisation (brand teams, in-field teams and other key functions) and always ensuring excellence in execution and that organizational and Global Learning goals are supported.
Share agreed outcome metrics for core initiatives, results, best practices and learnings across learning network at Area and Global levels.
Manage complex stakeholder relationships and external providers efficiently and effectively to time and to budget with clear measureable outcomes
Maintain a high level of Continuing Professional Development in Learning & Development, keeping up to date on industry trends and best practices
Beyond the previous responsibilities, lead some other area learning initiatives supporting the Global Learning team vision and yearly plans to be defined with the Global Product and Therapeutic Learning Director.
Understand the Integrated Brand Plan framework and how to appropriately integrate key elements into an Integrated Global Learning Plan
Possess Oncology business knowledge of the bio-pharma sector including knowledge of the external environment, relevant stakeholders and our customers
Possess knowledge of the AbbVie business, our organization, our brands, our therapeutic areas, products, pipeline and competition
Exhibit an in depth understanding of the Hematology theraputic area, Venclexta product and disease state for the Oncology franchise
Manage stakeholders effectively, both internally and externally, using advanced communication, influence and marketing skills, being sensitive to people’s needs and being able to deal with people at different levels. Internal stakeholders include, but are not limited to, Marketing, Medical Affairs, Business HR, and Talent and Development functions.
With strong emotional intelligence, build relationships founded on trust
Be engaging and fun to work with, stimulate others with enthusiasm, energy and a can-do attitude
Leverage an internal and external learning network; be a valued and reliable partner
Simplify complicated content into easy to understand succinct messages
Consistently demonstrate the AbbVie Ways we Work
Be open-minded and curious, combined with a highly innovative and creative approach, always and looking for opportunities to improve, and embed this behavior in the organization
Expertise in strategic thinking and planning, always aligning learning strategies and priorities based on critical business needs and strategies to add the most value
Expertise in project management to support multiple priorities and integrate multi-functional elements into one learning plan connecting dependencies, without gaps or missing timelines
Possess knowledge of leading-edge learning theories, practices, benchmarks, systems, technologies and digital learning
Demonstrate effective communication skills (verbal and written), active listening, effective probing and facilitation skills
Simplify, clarify and focus, bringing in best practice in learning, acting with agility and being open to adjust and adapt; building a sustainable learning culture with learning agility
Be a change agent who empowers others through advice and expertise in learning and behavioral change, including instructional design
Manage learning programs and interventions from vision and strategy to implementation, delivery and facilitation; leveraging staff where required, and employing innovative approaches
Be confident in coaching and comfortable giving and receiving feedback
Apply a performance consulting approach through the effective application of the six elements of Performance Essentials
Ensure resources are used optimally; measuring outcomes and analyzing available data sources
Bachelor's Degree; MBA or related advanced degree is preferred
Knowledge of instructional design systems or extensive experience in training, development of training and curriculum design
Master facilitation skills including the ability to deliver programs to multi-cultural audiences
Networking with external key stakeholders, industry forums and learning specialists to inform a compelling and differentiated learning and capability strategy
Strategic thinking & business planning skills, necessary to diagnose needs, develop, direct and influence commercial training and organizational development
Seeking 7-8 years of learning, sales, and/or marketing experience. Oncology experience preferred
Working in or strong collaboration with Areas and/or Top 12 countries; previous role in Area and/or Affiliate is preferred
Strong negotiation skills in achieving and consolidating cost efficiencies through vendor selection/supply management
Working in a high performing matrix organization
Significant Work Activities and Conditions: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Job Type: Experienced
Job Level Code: M