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Senior Learning and Development Specialist

Reference: 018151
This vacancy has now expired.

“At ICON, it's our People that set us Apart”

Are you passionate about improving the quality of human life? If so, we invite you to join us in creating a healthier world tomorrow.

ICON is a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. We specialize in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support Clinical Development - from compound selection to Phase I-IV clinical studies.

We started as a team of 5 members in 1990 & today we are ranking at top 4 worldwide based on revenue of 2015. Currently we have 12200+ employees across the globe. ICON is a $1.575bn company having its presence across 89 offices in 37 countries


About the position:

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a fast paced, busy environment for a leading global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries.
The L& D Specialist role involves implementing and managing learning and development initiatives, including the identification of and/or development of new curricula and programmes to meet the needs of ICONs overall business strategy.

The ideal candidate will have onsite monitoring experience as CRA coupled with L&D experience or onsite monitoring experience as CRA with a great passion for training.


If you would like to be part of a department that has growth plans for 2018 and can offer excellent training and development this would be the right opportunity for you.


The L&D Specialist will also

    • Lead the development, revision, delivery, documentation and coordination a range of learning interventions to meet identified skill gaps for internal and external customers, for assigned programmes/ workstreams
    • Lead internal global ICON University learning interventions, workstreams or interdepartmental projects as assigned, owning the end to end development and delivery of same
    • Coordinate, schedule or direct the work of other L&D specialists in a matrixed environment, and mentor and train other trainers
    • Manage the scheduling, coordination and delivery of a range of learning interventions. Credibly work with and add value to audiences up to senior management level
    • Design, develop and implement self-paced and blended online learning content and solutions
    • Proactively Evaluate and assess the effectiveness and quality of assigned learning interventions and act on outcomes and feedback to ensure interventions keep pace with and anticipate the business need
    • Build strong working relationships with relevant business leaders associated with programmes of work and subject matter experts
    • Identify and manage suitable external vendors, as appropriate, to develop and/ or facilitate learning interventions
    • Proactively Identify opportunities for continuous improvement in the design and delivery of Programmes, act on and share best practices
    • Manage the budget associated with assigned work, as applicable
    • Advise and support the design and successful implementation of Organisation Development and Effectiveness programmes and projects, as assigned. 

Benefits of Working in ICON

Other than working with a great team of smart and energetic people, we also offer a very competitive salary and benefits package that includes an excellent pension scheme, private health care, and life assurance and staff recognition schemes. This varies from country to country so a dedicated recruiter will discuss this with you at interview stage.

We care about our people as they are the key to our success. We provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long term career.

Whats Next
Following your application you will be contacted by one of our dedicated recruiters and if successful we will be able to provide you with more details about this opportunity.
ICON is an equal opportunity employer - M/F/D/V and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.


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