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Merck Learning Consultant in Topeka, Kansas

Job Description

Our Sales team support our customers by providing clinical information about products, educational information, clinical training programs and resources. We support healthcare providers and healthcare systems meet the goals of the patients in their communities.

The Learning Consultant supports Learning Directors and Learning Partners in the execution of the L&D strategy through consulting and delivery on appropriate learning solutions. S/he applies understanding of key business priorities/processes and internal and external best practices to learning solutions. Partners with key divisional stakeholders to identify performance needs and gaps, collaborates with design experts and operational support points on desired performance and business outcomes. Builds and maintains strong business relationships and learn from and apply insights from an integrated learning network. Success in this role depends on a candidate’s ability to apply adult learning theory in his/her area of responsibility, collaborate with others to design and deliver high impact learning solutions, and deliver business value through learning interventions.

Responsibilities:

  • Execute learning and development solutions in their respective business areas, partnering with business clients to ensure sustainable business results

  • Lead projects within portfolio of work to meet business requirements.

  • Provide SMEs and ensure learning solutions are relevant and provide business impact and a modern, compelling learning experience.

  • Support the definition of business and learning outcomes. Measure and report impact of learning programs against set metrics, and evolve/modify solutions as needed

  • Support manager and collaborates with peers to deliver a coherent, efficient, and strategically aligned approach to L&D planning and implementation.

  • Deliver or facilitate training content, or support and coach local L&D colleagues or global/local subject matter experts who will deliver or facilitate, as needed

  • Manage and track financial commitments related to the learning solution

  • Use data insights to influence solutions and outcomes

Competencies:

  • Business Acumen: Ability to engage with colleagues around business strategy, goals, and business outcomes, and make sound business decisions

  • External Orientation: Apply external best practices in area of responsibility. Model continuous learning for team and clients.

  • Leadership: Beginning ability to partner, collaborate, and impact decisions at all levels within and outside the organization.

  • Collaboration: Work with individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner, including the ability to build and maintain critical networks and collaborative relationships. Take full advantage of resident expertise in GL&D internal partner organizations (such as Design & Development and Learning Operations) to maximize efficiency and effectiveness; personally remain focused on key Learning Consultant responsibilities.

  • Creative Thinking: Beginning skill in applying tools and techniques for grasping new concepts, acquiring new ways of seeing things, and revising ways of thinking and patterns of behavior

  • Business Consulting: Skill in consulting and ability to coach clients not to use learning solutions where they will not be effective

  • Oral and Written Communications: Ability to express oneself to provide information to others effectively and in a succinct manner; outstanding verbal, written, and executive level presentation abilities and interpersonal skills; ability to ask thoughtful questions to gain insights, listen, and understand other perspectives

  • Decision Making and Critical Thinking: Ability to use a broad range of methods, assumptions, frameworks, and perspectives when solving problems and making decisions. Ability to prioritize own work. Seek first to leverage existing resources and align with other areas of GL&D before developing new assets

  • Data analytics: Contributes to the definition of business and learning outcomes, metrics and measurement strategies. Ability to analyze and interpret data for business and learning decisions

  • Planning: Project planning and management experience

  • L&D Policies, Standards, and Procedures: Knowledge of and ability to use industry and organization standards, procedures, and policies relevant to staff learning and development

  • Adult Learning: Theory and Practice: Experience in applying concepts and practices of adult learning to meet the dynamic needs of the business

  • Learning Needs Analysis: Experience in assessing competency gaps and identifying what people need to learn for successful individual and organizational performance

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree required with 6+ years of related experience (4+ years with Master’s degree)

  • Minimum 1 year of leadership experience and minimum 1 year of experience facilitating / delivering learning solutions

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree preferred

  • Experience in the areas of learning, talent, HR, or comparable areas; experience in applicable technical/professional areas pertinent to the division / function served (e.g., R&D, manufacturing, sales/marketing, etc.)

Our Human Health Division maintains a “patient first, profits later” ideology. The organization is comprised of sales, marketing, market access, digital analytics and commercial professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing our medicines to our customers worldwide.

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 …

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth .

Invent. Impact. Inspire.

NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS

In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

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

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Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, 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. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

Employee Status:

Regular

Relocation:

No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

No

Travel Requirements:

25%

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Remote Work

Shift:

Valid Driving License:

Yes

Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:

1

Requisition ID: R123358

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