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Learning Specialist, Digital Content

Location Wilmington, Delaware, United States Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States Södertälje, Stockholm County, Sweden Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom Job ID R-145224 Date posted 04/08/2022

Do you have learning & development, people, and organizational skills? Would you like to use your experience with learning technologies to create engaging learner content in a company that follows the science? If so, then AstraZeneca and our Learning Specialist position would be a fit for you.

At AstraZeneca, everything we do is underpinned by our dedication to being a Great Place to Work because we recognize that our people are our greatest asset and know what’s possible with a talented and diverse team that believes in what science can do.

To support our continued success now and in the future, we are focused on making an even bigger contribution to society by delivering medicine to patients and being leaders in sustainability. We are united and motivated by a shared purpose – to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines – and our approach to sustainability puts health at the heart of our work, which means improving access to healthcare, environmental protection, and maintaining ethics and transparency.

This is accompanied by a commitment to ensuring that everyone who chooses to work at our company can reach their full potential, perform at their best and make a valued contribution to the enterprise. Together, we perform as a single enterprise team, are champions of inclusion and diversity, and are building a culture of life-long learning and development to support us as our company grows, and we prepare to lead into the future.

The Global Supply Planning Training Team, part of Global Supply Chain and Strategy, plays a key role in driving and building a culture of life-long learning and development in the Planning and Scheduling area. Our aim is to continually strengthen and evolve key capabilities and instill the confidence to challenge convention and explore new possibilities in our planning practices and execution. We are committed to fostering a culture of lifelong learning across our Planning community by creating everyday development and learning experiences that will be a catalyst for our natural curiosity, empowering us all to develop new ideas and thrive in a fast-changing world.

The Learning Specialist – Digital Content will report to the Global Head of Supply Planning Training.

The Digital Content Learning Specialist will be responsible for designing, creating, and maintaining Network Planning learning content as well as managing a variety of learning technologies. Self-motivation, attention to detail, and project management skills are important qualities for this role. The successful candidate will be a key member of the Global Supply Planning Training Team.

The role will be based in Macclesfield, UK, Wilmington/Gaithersburg, US, or Sodertalje, Sweden.

What you will do:

  • Gather and analyze learning needs; work with subject matter experts and process owners to design blended learning solutions on a global scale

  • Design and create a range of supply chain training and learning content including digital courses, micro-learning, videos, animations, print, and face-to-face facilitated sessions

  • Partner with teams within Global Supply Chain & Strategy and Global Operations to build and maintain job training profiles (with associated curricula) and learning evaluation tools

  • Create and administer learning processes, including standards and templates, for handling training administration processes (content lifecycle, technology maintenance, etc.)

  • Use and handle a range of learning technologies (e-learning authoring tools, content and document management systems, a learning experience platform, learning management systems, and adaptive learning tool) to improve the employee learning experience

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Minimum 3 years of proven experience working with learning management systems (e.g. Saba or equivalent) and document management systems (e.g. SharePoint or equivalent) and e-learning authoring tools (e.g. Articulate or similar)

  • Proven knowledge of curriculum design and adult learning experience in a learning position within a global matrixed organization

  • Ability to work with a wide variety of roles across multiple workstreams

  • Project management skills

  • Advanced MS Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Instructional design experience

  • Experience in supply chain operations

  • Experience using Degreed, Xyleme, and Realizeit technologies

  • Change management experience

Why AstraZeneca

At AstraZeneca, we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients, and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth, and development.

So What's Next

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you!

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

AstraZeneca requires all US employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 but will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required by applicable law.

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