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LMS Content Administration Specialist job in Gaithersburg

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AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals jobs
Maryland (MD), Gaithersburg
Job Code:  R-035655
Employer:  AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
Category:  Research and Development

Location
Country:  United States
State:  Maryland (MD)
City:  Gaithersburg
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09/12/2018

Description
MedImmune is the worldwide biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca. Here, you'll have the opportunity to make a difference in people's lives every day. As one of the world's premier biotechnology companies, our mission is centered on delivering life-changing products that advance world health, and help fight and cure disease.  

We're constantly pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients, with a passion for discovery and a pipeline to show for it. We're pioneering innovative research and exploring novel pathways across key therapeutic areas including oncology, respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, and infection and vaccines. And we're industry-leading in immunology, protein engineering and translational science. We offer a unique and strong collaborative network as part of the AstraZeneca family, as together we explore synergies between small and large molecules.

MedImmune has a dynamic environment that fosters collaboration and innovation. We attract top minds, and we nurture and build top talent.

Position Summary

The Learning Management System Specialist in Gaithersburg, MD , will play a pivotal role in channeling MedImmune's scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients' lives.  As a member of the Scientific Learning team you'll contribute to delivering great science and creating a "Great Place to Work" environment by enhancing employees' learning experience with streamlined access to scientific information, internal & external Subject Matter Experts, and modern learning technologies while ensuring compliance with regulatory and GXP compliance requirements.

You'll will be expected to provide MedImmune managers and employees with exceptional, value-adding Learning Management Systems (LMS) or other GXP tools & services, and contribute to building an effective environment to engage with customers in the development and maintenance of Functional Learning Plans to help them achieve or maintain high compliance rates with agreed corporate and/or functional targets.

Working with other team members and SMEs, you'll trouble shoot issues with the LMS or any of its technical interfaces, raise and document issues via the escalation processes, and provide customer support and coverage of the Help Desk.


Responsibilities

•Develop and maintain strong 'customer focused' relationships with business owners, Subject Matter Experts, Functional Training Coordinators, and other Scientific Learning team members to create and/or maintain an effective GXP Training environment.
•Contribute to the design & maintenance of the Scientific Learning operational tools & processes.
•Evaluate LMS interfaces with other GXP systems, identify issues/gaps and escalate through the LMS Admin Support Model in place.
•Assist in the development/ facilitation of and communication of performance improvement and organizational impact metrics.
•Work with fellow Scientific Learning team members to develop, implement, and maintain functional learning Plans in the LMS.
•Provide functional teams and Leadership Teams with timely Compliance Reports, or any AD HOC reporting requests.
•Ensure compliance with own Learning Plan, corporate and/or GXP requirements.
•Attend meetings with the principle members who govern the LMS to communicate changes, updates, and down-time to LMS administrators, managers and Learners.
•Manage the Scientific Learning Help Desk to address all SABA Cloud requests, and triage all other request to identify and assign to the appropriate task owner.
•Directly facilitate, or work with Scientific Learning training developers to deliver LMS Manager, Learner and administrator training.
•Other responsibilities and tasks as requested by manager or senior Management.

Educational Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in science or technical discipline

Special Skills/Abilities

•Understanding /experience with a Learning Management System (SABA Cloud preferred).
•Formal experience in a pharmaceutical/biotech environment
•Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated problem solving and critical review capability, a self-starter and team player
•Will demonstrate high quality communication and relationship-building abilities within a matrix organization.
•Adaptable to change and work through conflicts while persuasively influencing outcomes.
•Recognizes responsibility to service customer's needs in a fast-paced, changing environment
•Ability to work in a global environment and able to contribute as part of global team

Job Complexity

Medium, occasional travel may be required

Supervision

Ability to work independently with moderate supervision

Next Steps - Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience - it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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