Learning Development Advisor, Open to flexible working

Location
Barnard Castle, Durham
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
08 Nov 2020
Closes
23 Nov 2020
Ref
258754

9 Month Fixed Term Contract

In the heart of rural Teesdale, the GSK site at Barnard Castle is a key member of the Pharma Supply Chain (PSC) organization. We produce some of the world's leading dermatological, sterile, inhaled and oral medicines for a wide range of diseases including MRSA, leukemia and HIV.

Our Barnard Castle facility is a key secondary manufacturing site within the GSK network, and one of GSKs flagship New Product Introduction sites, bringing ground-breaking medicines to people all over the world at the right quality and the right price.

The purpose of the learning and development advisor is to manage the systems and architecture supporting and reporting upon training and development activities on site. To ensure training and development activities are compliant with GMP requirements, minimise the risk of human error in performance of work activities to ensure Product Quality and EHS standards are maintained.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain the Learning Management system and Controlled document system in line with site requests.
  • Maintain site curricula structure working with curricula owners to ensure the underlying training processes are appropriate the process. Provide visibility to trainees of the training available and schedule.
  • Advise of training approaches which may be used supporting curricula owners, including supporting on-the-job-training programmes, questionnaires, video training and other training modes
  • To develop, coordinate and implement the learning and development strategy across the site, ensuring alignment with existing training processes and future training initiatives in line with current corporate and regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate and deliver instructor lead training.
  • To work as a flexible and motivated member of the team.
  • To follow all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and/or Standards of Work (SW) applicable and in which the individual has been trained.
  • To act at all times in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and to report any quality issues.
  • To act in a safe manner, always (in compliance with the Health & Safety at Work Act, and all other relevant legislation) and to use GSK safety reporting systems to highlight potential hazards.
  • To remain up to date with all training requirements (both 'classroom' courses and computer- based training through the 'My Learning' internal platform).
  • To take part in Continuous Improvement (CI) activities to highlight improvements to equipment and processes.
  • To take part in Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and Corrective and Preventative Action (CAPA) processes.

CLOSING DATE for applications: Monday 23rd November (COB)

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When applying for this role, please use the 'cover letter' of the online application or your CV to describe how you meet the competencies for this role, as outlined in the job requirements above. The information that you have provided in your cover letter and CV will be used to assess your application.

Why You?

Required Qualifications and experience:

  • HNC/A-level education level aligned with experience of pharmaceutical manufacture
  • Training administration/delivery experience
  • Strong administrative experience and attention to detail
  • Strong technical knowledge of Learning Management Systems, ideally Success Factors

Company Details:

At GSK, we're a company with a special purpose, to help people do more feel better and live longer. Realising our purpose starts with us. When we feel at our best, we perform at our best.

When you set out on your adventure at GSK, we make a deal. You commit to living GSK's values and expectations and performing against our Innovation, Performance and Trust priorities. And in return, GSK commits to providing the right environment for you to thrive. Put simply, it's about you being motivated to do your best work, in a place where you can be you, feel good and keep growing.

Together we build an environment where we can all thrive and focus on what matters most to each of us. It is only through the energy, dedication, drive and passion of all of us that we can be the very best for GSK, and importantly, for our patients and consumers.

As a company driven by our values of Patient focus, Transparency, Respect and Integrity, we know inclusion and diversity are essential for us to be able to succeed. We want all our colleagues to thrive at GSK bringing their unique experiences, ensuring they feel good and to keep growing their careers. As a candidate for a role, we want you to feel the same way.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are open to all talent. In the US, we also adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, colour, national origin, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class*(*US only).

We believe in an agile working culture for all our roles. If flexibility is important to you, we encourage you to explore with our hiring team what the opportunities are.

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