About BioLife Plasma Services
Every day at BioLife, we feel good knowing that what we do helps improve the lives of patients with rare diseases. While you focus on our donors, we’ll support you. We offer a purpose you can believe in, a team you can count on, opportunities for career growth, and a comprehensive benefits program, all in a fast-paced, friendly environment.
This position is currently classified as “hybrid” in accordance with Takeda’s Hybrid and Remote Work policy
BioLife Plasma Services is a subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.
Partners with operations and quality to understand training and development needs for specific business performance issues and assists with determining strategies to meet those needs.
Assists with the recruitment for and management of the Manager Trainee programs.
Works directly with Manager Trainees to develop soft skills, administrative skills and technical skills.
Creates and facilitates leadership and/or technical training courses
Employee Development (45%)
Evaluates trainees’ needs and growth patterns to optimize development costs and ROI. Seeks feedback from network in order to assess trainee performance.
Mentors trainees and provides feedback and coaching to guide leadership and technical development.
Assists in the design, development and execution of assessment processes for trainees to ensure program effectiveness.
Contributes in the scheduling and tracking of program requirements to include course offerings and training plans.
Communicates continuously and resolves conflicts proactively.
Program Marketing and Recruitment (35%)
Markets and recruits talent for ManagerTrainee (MT) programs to include participation in job fairs, creation of marketing materials, website site management, etc.
Promotes program through various communication methods tailored appropriately to the audience.
Serves as a program ambassador and main point of contact for any program questions or feedback.
Strategic Planning and Continuous Improvement (10%)
Partners with operations and quality to understand training and development needs for specific business performance goals and issues to determine strategies to meet those needs.
Collaborates across the organization to stay up to date with current technical and leadership expectations and goals to ensure program alignment.
Analyzes program data and identifies trends to determine opportunities. Evaluates and implements program and process improvements.
Researches developments in training by reading books, going to seminars/meetings and attending relevant courses.
Facilitation and Course Development (10%)
Course facilitation of designated leadership and/or technical classes.
Creates and/or revises course content to meet the needs of attendees.
DIMENSIONS AND ASPECTS
Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise
Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.
Effective interpersonal, leadership, organizational and problem solving skills.
Extremely solid presentation and group facilitation skills.
Ability to identify needs, design training and performance solutions and measure impact.
Ability to influence partners and key stakeholder groups.
Strong project management skills.
Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and communicate with senior management.
Ability to attract, retain, motivate, develop, and recognize a team of diverse individuals.
Computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets and presentation slides required with database knowledge being highly desirable.
Putting the patient at the center
Building trust with society
Reinforcing our reputation
Developing the business
Decision-making and Autonomy
Consults with MT Administration and/or center management teams to effectively problem solve.
Routinely makes low to medium impact decisions involving program expectations.
Seeks guidance from Manager Trainee Program Lead for medium to high impact decisions and urgent matters.
Coordinates with BioLife University and other HQ support departments to ensure program success.
Collaborates with and supports manager trainees and center management teams.
Consults and receives feedback from manager and center management teams.
Promotes program to internal and external customers.
May participate in the management of projects and new initiatives within the company.
Supports Manager Trainee Program Lead in identifying opportunities for continuous improvement, initiating changes to processes as needed, through use of company approved procedures.
Responsible for approving travel and spend for direct reports.
International travel for self and direct reports requires pre-approval.
All spend outside of usual expenses require approval.
Ability to travel up to 25% domestically.
Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to secure a rental car.
May require weekend and extended work periods.
EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or business discipline or a minimum of 5 years of leadership experience preferably in a medical or other regulated field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in training and development and/or HR. Bachelor’s degree in Adult Education or in behavioral sciences area
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION )
FLSA Classification (US) - Exempt
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
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