1+ months

Manager, Commercial Training & Development

Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.


The Training and Development Manager assesses company-wide developmental needs to drive training initiatives and identifies and arranges suitable training solutions for employees. This position actively searches, creatively designs, and implements effective methods to educate, enhance performance and recognize performance. In addition, this position evaluates effectiveness through performance metrics. Ensures alignment with strategic business objectives and maintain high-quality standards in instructional design and development for all methods of program delivery

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Develops and implements relevant training programs for the commercial field teams and additional affiliated employees in the different business areas as needed
Develops and executes training on customer engagement skills, product knowledge, new promotional campaigns, product launches, communication skills, new hire and advanced training programs, business meeting training workshops, ongoing learning sustainment programs & programs as needed
Collaborates with and supports relevant internal departments, including Marketing, Commercial (management, Field Sales, National Accounts, Field Trainers), Commercial Operations, Medical Affairs, Legal, Regulatory, and Healthcare Compliance to develop appropriate training
Collaborates with internal customers including Compliance/Legal and Marketing to ensure training materials and workshops are current, effective, and compliant with regulatory guidelines
Effectively prepares for instruction by conducting needs assessments, identifying targeted participant characteristics, linking learning to business goals and KPI, incorporating adult learning principles, and soliciting cross-functional feedback before finalizing design and strategy
Offers solutions for bridging gaps between current organizational capabilities and needs.
Helps ensure readiness of the organization for training deployment including identifying key stakeholders and determining their needs in advance, in order to deliver high quality and effective programming
Analyzes the characteristics of existing technologies and their use in instructional design
Partners with subject matter experts and key stakeholders to identify training needs, improve training solutions and lead change initiative implementation.
Monitors and maintains alignment with the Commercial groups strategic training plan while balancing short-term and long-term business goals.
Leverage and implement technology and software to advance the knowledge transfer process

The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects managements assignment of essential functions.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and TEAMS, particularly as used in the development of instructional content
Highly self-motivated and self-managed; ability to work independently and as part of a team with minimal coaching or supervision
Ability to organize and work under strict time and production deadlines, while producing quality deliverables
Organizational skills, time management, problem-solving, and the ability to juggle multiple tasks are all prerequisites of an effective project manager
Demonstrated ability to simultaneously handle a large and diverse number of technical tasks and issues with tact, cooperation, and persistence
Collaborate with employees, contractors, vendors, partners, and customers across the company globally
Ability to effectively communicate in visual, oral, and written presentation forms
Must have the ability to focus on performance by establishing clear objectives for the training
Experience managing a budget effectively
Strong interpersonal communication, facilitation, problem-solving, decision making, and analytical skills
5 plus years T&D experience
BS or BA Degree

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Individuals with qualifying medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs or practices that may prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce. Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy<> .

Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.


Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actionswhether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the communitywe strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.



  • Biotechnology
Posted: 2022-02-02 Expires: 2022-05-22

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