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Training Manager - Neuroscience

Apply Now Email Me Job ID R0008920 Date posted 05/31/2019 Location: Toronto, Canada; Oakville, Canada

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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Training Manager – Neuroscience in our Oakville office.

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.

As a Training Manager working on the Neuroscience team, you will be empowered to ensure our team has optimal learning and development strategies for our cross-functional partners. In this role, you will contribute to Takeda’s mission by ensuring we have a high-level of customer engagement. A typical day will include:


  • Partner with medical and marketing colleagues to ensure the continuous development of product/ and disease area knowledge to an established standard
  • Drive sales and marketing excellence through the development of knowledge to ensure optimal customer engagement
  • Partner with stakeholders to design L&D interventions which ensure that staff are compliant with Sales and Marketing SOP’s


  • Keep an up to date record of completed training for Sales and Marketing employees
  • Ensure training material is compliant, approved (Medical, Legal, Regulatory), approved and up to date
  • Delivery and facilitation of initial training programmes, product training and selling skills
  • Consult with Sales & Marketing colleagues to share best L&D practice and ideas to support the successful delivery of key projects
  • Partner with people managers on a regular basis to support them with the development of their people
  • Work with and co-ordinate external agencies to deliver L&D interventions on time and within budget
  • Drive an L&D culture of giving and receiving feedback and coaching which drives performance and fosters engagement
  • Keep up to date with the latest learning technologies & L&D practices
  • Introduce and/or promote the use of innovative learning methods to ensure a highly engaging offering in line with a 70:20:10 approach to L&D which enables a more independent approach to learning


  • Minimum 3-5 years’ job experience within pharmaceutical, biotechnology, healthcare insurance, payer, HTA, consulting, and pharmacy/pharmacy benefits management industries
  • University degree in a health sciences, business, or related field of study
  • Relevant experience in areas of training and training management is strongly preferred
  • Excellence communication (spoken and written) and facilitation capabilities
  • Solid understanding in process development
  • Demonstrated strong project management capabilities
  • Experience working in multiple therapeutic areas is an asset
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience of use of Adult and blended learning strategies and solutions
  • Experience in Neuroscience an asset
  • Bilingualism an asset


  • Willingness to travel to various meetings or customer meetings, including overnight trips in Canada, US, and Europe
  • Willingness to spend time traveling through Canada (up to 50%) to conduct field visits with Sales Representatives to better understand training needs and adoption and to provide ongoing coaching and assessment


  • Registered Pension Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
  • Health & Wellness programs
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Programs

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Oakville, Canada

L-Shire - Canada - Toronto

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