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GMO Medical Training and Education Manager

Zurich, Switzerland


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GMO Medical Training and Education Manager

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Job ID R0020698 Date posted 07/08/2020 Location Zurich, Switzerland

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Job Description

The GMO (Global Medical Office )Medical Training and Education Manager supports the execution of the Global Medical Training Strategy and Medical Education Strategy of Takeda`s global vaccine candidates and supports our Regions and LOCs where global Takeda vaccine products will be commercialized.

Working in across functional and geographical teams, the GMO Medical Training and Education Manager works closely with the Senior GMO Training Manager and will partner directly with training and education responsible in VBU, in other Therapeutic Areas, in the Regions and LOCs. The GMO Medical Training and Education Manager ensures global Medical Training and Education material is updated and coordinates as well as ensures adequate oversight global Medical Education and/or Training initiatives. The GMO Medical Training and Education Manager ensures accessibility and scalability of GMO Medical Training and Education material and courses.


  • Proven expertise of the coordination and management of global Medical Education and/or Medical Training initiatives in the pharmaceutical/vaccine industry
  • Experience in engaging cross functional cross regional working teams
  • Knowledge in the development, execution and oversight of Medical Training and Education plans
  • In depth knowledge of e-learning, webinars and learning management systems and platforms
  • Confirmed expertise of instructional training design
  • Knowledge of internal Medical Training and/or Medical Education bench marks and their reports
  • Experience with tools such as SmartSheet, MS Sharepoint, MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint, Articulate, SCORM, etc.
  • Knowledge of working in a matrix environment, preferably a global organization


  • Ability to work independently, as a project team member, and cross project teams
  • Ability to lead cross-functional and cross regional teams
  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to multitask across functional environments
  • Strong training skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adapt to a constantly changing and growing business environment


  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred Master degree) from an accredited college/university with 5 year experience minimum with the development and execution of global Medical Training and/or Education initiatives preferably in the pharmaceutical/vaccines industry

Travel Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel to meetings or client sites, including overnight trips (5 – 10 % of working time can be required).  Some international travel may be required.


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