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Technical Training - Administrative 1

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
Technical Training - Administrative 1

Req ID #: 186573


Horsham, PA, US, 19044 US Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15213 Reno, NV, US, 89511 Wilmington, MA, US, 01887

At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of peoples lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families.

Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career.

As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered for this position,a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process. Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.

Job Summary

Responsible for supporting the Global Learning and Development strategic initiatives for the Safety Assessment business. This is a business facing role that will work across the different departments and sites to provide adoption support for the complex initiatives. This position will require an individual to quickly shift from a site-specific perspective to a global impact and visa versa.

Responsible for supporting the Global Learning and Development strESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work with sites, through matrix structure to implement and improve technical/development training programs.

Support training strategies and assist with the building and implementation of training plans.

Contribute to the animation and facilitation of training workshops and sessions.

Develop criteria to measure quality and effectiveness of training program.

Facilitate change in the organization by developing learning interventions to help support the businesses goals.

Ensure that all training provided meets quality and regulatory requirements. Provide additional training in these areas as needed.

Maintain, develop, and update all documents and databases used for the support and conduct of training tasks including but not limited to training standards, training records, and training timelines.

Create and update dashboards for reviewing key performance indicators

Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications


Bachelors Degree with 1+ year(s) of experience in training or education preferred.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

FDA or related regulatory work environment experience preferred. 2-3 years life science experience strongly preferred.

Knowledge in Adult Learning concepts preferred.

Experience and familiarization with LMS capabilities and use.

Demonstrated success in collaboration with others and independent thought.

Demonstrated ability to lead without direct authority.

Understands pharmaceutical industry and contract services business issues and trends, operations experience a plus.

Superior customer service orientation with strong follow-up skills and attention to detail. Strong verbal and written communication skills; excellent presentation skills, adaptable to the level of audience.

Must possess excellent interpersonal communication and influence skills.

Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 suite required.

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English is required.


Must regularly communicate with employees/customers; must be able to exchange accurate information.


Can be remote based or tied to one of our facilities.


This position requires occasional domestic/global travel.

tegic initiatives for the Safety Assessment business. This

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Vaccine Mandate

Charles River is a U.S. Federal Contractor. As a result, we must follow the Presidential Executive Order to mandate vaccinations, and ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and safety of our people. We require proof of vaccination from all employees.

Anyone with requests for disability-related and/or religious exemptions should contact Talent Acquisition () so that information can be provided about the accommodation process at Charles River.

About Safety Assessment

Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market. Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.

About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 18,000 employees within 100 facilities in over 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our clients unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of peoples lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of >80% of the drugs approved by the FDA for the past 3 years.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to . This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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  • Job Reference: 662924548-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Charles River Laboratories
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent