Learning & Development Consultant


About this role

About this role

We’re hiring a Learning & Development Consultant for a contract until December with possibility of extension, with our highly successful state of the art manufacturing client located in Greater Toronto Area. Home-based position.

The Learning and Development (L&D) Consultant’s mission is to create and enable employees to acquire expertise within the therapeutic areas they are responsible for, in a manner that is engaging, efficient, and anchored in the realities of the Canadian Healthcare landscape.

The role of the L&D Consultant requires expertise in pharmaceutical product training. The role requires an experienced individual to influence and work with internal cross-functional partners such as marketing, medical and sales.

The successful candidate will help shape strategic learning direction for new brands and existing assets. In addition, the experience and passion this person brings to the role will create an environment where learning solutions empower people and impact business results. The candidate will be proficient in presentation and facilitation skills that optimize the transfer of knowledge to adult learners.

1) Act as Business Partner: Build and sustain valued partnerships:
• Leverage effective relationships with key business partners in marketing, sales, and medical to identify desired learning outcomes, and deliver appropriate training resources to the sales force. • Consult with business partners to prioritize and address sales capability gaps.
• Strategically consult and collaborate to advise how learning solutions will drive business outcomes • Leverage resources to enhance value to business partners
• Collaborate with sales leaders, to support disease state knowledge needs and development.
2) Learning Solutions: Using Adult Learning, Blended Learning and Modern Learning Principles:
• Perform needs and gap assessments and make recommendations for appropriate learning interventions• Design, develop, and implement sales training
• Evaluate and consistently update learning programs and content• Create annual brand learning plans to support learning activities throughout the year
• Facilitate training programs for the sales force • Develop sales training materials for clinical confidence and product training
• Create appropriate curriculum for learners
3) Business Ownership and Accountability • Demonstrate knowledge of disease state, product portfolio, and therapeutic options
• Demonstrate knowledge of channels and services/solutions• Maintain up-to-date knowledge of local selling environment, marketplace trends, and affiliate/business unit objectives
• Establish and ensure consistent use of processes and tools to manage projects.• Develop content for launch readiness in compliance with local label and business needs.




  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3 years in outside pharmaceutical sales or 2 years of previous pharmaceutical sales training experience
  • Experience and passion for customer-centric selling approach / philosophy
  • Excellent facilitation & communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is an asset
  • Ability to connect with broad range of audiences and ability to leverage use of virtual training platforms
  • Experience working within or knowledge of the relevant therapeutic area.
  • Highly skilled in project management and Microsoft Office tools – Excel, PPT, Word, Teams etc.
  • Important traits: Learning agility, autonomy, optimism, resilience, passion for work, adaptability, desire for achievement
  • Strong influence, communication and networking skills to build relationships with cross functional leadership and peers
  • High energy, drive and enthusiasm towards delivering excellence in capability work and experiences
  • Proven decision-making and critical thinking skills to help guide strategic and tactical planning.



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Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Monnatha Grego is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Monnatha Grego
Brunel Canada - Calgary

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