Senior Learning Advisor - Pharma Sales Expertise

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Updated: February 19, 2024
Location: Remote, Remote, United States
Job ID: 3057

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The Sr Learning Advisor serves in a content oversight and content development role in support of Learning Solutions pharmaceutical Clients.  This individual is accountable for implementing solutions designed by the Solution Design (BD) team.  They serve as the Learning Strategist on project teams, interacting with the client, assessing client needs and aligning on the approach and providing direction to full time and/or contractor writers, assuming writing tasks as needed. The Sr Learning Advisor may be asked to collaborate with the Solution Design (BD) teams to determine pharma sales training needs and develop recommendations in support of business development efforts, help estimate level of effort required for new deliverables and tasked with executing/facilitating training or train-the-trainer sessions.      


  • Conducts needs assessments to evaluate current Client training gaps and needs, document outcomes, and recommend learning solutions to meet the needs
  • Develops Training Roadmaps, which include defined curriculum with recommended modality and sequencing, that guide associated curriculum development
  • Nurtures the training concept throughout its evolution of the project to ensure alignment with the strategic intent of the project; includes strategic engagement with the client throughout the project 
  • Oversees development and/or creates engaging and effective training content that can be delivered via multiple modalities (e.g., distance-learning e-modules, e-zines, live training, communication and sustainability tools)
  • Ensures that all training content being developed by their writing team is developed using the best, most effective, and efficient instructional design strategies and leverages any available existing Learning Solutions intellectual property as necessary
  • Ensures that training content is being delivered with the most effective and efficient modalities in alignment with the budget for the project 
  • Oversees or develops live training logistical and preparation support, including scheduling assistance, printing guides, and facilities requirements
  • Works closely with Business Development provide recommendations for future opportunities throughout the project
  • Collaborates with all project team members to develop content and solve project challenges
  • Coordinates with Syneos Health Learning Management System team, Deployment Solutions teams, and other key internal stakeholders  
  • Assists in managing Learning Solutions intellectual property 
  • Assists in developing and maintaining role-specific (e.g., Leadership Development initiatives, Account Manager Training, Medical Sales Liaison Training, Nurse Educators) training programs/curricula
  • As required, serves as a facilitator and/or conducts facilitator training for all developed content 
  • As required, lead status meetings with the client team




  • 4-year college degree or equivalent relevant experience


  • MBA or Master’s Degree or equivalent experience



  • Minimum 5 years of experience in training
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in pharmaceutical/biotech healthcare industry
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with short, medium, and long-form copywriting 
  • High-level of PowerPoint and writing skills
  • Ability to travel 10% (domestic travel to client sites and office)


  • Minimum 5 years of experience doing research and supporting strategy in pharma relevant related roles (instructional design, user experience, etc.)
  • High-level of PowerPoint and writing skills in Consulting or Biopharmaceutical Sales or Biopharmaceutical Training/Instructional Design

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $122K to $135K. The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high of the Syneos Health range for this position. Actual salary will vary based on various factors such as the candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiency for the role. In addition, some positions may include eligibility to earn commissions/bonus based on company and / or individual performance.    

At Syneos Health, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. At times, we will consider transferable skills from previous roles. We also encourage you to join our Talent Network to stay connected to additional career opportunities.    

Why Syneos Health? We partner with industry experts to solve and execute against today’s toughest commercialization challenges facing the world’s leading healthcare companies. The diversification and breadth of our new and existing partnerships create a multitude of career paths and employment opportunities on our Commercial Operations and Leadership teams. Join our game-changing, global company dedicated to creating better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. Experience the thrill of knowing that your everyday efforts are contributing to improving patients’ lives around the world.     

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Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled)    

Syneos Health has a voluntary COVID-19 vaccination policy. We strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated. Additionally, certain local governments or Syneos Health customers may have vaccine requirements that apply to some of our employees. These employees are required to submit proof of vaccination to Syneos Health and maintain compliance with these requirements.
At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which Our People can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality-of-life balance. The benefits for this position will include a competitive compensation package, Health benefits to include Medical, Dental and Vision, Company match 401k, flexible paid time off (PTO) and sick time. Because certain states and municipalities have regulated paid sick time requirements, eligibility for paid sick time may vary depending on where you work. Syneos Health complies with all applicable federal, state, and municipal paid sick time requirements.

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