Senior Learning Advisor -Pharma/Life Sciences

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Updated: January 29, 2021
Location: Nationwide
Job ID: 127482


You’re driven, resourceful, and above all else - remarkably smart. You love a good challenge. You are the first to roll up your sleeves and work with relentless energy until you solve the unsolvable, beat the unbeatable and you always come out on top. Passable doesn’t cut it – you’ve got fire in your belly to learn more, do more and be more. For you, the sweetest success is shared success and you’re known for your good nature. You’ll fit right in at Syneos Health where we surround ourselves with the most talented and agile professionals in the industry, but we check our egos at the door.



The Senior Learning Advisor serves in a content oversight and content development role in support of Learning Solutions Clients.  This individual is responsible for implementing solutions designed by the Solution Design (BD) team, leading the development of content, and sharing in content development tasks, and as needed executing/facilitating training for different roles.  The Senior Learning Advisor as needed, collaborates with the Solution Design (BD) teams to determine training needs and develop recommendations.

Key Job Responsibilities (Duties may include, but are not limited to all of the following)

  • 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 is developed using the best, most effective, and efficient instructional design strategies and leverages any available existing Learning Solutions intellectual property as necessary
  • Oversees or develops live training logistical and preparation support, including scheduling assistance, printing guides, and facilities requirements
  • Works closely with Business Development team members to define and refine solutions before a project is sold and to identify and 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

Job Requirements

Along with demonstrated initiative, uncompromised integrity and a results-oriented mindset, the ideal candidate has:


  • Required: 4-year college degree
  • Preferred: MBA or Master’s Degree


  • Required:  High-level of PowerPoint and writing skills
  • Required 5 years pharma/biotech industry experience  
  • Preferred: Background in Consulting, Background in Biopharm Training, Background in Market Access, Background in Instructional Design
  • The drive for self-development, the ability to collaborate, and an action-oriented work ethic

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.

Why Syneos Health?
 Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Here, you’re a part of the big picture. We work hand in hand to guide pre-market development through post-market commercial strategy. Knowledge sharing across advisory groups unlocks the innovation and unique strategies our end-to-end commercialization projects require. Our collaborative mindset means every project is a chance to solve a new challenge, learn from your teammates, become better-rounded, and evolve your career.

 | How will you accelerate biopharmaceutical commercialization?

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


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