Instructional Designer (R1012518) in Parsippany, NJ at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/9/2018

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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey!
IQVIATM is The Human Data Science CompanyTM, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward. IQVIA has approximately 55,000 employees in more than 100 countries, all committed to making the potential of Human Data Science a reality, and we are actively hiring.

Reimagine healthcare with us
At IQVIA, you will have the opportunity to build your career, while helping our customers drive human health outcomes forward. We dedicate our experience, resources and reputation so that you can drive your career and choose the path that best defines your development and success.

The Technology Solutions division of IQVIA develops, markets, and implements healthcare-focused enterprise software applications to help life sciences customers drive their business from molecule to market.

Function Purpose
Our Global training team has a direct impact on our employees, our partners, our customers, and the business by providing product, business process, general technology education, and (limited) skills training for audiences around the globe, such as but not limited to: Sales, Delivery, Partners, Client End-Users.

Role Overview
Instructional Design is the process of designing and developing the training courses/experiences as envisioned by our Curriculum Design team, to ensure all learning objectives are met and trainees are equipped with the specified knowledge and competencies following their successful completion of each training.
As an Instructional Designer on our team, you will specialize in developing either live (Instructor Led Training, Virtual Training) or asynchronous (eLearning, Emerging Channels) training courses/experiences and do so at the direction of the Instructional Design Manager.

Specifically, you will:
- Collaborate with SMEs, and other stakeholders to design & develop all course content (Instructor-Led, Virtual, eLearning, Emerging Channels) with the goal of translating curriculum design into actionable learning, in a timely manner
- Develop and edit training materials including training slides, Instructor Guides, Participant Guides, exercises, case studies, and supplemental training materials to extend learning retention and ‘in the moment’ resource documents to increase learning and retention
- Ensure that learning components in all modalities are grounded in principles of adult learning
- Synthesize and utilize review feedback to ensure appropriate delivery methods and activity types are utilized to improve learning outcomes, meet customer needs, and align with overall blended strategy
- Collaborate with subject matter experts & curriculum designers to define & develop certification tests
- Define and manage project schedules and manage multiple assigned courses simultaneously to ensure appropriate stakeholder input, quality and on-time completion
- Load training content to appropriate repositories / platforms for record retention and distribution and maintain version control
- Ensure existing content remains relevant by continuously improving, revising, and updating current training materials based on latest product information
- Stay current on learning tools, trends and ideas

Skills & Experience
- Bachelor's degree in Instructional Design, Curriculum Design, Media Sciences or related field
- 3+ years experience as an instructional designer with proficiency in either live (ILT, Virtual) or asynchronous (eLearning) instructional design modalities
- Skilled at using multiple training software applications / programs for instructional content development
- Ability to use and learn new multimedia technology & authoring tools
- Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning theory and application
- Ability to take direction in overall course design & objectives, but add value through exceptional execution
- Creative ability to express complex topics clearly and concisely, in an engaging manner that will resonate with each audience
- Excellent organization / project management skills and the ability to advance multiple initiatives simultaneously
- Ability to multi-task, flexibly prioritize projects, and respond to feedback
- Visual/graphic design and storyboard experience
- Experience in a Sales and/or technical field a plus
- Knowledge of Healthcare/Life Sciences Industry and/or SaaS Technology a plus
- Experience in instructional design and/or delivering training instruction a plus


Job ID: R1012518