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Merck & Co., Inc

Learning Consultant - Strategy/Operations

Merck & Co., Inc - Kenilworth, NJ

Job Title: Learning Consultant - Strategy/Operations - LEA******


Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Mercks success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

The Learning Consultant effectively establishes, deepens and sustains key relationships with global L & D Stakeholders to identify behavior changes required to advance business goals. The qualified individual will have responsibility for running the day to day management of the budget, aligned to the broader division, function and business strategies. The role will also support and collaborate with cross-functional teams of business leaders, Subject Matter Experts, Learning Directors, Learning Partners and Learning Consultants in the execution of business strategies. Additional responsibilities include consultation and delivery on appropriate business needs supporting and executing the strategy. The Learning Consultant should execute their activities consistent with our values and standards.


- Provide business consulting to new Learning Partners and Learning Directors supporting the creation and day to day management of the budget

- Ensure accurate monthly forecasts, track and report budget EAs and Actuals

- Develop and manage the SOPs enabling the ALP Effectively establish, deepen and sustain key relationships with GHH stakeholders to understand their business needs and related performance gaps, provide oversight and analysis when defining requirements, and demonstrate an understanding of processes and methodology in order to provide appropriate learning solutions

- Day to day management of (ALP) annual learning plan within SAP Project Systems running the business and managing the GHH L & D (potential for enterprise impact) annual budget and reinvestments. process

- Collaborate with designers to define desired performance outcomes; provide feedback and coaching on issues related to learning programs and policies for the learning enterprise.

- Identify performance needs and gaps and facilitate delivery of learning solutions when appropriate

- Act as a liaison between the Learning Support Services function and stakeholders/GHH L & D to ensure alignment with learning needs; Ensure learning solutions created meet the requirements of the client; Identify formal and informal/learning solutions when appropriate

- Create a measurement strategy for learning plans, review analytics and curate learning content to meet learner needs.


- Leadership: Demonstrated skill in applying approaches, tools, and techniques to gain the cooperation and support of others; ability to lead by example and foster collaborative relationships

- Influencing: Ability to partner, collaborate, and impact decisions within and outside the organization

- Creative Thinking: Demonstrated skill in applying tools and techniques for grasping new concepts, acquiring new ways of seeing things, and revising ways of thinking and patterns of behavior

- Interpersonal Relationships: Demonstrated skill in applying approaches, tools, and techniques for working with individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner

- Oral and Written Communications: Ability to express oneself to provide information to others effectively and in a succinct manner; advanced verbal, written, and presentation abilities; ability to ask thoughtful questions to gain insights, listen, and understand other perspectives

- Problem Solving and Critical Thinking: Ability to use a broad range of methods, assumptions, frameworks, and perspectives when solving problems and making decisions



- Bachelors degree required

- Masters degree preferred


- A minimum of 2 years work experience in Sales, Marketing, Finance, Management or Learning (HR).

- Strong time management skills and the ability to work within a team as well as independently.

- Superior attention to detail

- Advanced Proficiency in Excel

Required Experience and Skills:

- A minimum of 2 years work experience in Sales, Marketing, Finance, Management or Learning (HR).

- Strong time management skills and the ability to work within a team as well as independently.

- Superior attention to detail

- Advanced Proficiency in Excel

Preferred Experience and Skills:

- Accounting or Finance Experience

- Experience with SAP Project Systems

- Experience in the areas of learning, talent, HR, or comparable areas; experience in applicable technical/professional areas pertinent to the division / function served (e.g., R & D, manufacturing, sales/marketing, etc.)

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and were counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, were inventing for life.

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Merck & Co., Inc


Learning Consultant - Strategy/Operations Merck & Co., Inc - Kenilworth, NJ, United States


Location: Kenilworth, NJ

Company Profile:
Merck has a long and rich history of working to improve people's health and well-being. Through the years, our researchers have helped to find new ways to treat and prevent illness - from the discovery of vitamin B1, to the first measles vaccine, to cold remedies and antacids, to the first statins to treat high cholesterol. Our scientists also have helped develop many products to improve animal health, including vaccines and antibiotics. While we are proud of our past, we are enthusiastic about the future of this new company and we are excited to help create a healthier, brighter future for people around the world.