Senior Quality Assurance Training Specialist

Novavax Gaithersburg , MD 20877

Posted 2 months ago

Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq:NVAX) is a late-stage biotechnology company that promotes improved health globally through the discovery, development, and commercialization of innovative vaccines to prevent serious infectious diseases. Novavax is currently performing clinical trials of NVX-CoV2373, its vaccine candidate against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and recently announced successful Phase 1 results. NanoFlu, its quadrivalent influenza nanoparticle vaccine, met all primary objectives in its pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial in older adults. Both vaccine candidates incorporate Novavax' proprietary saponin-based Matrix-M adjuvant in order to enhance the immune response and stimulate high levels of neutralizing antibodies. Novavax is a leading innovator of recombinant vaccines; its proprietary recombinant technology platform combines the power and speed of genetic engineering to efficiently produce highly immunogenic nanoparticles in order to address urgent global health needs

We are seeking a Sr. QA Training Specialist to join our Quality Assurance Department. The qualified individual should have experience.

This position reports directly to the Associate Director, Training.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Training Database/LMS/SharePoint Administrator

  • Partner with internal stakeholders and serve as the technical resource for training and instructional design

  • Deliver Training for individual/small group/large group training

  • Assess instructional effectiveness and summarize evaluation reports determining the impact of training on employee skills

  • Lead functional area management on the development of area specific curricula

  • Interface and communicate with functional area management for accurate group/individual training requirements

  • Work within project teams to design training strategy for system implementation

  • Lead Training program-related Deviations/CAPA

  • QT program administrator, conduction OJT QTP assessments. Delivers Classroom Trainer skills workshop and coaches classroom instructors on Platform skills

  • Independently write and/or approve controlled documentation (i.e. SOPs, protocols, etc.)

Minimum Requirements:

  • 4 - 8 years of relevant experience as a Training Professional in a GxP industry

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Expert presentation / group facilitation skills

  • Extensive knowledge of instructional design theory and implementation

  • Extensive knowledge of e-learning (computer-based training) software and material creation

  • Extensive knowledge of learning management systems and web delivery tools

  • Familiarity with traditional and modern job training methods and techniques

  • Advanced organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple assignments

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Thorough Understanding of Quality Systems

  • Experience in curriculum design

  • Project Management ability

Preferred Requirements:

  • The capability to clearly communicate within the team and occasionally beyond; to seek to learn about other areas and the dependencies; and to present confidently

  • The capability to strategize the new direction of his/her work when change is encountered or necessary; to help teammates with their own agility in a changing context

  • The capability to attain the confidence of others in achieving deliverables that are complex, requiring interaction with other members of the immediate team and beyond

  • The capability to produce high-quality work on complex problems with cross-functional involvement. Anticipates and proactively prevents risks and compromises to quality

  • The capability to recognize inefficiencies in the team and offers improvements constructively; to work across teams effectively; to frequently collaborate on larger items involving other areas; to contribute significantly to cross-functional work; to network with senior internal and external peers in own area of expertise; to demonstrate leadership and ownership of issues; and to mentor junior team members.

  • The capability to consistently develop networks that are diverse in level and function, identifies and initiates new relationships as well as creative alliances to accomplish business objectives, and inspires people with diverse needs to work together for mutual benefit

Novavax, Inc. is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland with additional facilities in Uppsala, Sweden. Novavax is traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol NVAX and is dedicated to developing novel vaccines to address infectious disease.

Novavax, Inc. offers a base salary, annual bonus, stock options/RSUs, professional career development/growth opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Rx, STD, LTD, Life, Optional Life, 401(k) plan.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Novavax, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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