Learning & Development Manager (Sales Capability Focus)

The iQ Group Global

This exciting new role requires a Learning & Development Manager to design and deliver learning and development programs for The iQ Group Global.

  • Innovative company with brilliant minds and a vibrant culture
  • Create, develop and run the L&D function, starting from scratch
  • Design and deliver customised training for financial & biotechnology sales teams
About Us

Have you imagined a world free of disease? At The iQ Group Global, that’s all we think about. We provide a turnkey solution for life sciences companies, spanning from corporate advisory and investment banking, through to research, development, commercialisation and sales. The iQ Group Global facilitates an end-to-end solution along the drug lifecycle creating the medicines and medical devices of tomorrow.

About the role

The primary purpose of this role is to design and deliver learning and development programs for The iQ Group Global. The Group has a diverse range of products and services that combine elements from Financial Services, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical industries. The L&D Manager needs to understand each of these unique offerings as well as how they fit together – in order to design and deliver learning initiatives that help customer-facing employees articulate the value proposition(s) and grow our business.
The person in this role will report directly to the Director, Human Capital. Whilst the initial focus will be on sales training, the expectation is that the role will evolve and broaden along with the business’ growth and learning needs. If you are looking to work in an innovative and progressive environment where you can really make your mark within a company, then the sky is the limit for what you can achieve in this key role.

Key responsibilities:
  • Design and deliver customised and targeted sales training for financial products and biotechnology services
  • Assist with the design and delivery of training for pharmaceutical representative teams
  • Conduct training using a variety of instructional techniques and delivery methods, with an initial focus on classroom-based learning
  • Create engaging learner experiences that increase employee skills to deliver results
  • Work with HR and the Organisational Performance Coach to develop a group-wide learning and development strategy
  • Work with internal stakeholders to identify, design and deliver targeted non-sales skill development and learning initiatives

About you

You are commercially savvy L&D professional with well-developed business acumen and a thorough experience in designing learning solutions for (sales) teams. The ideal candidate has the ability to create competitive advantages through the application of knowledge and expertise and has a proven understanding of learning and development program and evaluation techniques.
You are proactive, solution focused and you have strong relationship management skills combined with a well-developed ability to influence stakeholders.
Essential experience
  • Thorough knowledge of CRM software (Salesforce is preferred)
  • Highly developed presentation, facilitation and verbal communication skills
Preferred experience
  • Previous experience working in either the Pharmaceutical of Financial Services industries and/or experience as either a salesperson or sales manager
Sounds like you?

Our innovative company is filled with brilliant minds and people who are passionate about creating the medicines of tomorrow, today.  Our maxim is ‘what starts here changes the world’.  How will you help The iQ Group Global become an inspirational company and brand now and for decades to come?