Director, Training & Learning Excellence

Full-TimeBridgeBioSan Francisco, CACommercial

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About BridgeBio

BridgeBio is a biopharmaceutical company founded to discover, create, test, and deliver transformative medicines to treat patients who suffer from genetic diseases and cancers with clear genetic drivers. We bridge the gap between remarkable advancements in genetic science in academic institutions and the delivery of meaningful medicines to patients. Founded in 2015, the company has built a portfolio of 30+ drug development programs ranging from preclinical to late-stage development in multiple therapeutic areas including genetic dermatology, precision oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, neurology, pulmonology, and renal disease, with two approved drugs.

Our focus on scientific excellence and rapid execution aim to translate today’s discoveries into tomorrow’s medicines. We have U.S. offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, with small satellites in other parts of the country. We also have international offices in Montreal, Canada, and Zug, Switzerland, and are expanding across Europe.

To learn more about our story and company culture, visit us at https://bridgebio.com

Who You Are:

The Director of Training and Learning Excellence (T&LE) will be responsible for creating an innovative architecture to support the continuous learning needs of our scientifically driven, patient-focused organization. We are looking for a dynamic leader with a track record of success building and leading teams across several functional areas within the pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical industry.

This individual will be an experienced learning specialist with a deep understanding of fundamental adult learning principles, possess skills in curriculum development, project management, and extensive knowledge of healthcare legal/compliance/regulatory requirements.
Responsibilities:
  • Establish an “industry-best” training department dedicated to BridgeBio organizational learning objectives, customized to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviors specific to affiliate customer and business needs
  • Oversee learning needs assessment in collaboration with the business owners (BridgeBio Affiliate Partners) to clearly understand and define the gaps in skills and knowledge
  • Lead the definition and implementation of the most effective learning mix (i.e., live/virtual instructor-led, e-learning, blended learning, social learning) for the agreed target audience with best practices and principles of instructional design
  • Lead the creation and standardization of Launch Excellence models for new products/indications from early planning to post-launch sustainment
  • Oversee the development and facilitation of engaging and interactive workshops on disease states, products, marketplaces, and contextual selling skills for all types of audiences
  • Ensure the strategic utilization of resources by overseeing the identification and selection of vendors as well as existing relationships and projects relating to training (SOW and PO generation and vendor management)
  • Participate in the annual business planning process and lead resource allocation and budgeting
  • Contribute to the implementation of the training curriculum to strategically support our growing organization; building clinical product and market knowledge, as well as the communication skills required to effectively engage health care professionals (HCPs) and execute brand strategies
  • Develop and establish training initiatives that build deep clinical expertise and translate strategy to actionable behaviors
  • Proactively partner with Marketing, Market Access, Medical Affairs, and Clinical Development to identify knowledge gaps and work with functional leaders to address them
  • Collaborates with corporate/global learning and development partners to identify synergies and leverage resources collectively
  • Ensure training initiatives are effective and compliant with regulatory guidelines through collaboration with functional partners, including Medical, Regulatory and Legal/Compliance

  • No matter your role at BridgeBio, successful team members are:
  • Patient Champions, who put patients first and uphold strict ethical standards
  • Entrepreneurial Operators, who drive towards practical solutions and have an ownership mindset
  • Truth Seekers, who are detailed, rational, and humble problem solvers
  • Individuals Who Inspire Excellence in themselves and those around them
  • High-quality executors, who execute against goals and milestones with quality, precision, and speed
Education, Experience & Skills Requirements:
  • BA/BS required advanced degree preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in commercial or medical functions within the Biotech/Pharma industry, field sales experience is a plus
  • 5+ years of experience in training leadership, experience in field team training preferred
  • Proven track record of effectively collaborating with and strategically supporting a Leadership team
  • Experience aligning strategic need with curriculum/content development, navigating promotional review process, training and administration of Learning Management Systems
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet short deadlines, and collaborate with cross-matrix teams and affiliate stakeholders
  • Exceptional clinical insight and ability to grasp complex scientific topics across therapeutic areas
  • Excellent facilitation, platform, written and verbal communication skills
  • Exhibit passion and empathy to build meaningful experiences for trainees by understanding their needs and learning styles
  • Proactive, results-oriented self-starter motivated by a challenging task and ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong vendor management and internal review/negotiation experience
  • Other:  Commitment to comply with all laws, regulations, and relevant policies that govern the conduct of BridgeBio activities
  • Travel Expectations:  Ability to travel approximately 20%
What We Offer:
  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate to hear directly from individuals living with the conditions we are seeking to impact throughout the year and learn how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first, think independently, be radically transparent, every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • An unyielding commitment to always putting patients first. Learn more about how we do this here
  • A de-centralized model that enables our program teams to focus on advancing science and helping patients. Our affiliate structure is designed to eliminate bureaucracy and put decision-making power in the hands of those closest to the science
  • A place where you own the vision – both for your program and your own career path
  • A collaborative, fast-paced, data-driven environment where we inspire ourselves and each other to always perform at the top of our game
  • Access to learning and development resources to help you get in the best professional shape of your life
  • Robust and market competitive compensation & benefits package (Base, Performance Bonus, Equity, health, welfare & retirement programs)
  • Flexible PTO
  • Rapid career advancement for strong performers
  • Potential ability to work on multiple BridgeBio Pharma programs across multiple therapeutic areas over time
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – with initiatives like Women at Bridge, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every person feels seen, valued, and heard
We will not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. Please do not send agency resumes to our website or BridgeBio and affiliating employees.
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Director, Training & Learning Excellence

Full-TimeBridgeBioSan Francisco, CACommercial

Apply Now