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Associate Director, Learning Analytics Job Gwynedd United States,  


Posted on : 22 April 2017

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Associate Director, Learning Analytics-HUM005159DescriptionMerck & 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. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company  one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.As a member of the Workforce Analytics team, supporting Merck s L&D organization, you will be building innovative learning analytics capabilities to drive positive business outcomes. This is a unique and highly visible role and provides great opportunities to leverage your quantitative expertise, consulting ability, and market research skills to impact decisions at all levels of the organization and support Merck s mission To discover, develop and provide innovative products and services that save and improve lives around the world. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:Internal Client Consulting- Provide human capital consulting and learning analytics expertise in support of the Chief Learning Officer, Global Learning and Development at Merck.- Create a Learning and Development analytics strategy and roadmap for Merck s L&D organization, looking to build and iterate on existing learning programs while incorporating best practices.- Apply understanding of the business and HR in order to evaluate information needs and to recommend and develop appropriate solutions (metrics, analyses, data collection, automated reporting tool functionality, etc.) to inform L&D decision-making- Leverage the workforce analytics knowledge base to promote an evidence-based approach to all things Learning.- Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis and data visualization to help inform, influence, support, and execute our business decisions in the L&D space.- Collaborate with Senior L&D Leadership and Learning Partners to develop an effective metric selection and production process to assess the impact of training programs and quantify value to business.- Provide both thought partnership and analytical expertise in design and development of dashboards by analyzing and synthesizing data into insights and consult with client groups on trends.- Establish key metrics and analytics to facilitate strategic decisions and to measure ROI of L&D programs.- Consult / advise learning on assessment approach, best practices, & assessment /analysis structure- Maintain a superior knowledge of current market research, as well as, new tools and technology to provide continuous improvement in consulting serviceStatistical Analysis- In collaboration with Workforce Analytics  colleagues, conduct both simple and complex statistical analyses in support of the needs of Learning and Development, as well as, Merck Overall.- Build expertise in sophisticated statistical analysis (e.g. regression analysis, factor analysis, predictive modeling) and apply analytical techniques to draw inferences and conclusions from analyses (e.g. hypothesis testing).- Present methodology and conclusions of analyses directly to client and/or senior executive teamsQualificationsEducation:- Bachelor sdegree from an accredited institution in Statistics, Economics, Mathematics,Industrial/Organizational Psychology, or other related disciplines and aminimum of 10 years of experience providing data-driven analysis - OR - Master sdegree from an accredited institution in Statistics, Economics, Mathematics,Industrial/Organizational Psychology, or other related disciplines and aminimum of 8 years of experience providing data-driven analysis.Required:- Experienceworking with Analytics teams (preferably in Human Resources or Learning andDevelopment teams).- Experienceproviding direct consultation to senior leaders.- Experiencewith statistical analysis, quantitative aptitude, and ability to spot importanttrends in data.- Expertisein data visualization methods and ability to learn new visualization tools asneeded.- Abilityto work independently and synthesize information into insights.- Skilleddata storyteller with executive presence.- Advanceduser of Microsoft Excel with experience in some statistical software (R, SAS,SPSS, etc.)- Strongproject management skills.- Thrivesin an ambiguous environment.Preferred Experience:- Experiencewith L&D principles, theories,methods and metrics- Experiencewith HR data such as headcount, talent flows, etc.Our employees are the key to our company s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives. If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at staffingaadar@merck.com.Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully:Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:EEOC PosterEEOC GINA Supplement Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran  proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations. Job: Human Resources Process, Systems and AnalyticsJob Title:Assoc. Dir, HR OperationsPrimary Location: NA-US-PA-Upper GwyneddOther Locations: NA-US-NJ-KenilworthEmployee Status: RegularTravel: Yes, 10 % of the TimeNumber of Openings: 1Shift (if applicable): 1stCompany Trade Name:Merck Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia Job Segment: Analytics, Training, Manager, Data Analyst, Statistics, Education, Management, Data

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