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Content Curator - Learning and Development - San Francisco, CA Job - United States  

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Posted on : 10 April 2017

Project Description

Content Curator - Learning and Development - San Francisco, CA-LEA000170


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. 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.

The Learning Director is responsible for serving as a trusted business advisor to business leaders and stakeholders to enable the leader’s business goals and outcomes by accelerating the development of critical capabilities needed to drive business success through a productive and engaged workforce. The role is accountable to design and execute the Early Science Center’s learning and development strategy. S/he continuously maintains an understanding of key business priorities and processes, partners with key divisional stakeholders to identify performance needs and gaps, collaborates with Learning Support Services (LSS) teams on desired performance outcomes. This leader will build and maintain strategic business relationships, build sponsorship, and provide curation expertise to an integrated learning network. Success in this role depends on a candidate’s ability to partner with key divisional stakeholders, leverage current best practices in the Learning and Development Divisional Business Units and LSS teams, and ensure agreed upon learning solutions support and drive desired outcomes.



- Bachelor’s degree required
- Master’s degree preferred

- Minimum of 12 years of related learning or scientific education experience that includes at least 6 years of leadership and management experience
- Demonstrated ability to work autonomously

- Demonstrated leadership in building a learning strategy for modern learners
- Experience in applicable technical/professional areas pertinent to research
- Experience in start-up company development

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

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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.

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Job keywords: Director, Learning and Development, Learning Specialist, San Francisco, CA

Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.

Job: Learning Consultation

Job Title:Dir, Learning & Development

Primary Location: NA-US-CA-South San Francisco

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Shift (if applicable): 1st

Company Trade Name:Merck

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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