• 28-May-2021 to 28-Jun-2021 (EST)
  • Human Resources- Learning & Organizational Development
  • Gaithersburg, MD, USA
  • Full Time - Exempt

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

Novavax, Inc. is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland with additional facilities in Uppsala, Sweden and Bohumil, Czech Republic.

We are seeking a full time, experienced Learning and Organizational Development (L&OD) Program Manager to develop, facilitate, and support formal and informal learning and organizational development initiatives.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Design, develop, and implement L&OD programs that enable and operationalize HR and L&OD strategies
  • Build, curate, implement, and facilitate a suite of formal and informal learning solutions that enable and support a culture of learning and growth
  • Select, implement, and evaluate organizational training needs (leadership, self-awareness, collaboration, systems, processes, policies, etc.)
  • Utilize a broad range of interactive, creative, and sound instructional systems and methods that address organizational performance needs
  • Develop a variety of learning application methods such as simulations, games, interactive case studies, and assessments
  • Conduct or assist in conducting training courses/workshops (in-person and virtual)
  • Consult with and coach employees and managers in addressing learning and career development needs
  • Develop/lead and participate in change management and communications initiatives associated with L&OD, HR and other organizational initiatives
  • Apply project management knowledge, skills, and tools to support projects from initiation to program delivery
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of programs; identify and implement improvements
  • Support organizational learning and change management needs
  • Work on special projects as assigned

Minimum requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years related experience
  • Bachelors/Master's Degree in Instructional Design and Development, OD, HR, Business or related field
  • Proficiency in MS Office, elearning software such as Storyline or Captivate
  • Working experience with Learning Management Systems
  • Expert presentation/group facilitation skills
  • Extensive knowledge of instructional design theory and implementation
  • Solid written and oral communication skills, and the ability to distill complicated issues into concise communications for employees
  • Ability to establish collaborative working relationships across the organization
  • Project management experience
  • Advanced organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple assignments
  • Must enjoy a dynamic, fast-paced environment, operating independently and as part of a team

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

Novavax offers a base salary, annual bonus, equity grants, 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 is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment and advancement opportunities are available to all individuals on an at-will basis, regardless of their race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, protective hairstyle, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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