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Commercial Training Lead_Pharma 



The position supports assigned business units within the Pharma business in the Country in building the capabilities & competencies of Frontline Sales Representatives (Medical Reps, Key Account Managers), First Line Sales Managers (FLSMs) and Second Line Sales Managers (SLSMs) in order to make each Customer interaction valuable to Customers and Bayer. Develops/ co-creates learning experiences and solutions based on fit-gap analysis. Ensures implementation of learning trajectories and solutions. S/he also serves as first contact partner/reference point for owning and driving the implementation of commercial excellence initiatives for the BU assigned.



  • Serve as a strategic business partner for BU Squads to identify learning needs of Reps, FLSMs & SLSMs and create learning /training plans that enable achievement of business goals
  • Deliver learning programs (both physical and virtual platforms) to build the capabilities & competencies of Sales Representatives, FLSMs and SLSMs - create next level capability building programs/initiatives
  • Influence and advance the Coaching capabilities of FLSMs / SLSMs through structured interventions and driving process adherence
  • Leverage adult learning concepts to enhance and develop world-class learning interventions and materials (print, web, audio, video, virtual, etc.) to improve the skills, capabilities & support for advancing product knowledge of stakeholders and executing Integrated Multi-Channel Marketing (IMCM) strategies
  • Analyze all data points relevant to training/learning focus definition, including but not limited to Veeva entries, Coaching reports and evaluations, STEM results and Market Research Trackers
  • Prepare and utilize appropriate resource materials needed for effective delivery and participant learning
  • Effective communication skills (e.g. clarity, pace, tone, language, eye contact and gestures)
  • Coordinate monthly field visits with Sales Reps, FLSMs and SLSMs to ensure the cascade and implementation of delivered learning interventions, and share observations with their Line Managers and support with follow-up conversations (as required)
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to create and monitor Annual Learning Plan (ALP) and undertake Learning Needs Analysis on a yearly basis
  • Support marketing teams to enhance knowledge and skills of field force during new product launches & induction through various training initiatives
  • Develop bite-sized learning / e-Learning material using content authoring software and drive the adoption of digital learning among the salesforce & adoption and implementation of Multi-Channel Cycle Plans (MCCP)



  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline (MBA/advanced qualification is a plus)
  • Minimum 2 years of pharmaceutical/medtech/healthcare/edtech training experience + 3 years direct sales experience
  • Sales Management / Marketing experience is a plus
  • Trainer/Faciltator Certification/Accreditation
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, communication and team skills combined with excellent business acumen (planning, execution, Marketing & Sales know-how) with a strong Customer focus
  • Excellent command of both oral and written English plus native-level command of local language
  • Proven experience in creating online learning content and managing an LMS
  • Energetic, Enthusiastic, Passion for training & people development, self-driven and organized, ability to multi-task & manage deadlines, and a willingness to work extensively in field
  • Cross functional environmental working experience preferred
  • Good command on analytical tools e.g. MS office, CRM systems



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Bayer is an equal opportunity employer that strongly values fairness and respect at work. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of race, religion, gender, age, physical characteristics, disability, sexual orientation etc. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.


Location: India : Maharashtra : Thane     
Division: Pharmaceuticals    
Reference Code: 814948     
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