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Program Management Lead, Talent & Leadership Development

Req #: 1701003
Location: Summit, Summit US
Job Category: Human Resources
Work Location: 86 Morris Avenue CELSUM 07901
Organization: Celgene Corporation
Schedule: 40
Employee Status: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Job Level:
Other Locations:US- NJ- Summit East


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health.  We value our passion for patients, ​quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.

The Program Management Lead, Talent and Leadership Development is instrumental to ensuring that talent is a key source of competitive advantage for Celgene’s ongoing growth and success.  This extraordinary leader will partner with HR and Business leaders to design and implement effective leadership and career development practices, programs, and tools. These initiatives will allow the business to increase business performance while strengthening the leadership and talent portfolio for continued growth. 

This leader is responsible for partnering with the client facing T&L leads, HR business partners, and line executives to:

  • Design leadership development programs and learning solutions to support the needs of the business and overall Celgene organization and manage the execution and ongoing maintenance/continuous improvement of global programs
  • Contributing to Celgene learning culture. Creating the conditions and platforms which enable continues learning, reflection and exchange  
  • Create leadership onboarding and transition activities that result in effective and efficient leadership growth and movement
  • Develop learning solutions to develop coaching skills for leaders. Enhance the quality and drive the follow through of coaching development solutions. Evolve the coaching pool (internal and external coaches). Drive quality and management of coaching resources
  • Integrate leader and career development initiatives into broader talent management framework
  • Manage vendor relationships when using external resources for design and execution of programs
  • Assisting Executive Director, T&L in reviewing, aligning, and championing a consistent approach to the development portfolio across Celgene.
  • Ensuring that all leadership development processes and initiatives are world-class, innovative, and hyper-relevant to the business. Drive the ongoing continuous improvement and management of talent and leadership solutions

Key capabilities and experience required:

10 + year experience in the field of:

  • Learning / instructional design
  • Adult learning / leadership development / learning technologies (future trends, blended learning, social learning, cloud, workday learning)
  • Knowledge distribution
  • Program end to end and product life cycle management including vendor relationship management
  • Global complex project management experience (multi stakeholder, global)
  • Organization, performance consulting and facilitation
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • P&L / Budget management
  • Bio Pharma / Pharmaceutical Industry preferred


Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.
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