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Learning & Development Specialist Job

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Cork, IE

  • Location: Cork
  • Req Number: 537025 
  • Contract type: Defined Term


At Boston Scientific, we draw the strength from the unique talents and abilities inherent in a diverse workforce and we believe that the best and most innovative products come from an inclusive workplace where varied viewpoints are welcomed and encouraged. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process please do not hesitate to contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team for a confidential discussion.



Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


Purpose Statement:

L&D exists to improve organizational and leadership effectiveness, and to build workforce capabilities to substantially improve business performance and the quality of patient care.  This is accomplished by effectively developing relevant and timely leadership and organizational interventions, and by leading and managing the end-to-end life cycle of a learning process so as to deliver the right training, to the right people, at the right time, in the right way, personalized and seamlessly.



Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Consults with managers & leaders in the business & functions to understand business problems and opportunities to identify opportunities to enhance human performance through training or other solutions.  Anticipates future training needs based on business requirements and changes.
  • Designs and develops learning solutions.  Collaborates with internal subject matter experts and/or cross-functional teams for content development.  May also work to identify external programs, resources and vendors that specifically meet learning & development needs.  Works with vendors to provide quality cost effective solutions.  May lead and/or support negotiations of resources, schedules, contracts and fees for both internal and externally developed programs.
  • Identifies and qualifies instructors, both internal and external.  Continually evaluates instructor effectiveness.
  • May lead, manage, facilitate or support L&D processes and efforts required to meet Quality System and compliance requirements. 
  • Organizes and implements the delivery of learning solutions including any re-training actions necessary.  Leads, manages, and/or supports the initial roll-out of new programs.  Leads, manages, and/or supports the sustained forecasting and delivery of programs to meet business needs.
  • Documents training and manages training records.  May lead, manage or support the development and use of reports to in support of audits, Management Review, and manager accountability.
  • Measures the effectiveness of learning programs.  May design, implement, or support the development and use learning assessment methodologies and tools.  May lead, manage, and/or support learning effectiveness feedback into the L&D life cycle management processes.
  • May lead, manage or participate on cross-functional teams to continuously improve L&D systems and processes.
  • May be responsible for the end-to-end lifecycle management of a learning solution, project, program or set of programs.



Education & Experience:

  • Ideally 1 - 2 years’ experience in a Training and Development role preferred.
  • Minimum requirement of a diploma in a HR/Training and Development discipline.
  • Well organised, self-motivated person with the ability to operate on own initiative.
  • People orientated with an ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.



About us


Purpose and Passion – Comprehensive Benefits – Life-Work Integration – Career Growth


At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose – improving lives through your life’s work.


As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran

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