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Sr Leadership Coach, OD Consultant, and Facilitator/Trainer

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Location: Saint Louis, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Human Resources & Communication

A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for over 55 years, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions that detect disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety. In North America we have more than 5,000 team members across 12 sites or subsidiaries, including Salt Lake City based BioFire Diagnostics. We believe in the power of diagnostics and bioMérieux sponsors public health initiatives and partnerships to address antimicrobial resistance, sepsis awareness, food safety, and consumer health across the globe. Come be a part of our mission to help save lives.

Position Summary:

Institut Mérieux, is a family holding company committing its experience in industrial biology to serve medicine and public health across the globe. To fight against infectious diseases and cancers, Institut Mérieux imagines and develops new approaches in the fields of diagnostics, immunotherapy, food safety and nutrition. 


Its three bio-industrial companies: bioMérieux, Transgene and Mérieux NutriSciences, working closely with its entities devoted to innovation, such as ABL Inc. and Mérieux Développement, have enabled major advances in medicine and public health. 


Mérieux Université is the group’s internal university.  A privileged space for innovation and collaboration, imbued with the Institute's humanist and entrepreneurial culture, the Université's vocation is to support the professional development of the organization’s leadership and individual contributor employees. 


The Université designs, pilots and runs, for all the entities of the organization, leadership and development programs. Our programs include sequential leadership “laddered” programs, open enrollment soft-skills development classes, a substantial digital offering, and cross-functional technical “Academies”.   Our team also offers team performance and leader interventions such as 360 degree feedback, and DISC and other team interventions.  We deploy our training programs either via our team of internal trainer/facilitators, or by relying on external trainer partners.


Mérieux Université headquarters is located in Lyon, France.  This role will be located/part with a team of trainers/facilitators based out of Salt Lake City, UT.  Our direct clients will span Canada, multiple locations across the US (Durham NC., St. Louis, MS, Chicago, IL, Baltimore MD,), and eight countries in LATAM.  Our very close partners include Human Resources, Business Technical imbedded training organizations, and global Learning and Development strategic partners.


The Université is organized in three ‘functional divisions’ : Organization Effectiveness & Team Performance / Global Training / Digital Learning Strategy.  Although we are hiring for this role a leadership and employee trainer/facilitator, we are looking forward to a quick development path of our team members to also take on team performance and leader coaching responsibilities.


Primary Duties:

This role as Sr. Leadership Coach, OD Consultant, and Trainer-Facilitator will be located in Salt Lake City (preferred), Durham N.C., or St. Louis MS, and will report directly to the Director, Merieux Universite- Americas . He/she will be member of the larger corporate university global team, and often work across regions, and across Institut Merieux divisions/companies.


In close cooperation with L&D partners of Institut Mérieux entities, he/she will:

  1. Work in partnership with our learning team, our Learning and Development COE, and global HR teams to identify and address leadership and individually contributor development requirements. 
  2. Develop, schedule, and deliver behavioral-based leadership development courses via open enrollment calendars, as part of our progressive leadership programs, and in support of our functional academies.
  3. Partner with the global corporate university within Merieux Universite to understand and continuously adjust capabilities needed for global programs.
  4. Provide formal client coaching services to leadership located across the Americas (North America, LATAM, and Canada).
  5. Be responsible to client/business relationship management in support the development and deployment of organization and team consulting services. 
  6. Consult and collaborate with others across our global footprint who conduct training in the organization (i.e. embedded training teams) to coordinate activities and ensure maximum use of available resources.  Partner with, or manage, external providers as appropriate


Skills & Experience:

  • Bilingual in Spanish (primary need), and also Portugese (secondary need) – Also comfort and interest working across multiple countries/cultures in LATAM.
  • Expert Facilitator and Trainer (In-classroom and virtual)
  • 10+ years of experience in Learning & Development and/or Training, OD, HR, or Executive and Leader Coaching
  • Ideally certified in one or more of the following: DDI Course Facilitator;  DDI Leadership Mirror (360), CLS Situational Leadership, TTI (DiSC &/or EQ), and Crucial Conversations
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, including the ability to deliver training and facilitation to a diverse audience, including senior management.


Preferred Competencies/Abilities and Experience

  • Global experience/perspective
  • Expertise in Organizational Effectiveness and Team Development consulting and methodologies important
  • Experience with Course Design (Classroom and/or virtual) is desirable
  • Previous team leadership or management experience


Joining bioMérieux, is choosing to join an innovative company with a long term vision, committed to the service of public health and carried out with a humanistic corporate culture. Our Group offers numerous possibilities: so come and join the 13,000 bioMérieux team members who already identify with these values!


bioMérieux is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/GINA.

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