Career development


Career development

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Career development

We offer career development opportunities and support the learning process for employees, who are considered jointly responsible for their own learning and continuing professional development.

“A great place to work, that treats everyone equally and with respect, allowing individual growth and development. A nimble, patient focused business with a great business ethic. I love working at Ferring because I can be my best self and I feel valued for what I bring to the business in terms of my skills, unique strengths and abilities.”
– Ferring colleague

We believe it is essential for employees to have the opportunity to enhance their skills, competencies and knowledge in order to improve their own and Ferring’s performance. With training, education and other development methods, Ferring supports employees’ development plans.

At Ferring, you have access to many parts of the business, its leaders, and its opportunities, enabling you to broaden your expertise and bolster your experience. We’re committed to helping you achieve your goals in a culture that inspires learning and curiosity.

Competency Framework & Key Account Manager (KAM) development programme

Built by our teams for our teams, we have a bespoke set of competencies that define what good looks like in Ferring UK and Ireland. These competencies are specific to roles across the organisation and describe in detail the skill level to help our people understand where they are and how to they get to that next level.

We measure these competencies three times a year, to ensure our people have regular training, coaching and development.

Our competency specific trainings are a blend of classroom trainings and digital content, coaching and other development to help our people develop their skills and build their careers as they take the transferable competencies across roles, functions and from country, region and global perspectives

Talent Next Generation (TNG)

Talent Next Generation (TNG), our global talent management programme, helps prepare a select group of future leaders for a successful senior management career. Every two years, Ferring managers around the globe nominate future leaders to take part in TNG.

Team members who are selected for this programme develop a broad array of leadership competencies and skill sets across a range of assignments. With a strong emphasis on increased self-awareness, TNG is based on eight competencies that are critical for the future success of our people and our company, which include dealing with ambiguity, strategic agility, innovation management, creativity, negotiating, motivating others, planning and command skills.

The programme includes:

  • Management trainings and eLearnings
  • Mentoring and networking
  • Individual Development Plan (IDP)
  • International or stretch assignments
  • Engagement in a global business project
  • A variety of professional assessments

Job Code: UK-nonP-2200032 – Date of preparation: December 2022

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