Andreas Muckenschnabel


Billerica, United States of America


Experience in (IT Project Management)
Strategic Sourcing Concepts
Training needs analysis / design / development / facilitation / evaluation and tracking
Communication - and Change Management
Learning Management System rollout (CLIX
Management of SAP P02
Leading without Authority
Leading virtual teams
Social competence
Data analytics
Digital strategy
Pharmaceutical industry


Professional experience for Andreas Muckenschnabel

  • Current 6 years, since Jan 2016

    Global R&D Strategy Implementation Leader

    EMD Serono, Inc. - An affiliate of Merck Group

    Accountable to Plan, Design and Implement cross-functional Initiatives as part of Merck Serono R&D's Strategic Roadmap governed by the Executive Leadership team. Leading large global, intercultural Project teams. Current Key Projects - Program Lead for "R&D Digitize Lighthouse" Initiative sponsored by Merck KGaA Board of Directors - Initiative Lead for development & implementation of Global R&D End-to-End Business Process Map

  • 4 months, Sep 2015 - Dec 2015

    Chief of Staff @ Global Clinical Operations

    EMD Serono, Inc. - An affiliate of Merck Group

  • 8 months, Mar 2015 - Oct 2015

    Acting Global R&D Strategy Implementation Leader

    EMD Serono, Inc. - An affiliate of Merck Group

  • 2 years, Apr 2013 - Mar 2015

    Senior Learning & Development Manager

    EMD Serono, Inc. - An affiliate of Merck Group

  • 2 years and 4 months, Dec 2010 - Mar 2013

    Global Training Manager

    Merck Serono - An affiliate of Merck Group

    Responsibility to manage the complete training cycle for the global R&D unit (Needs analysis, Portfolio Planning, Training Design, Rollout, Evaluation, Tracking, Controlling, Project- and Budget management) I Facilitation of training sessions I Leading the rollout project of a validated Learning Management System for global R&D.

  • 5 months, Dec 2011 - Apr 2012

    Project Lead - Learning Management System Implementation for Global R&D

    Merck Group

    Leading the rollout project of a validated Learning Management System for global R&D including Project Management, Budget controlling, URS definition, System design, Data migration, Validation, Administrator training, Communication and Change Management)

  • 3 years and 8 months, Apr 2007 - Nov 2010

    Global Manager New Media Learning

    Merck Group

    Resposible for Establishment of New Media Elements into global training initiatives I Development of a New Media Learning Strategy for the Organization I Design, Develop and Rollout of Multimedia Training Content to global business units I System ownership for global Learning Management System

  • 3 months, Jun 2009 - Aug 2009

    HR Consultant (Expatriatship)

    EMD Serono, Inc. - An affiliate of Merck Group

    HR Consultant for Marketing, Communication and Design of the US Performance Management Process I Development of Online Communication Concept I Development and Implementation of HR Intranet I Design, Development and Rollout of eContent for Performance Management Process I Support the rollout of the global SAP ERP System to US Entities

  • 1 year and 4 months, Jan 2006 - Apr 2007

    Project Manager - Global Learning Management System Implementation

    Merck Group

    Support of the LMS Implementation for Germany I Responsibility for Workpackages: URS specification, Authorization concept, Support- and maintenance concept, Communication and Training

  • 3 years, Jan 2003 - Dec 2005

    Training Manager Human Resources

    Merck Group

    Support setup of a new, central "Learning & Development" unit for all german sites including Portfolio Development, Organization and Facilitation of training sessions I Further Development of SAP P02 (Human Resources) as well as SAP P16 (Procurement) modules

  • 5 months, Aug 2002 - Dec 2002

    Project Lead - Learning & Development Intranet Implementation

    Merck Group

    Needs analysis, Design, Development and Implementation of a new Intranet to represent whole HR Learning & Development Portfolio to german employees.

Educational background for Andreas Muckenschnabel

  • 3 years and 6 months, Sep 2010 - Feb 2014

    International Management

    FOM - University of Applied Sciences


  • German

    First language

  • English



Exchange Experiences in (IT)Project Management
Communication strategies
New Media Learning/Web2.0-based training strategies and design
Employee Development
Personal Development
Digital strategy
Advanced Analytics
Big Data Analytics
Mobile Application Development
Augmented reality
Regulatory Compliance
Change Management
Learning Analytics


International Management
Science on Communication and Motivation
Personal- and Personality development
Cross-cultural experiences (US and Asia)
Sports [Soccer

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