Manager/Sr. Manager, Pipeline Portfolio Planning

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

Considering local candidates only.

Who We Are

At Roche, 82,000 people across 150 countries are pushing the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 30 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer, autoimmune & other serious illnesses.

Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

The Position

Manager / Molecule Lead, Pipeline & Portfolio Planning (PPP)

The individual works closely in guiding lifecycle leaders and senior management in making critical product development and portfolio decisions by:

  • Advising life cycle leaders on significant development decisions and lifecycle plans
  • Partnering closely with Global Product Strategy (e.g. Lifecycle Leaders) and Product Development (e.g. Global Development Team Leader) for late stage projects to optimize value of a molecule
  • Performing business case assessments for development decisions, including valuation of various options to be considered by the lifecycle team
  • Providing context for decisions, both disease area and portfolio context, to help teams understand how decisions will be perceived by senior management / late-stage portfolio committee (LSPC)
  • Supporting Disease Area Strategy and lifecycle strategy projects, both in terms of ‘where to play’ decisions (e.g. market prioritization, product market selection) and ‘how to win’ decisions (e.g. clinical strategy, diagnostic strategy, access strategy)
  • Playing a critical role in broadly influencing product development and advancing treatments for oncology patients.

Responsibilities

Representative responsibilities include:

  • Serve as an active core team member on multiple Lifecycle Teams (LCT) to support the development of externally competitive and internally aligned strategies
  • Advise on prioritization of development and strategic options with clear perspectives on strategic context, value proposition, key risks, contingency plans, and provide a formal recommendation 
  • Facilitate Life Cycle Teams engagement with the Late Stage Portfolio Committee by identifying critical business questions, framing the solutions, and simplifying the decision processes
  • Partner with early stage (gRED and pRED) PPP lead to develop understanding of Roche pipeline across all development stages.  Support g/pRED teams for timely and smooth asset transition from early to late stage.
  • Support external partnering opportunities
  • Represent PPP in leading cross-functional initiatives and processes, including executive presentations and strategy development

Who you are

In hiring new employees, we look for people who are also inspired by our mission and who would fit in well with the collaborative, rigorous and entrepreneurial spirit of the company culture. Because we know that employees are critical to our success in bringing novel medicines to patients, we are dedicated to remaining a great place to work and to providing employees with programs, services and benefits that allow them to bring the best to the business and to their personal lives.

Requirements

Skills/Knowledge Required

  • Ability to influence senior leaders on critical decisions
  • Experience successfully leading strategic initiatives
  • Ability to simplify decision-making via well-articulated frameworks
  • Ability to lead and facilitate cross functional teams
  • Knowledge of drug development and familiarity with industry economic benchmarks
  • Comfort with financial cash flows and valuation
  • Ability to innovate

Requirements

  • Advanced degree in science, engineering, business or a related field. Experience or background in Oncology, in particular Breast Cancer, is a plus.
  • 3-5 years of experience in biotech, pharmaceuticals or a related field in business related functions. Experience in strategic planning and analytics is strongly desirable.
  • Ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of experience in portfolio management, market planning, business development, management consulting, or investment banking– with demonstrated career progression in role.
  • Evidence of strong strategic thinking, communication, analytics/modeling, planning and organizational skills required. Interviews will include case studies.

Who We Are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

The next step is yours. To apply today, click on the "Apply online" button.

Genentech is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status. For more information about equal employment opportunity, visit our Genentech Careers page.

At Genentech, we share salary ranges with applicants during the recruiting process, if requested. Third party salary estimates may not be accurate or up-to-date.


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