Senior Business Manager, Product Development Regulatory – Oncology

South San Francisco
California, United States of America


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The Position

Key Responsibilities

General management

  • Lead budget management, resource allocation, strategic planning to maximize value delivery by the Oncology regulatory function
  • Own functional KPI framework to measure success and continuous improvement of the function
  • Ensure excellence in management of people, finance and communications by partnering with the relevant business partners

Functional effectiveness and efficiency

  • Drive and coordinate all continuous improvement efforts for your function
  • Stay on top of trends internally and externally and define strategies and tactics to ensure Oncology regulator is increasing its competitive advantage
  • Translate new ideas and trends into clearly defined strategic initiatives and lead their implementation
  • Contribute to and lead as applicable organizational design, productivity, process improvement and outsourcing optimization efforts

Chief of Staff

  • As chief-of-staff you will be a thought leader and sparring partner for the VP global Head of Oncology Regulatory and act as her deputy and surrogate
  • Drive the GOLT meetings and yearly agenda and support the team in timely, well-informed decision making, allocate resources to the highest value uses, and ensure effective line of sight into the value delivered by the organization.
  • Design and facilitate effective meetings by selecting relevant topics, balancing content review with discussion, and moderating dialogue.
  • Drive, monitor and improve the overall effectiveness of the GOLT by managing the team process and introducing solutions to build team effectiveness and cohesiveness.
  • Track and monitor LT decisions and actions to ensure programs/initiatives are implemented and in alignment with PDR vision and strategies; Hold LT members accountable to decisions and actions
  • Lead, supported by PDR administrative staff, on all aspects of logistics and planning

PDR strategy implementation

  • Partner with the PDR strategy core team, capability and initiative leaders to implement the PDR strategy
  • Act as single point of contact and coordinate all implementation of PDR and PD level strategic initiatives within your function
  • Provide portfolio and project management experience to ensure execution of all initiatives to ensure full benefits are delivered and released
  • Provide excellence in change management and strengthen communication flows from the leadership team to the employees and vice versa

Being part of the PDR, PD and larger Roche/Genentech business management community

  • Work with your peers in PDR business management to strengthen PDR delivery, effectiveness and efficiency across functions
  • Collaborate with your peers in other Pharma Development functions and technical regulatory to share best practice, align, and ensure consistency as appropriate

Additional Information about the Role

  • Reports to Global head of PDR Business Management within the Regulatory Business Office
  • Matrix reporting into and chief of staff to VP global Head of Oncology Regulatory, who was recognized as rising star by the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) in 2017
  • The GOLT is a global team; international travel is required as well as ability to work during overlapping hours between the EU and US PDT

Who You Are

Qualifications, Experience and Education

  • Strategy consulting background and skill set required
  • We are looking for an experienced professional with leadership skills to operate at a “senior manager/associate director” equivalent level position
  • A deep history of prior business experience (8+ years) in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical arena is required (in industry, startups or consulting)
  • Change management experience highly valued
  • MBA or MS in Management or other advanced degree showing a focus in business is highly valued but not required
  • Knowledge of Regulatory Affairs or scientific background is highly valued but not required

Critical Competencies

  • A strong leadership presence; You will be viewed and recognized as a thought leader
  • Ability to cultivate a strong and trusting relationship with executive leaders
  • Ability to provide clear, informed, and sophisticated counseling to executive leaders
  • Outstanding time management and organizational skills, with an ability to consistently execute multiple, and sometimes competing activities to a high quality and timely conclusion
  • Ability to quickly assimilate and prioritize changing business requirements into in-flight strategies and plans
  • Ability to see the connections between seemingly disparate issues, as well as distill complex and sometimes voluminous content into clear, concise, and engaging communications
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills, including a record of accomplishment influencing without authority and driving cross-functional activities to successful conclusion
  • Strong customer-orientation and proven track record of collaborative work relationships

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

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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.

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