Global Project Manager, PD Personalized Healthcare (PHC)

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of transforming the drug development process?

This Principal Project Manager role in our Personalized Healthcare (PHC) organization within Genentech/Roche Product Development is an opportunity to join a highly motivated global team that is embracing the opportunity to incorporate new technologies and data sources into the drug development process. This job will report to and work in close partnership with the Head of the Program Management Office. PHC creates opportunities to improve outcomes for patients today and in the future. 

The Product Development Personalized Healthcare (PDP) function aims to drive Roche enterprise transformation by:

  • Accessing meaningful data at scale (high-dimensionality datasets with longitudinal clinical trial data, real-world data, whole genome sequencing, pathology imaging data, and digital health data)
  • Applying advanced analytics to accelerate insight generation
  • Feeding forward insights re: disease activity/disease characterization to inform research and development decisions which improves our internal productivity and provides evidence to inform external decision-makers including patients, healthcare providers, governments, regulators and public and private payers.

Job Responsibilities

  • Guide project teams comprised of scientists and business leaders from across the globe towards planning, implementation and achievement of business objectives/outcomes set by senior managers and executives
  • Develop efficient process/approaches based on business knowledge and understanding of what drives value for pharma
  • Lead coordinated, thoughtful, fit-for-purpose solutions for both operations and projects

Who You Are

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in life science or business with 10+ years work experience (Bachelors) or 8 years (Masters) including 5+ years leading complex projects in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology, or healthcare industry
  • Strong skills in leading teams, problem solving, influencing, teamwork and communication.
  • Demonstrated skill in innovation and creative approaches in building new business

process solutions.

  • A self-starter who takes initiative and drives to solutions.
  • Extensive experience working with functional areas with the corporate landscape, Legal, Procurement, IT, etc.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally, approximately 4 times/year
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed in partnership with global locations, including ability to start work at 7am local time regularly

Ideal candidates will also have:

  • Prior experience addressing challenges with internal and external stakeholders in the areas of data privacy, intellectual property and data regulations
  • Data science and data management with a range of data types, for example clinical, imaging, claims and genomic
  • Familiarity with preparing data for advanced analytic platforms and a keen interest in data science
  • Drug development experience.


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.

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