Mgr/Sr Mgr, Pipeline & Portfolio Planning - GU and TECENTRIQ Cross Indication Team Lead

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

The Pipeline & Portfolio Planning (PPP) group, within Portfolio & Product Development Strategy (PPS), drives proactive portfolio management, product development strategy, and lifecycle planning.

PPP Portfolio/Disease Area Team Lead serves as trusted thought partner to molecule teams, disease area teams, and portfolio committees and plays a key role in setting portfolio, disease area and molecule strategy.  The portfolio lead (PL) guides investment decisions and provides portfolio-level insights and analytics to maximize Roche late stage portfolio value for the benefit of patients and Roche.

The Position

Pipeline & Portfolio Planning  - GU and TECENTRIQ Cross Indication Team Lead

GU Disease area and Portfolio Lead will support the Oncology TA and the PPP team by providing Oncology, GU, and molecule level insight & analytics to enable high-quality portfolio decisions at TA level and governance committees.

Major responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Advise Franchise Heads (FH) and Life Cycle Leaders (LCL) on development strategy and lifecycle plans
  • Contribute to disease area strategy, including where to focus (e.g. indication prioritization) and how to win (e.g. clinical, diagnostic, and access strategy)
  • Lead development options generation and probability of technical success (PTS) assessments.
  • Support dynamic portfolio prioritization and project assessments
  • Conduct analytics including valuation of development options; generate insights to inform development decisions, strategy and scenario planning. 
  • As point of contact for TECENTRIQ Cross indication team and thought partner to TECENTRIQ Franchise Head, support pan-TECENTRIQ work-streams (i.e. scenario planning)


  • Advanced degree in science, engineering, business or a related field. MBA or PhD degree strongly preferred
  • At least 5 years of experience in biotech, pharmaceuticals or a related field with demonstrated success in working with teams in Research, Development and Commercial functions. Experience in SI&A, strategic planning, business development, or management consulting is a plus
  • Strong strategic agility and analytical skills; expertise in developing and assessing portfolio investment opportunities via the development of financial models
  • Solid understanding of R&D trends, strategy and oncology markets. Experience or background in oncology is a plus.
  • Strong communication & presentation skills. Knowledge on how to summarize and communicate the key points from complex analyses effectively and succinctly is essential. Comfort making investment recommendations to senior leaders
  • Ability to influence without authority and build cross-functional partnerships across global Product Development and Global Product Strategy functions
  • International or global work experience is preferred, candidate must have ability to travel (expect up to 2 oversee trips annually)
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to adapt and operate in a multi-cultural and globalized environment


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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