Strategic Project Delivery Manager– Procurement Strategic Project Delivery

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

As the Strategic Project Delivery Manager, you are part of the Global Procurement organization and will report directly to the Strategic Project Delivery Lead. You will oversee and execute transformational projects in coordination with Strategic Project Delivery team members and stakeholders to realize critical deliverables for the Global Procurement organization.

Global Procurement is a key function that delivers value to Roche by leveraging market knowledge, subject matter expertise and business insights in the procurement of goods and services and the management of Roche’s third party spend. Through collaboration with our external suppliers and internal business partners, Global Procurement helps bring innovative tests and medicines to patients.

The Strategic Project Delivery Manager is responsible for managing and overseeing cross-functional teams to realize benefits and deliver on the Global Procurement Strategy.  While directing a team of experts, this role is responsible for completing project activities and developing deliverables against strategic and transformational projects that are part of Strategic Project Delivery project portfolio. This includes creating, completing and tracking detailed project plans, managing and driving project change management efforts with stakeholders, effectively leading and facilitating project meetings as well as proactively controlling project scope, risks and issues. In day to day operations, time and effort is required to manage a moderate number of cross-divisional global, regional and local procurement stakeholders. The Strategic Project Delivery Manager works with a broad range of functional stakeholders.

Your responsibilities:

  • Plan and manage on-time delivery of project activities and milestones. Partner with subject matter experts and project support to ensure project phases (e.g. mobilization, as-is, to-be and deployment) are effectively and efficiently progressed and delivered.

  • Work closely with team members and project stakeholders to ensure project outcomes are in alignment with Global Procurement Strategy. Prepare required project inputs to Strategic Project Delivery Lead to track Transformation progress and contribution to Global Procurement Strategy.

  • Define, implement and measure metrics and KPI’s for project progress. Monitor quality assurance throughout project, deliverable acceptance, and sign-off processes. Manage and report on project progress and status to Strategic Project Delivery Lead and relevant PMO or portfolio management counterparts.

  • Drive continuous improvement by leveraging internal and external networks and exchange with relevant experts.

  • Identify project stakeholders to support Change & Communication Manager and Specialists in mapping and managing resistance to change. Identify and provide the most important change impacts to stakeholders, ensuring organization impacts are known.

  • Drive service delivery change initiatives including the planning, facilitation and execution of change management initiatives to enable desired behavioral changes in strong collaboration with Change & Communications Manager.

  • Enable project communication to core project team and provide required inputs to counterparts across Strategic Project Delivery team, including Change & Communications and PMO.

  • Drive identification and resolution of issues with project delivery mindset including escalation of risks and issues if necessary.

  • Capture and make accessible documentation of project information and tools. Provide regular project progress updates to sponsor(s) and Portfolio and Performance Management team.

This position is not eligible for relocation.

Your Qualifications:

  • Relevant Bachelor degree

  • 10+ years Procurement, Supply Chain, Finance, Project and/or Process management, 7+ Years with JD, PhD or Masters

  • 5+ years relevant project-based experience delivering on transformational or strategic initiatives

  • Excellent communication, influencing and networking skills

  • Excellent analytical and soft skills

  • Ability to challenge the status quo

  • Experience with project management tools and methodologies

  • Understanding of change & communication management

  • Ability to work independently

  • Proven in relationship building and developing credibility

  • Ability to quickly understand new topics and adapt to new situations

  • High degree of dedication, motivation and ability to work under pressure

  • Business level fluency in English

  • Life Sciences industry or management consulting experience is desired

  • Project Management Professional certification is desired

  • Knowledge of (Roche) Procurement teams, policies and practices is desired

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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