The Associate Director Records and Information Governance and Operations sets the vision and leads the records and information management program in Genentech’s Coremap Group (GCG). The Associate Director is a strategist, thought leader, and authority who establishes governance and oversees operations necessary to manage Genentech’s information assets.
Key responsibilities for this role include policy, compliance, training, and operations.
Specific responsibilities include:
Being a thought leader on managing information and evolving the Genentech records and information management program
Developing and implementing records and information policies, procedures, and retention schedules, and contributing to the development of a global classification
Designing and promoting policies and practices to protect data and information assets and vital records
Managing vendors and budgets for outside services for records and information operations such as offsite records storage, scanning and indexing services, etc.
Designing and leading a records and information assessment program to evaluate compliance, overseeing regular assessments of the program, and monitoring program effectiveness utilizing benchmarks
Establishing standards and workflows for transferring electronic and paper records and information due to internal reorganizations, mergers, acquisitions, or divestitures and overseeing the transfer of records
Identifying content to include in records and information training and communications and maintaining education program content
Establishing and maintaining standards on long term storage formats of electronic information
Representing department on internal committees as needed
Championing the Records and Information program to management and local and global stakeholders to heighten their awareness, understand business needs, and garner support for initiatives
Setting team objectives so that employees are clear on their roles and responsibilities
Actively investing time to get to know his/her employees, including understanding what motivates them to perform at their best
Education and Experience
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree (information science background is preferred); graduate degree in information science or computer science is preferred
7-10+ years of records and information management and governance experience in a corporate setting
7+ years of leadership experience in records management, preferably within a life sciences business
5+ years of experience as an effective manager is required.
Skills and Knowledge
Demonstrated experience resolving challenging records management issues and proven ability to deliver sound, clear, practical advice in a corporate business setting
Exceptional problem solving skills and ability to formulate innovative solutions that demonstrate both strategic and tactical thinking
Outstanding ability to organize, prioritize, and execute programs
Strong leadership and motivational skills with demonstrated ability to lead and influence effectively in a matrix environment
Ability to understand the organizational culture, to build coalitions at all internal and external levels
Proven experience in leading organizational change
Proven experience in staff management, coaching and career development
Excellent judgment and interpersonal skills, consensus and relationship building
Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written
Understanding of regulatory, legal, privacy, security, technology, and market trends that impact records and information management
Ability to work with IT to understand technology related to records management and to convey records management requirements to IT
Project management experience, familiarity with validated systems and testing a plus
Experience with data mapping and migration
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Preferred
Information Governance Professional (IGP) Certification highly preferred
Certified Records Manager (CRM) ICRM
Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) (IAPP)
Electronic Records Management Master (ERMm) (AIIM)
Ability to travel nationally, and limited international trips
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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