Quality Country Cluster Lead - APAC

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Job ID: 3421122053

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The Position

At Roche, we are investing in the support for the country quality staff. In that context, we are recruiting for a new role: the Quality Country Cluster Lead (QCCL). The incumbent will have an opportunity to drive the implementation of a positive wave of change across his/her region, including:

  • Enhanced talent development practices
  • A targeted change and communications program
  • Changes in how the global teams partner with the regions and affiliates towards mutual success

The incumbent will report into the APAC  Quality head, who is a member of the International Quality Management (IQM) Leadership Team and a member of the Regional Medical Compliance Office. He/She is responsible for the QM activities in the assigned countries (which make up their cluster), for which they:

  • Provide strategic direction and leadership to the assigned Roche Pharma affiliates to drive the delivery of an integrated Affiliate Quality Management strategy in alignment with the Global Quality strategy & priorities.
  • Responsible for the functional recruitment, resourcing and talent management for all Quality staff in the assigned countries, ensuring effective partnership with General Managers/Country Medical Directors.
  • Monitor the Roche Pharma QMS for Clinical Trial and Pharmacovigilance activities across the assigned affiliates and identifies opportunities for improvement.
  • Ensure that global regulated processes and improvements are adequately rolled out, trained and implemented in their assigned affiliates. Providing direction to affiliates throughout process lifecycle and feedback on compliance concerns to the APAC  Quality Head.
  • Drive Quality Mindset across the affiliates. Build a quality community across affiliates that allows for knowledge sharing and 2-way communication as a basis for improving quality performance within and across the affiliates in the region.


Who You Are

  • PhD, MSc or equivalent in an appropriate scientific discipline. 
  • Minimum 7 years clinical research, development, or related field including a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Quality Management at the affiliate and/or regional level.
  • In-depth knowledge of PV, GVP, ICH-GCP and other relevant standards and guidelines.
  • Significant experience leading in an extensive matrix environment or people management, including demonstrated people development interest and ability.
  • Proven ability in stakeholder management (Country Medical Director and General Management) and ability to effectively influence and collaborate across cultures in a large global organization.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills; exhibits professional maturity, executive presence, confidence, and competence. Skilled in summarizing and communicating key points and business cases.
  • Considerable organization awareness (interrelationship of departments, business priorities, including significant experience working cross-functionally and in global teams.
  • Able and willing to undertake frequent travel.

The incumbent will be expected to adhere to the Roche Leadership Commitments: Embrace the Roche Leadership Commitments: a. Take a genuine interest in people; b. Listen carefully, tell the truth, and explain the why; c. Empower and trust people to make decisions; d. Discover and develop the potential in people; e. Strive for excellence and extraordinary results; f. Set priorities and simplify work; g. Congratulate people for a job well done.


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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