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10/18/19 Senior Instrumentation Technician, Site Services South San Francisco, California

The responsibilities for this position at this level may include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform calibrations, repairs, and maintenance of analytical systems, laboratory instruments and analyzers.
  • Installation, calibration, troubleshooting, and modification of analytical systems, laboratory instruments, and analyzers.
  • Collection and organization of technical data from equipment manufacturers, equipment users, and engineering personnel.
  • Timely completion of tasks and work orders with appropriate documentation according to Standard Operating Procedures, applicable standards, guidelines, practices, and policies.
  • Safe operation of tools and shop equipment, and safe execution of work in the field.
  • Utilize skills and experience to achieve the safe and accurate completion of tasks on their assigned shift in support of plant operations.
  • Utilized computer skills to navigate and use corporate intranet and related applications, CMMS/CCMS, and standard word processing and spreadsheet programs.
  • Ability to follow and execute lock out procedures.
  • Assist in the creation or modification of technical documents.
  • Escort vendors in need of lab access to preform assigned calibration and maintenance work.  Ensure vendors provide complete maintenance documentation upon work completion.
  • Review and process external vendor calibration, PM, and repair documentation per established procedures.
  • Assist with identification and purchase of spare parts.
  • Support utilities in a cGMP/cGXP environment, while minimizing instrumentation and equipment downtime.
  • Ability to interact and communicate appropriately with Manufacturing, Quality, Technology, Engineering, and other departments to ensure satisfactory performance of instruments and systems.
  • Represent Instrumentation on multidisciplinary project teams and make presentations as required.
  • Assistance with systems start-up and validation.
  • Lead and train lower level crafts persons in skills necessary to become proficient. 
  • Assist management in task / personnel coordination.
  • Attend factory training for equipment to be supported, maintained, or calibrated.
  • Provide expertise in the creation or modification of technical documents.
  • Other tasks as assigned by Instrument Services management.

Requirements:

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED and one of the following:
    • Completion of an Instrumentation or Electronics Engineering (2-year) curriculum at a technical school with three years’ experience as an instrument or electronics technician.
    • AA/AS Degree in a related science or engineering major with three years’ experience as an instrument or electronics technician.
    • Completion of equivalent military training with three years’ experience as an instrument or electronics technician.
    • Five years in instrumentation and/or analytical instrumentation or a closely related job.
  • Ability to read and interpret P&IDs, engineering documents, and schematics.
  • Ability to build and repair equipment.
  • Must be customer service oriented with good oral and written communication skills, and have pleasant telephone mannerisms.
  • Must be organize and dependable.
  • Must have good attention to details and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be proficient in coordinating tasks.
  • Strong interpersonal / customer service skills are a must.
  • Ability to work with minimum or no supervision.
  • Ability to move from one service call to the next.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to navigate and use corporate intranet, applications, software, standard word processing, and spreadsheet programs.
  • Highly skilled in one trade discipline; knowledge and application of three others.
  • Thorough knowledge of the fundamental electrical, mechanical, physical, and operating principles of process instrumentation and systems.
  • General knowledge of cGMP and GLP practices.

Job Hazards:

  • Working with/around various chemicals (e.g., acids and bases), solvents, pressurized systems, compressed gases, and biological materials (Recombinant DNA).
  • Work in environments that may include low, medium, or high voltages.
  • May work at elevated heights.
  • Work with energized systems and working in close proximity to moving equipment.

10/15/19 Technical Development Assoc Scientist Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

  • Develop, optimize, perform and troubleshoot ELISAs, enzymatic assays and cell-based assays in support of clinical products
  • Collaborate within Genentech/Roche and/or outside vendors and partners in evaluating assay formats that address novel mechanisms of action
  • Share technical knowledge and transfer the methods to testing group through effective training for analysts
  • Perform testing as needed in support of process development and product characterization
  • Author and/or perform technical review of documents including SOP, test procedures, protocols and technical reports
  • Author reports in support of IND/BLA regulatory filings, and support collaborations with other groups/sites
  • Deliver presentations at internal and external meetings
  • Assist in routine lab and instrument maintenance

Requirements

We are seeking applicants for this position who possess the following skills and experience. The level of the position will depend on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

  • MS or PhD in Biological Sciences or related discipline with 5+ years (MS) or 3+ years (PhD) of relevant research experience.
  • In-depth understanding of the fundamentals of immunology and cell biology.
  • Hands-on experience in the development, performance, and troubleshooting of biochemical/immunochemical and cell-based assays to be used for characterization.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated initiative with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
10/15/19 Chief Transformation Officer Manager with direct reports Shanghai

The Chief Transformation Officer (CTO) inspires, encourages and enables our people to adopt the new ways of working that will help us to adapt to patient needs, customer expectations and the realities of the marketplace

Drives changes to our structures, processes and behaviours for greater speed, flexibility and customer-centricity to help us serve more patients more quickly and more effectively than ever before.
Develops the transformation roadmap and enables Roche to continue to lead the development and delivery of care
Enables identification of opportunities for greater customer-centricity, flexibility and operating efficiency across the organisation
Assembles and deploys agile teams to develop new structures and processes, fosters connection, transparency and knowledge sharing
Provides training, coaching, and learning opportunities to encourage new behaviours
Ensures that programmes and initiatives in different functions keep the customer’s needs at the centre
Establishes networks and communities of interest and practice
Develops and embeds  agile capabilities and mindsets (experimentation, learning fast, collaboration, servant leadership)
Provides a living example of new ways of working, mindset and behaviours in practice

What the Chief Transformation Officer (CTO) needs to bring?

Capabilities

Ability to articulate our vision for the future and our changing role in the development and delivery of care
Willingness to challenge assumptions at every level of the organisation – taking nothing for granted
Ability to collaborate and build networks across countries and functions
Agility to quickly flex to changes in our environment with minimal disruption to our people or the business
Ability to distinguish and prioritise actions that meet customer needs over internal requirements
Can clearly connect each division, department and individual’s role to our overall mission
Ability to coach others, to translate mindset shifts into action, fosters experimentation
Treats differences in culture and approach as assets
Grounded in our behaviors required for success in the future

Experience

Considerable experience leading cross functional and cross-cultural teams to meet customer needs
Experience with Agile methodologies, including Kinesis training

Why this role?

Opportunity to significantly shape the future of the organisation
Experience working with leaders and teams across the organisation
An organisation wide perspective on the challenges and opportunities facing our business
Significant empowerment to shape and bring innovative and disruptive thinking across Pharma

Requirements

High ethical standards
Exceptional leadership, communication and influencing skills
Motivational leader who inspires commitment and peak performance
Enables others, breaks down barriers to efficiency and progress
Has an external perspective and shares practices that other organisations have found speed them up and bring customer satisfaction
Has demonstrated Roche Values, leadership commitments & core competencies to a consistently high level
10/15/19 Principal Automation Engineer Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

Purpose

Under the direction of the Associate Director – Design Engineering and Construction Services, the Design Engineering Senior/ Principal Automation Engineer provides technical leadership and accountability for automation and controls designs on capital projects and engineering services done at the South San Francisco and Dixon sites. The role engages actively in the design and planning of key automation infrastructure and facility control system upgrades across a portfolio of 50+ buildings \ ~6M square feet of space, works to develop strategic master plans for the upgrade of these campus systems, and aligns the approaches and technologies implemented across the portfolio into cohesive and aligned technology platforms. This individual is a respected industry expert and engages with the Roche internal and industry external network to learn, influence and collaborate on new technologies, best practices and standards, bringing this knowledge and expertise to bear so that project designs provide safe, efficient and reliable operations to Genentech customers.

Responsibilities

  • Project Technical Analysis & Design Guidance: A primary area of focus for the position will be supporting the execution of a portfolio of projects with technical input and coordination in the automation field, including design guidance on vendor selection, technologies, configuration and testing\commissioning of site automation systems. Systems include: building automation systems (BAS), lighting controls, reporting \ alert systems (FDH\FMS), shade control, programmable logic controllers, and others. The Senior/ Principal Automation Engineer will be assigned a portfolio of approximately ~20 projects at a time (ranging in size from $50K to $400M each) for which they will attend key design meetings and provide design input and technical options analysis. The projects will be executed by multi-disciplinary teams, and this role will need to align, coordinate input from, and influence key customers (R&D, Commercial, Pharmaceutical Technical Operations), stakeholders (Site Operations, EH&S, Maintenance & Plant Engineering) and partners (Electrical, Mechanical design teams) on project designs. A key function of the role will also be to align the many project designs to Roche\Genentech and site specific standards, and to coordinate the scope done on these many small projects into a comprehensive strategy to address needs in this technical area across the site
  • Develop & Implement a SSF Site Automation & Controls Strategy: Partnering with representatives in the Site Operations, Plant Engineering and Maintenance team, as well as global engineering (PTAA) technical leads, develop a roadmap and strategy for key controls systems upgrades at the SSF site, such that as individual projects are implemented, these systems tie together in a coordinated & effective manner. The role will survey the current state of automation technology in use across the campus buildings, evaluate existing standards, develop a forward looking roadmap of strategic technology upgrades to advance this infrastructure to a fully modern state. Key areas of focus are the SSF site BAS (Building Automation System), which supports 50+ buildings with over 225,000 individual points, as well as the rapidly expanding lighting control system technologies now required by Title 24 and the Roche K-18 directive. Other systems with which this role will be engaged include the site FMS \ FDH systems, ALC, Shade control, PLC’s and similar systems. Based on D&C’s role, the role will support primarily non-GMP, non-manufacturing systems.
  • Site Specific Standards: This role will be responsible for developing site specific automation design standards. Such standards will be based on Roche\Genentech corporate standards (including corporate “K” directives), but will be customized for the South San Francisco & Dixon sites. Development of site standards will involve effectively engaging, involving and influencing site leaders, site operations and customer groups, and will involve incorporating new industry technologies and concepts to advance the controls infrastructure of the site. Standards will be updated on a schedule agreed with management, and likely driven by upcoming portfolios of projects in a technical area for which such standards apply. The incumbent will also be responsible to maintain updated standards in an accessible online portal (CONDOR) accessible to partner design firms and stakeholders.
  • Technical Leadership & Industry/Network Engagement: The Senior/ Principal Automation Engineer will be the SSF site expert on industry automation and control system trends and new technologies, and will develop roadmaps and strategies to advance our controls infrastructure platforms. As such, a portion of the role is continuous learning, engagement with the Roche Engineering Network (technical experts within the Roche PTA organization and other Roche sites) as well as outside industry organizations. A portion of the incumbent’s role will be spent visiting other sites, attending (and occasionally presenting) at applicable conferences and industry events, and applying learned skills to the execution of projects at the SSF site. Finally, a portion of the Senior/ Principal Automation Engineer’s time will be spent supporting broad Design Engineering & Construction Services process improvement projects and LEAN initiatives, to improve the processes and functioning of the overall team.

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Information Technologies
  • Computer Science or Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, etc.) or equivalent, with 15 years or more technology experience in industry or academia after receiving their Bachelor’s Degree, at least 8 of which involved automation.
  • Controls system design, construction and/or commissioning. Working knowledge of automation design standards and familiarity with Siemens Insight, Windows Server, ALC, OSI Pi historian, lighting controls (Enlighted / Encellium or others).
  • PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) design (preferably with Rockwell Automation and /or Siemens S7 systems), shade controls, as well as relevant industry specific standards and documentation.
  • Experience with energy use reduction projects. Pharmaceutical GMP project design experience, LEED certification, experience in project management, LEAN\Six Sigma certification, and/or experience working in a campus environment highly desired, but not required.
  • The candidate must have excellent communication, presentation, leadership, interpersonal, collaborative, conflict resolution, and negotiating skills as well as a good working knowledge of project design and construction.

10/15/19 EHS Business Partner and Generalist Lead (Manager/Sr Manager), PT Manager with direct reports South San Francisco, California

Functional Area:    Site Services

Department:            Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS)

Reports To:             AD

Location:                  SSF                           

Main Purpose of the Position:   

This position is part of Genentech’s EHS function.  EHS plays an essential role in protecting Genentech’s right to operate and serving as a steward for the Genentech culture embracing prevention and problem solving to reduce risks and protect our people, environment and pipeline on our SSF campus and network of places, including field based employees.  At Genentech, compliance is a shared responsibility with the business.

This position will be accountable for partnering with senior leaders from their client group to develop strategic goals to ensure compliance, build a safety culture and mitigate and manage risks.  This work will include proactively identifying EHS related risks, opportunities, trends and assessing performance.  This Senior or Principal EHS Business Partner/Supervisor will also be accountable for recommending sustainable solutions and engaging the resources needed to address complex challenges while supporting the client’s business objectives.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in the practical application of multi-disciplinary EHS programs, is highly strategic and excels at engaging with all levels of the organization to drive EHS initiatives. 

This position may have reporting directly to it three or more direct reports, comprised of program managers who own development and delivery of core regulatory programs and/or entry level EHS generalists who will perform more basic delivery of programs and interact deeper within the organizations of the respective business areas.

In representing EHS, this individual must bring a generalist level of expertise across EHS disciplines and the seasoned judgment to guide decisions given potential implications to Genentech’s right to operate.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provides strategic and technical consulting for a variety of EHS programs within all business units. Interprets and successfully implements applicable EHS programs with the client.
  • Interacts regularly with senior leadership concerning EHS program-related implications on business unit operations, goals, and projects. Works closely with the EHS team, other EHS business partners, senior leadership from the business units, and key service providers to identify EHS-related risks, opportunities and trends, assess performance, and develop sustainable solutions to complex problems while supporting the client’s business objectives.
  • Establishes and implements a strategy for managing EHS compliance, risks, and embedding a safety culture based on an in-depth knowledge of Genentech’s operations and EHS risk profiles for the business unit(s).
  • Reviews incident data to identify trends, develop and implement incident prevention initiatives, and monitor EHS performance.  Facilitates root cause analyses and incident investigations, as required.
  • Delegates routine programmatic tasks to EHS generalists to support the ongoing success of EHS program implementation across all GNE SSF business units.  Shares EHS generalist resources with other program managers and business partners.
  • Identifies and leads business process improvement initiatives to drive improvement within the EHS function and the client’s function
  • Improves the GNE EHS culture by working cross-functionally with EHS colleagues and business leaders to build a culture that embraces proactive EHS program implementation and integrates EHS processes into the business processes
  • Assists clients with the assignment of EHS training and monitors EHS training completion.  Works with site EHS program managers to improve training materials and effectiveness within the business units supported.
  • Develops and conducts a robust and lean EHS inspection program for the business units supported, identifies trends, develops sustainable solutions to prevent EHS incidents and non-compliances.
  • Performs risk assessments for specific job tasks using Roche/Genentech EHS guidelines. Works with teams to develop and implement timely, valuable, and cost-effective EHS solutions.
  • Establishes and tracks meaningful EHS metrics and presents to client’s senior leadership on a regular basis. Collaborates with stakeholders to develop sustainable plans to improve EHS performance while supporting the client’s business objectives.
  • Leads engagement and communications with clients and EHS staff regarding EHS activities and performance.
  • Collaborates and partners with other EHS staff (business partners, program managers, and generalists) to develop and implement programs and strategies for the clients.
  • Manages, coaches and/or mentors EHS generalists, program managers or other business partners.
  • May be required to serve as a Safety Officer during disaster/emergency response and recovery efforts. May be required to serve as an EHS Advisor (technical expert) for the emergency response team during company-related emergencies.

Competencies Identified for Success:

  • Thorough knowledge of safety and environmental regulations, codes and standards, including OSHA, EPA, DOT, NIOSH, FDA and other regulatory requirements applicable to cGMP and non-GMP environments.
  • Effective at reframing challenges into opportunities. Track record of being resilient and adaptable in navigating organizational resistance and influencing others to adopt new behaviors and approaches.  Champion for EHS.
  • Strategic consultant and forward-thinker, who can identify future needs of the organization, and consider the best solution/outcome for EHS, the client, and Genentech.   Skilled at listening deeply to key stakeholders, considering their needs along with regulatory requirements and best practices to make informed decisions. Track record of realizing EHS strategies through partnering with other EHS staff, Site Services partners, and the business.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; able to multi-task and develop solutions to complex problems.
  • Highly effective team player and collaborator. Strong comfort working in a matrix and agile environment where expertise is leveraged across functions.  Ensures connections between adjacent client groups.
  • Experience and success with leading, facilitating and motivating cross-functional and interdepartmental teams in a fast-paced and diverse environment using positive interpersonal skills and a collaborative approach.  This may include leading agile teams focused on creating value for the business.
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to effectively develop clear and concise messages from complex data, present to senior leadership and staff, and quickly gain trust.  Can translate data into actionable insights and communicates in a way that resonates—inspiring people to care.

Qualifications: Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

(Minimum requirements)

  • Education: BA/BS in occupational safety, environmental compliance, engineering, or a related field.
  • At least 8-12+ years of relevant work experience, preferably in pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device or high tech industries.
  • Must possess a strong background in EHS compliance and development of safe practices. Familiarity with OSHA, EPA, DOT, NIOSH, FDA and other regulatory requirements applicable to GMP/GLP and non-GMP/non-GLP environments is required. Experience working with diverse types of outsourced partners to ensure positive business outcomes and compliance is also preferred.
  • Certification in one or more of the following areas is strongly preferred: Certified Safety Professional, Certified Safety Manager, and/or Project Management Professional.
  • At least 2-5+ years leading multi-disciplinary teams and directly managing people. Experience leading employees, contractors and third party service providers is a must.
  • Strong leader of people with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to make a big impact and deliver their best every day.  Able to influence without authority.
  • Practical experience with Lean/Six Sigma business process improvement methodology, including a belt certification, is desired.
  • This position is not eligible for relocation.

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10/15/19 Medical Director Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

The Position

Genentech has a strong commitment to developing novel therapies for patients with neurodegenerative diseases and other neurologic conditions with significant unmet medical needs. We are seeking a Medical Director with strong background in neurodegenerative disease to join the Early Clinical Development (ECD) group in the Genentech Research and Early Development (gRED) organization. The Medical Director will have the opportunity to contribute to and lead multidisciplinary teams to translate Genentech's basic science discoveries into patient benefit in neurodegenerative diseases and other neurologic conditions. The Medical Director will integrate findings and strategies across programs in the organization and more broadly in the field, leveraging up-to-date knowledge towards executing innovative, effective clinical development plans. Clinical development programs span first in human (phase 1) through proof of concept (phase 2) studies in a variety of neurologic disease indications. The Medical Director will act as a clinical representative and content expert to a number of cross-functional teams responsible for the design, implementation, monitoring, analysis, and reporting of clinical studies. They may also participate in the development of strategies for evaluating novel biomarkers and technologies as potential predictive and/or prognostic diagnostics for disease areas and specific molecule programs. Other responsibilities will include building internal alignment on program strategies, establishing productive collaborations with research scientists and assessment of in-licensing business development opportunities.

Requirements

  • MD (or non-US equivalent) or MD/PhD, board certified in Neurology preferred.
  • The candidate must demonstrate ability to evaluate, interpret and present complex scientific data.
  • Experience in neurodegenerative disease clinical research is highly desirable.
  • Experience in designing and conducting clinical trials with biomarkers and/or diagnostics is highly desirable.
  • Candidate should successfully establish peer relationships in a matrix organization, and be able to interact effectively with external investigators and corporate partners as a team leader.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills are a requirement.

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10/15/19 Biomedical Data Standards Specialist-Data Collection South San Francisco, California

Data has the power to answer more than one question and enable multiple discoveries, but only if Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable (FAIR). Making the FAIR way the easy way to manage data requires having the right processes and infrastructure in place from data planning to data release. Adherence to global data standards and terminologies is critical, not only to ensure that data are FAIR but also to ensure data will meet global regulatory expectations (e.g., for FDA submission). The Biomedical Data Standards Specialist supports this effort by driving the design, implementation and governance of biomedical data standards from protocol development to regulatory submission and beyond, by being a technical, process and business expert on industry-wide biomedical data standards. They maintain content in a metadata repository to ensure it continuously reflects the latest approved biomedical data standards.  The present position focuses on eCRF data collection standards including controlled terminology.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Develop long term strategy for the design, implementation, governance and use of biomedical data standards in line with Roche Pharma objectives.
  • Lead and contribute to the design, and governance of biomedical (including clinical trial) data standards from protocol to submission including the identification of the needs of key stakeholders for all studies in PD, pRED, and gRED.
  • Lead and contribute to the implementation into tools (e.g. RAVE, SAS and R) of the biomedical (including clinical trial) data standards from protocol to submission for use by molecule and study teams.
  • Guide the strategy for the prioritization of the development of new biomedical data standards.
  • Lead and contribute to specialist teams within the Pharma Data Governance framework or other future governance models
  • Extensive expert knowledge and understanding of biomedical data standards and the programming tools (e.g. RAVE, SAS, R) available for their implementation. Ensures the biomedical data standards continue to meet the needs of Roche Pharma.
  • Lead and contribute to the GDS Request process with the goal of continually growing the biomedical data standards. Evaluate requests for topics including, but not limited to impact analysis, risk assessment, cost/benefit analysis, proposal of alternatives.
  • Provide specialist advice and support the implementation of biomedical data standards to all of Biometrics (Biostats, SPA, CDM and PCOR) on molecules across PD, pRED and gRED and the transformation of previously collected data to the appropriate data models supporting data curation across PD, pRED and gRED.
  • Contribute to the maintanence of content in the Global Data Standards Repository (GDSR), or future tools, to ensure that it reflects the lastest approved biomedical data standards
  • Provide input to MDIS Information Architects in the design of biomedical data models and implementation data models.
  • Collaborate with Data Standards representatives from other companies and Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) to ensure proactive adoption of new industry standards and to provide Roche input into their development.
  • Represent Roche externally to SDOs and other organizations involved in the implementation of data standards.
  • Drive  a culture based on FAIR data principles and good data stewardship across Biometrics and beyond
  • Continuous improvement: Reviews the process, deliverables and feedback to identify potential areas requiring adjustment or review and ensures quality deliverables.
  • Ensures appropriate project planning and maintains good record keeping of activities.  Generates metrics regarding the performance of processes (including key performance indicators or KPIs) and the usage and value of biomedical data standards.
  • Develops and maintains a network of key individuals (internal and external) who support the communication and evolution of data standards. Uses a variety of communication channels to raise awareness (PDConnect, “how to” documents, presentations etc.)
  • Other responsibilities as delegated

Required Technical Qualifications, Experiences and Competencies

  • BSc or MSc in computer science, mathematics, statistics, biochemistry, bioinformatics, biomedical/health science or similar areas of academic discipline OR BSc or MSc in an alternative subject with practical experience in clinical trial design, analysis and reporting
  • Pharmaceutical industry experience with knowledge of clinical trial conduct and reporting OR in applying and managing healthcare data in Industry, Academia or Research settings
  • Experience and understanding of CDISC Controlled Terminology
  • Experience and an in-depth understanding of industry biomedical data standards, including at least one of CDISC CDASH, CDISC SDTM and CDISC ADaM
  • Experience in implementing biomedical data standards within a Biometrics function using programming tools (e.g. RAVE, SAS, R)
  • An understanding of clinical trial lifecycle processes required, including but not limited to Protocol Design, Clinical Data Management, Statistical Programming/Biostatistics and Electronic Submissions (eSUB) Processes
  • Ability to work independently and with other team members cross-functionally to perform impact analyses as part of a change management process, and/or provide support for the implementation of technical projects
  • High level knowledge and understanding of semantic technology and linked data is a plus
  • Good knowledge of English in a business environment
  • Knowledge of functions and processes within Roche involved in drug development is a plus
  • Understanding of Product Development Biometrics processes and roles of Product Development Biometrics as related to data delivery, analysis and reporting
  • Ability to support, coach and motivate other members of the team and other functions (could be locally or at other sites)
  • Systematic and structured approach to tasks. Able to deal positively with multiple requests and priorities. Analytical. Good attention to detail
  • Good communication skills – written and oral. Confident in communicating to all levels of the organisation and across organisational boundaries
  • Drive for Results (Demonstrates interest and ability to learn new things, takes initiative, welcomes problems as challenges; finds solutions to technical problems)
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Able to represent Roche in external forums, e.g. communicating with requesters, at industry meetings
  • Diplomatic and collaborative in approach. Willing to challenge and generate debate in a constructive manner
  • Able to make decisions and be proactive
  • Pragmatic
  • Deals positively with ambiguity
  • Builds networks beyond PDB to further develop support and tools for the organisation
  • Knowledge of a specific therapeutic area or disease area is a plus

Other:

  • Global position – will require regular interactions with colleagues at all sites
  • Travel will be required – at least 2 international trips per year

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10/15/19 Associate Scientist/Scientist in Small Molecule Analytical Chemistry Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

We are seeking an outstanding Scientist to join the Small Molecule Analytical Chemistry Group. The Scientist will lead from the bench the characterization of small molecule drug candidates and new drug modalities. The Scientist will serve as the analytical lead on cross-functional project teams collaborating with colleagues in Chemistry, Formulation, Toxicology, Quality Assurance and Regulatory groups. The Scientist will use state-of-the-art techniques such as UHPLC, HRMS, LC-MS, GC, GC-MS, MALS, and dissolution technologies to solve complex problems and advance projects. The Scientist is expected to maintain a high level scientific profile both internally and externally in terms of pipeline contributions and scholarly achievements. The successful candidate will accomplish our mission through clear communication, innovation, leadership, teamwork and creative problem-solving.

Requirements:

PhD in analytical chemistry or a relevant scientific discipline, and 0 to 5 years of post-graduate experience.  Scientists must have strong fundamental knowledge of instrumentation and hands-on experience with characterization.  A strong publication record demonstrating research accomplishments and excellent communication skills are required.

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10/15/19 Senior Scientist, BioAnalytical Sciences South San Francisco, California

Description:

The Senior Scientist is a highly motivated senior-level scientist who leads the development, evaluation and implementation of state of the art quantitative bioanalytical methods to support biopharmaceuticals in the product development pipeline at Genentech.

The Senior Scientist leads the development of novel in vitro assay methods. These methods may be used to quantitate biotherapeutic levels, to detect and characterize any immune responses evoked by the therapeutic, or for biological characterization. This individual may lead a small group of Research Associates who are actively working in the laboratory to develop a range of quantitative bioanalytical methods in support of several biotherapeutics in a fast-paced environment. The Senior Scientist will endorse the use of best practices including adoption of standardized practices, automation systems when feasible, and statistically-based experimental design, in a compliant and safe working environment.

This individual guides the development of bioanalytical strategies along with timelines and resources to meet project goals. This individual is responsible for guiding Health Authority strategies & interactions, and for writing and reviewing sections in regulatory filings related to bioanalytical methods and characterization of biological activity. Additionally, this individual will represent the department on cross-functional project teams and may lead bioanalytical or pharmacology subteams.

This individual is expected to be a resource for a recognized area of technical expertise within the department, and may be involved with assessment and implementation of new bioanalytical technologies and methods. This individual may also be asked to lead technical teams or initiatives. The Senior Scientist also leads all aspects of a complex workgroup within ADT, which provides support for a range of biopharmaceuticals in a therapeutic area.

Requirements:

A Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Immunology, Molecular biology, Cell Biology or a related field and extensive postdoctoral and industrial experience in bioanalytical aspects of biopharmaceutical development are required. A strong background in analytical chemistry, immunology, immunochemistry, biochemistry, cellular or molecular biology is also required, along with a track record of solving complex biological problems. This individual must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, along with an extensive track record of successfully leading small groups in developing bioanalytical methods for biopharmaceuticals.  Familiarity with regulatory agency interactions is essential.  This individual should have demonstrated the ability to think strategically, anticipate and identify key issues, facilitate problem solving and resolution. This individual should also have the ability to influence those who do not directly report to them through a combination of effective participation in, and leadership of teams.

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10/15/19 Associate Scientist/Scientist, PTPK South San Francisco, California

The Preclinical and Translational PKPD (PTPK) department is seeking a scientist who is driven to understand the pharmacokinetics (PK) and pharmacodynamics (PD) of novel drug candidates and delivery systems. The candidate will be responsible for investigating PKPD in preclinical models to guide design, delivery, and development of novel therapeutics, and for translating preclinical PKPD to ensure appropriate dose/regimen decisions using state-of-the-art experimental and quantitative approaches. The candidate will work in a highly collaborative, cross-functional environment, with partnerships across Research, Drug Delivery, Development Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Biostatistics, and Regulatory, to represent PTPK at cross-functional teams, department meetings, review committees, and conferences.

Who you are:

We are looking for individuals who are inspired by our mission and who would fit in well with the collaborative, rigorous, and entrepreneurial spirit of company culture.

  • A Ph.D. in Pharmacokinetics, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacology, Biomedical Engineering, or related discipline; persons without formal degree who have comparable depth and breadth of training and experience, and who meet job-specific criteria, are eligible for consideration.
  • Minimum of 0+ years (for Associate Scientist) and 3+ years (for Scientist) of relevant PKPD experience and demonstrated impact on drug development and/or the PKPD scientific landscape.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge and experience in oncology, immunology, ophthalmology, or neurodegenerative diseases are highly desirable.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in PKPD of protein and/or RNA therapeutics are highly desirable.
  • Working knowledge of PKPD software (e.g., WinNonlin, R, NONMEM, ADAPT II, SimBiology, etc.) and the ability to analyze and critically assess PKPD data is essential.
  • The candidate should have experience working on cross-functional teams, demonstrate excellent communication skills, and have the ability to work independently and effectively.

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10/15/19 Senior Scientist/Principal Scientist, Systems Pharmacology Analytics Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

The Systems Pharmacology Group within the PKPD Department at Genentech, Inc. is seeking a Modeling & Simulation Scientist who is driven to enhance drug development through quantitative analysis and predictive modeling of biological systems. The Translational and Systems Pharmacology Group at Genentech supports select projects in various stages of research and development and across a range of therapeutic areas and molecule types/formats.  Our group is comprised of scientists with PhDs in engineering and and related disciplines with expertise in biology-based modeling and simulation, data-driven modeling, computational algorithm and tool development, and translating complex biology into mathematical models.  We work closely with collaborators across all disciplines in therapeutic areas such as oncology and cancer immunotherapy, immune and inflammatory disorders, ocular disease, neurological disorders, and more.  Efficient communication and collaboration with biological and clinical collaborators are critical skills.  The group has a significant external presence, with a growing list of publications in highly regarded journals in the field, numerous oral presentations, academic seminars, and workshop leadership.  Our members are leaders of various interest groups, conference programming committees, and working groups in the field of pharmaceutical modeling and simulation.  In addition to our application of systems modeling approaches in support of drug development, we are also committed to the development of new technical approaches, algorithms, and tools to advance the field.

Responsibilities

  • Strategize, plan, execute, and report machine learning, deep learning, and any other advanced analytics activities independently, as well as to present work at cross-functional teams, department meetings, senior management review committees, regulatory interactions, and scientific conferences.  
  • Apply advanced analytic methods on diverse systems immunology data (-omics, clinical measurements, imaging-derived results) to support project team goals such as biomarker and diagnostic investigation, patient classification, data-driven mechanistic inference and relationships, etc.
  • Collaborate with Quantitative Systems Pharmacology modelers in developing integrated approaches of data driven analytics and mechanism-based modeling & simulation to address drug development problems.
  • Work in close partnership with other scientists in Modeling and Simulation, Clinical Pharmacology, Clinical Science, Informatics, Biostatistics, Preclinical and Translational PK, DMPK, Safety Assessment, Biomarker, Diagnostics, Regulatory, and other functions.
  • Contribute to best practices on application of artificial intelligence, ML, DL, and other advanced analytics techniques across department.
  • Presentation of results at cross-functional teams, department meetings, review committees, and conferences.
  • Maintain expertise and knowledge of technology trend and artificial intelligence landscape in our industry, assess and identify new opportunities for business objectives.
  • Adapt and thrive in an interactive, team-oriented culture.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D in Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Engineering, Biostatistics/Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Bioinformatics or related discipline. Typical post-PhD experience requirements for Associate Scientist level is 0-3 years, Scientists ~3-6 years, and Senior Scientist  ~7 or more years.
  • Outstanding expertise in applied mathematics, statistics, bioinformatics, and/or artificial intelligence, master machine learning and deep learning programming skills (e.g., using R, S-plus, Matlab, Python, TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras, Mathematica, SAS etc.), and application experience in healthcare/drug development.
  • Drug development knowledge and demonstrated impact using advanced analytics approaches is highly desired.
  • Solid understanding of traditional PK/PD modeling and quantitative systems pharmacology modeling for drug development is a plus, but not required. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and effectively on cross-functional teams.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to influence project team collaborators. 

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10/15/19 Data Scientist - Real World Data, Personalized Healthcare (PHC) Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

As a DATA SCIENTIST within our Personalized HealthCare function you will work with meaningful data to generate impactful evidence and insights on our molecules/ medicines and patients, that support R&D, advance scientific and medical knowledge, and enable personalized patient care and access. You will collaborate with peers within the function and across the organization to develop evidence generation strategies, identify evidence gaps and data sources, design and execute studies, and implement analyses to address molecule and disease area questions. The data will be varied in type -- patient-level clinical data, supplemented with deep patient data such as omics (e.g. genomics, proteomic), imaging, digital health, etc. Source data will be diverse -- real-world data, including patient registries, electronic medical records, claims, biobanks, and clinical trials. The evidence and insights will be used to inform the research and development of our molecules, and support healthcare decisions by patients, physicians, health authorities, payers, and policy-makers. You will also contribute to functional, crossfunctional, enterprise-wide or external initiatives that shape our business and healthcare environments. This will require a good understanding of molecule and disease area strategies, healthcare environments, as well as strong scientific and technical data science expertise. You will need strong strategic, collaboration and communication skills, as well as an entrepreneurial mindset, to transform the way we use data and analytics to develop and deliver medicines for our patients.

As Data Scientist you will typically be responsible for a molecule/indication and partner with cross-functional teams and external partners with considerable independence.

Responsibilities

  • IDENTIFY EVIDENCE NEEDS & RECOMMEND DATA SOLUTIONS: Ask the right scientific questions, understand the evidence needs for research and development, regulatory and market access, and ideate and make recommendations on fit-for-purpose data and analytics solutions.
  • DEVELOP DATA STRATEGY & GAIN ACCESS TO DATA: Develop strategic plans to access fit-for-purpose data sources to support evidence generation, and gain access to data through collaboration or data generation.
  • DIVE INTO DATA: Develop a comprehensive and deep understanding of the data we work with and foster learning with colleagues using analytical tools and applications to broaden data accessibility and advance our proficiency/efficiency in understanding and using the data appropriately.
  • BE AN EXPERT IN APPLYING METHODS: Stay current with and adopt emergent analytical methodologies, tools and applications to ensure fit-for-purpose and impactful approaches.
  • PRODUCE HIGH QUALITY ANALYSES: Apply rigor in study design and analytical methods; plan for data processing; design a fit-for-purpose analysis plan, assess effective ways of presenting and delivering the results to maximize impact and interpretability; implement and/or oversee the study, including its reporting; ensure compliance with applicable pharma industry regulations and standards.
  • INTERPRET AND SHARE RESULTS: Communicate findings to internal stakeholders, regulatory, health technology assessment (HTA) bodies and scientific communities; publish results; participate in external meetings and forums to present your insights (e.g. congress/conference).
  • COLLABORATE & SHAPE: Collaborate and contribute to functional, cross-functional, enterprise-wide or external data science communities, networks, collaboratives, initiatives or goals on knowledge-sharing, methodologies, innovations, technology, IT infrastructure, policy-shaping, processes, etc. to enable broader and more effective use of data and analytics to support business.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MSc, PhD or similar qualification in a data science discipline (e.g., epidemiology , health economics, outcomes research, public health, biology, medicine, psychology)
  • Demonstrated track record of developing and execution of data science research projects, patient-level data analyses (e.g., real world data, surveys, clinical trials, registries, claims, genomic or imaging data) with publications and presentations
  • Demonstrated experience with managing project scope and driving delivery in an evolving environment requiring proactivity and effective problem-solving and prioritization when faced with challenges
  • Demonstrated strong collaboration skills and excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial mindset and self-direction, ability to teach others and willingness to learn new techniques
  • Proficiency in English, both written and verbal
  • For Senior & Principal Data Scientist: Track record of effectively working in a matrix environment with global, international team members coming from scientific, business and operational backgrounds, using influence without authority

PREFERRED/ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD degree in a quantitative or health sciences discipline as listed in Minimum Qualifications
  • Senior & Principal Data Scientist: 6+ years of relevant work experience
  • Proven ability to translate and communicate complex study design and findings to diverse audiences

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10/15/19 Associate Scientist/ Scientist, Preclinical and Translational Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics (PTPK) Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

The Position

The Preclinical and Translational PKPD (PTPK) Department at Genentech, Inc. is seeking a PhD level scientist who is driven to understand the pharmacokinetics (PK) and pharmacodynamics (PD) of novel drug candidates. The candidate will be responsible for investigating the pharmacokinetics, biodistribution, and PKPD relationships of novel therapeutics in preclinical models to identify optimal lead candidates for further development, and for translating preclinical PKPD information to patients to ensure appropriate dose/regimen decisions using state-of-the-art experimental and quantitative approaches. The candidate will be working in close partnerships across various functions including Research, Development Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Biostatistics, and Regulatory. The candidate will represent the department on cross- functional project teams as a PKPD representative and present PKPD results at cross- functional teams, department meetings, review committees, and conferences.

Who You Are

We are looking for individuals who are inspired by our mission and who would fit in well with the collaborative, rigorous and entrepreneurial spirit of the company culture.

  • A Ph.D. in Pharmacokinetics, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacology, Biomedical Engineering or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 0+ years (for Associate Scientist) and 3+ years (for Scientist) of relevant PKPD experience and demonstrated impact on drug development and/or the PKPD scientific landscape.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge and experience in immunology, regenerative medicine, tumor immunology, fibrotic diseases, neurodegenerative diseases or oncology, are highly desired.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in PK and PK/PD of large molecule therapeutics (e.g., monoclonal antibodies, bispecifics, fusion proteins, antibody-drug conjugates, etc.) and/or RNA therapeutics are highly desired.
  • Working knowledge of PK/PD software (e.g., WinNonlin, R, NONMEM, ADAPT II, SimBiology, etc) and the ability to analyze and critically assess PK/PD data is essential.
  • The candidate should have experience working on cross-functional teams, demonstrate excellent communication skills, and have the ability to work independently and effectively.
  • Modeling and simulation (M&S) experience is a plus.  

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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. 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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10/15/19 Associate Scientist/Scientist/Senior Scientist, Clinical Pharmacology Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

The Clinical Pharmacology Scientist is responsible for the Clinical Pharmacology (CP) strategy for his/her development project[s] in order to ensure that appropriate dose/route/schedule decisions are made for the patients.  The CP Scientist uses state of the art model-informed drug development strategies that are aligned with project needs. The CP Scientist works in close partnership with Pharmacometricians, Biostatisticians, Clinicians and cross-functional project teams. Responsibilities include; leading the design & review of CP study protocols and analysis plans where appropriate, contributing to the design and review of clinical protocols and analysis plans, analysis and interpretation of PK/PD data, preparation and review of clinical study reports, presentation of PK/PD data at cross-functional teams, department meetings, conferences and regulatory meetings as well as planning, implementation and organization of regulatory filings (eg. IND, End-of Phase 2 meeting, EU Scientific Advice meeting, BLA, NDA, sNDA).

Technical Skills:

  • Familiarity with quantitative approaches in drug development, working knowledge of relevant modeling software (eg. NONMEM, ADAPTII, WinNonlin, Berkeley Madonna, R, S-Plus, SimCYP, GastroPlus) and the ability to plan, organize, and critically assess and/or perform PK/PD data analyses.  Familiarity with clinical study design options, especially for phase 1 and 2 studies.  Working knowledge of statistical approaches as they apply to clinical study design & analysis.  Working knowledge of relevant disease areas.

Communication Skills:

  • The CP Scientist requires excellent communication skills, both written and oral, in order to deliver high quality protocols, regulatory documents, documents for team and management review, scientific manuscripts & posters for publication.

Drug Development Knowledge:

  • The CP Scientist requires relevant experience/knowledge of how CP science can impact drug development. CP Scientist should have  a good knowledge of GCP and working knowledge of relevant regulatory guidelines.

Leadership:

  • Based on experience and ability, the CP Scientist may lead CP teams, project sub-teams and represent CP at cross-functional project teams.  Based on experience and ability, the CP Scientist may manage other Scientists or Research Associates within CP department.

Qualifications:

  • MD, PhD, PharmD or equivalent in Pharmacokinetics, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering or related quantitative discipline.

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10/15/19 Quality Control Associate II Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

Job Responsibilities  Accomplish corporate, operational and departmental goals while maintaining GMP compliance.  Perform commercial analytical controls and reference standard stability program activities with guidance, including authoring stability protocols, coordinating testing, analyzing test results, consulting assay SMEs on unexpected results and assisting in QC investigations as needed, and completing stability reports and necessary changes to controlled documents owned by Global QC.  Provide Labware LIMS support as required, including master data testing for commercial analytical controls and reference standard management in LIMS  Perform commercial reference standard and critical reagent inventory management with guidance, including warehousing, distribution and replenishment as required.  Complete training or provide cross-training as required on business processes and procedures.  Perform tasks as requested by Management to support department goals.  Identify and participate in continuous improvement initiatives that may impact the department performance.  Perform compliance review for QC documents as required. Sign documents for activities as authorized and described by Roche policies, procedures and job description.  Accountable for behaviors described in Roche’s Core Values.  Adhere to cGMP compliance and complete training on time. Job Requirements  B.S. or M.S. in Chemistry, Biochemistry or equivalent with at least 2 years of experience in a pharmaceutical or related industry.  Strong knowledge of cGMP, regulatory requirements and analytical control strategy for pharmaceuticals.  Prior experience in analytical technologies and data analysis using statistical software is preferred.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Technical writing skills are required.  Flexibility in problem solving and work hours with minimum guidance from management to meet business objectives.

10/15/19 Manager/Sr Manager Chapter Section Lead, USIX Business Analysis, Process and User Experience Manager with direct reports South San Francisco, California

Mission

As a Manager/Sr Manager Chapter Section Lead of The USIX Business Analysis, Process and User Experience, you will translate the developments in your domain into strategy within the chapter and make sure it is well transferred to all chapter members. As people manager you will help others on their personal development.

What you’ll be working on

You will be responsible to build up the right capabilities and people, equip them with the skills, tools, and standard approaches to deliver functional excellence, and ensure that they are deployed to value-creation opportunities—sometimes in long-term roles, supporting squads.

  • As  people manager you will have the responsibility of supporting  team members on their personal development (with emphasis on coaching), and implement HR  people practices as performance and compensation management
  • You will be responsible to help  build up the right capabilities in the people of the section, equip them with the skills, tools, and standard approaches to deliver functional excellence, and ensure that they are deployed to value-creation opportunities supporting squads
  • Seek, evaluate and act on feedback on chapter members from IX Networks Heads, team members, and other colleagues, in alignment with HR People Practices
  • Occasionally, act as a squad member to tackle on business opportunities, joining networks’ squads in a leading or implementation role.
  • Allocate talent to different roles in squads
  • Co-create chapter strategy and workforce planning with Chapter Head and peer Chapter Section Leads

The ideal candidate

  • Has a business analysis and technical background with expertise in Application and Data Solutions
  • Exhibits the behaviors of a Lean-Agile Leader with a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Exhibits servant leadership behavior
  • Takes 'progressive risk'--not thrill-seeking, but risk that leads to opportunity,
  • Monitors industry trends for the specific discipline and continuously experiments to verify value added
  • Promotes craftsmanship within chapter

Requirements

  • 8-11 years of experience in IT/BioTech/Pharmaceutical industries
  • 2-3 years of management experience including staff development, performance management, and career development
  • Have a keen IT market focus: you are passionate about major trends in the way of working for the specific discipline
  • Experience with the latest technology trends in the application, data and analytics domain
  • Excellent facilitation, problem solving, decision-making, and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated strong customer relationship management skills
  • Demonstrated experience with managing offshore teams
  • Exceptional communication skills (written, verbal and listening)
  • Proven ability to work in fast paced environment
  • Experience working in a highly matrixed organization is a plus
  • Bachelors/Master degree in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field
10/15/19 Business Analyst Individual contributor Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Purpose and Mission

Business Analyst is responsible for analyzing business processes and understand how they work, then identify and document business solutions to meet business needs and/or resolve business problem.

Responsible to support the various Roche projects by driving successful completion of development, solution implementation and support of business/systems analysis processes, plans and procedures. This role is delivery focused.

 

Dimensions

·       Project will involve both local and virtual project resources, stakeholders in different location and time zones.

·       Working with Roche IT Business Partners and team.

·       Follow Roche project delivery framework and methodologies

  

Challenges

·       Ability to anticipate potential problems, determine and implement solutions, strong problem solving, teamwork and organizational skills

·       Ability to apply structured business process modelling approach to manage complex delivery challenges and influencing skill to drive positive change management outcome

·       Ability to interact, communicate effectively and stakeholder management of all level

·       Ability to influence decision making through analysis;

·       Possess diversity & inclusiveness mindset, able to work independently in multicultural and global solution center setup

·       Proven ability to prioritise works, multitasking and flexible

Years of relevant working experience  >10 years of relevant experience

Academic Requirement  Degree in Information Technology

Key competencies

·       Business Analysis

·       Project Management

·       IT Service Management

·       Stakeholder engagement

·      Problem Solving

Responsibilities

  • Elicit and analyze business requirements and current support processes, value drivers and identify business process potential improvement (where applicable) ie supportability considerations which is critical to support successful, seamless project delivery
  • Assess and model support processes, data flows, technologies then review and translate business requirements into functional and non-

functional documentation.

  • Responsible of all traceability of business requirements by documenting accurately the current-future state of changes and outstanding issues to meet on time, on budget quality project delivery
  • Be accountable for the overall success of the analysis process, including project status tracking and gates sign-off, responsible for controlled and documented change management

Work with Project Manager to ensure timely and accurate reporting on project scope, schedule, cost and resources, as well as project risks, issues, action items, and dependencies.

Mandatory Qualification/skills

·       Certified Business Analysis Professional certification ie CBAP/BABOK, PRINCE2 or equivalent

·       Lean 6 Sigma Certification is added advantage

·       Strong knowledge and demonstrated experience of Project Management Methodologies and Business Analysis technics

·       Ability to influence decision making through analysis

Demonstrated business analysis experience in managing successful complex global/regional project  (budget of 1-2 million) with team size more than 5 project team members, ability to manage business risk

10/15/19 Technical Writer Individual contributor Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Purpose and Mission

Technical Writer is responsible for developing and maintaining comprehensive technical documentation that meets Roche organizational standards.

Responsible to support various Roche IT project and support team to develop/revise functional specification, technical design and process documentation such as standard operating procedures, work instructions, user manual etc.  This role is delivery focused.

 

Dimensions

·       Project will involve both local and virtual project resources, stakeholders in different location and time zones.

·       Working with Roche IT Business Partners and team.

·       Follow Roche project delivery framework and methodologies

 

 

Challenges

·       Ability to interact, communicate effectively in both verbal and writing with strong stakeholder management of all level

·       Ability to work independently in structured manner, gathering information and articulating complex topic of various technology domains.

·       Possess diversity & inclusiveness mindset, able to work independently in multicultural and global solution center setup

·       Proven ability to prioritise works, multitasking and flexible

Years of relevant working experience

 1-3 years of relevant experience

Academic Requirement

 Degree in Information Technology

Key competencies

  • Technical Writing Experience
  • Project Management
  • IT Service Management
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Problem Solving

Key responsibilities

Responsibilities

Develop comprehensive technical documentation that meets Roche organizational standards through:

  • Creating new/editing existing documentation by working closely with different project and support teams
  • Independently gather information from subject matter experts to develop/revise technical specifications, procedure manuals and process documentation such as standard operating procedures, work instructions, user guidelines, etc
  • Evaluating current documentation and develop innovative approaches for improvement
  • Write user-friendly process documentation that meets the needs of the target audience

Mandatory Qualification/skills

  • 1-3 years’ industry experience as an effective technical writer
  • Proven ability to quickly learn and understand complex topics
  • Previous experience writing documentation and procedural materials for multiple audiences
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills, with a keen eye for detail

10/15/19 Integrated Service Owner - Enterprise Analytics and Data Science Kaiseraugst, Aargau

Do you want to be in charge of the strategy, experience and communication of your IT product or  service end to end? The teams in Global Infrastructure & Solutions (GIS) connect Innovation and Productivity, ensuring that we provide excellent support, while at the same time providing innovative IT solutions to all our customers who consume IT Services within Roche. The Integrated Service Owner (ISO) is a leader with Product Management expertise who is passionate about building services that deliver excellent customer experience by considering “What would a customer say?” both in our approach to Services and in measuring what matters to them.

The Integrated service Owner for Enterprise Analytics and Data Science has the accountability for the strategy and service experience related to providing Advanced Analytics platforms and capabilities which are provided by GIS and can be leveraged across the enterprise. 

The data and advanced analytics teams in Business IT and business functions are partners and consumers of the services provided. Data governance groups are key stakeholders providing input to and supporting the strategy. Advanced Analytics as provided from within the SAP ecosystem is a partner in defining the strategy and service definition as this environment evolves, but is not included in the integrated service as defined for this position.

Key elements of the integrated service include: 

  • Internal data warehouse ecosystem providing services on Data Warehouse, Big Data, Data Integration, Reporting etc.
  • Data ingestion capabilities 
  • Advanced analytics leveraging services on premise and cloud 
  • Data catalogs to enable data consumption across multiple functional and enterprise managed data lakes and data stores
  • Data Science capabilities

Key partners are Data Governance Groups, functional data and analytics groups,  functional account managers, business leaders including Network and Chapter Heads, Enterprise architecture and internal IT groups delivering the various technology services.

 

Main job accountabilities:

Identify and Assess Opportunities:  Ensure GIS understands the desired experience and delivers the required consumer experience for the services. Ensures effective and appropriate mapping of business needs to technology capabilities.

Define your Service: Aligns strategic direction with key stakeholders. Defines Integrated Service Strategy & Roadmap, influences product Standards and Lifecycle plans, and proposes projects to create or enhance the service.

Evolve your Service: Manages consumer experience and satisfaction with the integrated service while appropriate focusing on cost efficiency.  Defines service marketing/communications to consumers to drive appropriate use of the service. Tracks service utilization and cost to ensure GIS is doing the most with our resources. Ensures meaningful qualitative & quantitative KPIs are in place and are managed. Seeks opportunities for continuous improvement across all components that comprise the service. Positions GIS services in the ecosystem of complementary and competing external services. Create and maintain trust and mutual understanding

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree would be preferred

  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience preferred

  • Demonstrated excellence in product/service management and customer relationship/account management.

  • Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product/service throughout its lifecycle

  • Proven ability to develop product/service and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to executive management and consumers at all levels.

  • Skilled at working effectively within cross-functional teams in a matrix organization

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Product Management, Understanding the Customer, Product Development, Requirements Analysis, Pricing, Planning, Competitive Analysis, Financial Planning and Strategy development.

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10/15/19 GAMA Analyst Individual contributor Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Key activities & Deliverables

  • Co-ordinate and execute month end, quarter end and year end closing activities to ensure timely and accurate closure of accounts in compliance with work instructions and month end close checklist
  • Perform and analyze booking accounting transactions, fixed assets, working and calculations are executed on timely and accurately
  • Clearing of open items in accounts
  • Ensure accruals are properly justified and correctly posted
  • To ensure all journals are performed accurately and timely
  • To maintain fixed asset register and execute depreciation run
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliation, highlight and rectify any anomalies encountered
  • Submission of monthly, quarterly and yearly reporting packages accurately and within specified timescale

Documentation & Controlling

  • Ensure all work documentation and work processes are updated and meet with Internal Control Financial Reporting (ICFR), group policies and guidelines, local statutory and legal requirements within agreed service timelines
  • Perform back up function and other duties, including job rotation to other functional teams as and when required
  • Participate in any compliance audits and respond to audit queries

Transformation/ Continuous Improvement Implementations

  • Work collaboratively with customers and stakeholders
  • Engage and support the teams in the implementation of continuous improvement project 
  • Proactively identify, recommend and implement solutions in consultation with the management for continuous improvement opportunities in the areas of operation
  • Assist to ensure effective knowledge transfer as for sustainable development knowledge and sharing of best practices within the team

Other Tasks

  • Other tasks that may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications & Experience Required

  • Degree or Diploma in Finance & Accounting/Commerce or equivalent.
  • Good communication skill and able to communicate effectively in English.
  • Minimum 1-3 years working experiences in the related field
  • SAP knowledge or other ERP accounting systems and MS Office tools 
  • Proficiency in English and other language required with good communication skill,  Chinese is mandatory for Mandarin speaking country support.

Desirable qualifications

  • External experience in a shared service or business process outsourcing engagement will be preferable

Roche Specific Requirements / Competencies

  • Demonstrated values of Passion, Courage and Integrity.
  • Personal leadership qualities and self-discipline.
  • Good communication skills and team spirit – willing to support colleagues beyond defined job scope.
  • Customer service mindset and business acumen.
  • Trouble-shooting or problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to demonstrate and deliver to required extents of the 10 Roche Competencies listed below.
  • Strategic Agility-Decision Making
  • Technical & Business Expertise-Communication
  • Managing Change
  • Inspiring & Influencing
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Achieving Results
  • Feedback & Coaching
  • Innovation

Important Information

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