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1/18/19 Manager, Patient Navigator (2 Openings) Manager with direct reports California, California

While we will interview the strongest applicants for this role, we will prioritize Access Solutions candidates who have been displaced from their current roles due to organizational restructuring.

Purpose: The Patient Navigator (PN) Manager is instrumental in ensuring that the mission, goals and objectives of the Patient Navigator team are achieved. The PN Manager consciously creates a culture that is consistent with the overall organization and that emphasizes the identified mission, vision, guiding principles, and values of the Patient Navigator Program and Access Solutions.

The PN Manager reports to the Ocrevus Regional Program Lead and leads a team of Patient Navigators and Reimbursement Specialists.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:  

  • Assess the performance of direct reports and guide their continued development, while leveraging the strengths of each team member.

  • Plan and allocate resources to effectively accomplish the work to meet departmental productivity and quality goals.

  • Coach and develop direct reports in accountabilities & competencies and effectively manage performance issues to resolution.

  • Proactively identify compliance training needs, opportunities to improve and partner effectively to ensure proper training is administered.

  • Immediately address and resolve identified compliance concerns to mitigate risks and legal liabilities.

  • Identify and align team on organizational change management needs, plans and execute effectively.

  • Ability to coach and develop individuals with high-potential in problem solving, critical thinking, and decision-making abilities.

  • Frequent business travel is regularly required to support business needs.

Recommended Skills and Experiences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g. business, finance, healthcare management, public policy) or equivalent experience; MBA or other related graduate level degree a plus.

  • 6+years of professional industry experience in healthcare/healthcare reimbursement, pharmaceutical, biotechnology or related, prior experience in therapeutic area preferred.

  • Previous management experience including a proven track record of leading teams, managing change, and developing talent.

  • Experience in areas of drug access and product reimbursement across all insurance coverage options.

  • A track record for consistently meeting or exceeding qualitative and quantitative targets and goals.

  • Proven ability to plan, prioritize and manage process changes.

  • Strong customer orientation/focus.

  • Solid influencing and communication skills, including ability to influence others without authority.

  • Experienced in creating collaborative and effective working relationships with internal partners/stakeholders.

Competencies:

  • Decision Making

  • Strategic Agility

  • Communication

  • Teamwork and Collaboration

  • Managing Change

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1/18/19 Development Sciences Rotation Program (DSRP) Entry Level South San Francisco, California

Genentech Development Sciences Rotational Program (DSRP)

Program Start Date: September 2019

Innovation and passion for helping patients is at the core of everything we do at Genentech and makes us leaders in our field. We believe diversity in our science and people drives this innovation. Genentech is also committed to helping train the next generation of scientific leaders and to giving back to our local communities.

Currently, we are looking to build a talent pipeline to help us achieve these goals. This is why we’ve developed the Development Sciences Rotation Program to help bring early in career college graduates to Genentech for training and mentorship.

To continue to drive innovation and remain industry leaders, we must build an environment that will draw on diversity, inclusion, and engagement at all levels. In our candidate search, we will be seeking candidates who share similar values, exhibit potential to grow their careers and leadership capabilities in a collaborative and challenging environment.  

Development Sciences sits within Genentech’s Research and Early Development (gRED) function, which combines the best of the academic and corporate worlds, allowing researchers not only to pursue important scientific questions, but also to watch an idea move from the laboratory into clinical development. Development Sciences’ core mission is to translate scientific hypotheses into therapeutic possibilities by enabling the discovery and development of safe and effective therapeutics at optimal doses in relevant populations.

 The Development Sciences Rotation Program (DSRP) gives recent top graduates the opportunity to gain a broad perspective on the core Development Sciences functions that are critical to the development of Genentech’s projects. This program provides the opportunity to design and implement new processes, develop project management expertise, and support world-class science. The rotations are tailored to provide challenging and meaningful assignments, training in technical and leadership skills, and coaching with rotation managers and mentors. 

Rotations will occur across the Development Sciences organization in Safety Assessment Toxicology and Pathology, Oncology Biomarker Development, OMNI Biomarker Development, Preclinical and Translational Pharmacokinetics, BioAnalytical Sciences, and Clinical Pharmacology. 

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The Rotation Program

The Development Sciences Rotational Program is a two year program, with four, 6-month rotations in different functions of the Development Sciences organization, located in South San Francisco, California.  At the end of this two-year period, program participants will have the opportunity to internally apply for a position at Genentech. We are currently recruiting for a program start date of September 2018.

Program participants will have the opportunity to work on challenging technical and scientific projects alongside our Scientists. Throughout the rotational assignments, program participants are considered full-time employees of their assigned department and are eligible for Genentech’s employee benefits.

Candidates with high potential for this position will be agile and open to learning multiple facets of the Development Sciences business and processes and desire to help patients and their local communities.  We are open to candidates with a broad range of experiences and backgrounds that bring unique perspectives to meet our business goals.  Candidates should also be highly self-motivated, and willing to work independently or as part of multi-disciplinary teams that strive to ensure the delivery of Genentech’s products to patients.

Other qualifications:

  • Recent graduates or current senior in a Bachelor's program (recent graduates must be within two years since graduating from a Bachelor’s program)
  • Strong academic performance
  • Studying Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Bioengineering,  Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or other related disciplines
  • Some experience working in research labs or industrial internships
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interest in learning drug development and pursuing a career in industry

 

Genentech is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals are encouraged to apply.

1/18/19 Senior Administrative Associate, Product Development Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

Relocation is not designated for this position.

To provide comprehensive administrative support to Management and staff of Biometrics by applying expertise toward complex assignments within defined parameters in an organized and customer-oriented manner

Job Description:

 

  • This person will provide timely, accurate, and effective Senior Administrative support to Management/Senior Management and/or their direct reports, contributing to organizational and corporate goals
  • Proactively manage multiple calendars; plan, schedule and coordinate teleconferences and videoconferences.  Coordinate global travel, arrange onsite/offsite meetings; work with external vendors; creating purchase orders, process payments and expense reports.  Use of various PC and software applications to include independently creating and updating Global department shareweb folders and department organization charts
  • Required to resolve a broad range of problems and make a variety of decisions within general parameters set by one’s supervisor and existing standards.  Exercise judgment and discretion of sensitive/confidential and proprietary information
  • Partners with one’s supervisor and other staff to improve the efficiency of administrative processes and to work in partnership with Global Biometrics Administrative support staff
  • Participates, supports and prioritizes a wide range of projects; may lead the completion of project components
  • Serve as a resource to other Administrative Professionals and department staff
  • Troubleshoot and anticipate a wide range of office administration problems and solutions
  • Applies business/functional knowledge to enhance presentation materials; may deliver group presentations

Job Qualifications:

 

  • Minimum 4 years experience as a Administrative Associate supporting Management level or above; BS/BA degree or equivalent industry experience preferred
  • Must be proficient in e-mail and calendar (gmail, gcal, outlook); word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation applications; Microsoft Office Suite highly preferred
  • Skilled in writing and interpersonal communications, including persuasion and influence.  Knowledge of the organization and in-depth understanding of Genentech a plus.
  • Ability to interact with contacts outside one’s work group and functional organization, involving complex or sensitive information
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and assertively handle routine and impromptu assignments with limited supervision; may coordinate Administrative Professionals workflow within the department
1/18/19 Sr. IT Project Manager, Channel Operations (CMG IT) Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

Job Overview

The Senior IT Project Manager position will be responsible for leading the delivery of technology projects in support of the Channel Operations IT group within CMG IT . This person will be accountable for the successful delivery of technical solutions through effective planning and execution throughout all phases of our project management methodology. They will be responsible for managing assigned resources, effectively tracking budgets and financial forecasts, creating and tracking detailed project plans, effectively leading and facilitating project meetings as well as proactively controlling project scope, risks and issues. This position is expected to provide timely status reports to all stakeholders and escalate issues to the appropriate management level. The Senior IT Project Manager will be accountable for all projects in the Channel Operations IT portfolio, either through direct management of projects or by sourcing and overseeing contract Project Managers.

Key responsibilities

  • Define, plan, and direct the execution of a broad range of technical projects, while balancing the competing demands of scope, time, cost, quality, resources, and risk
  • Identify, acquire, and lead multifunctional project teams
  • Manage a portfolio of projects, in addition to individual projects assigned to the position
  • Ensure project objectives/requirements are clear and agreed to by all stakeholders
  • Manage relationships with various technology and business communities to achieve project objectives
  • Facilitate project management activities across the entire project management methodology
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication for assigned projects and with dependent projects
  • Ensure successful and timely completion of deliverables
  • Track progress against baseline schedule
  • Plan, baseline and control costs to ensure projects are completed within approved budget
  • Recommend improvements where necessary / appropriate to improve operational efficiencies
  • Conduct risk management planning, identification, analysis and monitoring on projects
  • Formulate risk mitigation strategies and recommend solutions
  • Manage the processes required to ensure timely and appropriate generation, collection, distribution, storage, retrieval, and ultimate disposition of project information and documentation necessary for successful communications across all
  • stakeholders and any required updates to living system documents
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Project Management experience in an Agile/Scrum setting is preferred.



This position is not eligible for relocation.

Qualifications:

  • 7+  years of experience as a successful Information Technology Project Manager using structured project management processes
  • Bachelor's degree in CS, MIS, Life Sciences, Business; or equivalent experience
  • Deep understanding of SDLCs including Agile /Scrum methodologies
  • Proven ability to obtain results in a matrix environment
  • Track record of delivering projects on time and on budget
  • Well versed in vendor management and can look for new opportunities to optimize our vendor contracts and relationships
  • Ability to see the interrelationship of a project across "the big picture" and understand its dependency on other projects in the program as required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels
  • Exceptional listening, problem solving, negotiation, and facilitation skills
  • Experience with the following tools: Salesforce, Smartsheet, Clarity, Wand, Project Library
  • Understanding of supply chain systems (preference SAP)
  • Pharma industry experience, PMP/PMI certification

1/18/19 Manufacturing Technician - Aseptic Operations (AO) (Contractor/Temporary-4 months) (Night Shift) Individual contributor Hillsboro, California

Please make note, night shift-6:00 pm-6:30 am, Wednesday-Friday plus every other Saturday

(Contractor/Temporary 4 months)

Under the direction of AO Manufacturing Supervisor or other qualified Operations Specialist, perform a wide variety of tasks and operations that are required to formulate, fill, inspect and package sterile pharmaceutical products in a state-of-the-art, automated production and packaging facility.  Troubleshoot, maintain, and assemble all production equipment as required.  Assist the Operations Specialist on major equipment overhauls, repairs, and installations as necessary.  All operations will be carried out in compliance with cGMPs, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), product recipes, and Genentech standards.

In addition to performing the responsibilities/tasks below, the successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following traits:

  • Passion and drive to develop and maintain a LEAN culture dedicated to providing the best results for our internal and external customers.
  • Embraces Class A principles and behaviors.
  • Continuously in search of ways to maintain the highest levels of productivity.
  • Actively participates in a teamwork environment that maintains a high performance culture.

     

Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to all plant safety policies and procedures and proactively identify unsafe conditions.
  • Perform safety and housekeeping audits as required.
  • Assist in set up, change over, and test run equipment for various-sized vials and packages as required.
  • Supporting the Operations Specialist Maintenance, and/or outside services in the repair, maintenance, and calibration of GNE Systems as required.
  • Perform training of other Technicians.
  • Assist in the development of plant SOP’s and training materials.
  • Execute production recipes, check-in equipment, and perform material movements using automated computer software applications (SAP and MES systems).
  • Operate all formulation, sterile filling, inspection, and final vial packaging equipment in the plant.
  • Perform preparation of sterile components.
  • Assist in the cleaning, set-up, sterilization, and disassembly on a variety of processing equipment.
  • Perform bulk thaw, dilution, and formulation operations.
  • Performing manual inspection of empty vials and filled product with a focus on quality and efficiency.
  • Conduct environmental monitoring activities in the manufacturing areas as required.
  • Prior to start-up, during processing, and at the completion of the manufacturing process, perform all documentation and clerical functions to provide the proper accountability and traceability of components and finished product.
  • At the start and finish of each shift, report and make recommendations regarding equipment, supplies, required repairs, process concerns, safety concerns, and areas for improvement in reliability, yield, and efficiency.
  • Work effectively and efficiently in a team-oriented environment to ensure maximum and high-quality output.
  • Perform cleaning and housekeeping duties as required.

Requirements:

 

Proficiency in the English language – reading, writing, and communication.  Must be able to work all shifts (1st, 2nd, or 3rd), required overtime as needed, able to lift 45 pounds, and stand for extended period of time.  Must be able to successfully pass all job-related tests and certifications required for working in a cGMP, quality environment including but not limited to: inspections and GMP requirements to perform essential functions of the job.  Must re-qualify every year on all job-related tests and certifications as job or qualifications require.  All candidates must pass a vision acuity and color discrimination test.

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent AND
  • Graduate of a two-year Associates Degree program in Electrical/Mechanical Technology (or equivalent) is a plus.

Experience:

1 to 2 years (within the last 7 years) experience in the operation of complex mechanical equipment used in the washing, filling, conveying, sealing, inspection and packaging of products/containers is highly desirable.  Target industries include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, biomedical, electronic, and chemical, food, cosmetics, and/or other medical industries.

Computers:

Must be computer literate, including ability to interface with computer systems and PLC-based logic.  Must be comfortable working with Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), navigating through web pages and e-mail.  Must possess basic typing skills.

1/18/19 Head, Clinical Quality & Compliance Executive (Director/VP) South San Francisco, California

Description:

Reporting to the Head of the Genentech Early Clinical Development Quality & Compliance Office, this position is responsible for providing global strategic direction and leadership for GCP quality and oversight and for clinical programs within the Early Clinical Development organization. Incumbent will provide leadership across the quality and compliance landscape by continually analyzing applicable quality and compliance issues within Genentech Early Clinical Development to promote continuous improvements and serve as a resource for members of other disciplines.  As an expert, the Head of Clinical Quality and Compliance will provide sound judgment and risk-based rationale to enable decision-making, and support the development and execution of effective and comprehensive action plans to address quality and compliance risks. This role will interface with key business stakeholders, leaders in the GCP quality and compliance domains, various internal functions and external groups including Vendors, and Contract Research Organizations (CROs) and play a critical role as a leader managing QCO personnel who directly support Protocol Execution Teams (PET) in GCP compliance related manners This role contributes to and supports the Genentech Early Clinical Development mission to formulate and implement scientifically robust, nonclinical and clinical development plans to provide life-changing therapies for patients.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of cross- organizational ICH/GCP Quality and Compliance strategies and objectives. 
  • Provide leadership across the quality and compliance landscape by continually analyzing applicable quality and compliance issues within Genentech Early Clinical Development to promote continuous improvements and serve as a resource for members of other disciplines.
  • Drive the execution of GCP compliance or quality related initiatives that have a cross-functional impact ECD impact or as it relates to a critical global compliance issue.
  • Partner with global and regional Quality and Compliance functions, to promote adherence to regulations, Policies, SOPs, and guidelines.
  • Evaluate relevant metrics, proactively assess potential risks and recommend mitigating / remediating actions in collaboration with Head of Quality and Compliance Office to ensure that issues/risks/trends are appropriately escalated & communicated to business partners.
  • Develop effective data collection and reporting systems to meet regulatory requirements and management information needs.
  • Manage and advise key business stakeholders on critical GCP compliance and quality issues. 
  • Manage a team of QCO personnel (3-5, depending on changing needs), providing direction and compliance leadership including selection, performance review, coaching and development.
  • Support ICH/GCP and compliance inspection readiness and inspection management activities.  
  • Ensure timely closure of necessary corrective and preventative actions, resolve any conflicts to closure and align efforts with applicable Quality and Compliance organizations, to ensure that systemic findings and/or trends are incorporated into global procedures as appropriate.
  • Drive an overarching GCP Quality Strategy for governing vendor partnerships that the functions will leverage to support and drive quality outcomes and deliverables
  • Review and provide input on GCP /PV related policy and procedural documents (as required)
  • Support due diligence activities including providing responses to prospective CRO partners’ quality system and GCP-related queries.   
  • Participate in GCP steering committees to provide governance and oversight of quality and compliance issues (including quality oversight of vendors and delegate to Global GCP Council))
  • Identifies processes and procedures to be developed and owned by Quality and Compliance Office and provide support to functional process owners on process improvements, metrics and standards
  • Stay abreast of relevant laws and regulations that affect organizational quality and ability to remain in a state of regulatory compliance.

These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of people assigned to tis job; however, are instead intended to describe the general nature and level of the work.  Different levels of responsibility and accountabilities may be assigned to take account of the skills and capabilities and experience of the individual.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in life sciences/other healthcare disciplines with 10+ Years in pharmaceutical drug development, preferably within a clinical, quality, compliance or regulatory environment; advanced degree or legal degree is preferred.
  • Line management experience with proven, leadership, mentoring and coaching skills.
  • Working knowledge of international GCP drug development regulations, including USA (FDA), EU (EMA, MHRA), Japan (PMDA), and ICH Guidelines
  • Strong strategic, critical thinking skills with ability to influence senior leadership across Dev. Sci. functions as well as Legal, Global Medical, Corporate Compliance, and IT
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ICH/GCP, healthcare laws, regulations and standards as they pertain to systems/procedures adopted within, and/or related to, Genentech Early Clinical Development in the conduct of their business.  
  • Development of systems/SOPs for an R&D organization, experience in the implementation of new processes, and proven success facilitating change within a complex organization.
  • Working knowledge of ICH/GCP quality and compliance issues within a global pharmaceutical organization. 
  • Proven project management skills and ability to work effectively in an international multicultural matrix organization.
  • Ability to influence people at different levels in matrix organization and assist integration across locations and functions.
  • Demonstrated analytical, organizational, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Successful record of problem identification/resolution in an environment of potential conflict.
  • Proven knowledge of the development and delivery of risk-based decision methodologies.
  • Highly self-motivated, well organized, and able to develop alternative solutions to issues. 
  • Excellent Communication Skills
    • Listening, interpreting and summarizing information
    • Clear and concise verbal communication
    • Professional and concise written communications –exceptional attention to detail required
  • Periodic travel (international and national) may be required.

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1/18/19 Senior Data Strategy & Governance Manager Kaiseraugst, Aargau

GPS (Global Product Strategy) drives the business strategy at Roche from research to commercialization. GPS collaborates closely with teams across the organization to bring new therapies to the market and maximize the launched product portfolio. With your ability to work in the detail yet see the big picture you can influence the direction of the company in a disease area. At Roche we offer you chances to create your career inside or outside of GPS. With offices in 160 countries, we offer a truly international experience depending on where your interests take you.

The Senior Data Strategy & Governance Manager will be responsible for the development and operations of a robust strategy for management and governance of data solutions for the Advanced Analytics and Business Insights (AABI) Center of Excellence. In this role, the individual will closely work with the AABI team and the broader GPS/I8 teams to pull through different strategies and steward the process of translating them to data and technology solutions. The Senior Manager will be responsible for facilitating decision-making via governance models between the GPS/I8 teams and IT and for translating business requirements into consistent business rules. This work will make information easily accessible to users and incorporate best practices. They will work with external and internal data providers for data evaluation, acquisition, and integration. They will work within the GPS and I8 communities to guide training, documentation, access, and knowledge management for the analytical platform user community.

Responsibilities

In this position, the person will be accountable to consistently and effectively:

  • Define and refine an adaptable governance methodology, to manage the data life cycle through master data management, data integration, and reporting and analytics
  • Partner with stakeholders across Commercial, Market Access, Medical, Finance, and IT, to drive resolution of complex data problems
  • Define and create needed training, documentation, access, and knowledge management for users of the analytical platform
  • Represent data management on cross-functional projects, through data thought leadership and pull through of strategy and governance policies
  • Support development processes for managing data strategy across GPS and I8 business processes and the analytics ecosystem
  • Partner with legal and compliance to review and validate data usage policies and implement them through projects and governance policies
  • Work with solutions vendors to govern proposed data-related solutions, across GPS and I8 functions, to ensure consistency and avoid proliferation and/or duplication; continuously monitor adherence
  • Effectively monitor the performance of vendors to ensure on-time and on-target operations and services that are within budget
  • Demonstrate exceptional knowledge of commercial data assets and tools
  • Challenge the status quo and proactively identify novel, effective ways to apply knowledge to achieve business objectives
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders and be sought after for collaboration in areas of expertise

Qualifications
  • Bachelor Degree (computer science, engineering or other technical disciplines are a plus); MBA or related technical graduate degree a plus
  • 8-10 years of previous experience working in the areas of master data management, data stewardship, data governance, data acquisition and/or strategy
  • Experience managing data projects and data vendors in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or related industry
  • Knowledge of global commercial data assets, in the pharma/biotech space, like provider, payer, sales, claims, specialty pharmacy data, etc.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, detail-oriented with a focus on quality and accuracy
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, proficient in interacting with cross functional teams and senior leadership, as needed
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of, or aptitude for learning, business information systems, databases and business analytics relevant to the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industries
  • Proven track record of meeting, or exceeding, objectives and goals
  • Previous experience in other functions within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or related industry is strongly preferred
  • Business travel is required for regular internal and external business meetings

Are you ready to apply? We are looking for someone who thinks beyond the job offered - someone who knows that this position can be a rare springboard to many other opportunities at Roche.

Roche embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

1/18/19 Head of Platforms and Governance for Business Insights Kaiseraugst, Aargau

GPS (Global Product Strategy) drives the business strategy at Roche from research to commercialization. GPS collaborates closely with teams across the organization to bring new therapies to the market and maximize the launched product portfolio. With your ability to work in the detail yet see the big picture you can influence the direction of the company in a disease area. At Roche we offer you chances to create your career inside or outside of GPS. With offices in 160 countries, we offer a truly international experience depending on where your interests take you.

We are currently looking for a Head of Platforms and Governance for Business Insights who will lead the Platforms and Governance team that is part of the Advanced Analytics for Business Insights (AABI) Center of Excellence within Global Product Strategy. This team is responsible for securing and creating value from data assets, in addition to building and operating our next generation analytics platform that will identify critical business issues and opportunities for the strategic direction of Roche. This team, in collaboration with Pharma Finance, I8, Informatics, and other groups, will drive rapid expansion of advanced analytics technologies, alongside existing analytical functions, to enable better decision-making across Roche Pharma business.

You will be responsible for developing strategy for data management and architecture, data governance models, and analytical platform solutions that will accelerate insight generation and enhance decision-making across the organization. They will partner with leaders in Commercial, Finance, Medical, and Market Access to identify business needs that shape this strategy. They will work closely with IT to ensure the implementation of data delivery and state-of-the-art analytical platforms to address the identified needs. In addition, this position will hire and lead a team of data strategy, architecture, and governance managers.

The Head of Platforms and Governance will be a member of the Advanced Analytics for Business Insights (AABI) Center of Excellence leadership team and report to the Global Head of the AABI group. They will guide senior management and cross-functional executives in relevant issues and represent the department more broadly within the GPS organization. In addition, the Head of Platforms and Governance will play an active role in the leadership and development of the AABI Center of Excellence team overall.

Responsibilities:
  • Shape the organizational mindset to envision the possibilities for advanced analytics, generate interest and demand for advanced analytics solutions, and cultivate business support and participation in new solutions
  • Operate as a thought leader and visionary, with the ability to evangelize strategic use of data and advanced analytics in decision-making
  • Establish centers of excellence within central data stewardship. Define and manage solution architecture from idea to implementation, ensuring that solution supports the business objectives, while maintaining the integrity of the overall enterprise architecture.
  • Accountable for solution architecture and roadmap of data and analytics platform strategy. Responsible for platform-as-a-service performance as measured by the enablement of business outcomes. Responsible for proposing technology solutions and getting buy-in from functional leaders / squad leaders, securing investments, and leading teams to implement such solution.
  • Drive efficiency and improvements in media / social operations and strategy by advising / training on the effective use of platform / data
  • Collaborate with Pharma Informatics functions to ensure that technology enables advanced analytics capabilities and that data is reliable and accurate
  • Develop a culture and environment where data strategy, architecture, and governance managers thrive, oversee the development of competency models, career paths, and onboarding and training programs for the individuals in the group
  • Collaborate with existing analytics teams, as well as key stakeholders, to identify existing, or new, areas that can benefit significantly from advanced analytics
  • Provide technical leadership to team members and vendor resources (onsite and offshore). Manage platform/technology vendors.
  • Stay abreast of market evolutions and dynamics regarding Roche’s position in industry and therapeutic areas

In order to be successful in this role, we belive you need 8+ years of healthcare data and analytics experience, with 2+ years of management experience. We seek an accomplished leader, with demonstrated success in leading teams and guiding key decisions through analytical insight. Specifically, you will possess the following:

  • Masters/PhD in computer science, engineering or related graduate-level degree
  • Previous experience leading & managing IT consulting or related functions. Strong leadership skills: excellent team management, coaching and mentoring skills; superior planning, process and influencing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be an effective change management leader for direct reports
  • Exceptional structured problem solving and strategic agility abilities
  • Deep knowledge of commercial data assets, in the global pharma/biotech space, like provider, payer, sales, claims, specialty pharmacy data etc., as well as proven experience managing the alignment of data strategy across commercial operations and driving resolution of large scale business challenges and complex data problems
  • Experience with business information systems, databases and business analytics relevant to the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industries including relational databases, “big data” technologies, and cloud computing environments
  • Knowledge of business analytics and associated practices relevant to the pharmaceutical/biotech industries (e.g., experience with secondary market research data, such as syndicated sales & marketing data, claims data, and longitudinal patient data)
  • Proven track record for consistently meeting or exceeding qualitative, as well as any relevant quantitative, targets and goals
  • Demonstrated capability in driving business results through modeling, segmentation, analysis, and refinement
  • Ability to communicate statistical and technical ideas and results to non-technical clients in written and verbal form, including experience and level of comfort presenting concepts to senior executives
  • Impeccable ethics and integrity
  • Business travel is required for regular internal and external business meetings

Are you ready to apply? We are looking for someone who thinks beyond the job offered - someone who knows that this position can be a rare springboard to many other opportunities at Roche.

Roche embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

1/18/19 Data Strategy & Business Architect Kaiseraugst, Aargau

GPS (Global Product Strategy) drives the business strategy at Roche from research to commercialization. GPS collaborates closely with teams across the organization to bring new therapies to the market and maximize the launched product portfolio. With your ability to work in the detail yet see the big picture you can influence the direction of the company in a disease area. At Roche we offer you chances to create your career inside or outside of GPS. With offices in 160 countries, we offer a truly international experience depending on where your interests take you.

The Data Strategy & Business Architect will be responsible for the development and operations of a robust strategy for management and business architecture of data solutions for the Advanced Analytics and Business Insights (AABI) Center of Excellence. In this role, the individual will closely work with the AABI team and the broader GPS/I8 teams to pull through different strategies and steward the process of translating them to data & technology solutions. The Business Architect will function as liaison to the Information Technology team and support the requirements for the GPS and I8 teams by providing technical and thought leadership for data acquisition, integration, and modeling, as well as information storage and management. This work will make information easily accessible to users and incorporate best practices.

Responsibilities

In this position, the person will be accountable to consistently and effectively:

  • Set strategic direction for and lead GPS/I8 Data architecture while establishing a strong partnership with the IT business partner
  • Develop processes for managing data strategy across GPS and I8 business processes and the analytics ecosystem; support creation of a data solution roadmap in alignment with the strategy
  • Partner with stakeholders across Commercial, Market Access, Medical, Finance, and IT to drive resolution of complex data problems
  • Represent data management on cross-functional projects, through data thought leadership and pull through of strategy and governance policies
  • Partner with legal and compliance to review and validate data usage policies and implement them through projects and governance policies
  • Work with IT to govern proposed data related solutions, across GPS and I8 functions, to ensure consistency and avoid proliferation and/or duplication; continuously monitor adherence
  • Drive consistencies and best practices to ensure operational efficiencies across multiple systems and/or services.
  • Ensure established policies, protocols, and security standards to protect patient and HCP data privacy and vendor / GNE intellectual property across systems
  • Ability to project manage a vendor RFI / RFP process to compare and identify best in class data architecture for Roche systems
  • Effectively monitor the performance of vendors to ensure on-time and on-target operations and services that are within budget
  • Demonstrate exceptional knowledge of global commercial data assets and tools
  • Challenge the status quo and proactively identify novel, effective ways to apply the knowledge to achieve business objectives
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders and be sought after for collaboration in areas of expertise

Qualifications
  • Bachelor Degree (computer science, engineering or other technical disciplines are a plus); MBA or related technical graduate degree a plus
  • 8-10 years of previous experience working in the areas of master data management, data stewardship, data governance, data acquisition and/or strategy
  • Previous experience in data modeling and database design is a plus
  • Experience managing data projects and data vendors in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or related industry
  • Knowledge of global commercial data assets, in the pharma/biotech space, like provider, payer, sales, claims, specialty pharmacy data, etc.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, detail-oriented with a focus on quality and accuracy
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, proficient in interacting with cross functional teams and senior leadership, as needed
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of, or aptitude for learning, business information systems, databases and business analytics relevant to the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industries
  • Proven track record of meeting or exceeding objectives and goals
  • Previous experience in other functions within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or related industry is strongly preferred
  • Business travel is required for regular internal and external business meetings

Do you have any questions? Please check our FAQs and videos on careers.roche.ch/faq.

Are you ready to apply? We are looking for someone who thinks beyond the job offered - someone who knows that this position can be a rare springboard to many other opportunities at Roche.

Roche embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

1/18/19 Head of Data Science for Business Insights Kaiseraugst, Aargau

GPS (Global Product Strategy) drives the business strategy at Roche from research to commercialization. GPS collaborates closely with teams across the organization to bring new therapies to the market and maximize the launched product portfolio. With your ability to work in the detail yet see the big picture you can influence the direction of the company in a disease area. At Roche we offer you chances to create your career inside or outside of GPS. With offices in 160 countries, we offer a truly international experience depending on where your interests take you.

We are currently looking for a Head of Platforms and Governance for Business Insights who will lead the Platforms and Governance team that is part of the Advanced Analytics for Business Insights (AABI) Center of Excellence within Global Product Strategy. This team is responsible for securing and creating value from data assets, in addition to building and operating our next generation analytics platform that will identify critical business issues and opportunities for the strategic direction of Roche. This team, in collaboration with Pharma Finance, I8, Informatics, and other groups, will drive rapid expansion of advanced analytics technologies, alongside existing analytical functions, to enable better decision-making across Roche Pharma business.

You will be responsible for developing strategy for data management and architecture, data governance models, and analytical platform solutions that will accelerate insight generation and enhance decision-making across the organization. They will partner with leaders in Commercial, Finance, Medical, and Market Access to identify business needs that shape this strategy. They will work closely with IT to ensure the implementation of data delivery and state-of-the-art analytical platforms to address the identified needs. In addition, this position will hire and lead a team of data strategy, architecture, and governance managers.

The Head of Platforms and Governance will be a member of the Advanced Analytics for Business Insights (AABI) Center of Excellence leadership team and report to the Global Head of the AABI group. They will guide senior management and cross-functional executives in relevant issues and represent the department more broadly within the GPS organization. In addition, the Head of Platforms and Governance will play an active role in the leadership and development of the AABI Center of Excellence team overall.

Responsibilities:
  • Shape the organizational mindset to envision the possibilities for advanced analytics, generate interest and demand for advanced analytics solutions, and cultivate business support and participation in new solutions
  • Operate as a thought leader and visionary, with the ability to evangelize strategic use of data and advanced analytics in decision-making
  • Establish centers of excellence within central data stewardship. Define and manage solution architecture from idea to implementation, ensuring that solution supports the business objectives, while maintaining the integrity of the overall enterprise architecture.
  • Accountable for solution architecture and roadmap of data and analytics platform strategy. Responsible for platform-as-a-service performance as measured by the enablement of business outcomes. Responsible for proposing technology solutions and getting buy-in from functional leaders / squad leaders, securing investments, and leading teams to implement such solution.
  • Drive efficiency and improvements in media / social operations and strategy by advising / training on the effective use of platform / data
  • Collaborate with Pharma Informatics functions to ensure that technology enables advanced analytics capabilities and that data is reliable and accurate
  • Develop a culture and environment where data strategy, architecture, and governance managers thrive, oversee the development of competency models, career paths, and onboarding and training programs for the individuals in the group
  • Collaborate with existing analytics teams, as well as key stakeholders, to identify existing, or new, areas that can benefit significantly from advanced analytics
  • Provide technical leadership to team members and vendor resources (onsite and offshore). Manage platform/technology vendors.
  • Stay abreast of market evolutions and dynamics regarding Roche’s position in industry and therapeutic areas

In order to be successful in this role, we belive you need 8+ years of healthcare data and analytics experience, with 2+ years of management experience. We seek an accomplished leader, with demonstrated success in leading teams and guiding key decisions through analytical insight. Specifically, you will possess the following:

  • Masters/PhD in computer science, engineering or related graduate-level degree
  • Previous experience leading & managing IT consulting or related functions. Strong leadership skills: excellent team management, coaching and mentoring skills; superior planning, process and influencing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be an effective change management leader for direct reports
  • Exceptional structured problem solving and strategic agility abilities
  • Deep knowledge of commercial data assets, in the global pharma/biotech space, like provider, payer, sales, claims, specialty pharmacy data etc., as well as proven experience managing the alignment of data strategy across commercial operations and driving resolution of large scale business challenges and complex data problems
  • Experience with business information systems, databases and business analytics relevant to the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industries including relational databases, “big data” technologies, and cloud computing environments
  • Knowledge of business analytics and associated practices relevant to the pharmaceutical/biotech industries (e.g., experience with secondary market research data, such as syndicated sales & marketing data, claims data, and longitudinal patient data)
  • Proven track record for consistently meeting or exceeding qualitative, as well as any relevant quantitative, targets and goals
  • Demonstrated capability in driving business results through modeling, segmentation, analysis, and refinement
  • Ability to communicate statistical and technical ideas and results to non-technical clients in written and verbal form, including experience and level of comfort presenting concepts to senior executives
  • Impeccable ethics and integrity
  • Business travel is required for regular internal and external business meetings

Do you have any questions? Please check our FAQs and videos on careers.roche.ch/faq.

Are you ready to apply? We are looking for someone who thinks beyond the job offered - someone who knows that this position can be a rare springboard to many other opportunities at Roche.

Roche embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

1/18/19 Senior Data Scientist (4 positions available) Kaiseraugst, Aargau

GPS (Global Product Strategy) drives the business strategy at Roche from research to commercialization. GPS collaborates closely with teams across the organization to bring new therapies to the market and maximize the launched product portfolio. With your ability to work in the detail yet see the big picture you can influence the direction of the company in a disease area. At Roche we offer you chances to create your career inside or outside of GPS. With offices in 160 countries, we offer a truly international experience depending on where your interests take you.

The Data Scientist will be responsible for creating value from data assets using advanced analytics capabilities, such as data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence methods, to identify critical business issues and opportunities for the strategic direction of Roche as part of the Advanced Analytics and Business Insights (AABI) Center of Excellence. In this role, the individual will work closely with the AABI team and the broader GPS/I8 teams to define use cases, frame analytical solutions and roadmaps, and implement analysis to drive business impact for Roche across the Commercial, Market Access, Medical, and Finance teams. They will work closely with IT to develop state-of-the-art analytical capabilities to address identified needs.

The Data Scientist is a subject matter expert on analytics, data, and measurement. Their technical expertise and strong leadership is recognized externally (speaking at conferences and industry events) and internally (proactively providing market expertise and strategic guidance to key stakeholders, while learning and sharing methodologies for complex analyses). They integrate multiple data sources to become a trusted, objective source of strategic insights and compelling recommendations to the Commercial organization and our internal partners.

Responsibilities

In this position, the person will be accountable to consistently and effectively:

  • Set strategic direction by working across GPS/I8 to understand business needs and translate them into use cases to drive business impact for Roche
  • Partner with the data platform and governance team and IT to ensure that data strategy has the ability to resolve use cases in the most efficient and effective manner
  • Apply analytical and statistical methods to solve identified use cases in an agile manner using multiple data sources and analytical tools
  • Develop, implement, and evolve the role of data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence capabilities across GPS and I8 Commercial, Market Access, Medical, and Finance teams
  • Automate analyses and develop interactive, employee-facing tools, platforms, and systems that inform, support, and enable business decisions across Roche by delivering insights in a speedy and efficient manner
  • Provide technical/analytical expertise to team through secondary data analytics
  • Collaborate within cross-functional teams to develop solutions, gain alignment and deliver impactful business insights; engage necessary stakeholders to enable better decision-making
  • Openly share perspective and insights to elevate team thinking and drive a balanced, holistic point of view; effectively weigh and communicate trade-off considerations
  • Take an enterprise mindset, linking individual responsibilities with broader organization; focus on outcomes that provide most business value
  • Demonstrate self-accountability
  • Look for opportunities for continuous improvement; engage managers and peer group regularly for coaching, assistance, and advocacy
  • Act as a thought partner and advisor to all relevant teams and stakeholders; look for and establish opportunities for peer mentorship

Key Qualifications and Experience Required:
  • Masters/PhD in Data Science, Statistics, or related graduate-level degree
  • At least three years analytical experience, preferably within pharmaceutical or biotech industry
  • Very strong technical skills: designed and conducted analyses to generate insight and recommendations; proficiency in analytical tools (Python, Spark, R etc.) and cloud computing environments
  • Demonstrated ability to influence without direct authority and to develop and maintain strong partnerships
  • Exceptional structured problem-solving and strategic agility abilities
  • Excellent communication skills: simplifying complex information into clear, synthesized insights and presenting them to stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Experience with global pharmaceutical data: syndicated sales, promotional & marketing data, longitudinal patient-level data, payer data. Additional knowledge of primary market research or medical research data is a plus.
  • Experience using patient level data (medical/retail claims) to analyze treatment and usage patterns
  • Experience working with commercial teams and marketing analytics
  • Experience with advanced statistical techniques such as experimental design, CHAID, uncertainty analysis, data mining, segmentation methods, multivariate regression, construction of score-cards, or predictive modeling
  • Excellent speaking abilities; strong network around data science and analytics
  • Proven track record for consistently meeting or exceeding qualitative, as well as any relevant quantitative, targets and goals
  • Ability to communicate statistical and technical ideas and results to non-technical clients in written and verbal form, including experience and level of comfort presenting concepts to senior executives
  • Impeccable ethics and integrity
  • Business travel is required for regular internal and external business meetings

Do you have any questions? Please check our FAQs and videos on careers.roche.ch/faq.

Are you ready to apply? We are looking for someone who thinks beyond the job offered - someone who knows that this position can be a rare springboard to many other opportunities at Roche.

Roche embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

1/18/19 PHC Global Project Manager Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

Global Product Strategy (GPS) drives Roche’s strategy and portfolio of products - from research through to patients. As a member of GPS, you will be part of a truly international group who collaborates with functions and affiliates worldwide to shape the future of medicine. We believe that convergence of technologies like genomics, big (real world) data, digital and advanced analytics have the promise to tranform healthcare and our business, and deliver truly personalized care to patients. The GPS Personalized Healthcare (PHC) team’s objective is to be the center of excellence that leads Roche towards this promising future.

We are currently searching for a PHC project manager, to join our South San Francisco-based team. In this role you will help project manage and drive GPS Personalized Healthcare efforts, working across wide range of functions to ensure critical milestones and deliverables are achieved.

This position will support the GPS Centre of Excellence Therapeutic Area Leaders in shaping and implementing PHC Therapeutic Area strategies.

You will contribute to the success of the team by:

  • Assuming accountability and leadership for all project management aspects of the assigned global projects, from shaping the scope and plan of these projects to driving their successful delivery
  • Turning complex and ambiguous concepts into actionable plans for stakeholders
  • Identifying and managing the critical path of projects and key project risks, and proactively helping identify solutions to manage these
  • Effectively communicating and engaging cross-functional stakeholders across varying organizational levels to develop a holistic view of key activities, milestones and interdependencies for highly complex and often ambiguous, strategic projects
  • Ensuring global projects are planned and executed end-to-end in a timely, high quality and within budget manner
  • Working closely with PHC leaders to optimize project and project team effectiveness, efficiencies, time and resource allocation
  • Managing team-level and corporate processes effectively while being aware organizational transformations; using strong project and process knowledge to drive and adapt to meet team deliverables
  • Developing, maintaining and tracking consolidated project plans for GPS PHC efforts to enable accurate reporting and decision-making across global levels

To be considered for this position, you should possess:

  • 10-12 or more years’ multidisciplinary experience in the pharmaceutical or related industry (with 3 or more years’ leading large global projects)
  • Global experience managing product development or associated projects in the pharmaceutical or related industry is strongly preferred; Experience project managing Life Cycle Teams is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically when planning, managing teams, and managing processes
  • Demonstrated strong project management to enable precise execution
  • Experience building project management frameworks and plans for non-traditional projects
  • Prior experience managing and facilitating projects that span functions (R&D, commercial, diagnostics and external partners) and geographies
  • Skillful use of interpersonal skills and influence to accomplish work without formal authority and to ensure optimal team performance
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills, which enable successful collaboration across the organization
  • Comfortable interacting, influencing and presenting to senior executives at the VP/SVP level
  • A Bachelor’s Degree required (Graduate Degree and certification in project management are preferred)

1/18/19 Associate Scientist/ Scientist – Preclinical and Translational Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics (PTPK) Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

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 either oncology, immunology, and/or tumor immunology 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.) are highly desired. Working knowledge of PK/PD software (e.g., WinNonlin, 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.

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1/18/19 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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1/18/19 Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Bioinformatics & Computational Biology - Kaminker lab - Genentech Research Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

We are seeking an independent and motivated researcher for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Department to apply cutting edge single cell computational approaches to understand the role of sensory neurons in airway function. The successful candidate will join a highly collaborative research team that includes members of Bioinformatics, Neuroscience, and Immunology and will work exceptionally closely with bench colleagues in these groups. Our work is focused on dissecting the transcriptional and molecular pathways in sensory neuron populations that are required for normal lung function, and which might be dysfunctional in airway diseases.

For more information on Josh Kaminker lab, please visit: https://www.gene.com/scientists/our-scientists/josh-kaminker Information about the postdoctoral program at Genentech can be found at: http://www.gene.com/careers/academic-programs/postdocs.

  • You have a PhD in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computational Biology or similar field, and have some experience in either Neuroscience or Immunology.
  • You have a demonstrated record of innovative scientific accomplishments as evidenced by at least one first-author paper published or accepted in a top tier journal.
  • You enjoy working closely and collaboratively with bench scientists to solve complex biological problems.
  • You have experience working with some types of large scale genomic data (e.g. RNA- seq, single cell-seq, ATAC-Seq, genotype data, etc...)
  • You are passionate about applying your skills in genomics analysis to utilize bioinformatics methods (e.g. from Bioconductor) to understand the biology of disease
  • You are comfortable writing code in languages such as R, Matlab, Perl, or Python for bioinformatics analyses
  • You are able to present complex results, both verbally and in writing, to bioinformatics audiences and non-bioinformatics audiences

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1/18/19 Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Discovery Chemistry Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

A postdoctoral position is available in the department of Medicinal Chemistry.  The position will focus on developing new strategies for protein bioconjugation using cutting-edge technologies in catalysis and organic methodology.  Projects will include applying new methods to advance structural biology to help elucidate protein structure, phenotypic screening to identify protein targets of interest, and aid in the construction of new therapeutic modalities.

The ideal candidate will have a background in synthetic organic chemistry and/or chemical biology with a proven track-record of success as demonstrated by publications in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals.  Teamwork and strong communication skills are essential as the successful candidate will be working in an interdisciplinary team across the broader Genentech research organization.

https://www.gene.com/scientists/our-scientists/jack-terrett

https://www.gene.com/scientists/our-scientists/jason-zbieg

To learn more about the postdoc program, visit https://www.gene.com/careers/university-and-early-career/postdocs

1/18/19 Clinical Specialist, Rheumatology - San Antonio South/ Corpus Christi, Texas Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

Franchise: RAlly (Rheumatology)

Territory: San Antonio South

Territory includes: San Antonio South, Victoria, Corpus Christi, Brownsville, McAllen, Laredo, Marfa

The Clinical Specialist, RAlly sales manages and develops long-term relationships with physicians and other customers for the customer accounts in the assigned territory. As such, Clinical Specialists represent the assigned GNE brand(s) and their approved indications; helping external customers such as physicians, nurses, etc. learn about the benefits of the assigned GNE brand(s) in relation to the applicable therapeutic area/disease state.

Example Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for meeting or exceeding assigned sales targets
  • Develops robust territory business plans
  • Develops strong and long-term relationships with customers in all assigned accounts
  • Presents the assigned GNE brands in a professional, compliant, ethical and effective manner; helping external customers understand the benefits and use of GNE brands
  • Works collaboratively with cross-functional teams including but not limited to managed care, thought leader liaisons, medical science liaisons and co-promote counterpart (Novartis).
  • Monitors operating costs and compliance with territory budget
  • Complies with all laws, regulations and policies that govern the conduct of GNE activities
  • Understand how to use/coach to the ACE Customer Engagement Framework
  • Business travel, by air or car, is regularly required

Key Competency Profile:

  • Technical & Business Expertise
  • Inspiring & Influencing
  • Achieving Results
  • Decision-Making
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Strategic Agility

You are an individual with the following qualifications and experience:

(unless stated as "preferred" or "a plus," all other criteria is required)

  • Genentech sales experience preferred
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Average of 4 or more years' work experience
  • 2 or more years of previous sales experience in the pharmaceutical, biotech, or related industry is required
  • Institutional/Hospital sales and/or disease-state experience preferred
  • Proven track record of meeting or exceeding objectives & goals
  • Previous experience in achieving specific sales plans or other financial targets is preferred

NOTE:

This is a remote position.

This position requires significant use of either a company provided or personal vehicle to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the role. As a result, Genentech, Inc. (Company) from time to time will check your motor vehicle record for purposes of determining your eligibility for driving a Company vehicle or driving any vehicle on Company business.

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.

The next step is yours. To apply today, click on the "Apply online" button.

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.

1/18/19 Clinical Specialist, Rheumatology - San Antonio NE/ Austin, Texas Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

Level: E3

Franchise: RAlly (Rheumatology)

Territory: San Antonio Northeast

Territory includes: San Antonio NE, NE side of San Antonio up I-35: Austin, Killeen

The Clinical Specialist, RAlly sales manages and develops long-term relationships with physicians and other customers for the customer accounts in the assigned territory. As such, Clinical Specialists represent the assigned GNE brand(s) and their approved indications; helping external customers such as physicians, nurses, etc. learn about the benefits of the assigned GNE brand(s) in relation to the applicable therapeutic area/disease state.

Reports to: Matt Fogle - Division Manager, RAlly Sales

Example Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for meeting or exceeding assigned sales targets
  • Develops robust territory business plans
  • Develops strong and long-term relationships with customers in all assigned accounts
  • Presents the assigned GNE brands in a professional, compliant, ethical and effective manner; helping external customers understand the benefits and use of GNE brands
  • Works collaboratively with cross-functional teams including but not limited to managed care, thought leader liaisons, medical science liaisons and co-promote counterpart (Novartis).
  • Monitors operating costs and compliance with territory budget
  • Complies with all laws, regulations and policies that govern the conduct of GNE activities
  • Understand how to use/coach to the ACE Customer Engagement Framework
  • Business travel, by air or car, is regularly required

Key Competency Profile:

  • Technical & Business Expertise
  • Inspiring & Influencing
  • Achieving Results
  • Decision-Making
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Strategic Agility

You are an individual with the following qualifications and experience:

(unless stated as "preferred" or "a plus," all other criteria is required)

  • Genentech sales experience preferred
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Average of 4 or more years' work experience
  • 2 or more years of previous sales experience in the pharmaceutical, biotech, or related industry is required
  • Institutional/Hospital sales and/or disease-state experience preferred
  • Proven track record of meeting or exceeding objectives & goals
  • Previous experience in achieving specific sales plans or other financial targets is preferred

NOTE:

This is a remote position.

This position requires significant use of either a company provided or personal vehicle to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the role. As a result, Genentech, Inc. (Company) from time to time will check your motor vehicle record for purposes of determining your eligibility for driving a Company vehicle or driving any vehicle on Company business.

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.

The next step is yours. To apply today, click on the "Apply online" button.

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.

1/18/19 CI Franchise Lead Manager with direct reports South San Francisco, California

CI Franchise Lead Position

This is a Group Manager level position with individual contributor responsibilities as well as managing 2 direct reports and 1 long-term contractor.  The role is located in South San Francisco.

Global Product Strategy provides strategic business direction from research through development, commercialization, collaborating with functions and affiliates to shape the future of medicine.

The Strategic Insights & Analysis Team provides high quality insights on the market environment for relevant disease areas based on publicly available brand and market information, non-publicly available market intelligence, and market research.

Competitive Intelligence is a team of diverse backgrounds within SI&A that synthesizes medical, scientific, and commercial information from the external environment to drive decision-making for the Roche/Genentech portfolio. As a Competitive Intelligence Franchise Lead (CI FL) you will act as a strategic business partner to Oncology Franchise Heads, Disease Area Teams (DATs), global and affiliate integrated strategy teams (iSquads), Product Development, Business Development, and other cross functional teams.

In this role, you will have people management and individual contributor responsibilities. You will provide objective competitive assessments and analyses to enable effective and informed decision-making. This includes insights on dynamic market changes and competition that impact business decisions and strategy.

Job Description

In this position, you will be primarily accountable for consistently, effectively:

  • Being an expert in lung, skin, and rare cancers and key competitors in each space
  • Ability to identify shifting standards of care, emerging development trends, and potential opportunities for future development for our molecules
  • Recognition of emergent agents, MoAs, platforms, and modalities to identify threats and opportunities
  • Ability to accurately forecast competitor launch timelines and probabilities, identify critical competitors and data
  • Leading or influence key internal development and commercialization decisions
  • Lead CI strategy, mission and objectives within the relevant Franchise Area and drive translation of competitive findings into business recommendations that deliver success for the organization
  • Data expert to assure that impactful, actionable competitor information and Roche product differentiation is identified and taken into account during key decisions via strategic workshops or other venues
  • Identify opportunities to improve high-level pharma portfolio strategy or Roche organization structure and decision-making by drawing on case examples or other information from the external environment
  • Actively identifying CI information, data collection, and insight communication to varied stakeholders
  • Based on knowledge of impending strategic decisions, identify available data sources, collect competitive intelligence, and synthesize information for commercial, medical, and scientific leaders
  • Manage external vendor relationships for collection and structuring of CI data including planning and execution of CI at medical/scientific conferences
  • Comply with all laws, regulations and policies that govern the ethical conduct of Roche activities
  • Collaborating with many other functions
  • Ensure cross functional stakeholder alignment within the Therapeutic Area / Business Franchise in support of CI initiatives and deliverables and ensure alignment with broader Strategic Insights and Analytics team
  • Partnering across Business Insights & Operations (BIO), GPS, SI&A, Medical, Product Development, REDs, other functions, and key affiliate teams
  • Supporting CI team growth and people management
  • Being a champion internally for your direct reports to support their performance, career development and opportunities
  • Ensuring assigned goals and objectives are met and that assigned projects and other work are completed on time, to high standards, and within budget
  • Identification and execution of ways to improve the work processes of CI and grow the group’s influence within the organization

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (life sciences or related discipline is a plus); MBA, MD, or PhD in a life sciences, technical, or analytical discipline is preferred
  • Complex strategic project leadership experience in a matrixed environment--specific examples of influence in strategy decisions will be required
  • Prior experience as a front-line manager
  • International or global work experience is a plus, ability to travel globally required
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required
  • It is also required that the candidate has at least 1 of the following qualifications:
  • 2 or more years of corporate strategy, financial/investment analysis, venture capital, management consulting, or strategic planning experience in the biopharma industry
  • Medical oncology training and/or significant experience planning or executing clinical trials
  • Experience with CI techniques and projects leading biopharma teams through complex strategic decisions by synthesizing and incorporating competitor information
  • Other deep experience pharmaceutical product discovery, development, or commercialization

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1/18/19 Intern - Research and Early Development - Clinical Pharmacology, Modeling and Simulation Entry Level South San Francisco, California

Start Date: Summer 2019

Length of Assignment: 12 weeks

Work Hours: 40 hours per week

Our mission is to enable selection of a safe and effective dose, route and regimen for small molecules and biologics by applying the principles of quantitative pharmacology throughout a molecule’s life-cycle.  There are multiple internship positions in our department.

We are seeking an intern who is driven to use quantitative approaches to understand the Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of novel drug candidates. This individual will use Modeling and Simulation tools to enhance quantitative decision making. The modeling and simulation activities include population PK/PD models, translational models, system pharmacology models, disease models, clinical trial simulations, categorical model, literature meta-analysis, and other state of the art modeling and simulation techniques.

Qualifications: 

Candidates should have solid expertise in PK/PD modeling and simulation skills. Rich hands-on experience with NONMEM, R/Splus, Berkeley Madonna, Matlab, and/or other modeling and simulation software. The candidate must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and effectively in teams.

Education:

A M.S. or Ph.D. candidate in Pharmacometrics, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Biostatistics, or related discipline. Modeling and Simulation experience is required.

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