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9/19/18 Sr. Director, Digital Business Development, Real World Data & Oncology South San Francisco, California

Key Deliverables

  • As the leader for Oncology Personalized Health Care (PHC) and real world data (RWD) partnering, drive business development strategy and execute collaborations in oncology and RWD (including clinical, ‘omic, and clinical imaging data) across therapeutic areas that supports the execution of PHC strategy
    • Build strong knowledge base in PHC, including continual landscaping of potential partners and understanding of competitor actions.
    • Specific focus on oncology and RWD needs across all therapeutic areas
    • Work closely with executive PHC stakeholders within Roche to enable their strategies through actionable external relationships
    • Gain CEC-level alignment for partnership opportunities
    • Lead oncology and RWD PHC transaction execution
  • Present recommendations to CEC level management to enable decisions on strategic collaborations and M&A opportunities, including large transformative acquisitions, based on thorough analysis of scientific merit, strategic fit, business case and integration options for an acquisition, conducted jointly with internal stakeholders.
  • Manage team of 2 direct report(s) and provide guidance/support on their projects
  • As a principal spokesperson for Roche’s PHC and RWD efforts, represent Roche’s PHC vision to the external world at conferences, meetings, and networking events
  • Identify new areas for PHC growth/development within Roche and cultivate stakeholder support for these initiatives
  • Serve as PHC thought partner to executive-level management

Profile:

  • Experienced project leader with experience in corporate development (including negotiations), product forecasting and/or financial valuation. 
  • Strong analytical skills and business acumen
  • Interest and knowledge of competition and PHC companies (data, analytics, digital) and/or medical imaging
  • Ability to work on multi-projects in a fast pace environment, with consistent high quality,
  • Ability to autonomously lead projects with ambiguity and share outcomes/recommendations with senior management
  • Good influencer, knows how to build alliances
  • Strong inclination for learning, with interest and ability to think out of the box
  • Comfortable leading, developing, and mentoring less experienced members of team

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in business or life sciences discipline, MBA or Ph.D.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in Pharma or Biotech, including significant experience in corporate development, product forecasting and/or financial valuation.
  • Robust business development experience with a significant deal sheet
  • Proven project management skills and demonstrated leadership of cross functional teams
  • Commercial operation or strategic marketing experience a plus
  • Experience interacting with and making recommendations to senior management
  • Strong entrepreneurial mindset, financial acumen, scientific and M&A know-how, project leadership and management
  • Previous management experience

Location:

  • SSF

9/19/18 Senior Portfolio Manager, Regulatory PMO Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

The Product Portfolio Management Office (Product PMO) provides PTR with services in product portfolio management, product project management, TRT program management and knowledge management. The PMO works closely with the Biologics and Small Molecule platforms to deliver a holistic strategic plan for the Biologics and Small Molecules projects portfolio and to identify common regulatory and operational themes and trends between products and projects. The Product PMO collaborates with all functions in PTR to increase efficiencies, productivity and/or quality of the way the Technical Regulatory Teams (TRTs) operate. The Product PMO portfolio management supports product project prioritization; enables the product portfolio resourcing and budgeting processes and facilitates PTR product portfolio reviews. The Product PMO Portfolio Manager will actively contribute to these services. She/he will be responsible of the PTR Product Portfolio (Biologics and/or Small Molecules) and will be responsible to continuously improve processes that the Product PMO uses to resource, oversee, and report on projects at both the project and portfolio levels. As a member of the Product PMO, he/she will drive continuous improvement of the TRT program infrastructure and the collaborations with external partners such as Pharma Technical Development (PTD), Pharma Technical Supply (PTS), Pharma Development Regulatory (PDR), etc.

The Product PMO Portfolio Manager will support the knowledge management efforts in PTR by adhering to processes and fostering behaviors to ensure that critical regulatory information is consistently and easily available to PTR users. The Product Portfolio Manager will be in contact with leaders in key partner organizations regarding TRT and TRL interactions, roles and responsibilities and deliverables.

This role will build effective relationships with Technical Regulatory Leads (TRLs), Technical Regulatory Team (TRT) Members, PTR Operations Business Excellence, and other portfolio stakeholders and consumers of technical regulatory program and portfolio data.

Product Portfolio Management (Biologics and/or Small Molecules) – Develop/Adapt existing processes to accomplish the following:

  • Collect product project specific information from TRLs, TRTs, and technical managers including: Technical Regulatory Strategies; Regulatory product health and project execution performance information (adherence to schedule, scope / strategy, resources) and Product and projects risks.
  • Aggregate and analyze project data to identify, analyze, and manage portfolio-level trends and generate recommendations to PTR strategy including portfolio/business risk mitigation, staffing levels, workforce skills development, process improvements, cross-platform opportunities, etc. Develop and publish portfolio reports.
  • Collaborate with senior management and other stakeholders to identify portfolio data needed for decision making at various governance bodies and levels of functional leadership.

Work closely with the platforms to deliver a holistic strategic plan for their projects portfolio and to identify common regulatory and operational themes and trends between products and projects.

Establish governance and/or organization to manage the product portfolio process. Organize and/or manage the Product Portfolio Reviews. Enable the product portfolio resourcing and budgeting processes.

Develop, implement, monitor and evolve regulatory program management tools, methodologies and processes.

Drive continuous improvement of the TRT program infrastructure and of collaborations with external partners such as PTD, PTS, PDR, etc.

Support the knowledge management efforts in PTR by adhering to processes and fostering behaviors to ensure that critical regulatory information is consistently and easily available to PTR users.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Experience:

  • MS or Ph.D. in a technical field with 10 years in the biotech industry, including 5+ years proven experience leading and or managing teams in a matrix environment.
  • Sound knowledge of drug development processes. Well-versed in technical lifecycle of small molecules and biologics, and familiarity with technical regulatory requirements and planning of regulatory strategy.
  • Previous technical regulatory experience a plus.
  • Previous people management experience a plus.
  • Demonstrates, or has proven abilities to demonstrate PTR and Roche Core Competencies.
  • Demonstrates, or has proven abilities to demonstrate Roche Values and Leadership Competencies.
  • Strong project management and communication skills.
  • Evidence of effective skills in people and team development.
  • Highly competent in MS office applications including Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Project, etc.
  • Strong influencing skills; consistently achieves targeted results without authority and by leveraging his/her expertise, business knowledge, interpersonal skills, organizational savvy and relationships.
  • Strong partnering skills; has exceptionally strong and highly effective working relationships with internal and/or external customers, partners and stakeholders.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, including understanding of key change management concepts and methodologies; Proven abilities to effectively lead, organize and prioritize work.
  • Must work well as member of a diverse global team and in a proactive, positive and collaborative manner; Ability to lead cross-functional teams.
  • Comfort around all levels of staff and management; maintains a confident stance, stays focused and on-point, and is able to raise problems or challenges in a productive and competent manner.
  • Exceptional skills in assessing, summarizing and presenting business or operational priorities and decision-points for effective, timely and efficient management/executive decision-making.
  • Strategic orientation. Can effectively look out several years and project business or operational implications, trends, risks, uncertainties and/or opportunities.
  • Able to deal with ambiguity and constant change.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Able to function effectively in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment.
  • International or global business experience and cultural awareness preferred.
  • Ability to travel up to 20%
9/19/18 Principal Talent Partner, Pharma Technical Operations Individual contributor Vacaville, California

RESPONSIBILITIES

As a Principal Talent Partner, you will partner with senior management in the recruitment of talent to Genentech - individually managing a portfolio of openings and focusing on meeting or exceeding client's expectations and ensuring a positive candidate experience. In this position, you will be the primary Talent Partner/Advisor for Genentech’s state of the art Drug Substance manufacturing facility in Vacaville, CA.  You will work with employees and managers in the client organization to assure that we have the talent required to meet their business objectives – supporting Manufacturing, Quality, Engineering, Materials Management, Facilities Engineering, and other operations focused positions. As a leader within the group, you will foster a team environment and demonstrate collaborative leadership. You will partner with the Human Resource Managers and Talent Acquisition Management to develop and implement staffing plans and strategies for your client groups while ensuring that elements of diversity and organizational fit are included in the recruiting and hiring process.   

Additional responsibilities may include

  • Managing expectations of hiring managers and candidates, identifying and resolving issues
  • Drive the employment process and strategies within assigned organization, including developing complex recruiting strategies
  • Coach managers in providing feedback to candidates, developing offers, determining competencies, coordinating and training interview team
  • Perform executive recruiting, including identifying appropriate Contingency or Retained Search firms, maintaining relationships and partnering to ensure that candidates are interviewed expeditiously
  • Conduct interviews using in depth behavioral and skills assessment techniques
  • Attend job fairs, conferences and networking events
  • Contribute to the development of staffing process improvements.
  • Ensures recruiting solutions are consistent with Corporate Talent Acquisition objectives
  • Act as point person for clients in providing staffing reports and metrics
  • Act as project manager for client focused staffing projects (not just req focused)
  • Utilize, update and maintain applicant tracking system and CRM
  • Educate managers on legal implications in hiring
  • Develop advertising strategies for specific groups and coordinate advertising activities with recruitment advertising agency
  • Thorough understanding of relocation/Immigration process and resources
  • Thorough understanding and adherence and enforcement of internal staffing process
  • Partner with finance in determining headcount
  • Manage the reconciliation of the budgeted headcount vs. actual headcount
  • Negotiation skills
  • Demonstrate use of internal tools and resources
  • Demonstrate understanding business issues and impact to staffing
  • Presentation skills
  • Work with Talent Acquisition Manager on budget recommendations
  • Manage and oversee relocation/recruiting budget for individual client group at the officer level
  • Pipeline management, promotion and reporting
  • Partner with Client Group on internal talent management, including succession planning, talent review and internal candidate movement
  • Proactively manage escalation process related to all requisition activity (internal vs. external challenges)
  • Responsibility for Conference/Event management related to external recruiting, partner with Corp Talent Acquisition in strategic direction of event, and determine ROI for event participation

REQUIREMENTS

  • 8+ years of recruiting experience and Bachelors degree required.
  • Recruiting in a corporate environment is required and biotech or pharmaceutical recruiting experience is desirable.
  • Thorough knowledge of corporate business operations and the ability to translate business needs into recruitment strategies and actions
  • Strong technical expertise in where to source appropriate candidates for client groups
  • Substantial internal and external business knowledge
  • Thorough understanding of compensation guidelines and structures for a variety of roles
  • Ability to track and implement metrics to track recruitment success
  • Demonstrated expertise In utilizing progressive sourcing options such as direct sourcing, web 2.0 recruitment tools, networking, college recruitment, diversity recruiting, employee referrals
  • Strong assessment skills to evaluate candidates business and or technical background
  • Knowledge of behavioral interviewing techniques.
  • Experience supporting clients in operations (manufacturing, quality, engineering, supply chain, facilities) preferred
  • Additionally, the position requires excellent customer service skills and a consultative approach when dealing with internal and external clients and strong communication and relationship management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach, manage and develop staff preferred.
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills are required as well as taking on additional responsibilities as needed.

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9/19/18 Senior HR Data Engineer Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

Purpose:

Genentech is hiring a data engineer to help shape the future of People Analytics.  The perfect candidate will have experience building products that support data-driven decision-making. You are focused on results, a self-starter, and have demonstrated success in engineering.

As a data engineer, you will join our team of data scientists, analysts, and engineers to conduct analyses and build processes and tools that delight and inform thousands of Genentech employees.  You will report to the senior data scientist on the People Analytics team. 

Key Position Responsibilities:

Looking for an experienced data engineer to build codebase/workflows for pipelines and processes to reliably deliver data to users and systems.

Specific responsibilities include:

•     Own scaling of reliable, automatic processes to collect, store, transform, and deliver data to users and systems

•     Work with team to create new tools and dashboards that enable leaders, managers, and employees to make better decisions

•     Work with product owners to define requirements for individual projects and broader roadmap

•     See beyond the numbers to recommend, inform, influence, support, and execute people and business decisions across Genentech

•     Maximize the likelihood that innovation will continue to thrive at Genentech

Competencies:

  • Technical & Business Expertise: Applies emerging knowledge and trends in one’s area of expertise to improve results. Builds strong relationships with key customers. Contributes expertise to help colleagues within and beyond his or her area. 
  • Communication: Listens well. Expresses ideas fluently and eloquently 
  • Teamwork & Collaboration: Establishes strong collaborative relationships. Inspires others to do their best work by offering support and encouragement.
  • Inspiring & Influencing: Fosters an exchange of ideas and support amongst colleagues. Is good at promoting an idea or vision: persuading. Works effectively with other people over whom he or she has no direct authority

Education

  • Bachelors in computer science or similar technical field

Business Experience

  • 12 years or more professional software developer experience
  • Experience creating API-driven apps
  • Experience working with relational databases, as well as with large and heterogeneous data sets from different sources
  • Ability to prioritize multiple stakeholders and tasks, and manage work time efficiently
  • Excellent verbal and written business communication skills, including the ability to present highly technical subject matter to non-technical audiences

Specialized Knowledge / Skills

Lead developer with full-stack skill set, including:

  • Full LAMP Stack Experience: Linux operating system, Apache HTTP Server, MySQL,, and Python programming language
  • Scala, Python, Ruby, and Javascript frameworks such as node, vue.js, react, or angular
  • RDBMS such as MySQL, mariadb and Postgres
  • API design and development
  • Agile development (scrum master experience desirable)
  • AWS and cloud computing (AWS certification desirable)
  • Version control (git) and unit testing
  • Ability to work independently. Self-starter/self-motivated, capable of staying on track and pursuing solutions without supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate project status to both technical and non-technical team members and client representatives
  • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail

    9/19/18 HPC Operations Senior Administrator South San Francisco, California

    Job facts

    As part of the Global Operations team we are looking for a full time infrastructure engineer based in South San Francisco for our HPC environment.

    Your mission will be to manage agile computing environments in several locations to support our Research partners on supporting the relevant infrastructure components to achieve agility and performance. This includes installing, configuring, administering, and fine-tuning our High Performance Computing environment and related infrastructure components across the organization in a timely, cost-effective and efficient manner.

    Your main responsibilities will be:

    • Assist on the design of the new HPC infrastructure and evolution of the current environments.
    • Ensures installation, configuration and operation of the environments to achieve the performance and agility of the various applications supported (in the range of several hundreds).

    • Contributes to the concept, planning and execution of projects.

    Who you are

    You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

    • Experience in fast changing environments where solutions are deployed and retired at high pace.
    • Problem solving attitude
    • Senior level technical operational skills, such as troubleshooting, capacity planning, and root cause analysis
    • Excellent customer orientation and delivery focus with good end user perspective
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills
    • Advanced English language skill is a must
    • Ability to work effectively alone or within a team, including virtual teams
    • Clear goal orientation and supportive of change
    • Proactivity, with a clear ability to think beyond boundaries, take controlled risks and assume responsibilities
    • Desired understanding of Computer Systems Validation and ITIL concepts
    • Experience in a global organization, working in an international and multicultural environment is considered a valuable asset
    • A second language among: Spanish or German would be considered an advantage.
    • Active open source contributor
    • Working experience in pharmaceutical or scientific/research sector is an advantage

    Technical skills

    Specialist Profile

    Mandatory:

    • More than three years of experience, and at least HPC knowledge (High Performance Computing)

    • DevOps Mindset

    • Linux Administration and Scripting (other programming language)

    • GPFS basics

    • Configuration management (GIT/Stash, Puppet, and basic Bright knowledge)

    • Used to work in international environment, and fluent in english
       

    Basics knowledge in:

    • Dockers: Mesos/Marathon, DC-OS

    • Monitoring: Ganglia, Grafana, ELK, Influxdb

    • Provisioning: Katello/ Foreman, Jenkins

    • Network: Mellanox

    Senior profile:

    Mandatory:

    • More than 5 years of HPC experience (High Performance Computing)

    • DevOps Mindset

    • Linux Administration and Scripting (other programming language)

    • Configuration management (GIT/Stash, Puppet, and basic Bright knowledge)

    • Used to work in international environment, and very fluent in english

    Advance knowledge in:

    • GPFS

    • Monitoring: Ganglia, Grafana, ELK, Influxdb

    • Provisioning: Katello/ Foreman, Jenkins:

    Basics knowledge in:

    • Network: Mellanox

    • Dockers: Mesos/Marathon, DC-OS

    9/19/18 Validation Engineer / Manufacturing Technical Specialist Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

    Summary:

    As a Validation Engineer / Manufacturing Technical Specialist in our South San Francisco Production organization, you will be responsible for a variety of validation activities and for resolving challenging issues following cGMP regulations and company standards.

    General Job Responsibilities

    • Maintain a state of inspection readiness.
    • Provide input to the development of personal performance goals and departmental objectives.
    • Collaborate with Management to establish and meet targets and timelines.
    • Support routine operations and allocate assigned resources.
    • Manage competing priorities.
    • Serve as the Validation representative on cross-functional and multi-site teams.
    • Identify, design, and implement process and system improvements.
    • Lead and participate in the design and implementation of department and cross-functional initiatives.
    • Apply advanced theory, technical principles, and expert judgment to address a broad range of difficult problems.
    • Troubleshoot and direct the resolution of Validation issues by fostering effective interdepartmental and cross-functional partnerships.
    • Serve as a technical subject matter expert (SME) in support of department functions.
    • Train personnel and internal customers on relevant business processes.
    • Sign documents for activities as authorized and described by Genentech policies, procedures and job descriptions.
    • Be accountable for behaviors as described in Genentech’s Core, Common, and Critical Competencies.
    • Follow company policies and procedures.

    Specific Job Responsibilities

    • Manage equipment, utility, process, and facility validation and revalidation projects.
    • Develop validation and revalidation project plans.
    • Act as project manager for validation teams ensuring new systems are implemented within predetermined timelines and financial forecasts.
    • Validate equipment, utilities, processes and facilities.
    • Prepare validation protocols.
    • Coordinate the collection, testing, and analysis of samples and reporting of results required per validation protocol.
    • Collaborate with departments to ensure validation activities are executed efficiently and effectively.
    • Prepare validation summary reports for validation activities.
    • Review and approve validation documentation.
    • Provide technical assessment and approval for engineering and process changes.
    • Provide input into investigations with potential validation impact.
    • Present and provide rationale for the validation program during periodic audits and regulatory inspections.
    • Prepare, review, and approve relevant sections of regulatory submissions.
    • Procure and manage contractor support for outsourced validation assignments.
    • Develop and administer a change management system for validated equipment, utilities and facilities
    • Provide input into the design and presentation of department performance metrics.

    Job Requirements

    Minimum requirements include the following:

    • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Life Sciences or other relevant discipline
    • 2+ years of post-Bachelor’s experience in at least one of the following: relevant engineering role OR hands-on biopharma manufacturing role OR advanced degree in a relevant discipline
    • Experience with purification, fermentation and/or drug product processes is preferred
    • Demonstrated knowledge of cGMPs or equivalent regulations
    • Experience interpreting Quality standards for implementation
    • Ability to independently evaluate situations and propose potential solutions
    • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally both in writing and verbally
    • Strong problem solving capabilities
    • Experience with project management, including identifying resources and setting work priorities and timelines
    • Flexibility with work hours to meet business needs

    We are seeking applicants for this position who reside locally in the San Francisco Bay Area. No relocation. Only local candidates will be considered.

    9/19/18 Head of Human Factors Engineering - Medical Device Development Manager with direct reports South San Francisco, California

    Head of Human Factors Engineering

    The human factors engineering team collaborates with multifunctional teams including device engineering, regulatory, clinical, quality, marketing, and program management team members to inform and guide development of innovative products and ensure that those products are safe and easy to use.  This team manages human factors engineering activities within Genentech device development programs including ethnographic research, requirements definition research, use-related risk analysis, formative usability assessments, and final summative design validation studies.

    The head of human factors engineering will work independently and will provide guidance, coaching and training to direct reports and manage work activities of staff members. The work is reviewed with a focus on long-term perspectives, as the candidate exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments, and has responsibility of effective interaction with the Health Authorities in the area of human factors.  The head will manage and grow a team of human factors engineers and scientists, responsible for the human factors engineering activities for 15-20 active projects.

    The incumbent in this position will be responsible for supporting human factors engineering activities and facilitating product development towards the goal of commercialization. This objective will be accomplished by executing activities in the areas of:

    Team Leadership

    • Leads a team of 5-8 human factors engineers and scientists.

    • Manage and administer all aspects of personnel performance and staff development for the group.

    • Select, hire, and train staff on company and department policies, systems, and processes.

    • Coach, develop, and retain staff by providing an environment that encourages ongoing personal and professional development.

    • Manage and ensure the setting of goals for the team and the staff, and provide regularly scheduled feedback throughout the year, including workload prioritization and balancing.

    Human Factors Engineering

    • Direct the human factors engineering strategy for the Genentech combination products portfolio.

    • Develop collaborative relationships with key internal stakeholders including device engineering, pharmaceutical development, packaging, regulatory, clinical, marketing, and global product strategy.  

    • Maintain proficiency in current regulations and best practices for human factors engineering for medical devices and combination products (IEC 62366, AAMI HE75, etc) and advise senior leadership on related issues.

    • Collaborate with regulatory teams to develop human factors engineering strategies for new product regulatory filings, create regulatory submission documents, and respond to questions from regulatory agencies.

    • Represent the human factors team at internal and external conferences, committee meetings, workshops, and other external forums.

    • Manage budgeting, forecasting, and resource planning for the human factors engineering team.

    • Oversee collaborations with multiple external research partners.

    Quality Systems Compliance

    • Understand, implement and maintain Roche Pharma Quality Policy and Pharma Quality System (PQS) in the department.

    • Use, create, and implement device development procedures and templates ensuring alignment with human factors engineering industry standards and regulatory requirements.

    • Assist with resolving issues arisen from internal quality assessments/audits, regulatory inspections and notified body interactions, and aid in driving closure of inspection issues by preparing appropriate responses and corrective action resolutions.

    • Draft, review and/or approve design control documents and regulatory filings to support human factors engineering activities.  


     

    Qualifications

    The right candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

    • 12+ years of relevant industry experience or a combination of industry experience and advanced degree in a relevant discipline.

    • Excellent communication skills.

    • Experience working with external partners.

    • Highly organized and detail oriented.

    • Experience in drafting and reviewing the human factors sections of regulatory submission documents

    • In-depth knowledge of human factors design principles and usability evaluations, including experience conducting formative and summative human factors studies.

    • 5+ years of direct supervisory experience with the demonstrated ability to build and lead strong technical teams and develop technical staff.

    • Proven track record of working effectively in a matrix organization with cross-functional teams (e.g., device development, regulatory, clinical, quality, and program management) and experience working in a highly collaborative environment.

    • Ability to effectively direct the activities of a human factors engineering group supporting multiple simultaneous complex development programs.

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    9/19/18 Medical and Scientific Liaison - Cardiac - West Coast Individual contributor California - Field, California

    Job facts:

    If you are energized by cutting edge science and want to make an immediate impact in the area of CARDIAC products as part of a great team, Roche Diagnostics may just be your next great career choice!

    This role is for a field-based Medical Science Liaison (MSL), within the Roche Diagnostics Medical Affairs department. You will play a highly visible role in our company with critical relationships across the medical/scientific community, by communicating CARDIAC product-related information to investigators, clinicians and institutions. 

    The opportunity:

    • Provides information on research development and changes in standards of care and medical treatments, giving perspective to field activities associated with growing existing products and bringing new products to market.
    • Builds relationships and demonstrates the clinical outcome and benefits of company products to regional Key Opinion Leaders
    • Facilitates scientific discussions in cardiac care and cardiac biomarkers and works with other in-house and field partners to facilitate ongoing information/clinical data sharing (ie. new data, competitive information, insights learned from customer) to optimize communications and coordinated activities across the organization
    • Stays abreast of emerging scientific literature/clinical data, translate the data in applicable knowledge, and provide scientific input in the development of Medical Communication material
    • Partner and collaborate effectively with internal business partners, especially with members of the clinical teams
    • Stay abreast of emerging scientific literature/clinical data, translate the data in applicable knowledge, and provide scientific input in the development of Medical Communication material

    Who you are:

    • Bachelor’s degree.  MD, PharmD, DNP or PhD in clinical field strongly preferred.
    • 5+ yrs. related cardiac clinical/practice experience. Extensive clinical experience preferred.
    • Ability to develop and maintain collegial relationships with specialists and generalists within respective fields, as well as nurses, researchers, and laboratory professionals
    • Ability to lead, direct, influence and empower multi-discipline teams and individuals
    • Ability to successfully interface with senior management (within and external to company)
    • Excellent communication, conflict management, analytical, problem solving, decision-making skills
    • Ability to travel 50-60%

    Note: Currently there is one vacancy available in each territory.

    9/19/18 Regional Manager Scientific Affairs - Cardiac | West Coast Manager with direct reports California - Field, California

    This is a remote based position. Candidates can reside in CA, WA, OR, NV, ID or AZ

    Job facts:

    Lead and develop the Medical & Scientific Liaisons in their relationships with the medical/scientific community, with the objective of critical scientific exchange including medical/scientific education and responses to unsolicited “off label” inquiries to support healthcare professionals as well as internal Roche scientific groups and local business teams.

    Specialized and in-depth comprehensive knowledge and experience in a particular field, or business area. Duties are varied and complex often involving research, analysis and solution development. Provides direction on issues of area of expertise and assist department leadership in setting strategic direction. Typically a higher level professional position. Requires the regular use of originality and ingenuity. Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of field. Is generally assigned more complex and difficult assignments. Assignments are broad in nature. Typically works with greater discretion and latitude. May assist Consultants and lower level staff by providing advice and guidance.

    Responsible for maintaining and continuously improving the quality system and achieving quality objectives through daily actions.

    The Opportunity:

    • The Regional Scientific Affairs Manager will:
    • Maintains all of the Medical & Scientific Liaisons (MSL) responsibilities and competencies in the MSL job description. Additionally, assists with strategic customer engagements and thought leaders activities
    • Assists with recruiting, hiring, training and maintaining highly skilled field-based MSL. Provides direction, coaching and development of MSLs. Engages in direct observation and assessment of assigned MSLs on at least a quarterly basis. Provides verbal and written feedback on performance. Assists with establishment of and progress toward individual Objectives for assigned MSLs.
    • Assists with identification of educational needs and opportunities for MSLs. Assists with coordinating MSL attendance at appropriate scientific meetings.
    • Facilitates and develops the relationship with the medical/scientific community, by communicating product- related information to investigators and institutions. Provides information on research developments and new concepts in medical treatment and scientific technology, giving perspective to field activities associated with growing existing products and bringing new products to market.
    • Skilled in offering high level technical support to customers, sales and marketing. Addresses customer’s scientific inquiries (on-label and off-label unsolicited requests), documents requests and actions, troubleshoots issues and customer applications at site.
    • Disseminates project information/customer interaction. Attends appropriate U.S. and international scientific congresses, develops in-depth understanding of clinical practices and regulations, and maintains understanding and insight into current lab and clinical practices and guidelines.
    • Assists Director in regular staff meetings and other group activities and functions.
    • Accountable for identifying, collecting, and holding accountable the KPIs and metrics.
    • Nationwide travel of 50-60% within assigned MSL territories

    Who you are:

    • To be successful you will hold a Master’s Degree in Nursing, Business, etc
    • Previous management experience
    • 5+ years previous related clinical/practice experience
    • Ability to develop and maintain collegial relationships predominantly with specialists and generalists within respective fields, as well as nurses and laboratory professionals
    • Ability to lead, direct, influence and empower multi-discipline teams and individuals
    • Ability to successfully interface with senior management (within and external to company)
    • Capacity to manage conflict
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; Strong judgment and decision making skills
    • Ability to think strategically
    • Ability to develop and maintain deep relationships with thought leaders and healthcare professionals
    • Ability to quantify metrics


    Preferred Skills:

    • Doctorate level education (MD, PhD, PharmD)
    • Knowledge of Roche Diagnostics products.
    • Clinical Cardiac experience strongly preferred
    9/19/18 Team Coordinator, Global Medical Device Management (m/f) Individual contributor Mannheim, Baden-Wurttemberg

    Team Coordinator Global Medical Device Management (m/f)

    POSITION SUMMARY

    The Team Coordinator Global MDM works independently and leads Supplier Quality Oversight from Supplier selection / design development phase to post commercial phase for purchased medical devices, medical device components and constituent parts for Combination Products (collectively referred to as Medical Device direct materials hereafter).

    Main Responsibilities:

    • Lead Device Supplier Quality oversight activities in accordance with the applicable regulations, guidelines, GMP and Roche standards

    • Evaluate and solve a wide range of complex issues that affect multiple functions / sites related to direct material discrepancies, market complaints and associated investigations, in accordance with the applicable regulations, guidelines, GMP and Roche standards

    • Initiate, assess, and manage vendor initiated changes and third party actions for Roche initiated change in accordance with applicable regulations, guidelines, and Roche standards

    • Perform audits of direct material suppliers according to the Supplier Quality Management Audit Program

    • Monitor and Trend the performance and risk level of assigned Suppliers, Identify, Define and Implement Supplier corrective and improvement projects by proactively collaborating with Functions / Sites and Suppliers to enhance the quality and supply of direct materials

    • Create and Negotiate Quality Agreements. Provide quality requirements and negotiate final Supplier Specification

    • Participate in due diligence assessment for Supplier selection, Lead Supplier qualification and maintain its approved state through consistent satisfactory performance.

    • Strive to meet company and department goals and metrics

    • Drive continuous improvement objectives through end-to-end lifecycle management of processes and application of LEAN principles

    Who you are:

    • Master or university degree in engineering, pharmacy, life sciences or equivalent

    • Additional qualification in cGMP or auditing

    • at least 12 years of experience in pharmaceutical or medical device industry in the area of Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Production or Development, or an equivalent combination of education and experience in combination products, aseptic manufacturing and working in matrixed and global environments is preferred

    • Hands-on experience in medical device manufacturing

    • Demonstrated capability of applying risk management concepts and tools, and Design Control

    • Sound knowledge of Pharma and Medical Device GMPs, ISO standards and applicable international regulations, including but not limited to, Quality Systems Regulations and EU Medical Device Directive, ISO 13485, ISO 14971, ISO 9001, 21CFR Part 4 and Part 820.

    • Ability to interpret and apply Quality Standards related to Roche products and suppliers

    • Understanding of primary container and drug product manufacturing processes, laboratory test methods to include EP, USP, JP requirements, and industry standards preferred

    • Demonstrated teamwork, collaboration and influencing skills and relationship management with third parties, and ability to communicate clearly and professionally both verbally and in writing.

    • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills including hands on working experience with basic statistical tools. Six Sigma / LEAN knowledge is preferred

    • Knowledge in analytical methods, risk assessment and project management is beneficial

    • Excellent in written and verbal communication and negotiation in a difficult and complex environment in English; German would be beneficial

    • Responsible for setting own goals and tasks after discussions with superior

    • Ability to lead a small group of people

    • Manage a cross-functional team in a matrix structure (e.g. in an audit, material review board)

    • Moderate effects on several departments or interests

    Willingness to travel (up to 30% domestic and international travel)

    Who we are:

    With more than 12,000 employees Roche Diagnostics GmbH (RDG) represents the third largest site within Roche. Apart from the two sales organizations in Germany (Roche Pharma AG and Roche Diagnostics Deutschland) RDG is focused on the operative business. At the two sites in Mannheim and Penzberg new diagnostic tests and pharmaceutical active ingredients are developed and produced for the global market.

    Roche is an equal opportunity employer.

    9/19/18 PV Clinical Specialist or Senior PV Clinical Specialist Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

    Summary of Position:

    The PV Clinical Specialist supports the drug safety staff in the strategic and operational job responsibilities, including but not limited to the collection, clinical review, evaluation, and processing of adverse event (AE) information received by US Drug Safety.   The PV Clinical specialist is responsible for the oversight of study related activities in collaboration with other functional groups, serves as the single point of contact with Pharma Development Safety Science, and supports the US Drug Safety  PV Clinical Manager- Specialist in all activities. All responsibilities are performed under the direction of the PV Clinical Manager- Specialist.

    Key Accountabilities (The E4 and E5 PV Clinical Specialists will perform some or all the following activities):

    • Functions as the subject matter expert for all types of case processing, provides guidance, and oversight of ICSR quality within PV Clinical Team

    • Provides strategic input on case processing activities performed by the PV support team
    • Performs trend analysis for ICSRs processed in global safety database
    • Provides feedback and escalates [if required] to PV clinical management of any trends observed
    • Assists senior PV specialists in performing enhanced follow up activities [as required]
    • Assists in case process related activities during audits and inspections
    • Demonstrates expertise of appropriate labeling documents for Genentech/ Roche molecules and products and performs labelling assessment for AE(s) received using clinical knowledge
    • Demonstrates understanding of local and global health authority requirements pertaining to ICSR processing
    • Responsible for maintaining compliance with health authority regulations and guidance documents pertaining to ICSR submissions
    • Responsible for the oversight and implementation of internal Manuals, global / local safety SOPs / Work Instructions (applicable to USDS) and external collaborations agreements, e.g. PVAs and SDEAs
    • Responsible for the oversight of identifying, creating additional, or updating existing local Guidance Documents including but not limited to training matrix, identify appropriate target audience for training assignment
      • Demonstrates expert knowledge of protocol management in accordance with PV related standards, regulations and Genentech/Roche Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in order to oversee and lead the protocol review process for sponsored/managed and supported/funded studies for molecules/products in assigned therapeutic areas
    • Accountable for providing PV oversight to appropriate study/molecule teams
      • Accountable for Post Authorization Safety Assessment (PASS) classification for all Genentech /Roche sponsored and supported studies based on medical knowledge and European Union (EU) regulations
      • Reviews Safety Data Exchange Agreements and Safety Management Plans (as applicable)
      • Responsible for the assignment of molecule and therapeutic area assignments and tracking
      • Reviews Safety Data Exchange Agreements and Safety Management Plans and provides guidance on related documents (as applicable)
    • Actively participates as a member of the Study Management Team and performs PV activities including but not limited to: Providing presentations for investigator meetings, oversee clinical trial reconciliation and/or Case Transmission Verification (CTV)  (as applicable), acts as a single point of contact for safety related concerns, and acts as a safety liaison between safety science, Study Review Team (SRT), Study Management Team (SMT), and any similar governing bodies.

    Oversees Safety related activities for assigned Genentech/ Roche Product(s) managed by US Medical Affairs to include

    • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of the safety profile to include comprehensive working knowledge of appropriate labeling documents for assigned Genentech/ Roche Product(s)
    • Provides medical team molecule support in appropriate safety areas
    • Advises medical teams conducting interventional or non-interventional research that improves the care of patient from safety perspective
    • Independently oversees signal detection and validation for aggregate data received by USDS (e.g, PBRER, PSUR etc.)
    • Responsible for ensuring oversight and appropriate classification of all activities under USMA
    • Exhibits total knowledge of study classification (i.e, interventional studies, non-interventional studies, post-approval safety studies (PASS), registries, etc.)
    • Communicates and updates Team of any process related issues/ concerns
    • Acts as single point of contact for safety related concerns
    • Acts as Safety Liaison between Safety Science and Medical Team.
      • Expert knowledge of the Genentech/ Roche Product(s) safety profile(s) and appropriate labeling documents
      • Provides guidance on the medical review of safety related documents, including but not limited to pregnancy letters and develop a plan of action to mitigate any risk
      • Prepares written responses to drug safety queries from Health Care Professionals using the locally available information and/or initiating literature searches as required and/or initiating an investigation by Drug Safety Contact Line (global) as needed
      • Responsible for implementation of Risk Management Plans (RMP) / Risk Minimization activities or Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) for assigned molecules / products, with the ability to function as the RMP IC (as required)
    • Responsible for performing and overseeing health authority submissions via thorough understanding of FDA regulations as per code of Federal regulations (CFR)
      • Responsible for regular review of US submission rules within the safety database
      • Acts as a single point of contact for submission related inquiries
      • Liaises with internal/external stakeholders (i.e., PV information system, PDSS, regulatory, health authorities as applicable) to understand and implement regulatory requirements or any applicable changes
    • Develops, performs, and provides input on drug safety presentations for internal /external stakeholders as applicable.
    • Responsible for identifying any deviations or process improvements including corrective and preventive actions Contribute PV expertise to Genentech work products and coach/mentor others as needed
    • Act as a guardian for high standards of compliance, ethics and safety; putting patients at the center of all actions
    • Manages all PV related activities or commitments are appropriately actioned for assigned therapeutic areas which include but not limited to overseeing all study activities performed by individual molecule responsible
    • Participates in preparation on abstracts, posters, and presentation for medical/ scientific meeting and/or congresses based on the collaborative initiatives
    • Acts as single point of contact with key stakeholders for safety related activities and acts as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for safety related activities within Global Safety Database per Genentech/Roche SOPs.
    • Works closely with PV Clinical Manager to be aware of any safety issues / concerns and assist or leads special projects as assigned by and under the direction of the US Drug Safety PV Clinical Manager and/or other Safety personnel.
      • Provide support during audits and inspections.
      • Collaborates with PV Operations and SP PV Oversight teams as needed

    E4 PV Clinical Specialists

    The PV Clinical Specialists demonstrates expert knowledge of protocol management in accordance with PV related standards, regulations and Genentech/Roche Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to oversee and lead the protocol review process for supported/funded studies for molecules/products in assigned therapeutic areas under limited direct from the PV Clinical Specialist Manager. PV Clinical Specialist also provides guidance to PV Clinical Support staff as needed. Accountable for providing PV oversight to appropriate study/molecule teams and for activities concerning SRT or other similar governing bodies

    E5 Senior PV Clinical Specialists - Expert in all PV Clinical Specialist activities in addition to the following:

    Demonstrates expert knowledge of all PV clinical related activities and provides guidance to PV Clinical Specialist and support staff. Is also primarily responsible for all sponsored studies and medical team (or similar governing bodies) related activities.

    Provides strategic input in collaboration with the PV Clinical Managers / PV Clinical Head and can work independently within PV Clinical activities. Acts as an expert on Health Authority Regulations and supports PV Clinical Managers with interpretation of these regulations. Takes accountability for cross-functional projects and achieves desired results with minimal supervision. Identifies process improvements, establishes new standards and techniques to improve PV standards and compliance as required.

    Competencies Identified for Success:

    • Demonstrates capability to comprehend, and analyze medical information
    • Works effectively, independently and collaboratively
    • Strong organizational skills, detail oriented and adapts in a fast paced, changing environment
    • Demonstrates ownership, initiative, accountability, and the ability to manage change
      • Strong customer orientation/focus
      • Ability to flex and thrive in an agile and fast changing environment
      • Works well independent or within teams and is effective in collaborating with others internally and externally
      • Analytical and problem-solving capabilities and skills. Has demonstrated the ability to anticipate and solve problems and effectively make decisions of moderate complexity and scope e.g. evaluate, interpret and present highly complex data
      • Communication and presentation skills; highly effective at summarizing and presenting key considerations and decision-points
      • Ability to effectively and efficiently manage multiple priorities
    • Good interpersonal and influencing skills; can effectively and quickly establish rapport with all key internal/external partners and stakeholders and influence without authority
    • Good negotiation skills: can drive discussions and decisions towards desired results
    • Understanding of legal and regulatory considerations impacting pharma/biotech industry and ability and judgement to apply principles to daily activities
    • Strong attention-to-detail

    Education, Experience, and Other Requirements:

    • Health Care Professional bachelor degree with strong academic background (e.g. RN/BSN/MSN, NP, RPh/ PharmD/ B.Pharm or MD) (Required)
    • Demonstrates expertise in computer skills and database experience (i.e Microsoft office Suite) (Preferred)
    • Able to travel as per business needs
    • 1-3 years of pharmaceutical/biotechnology relevant industry experience preferred - preferably in Medical Affairs or product development or is a recognized expert in the field or therapeutic area (with a minimum of 2 years’ clinical experience)
    • Considerable experience in the principles and techniques of data analysis, interpretation and clinical relevance, medical writing
    • Proven record in developing strong relationships with external constituents (therapeutic area experts, external organizations, etc.) preferred
    • Understanding of and/or previous experience with Phase I - III and/or Phase IV drug development 
    • Considerable experience in the principles
    • Proven track record of meeting or exceeding objectives and goals

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    9/19/18 Senior Scientific Researcher, Genentech Research Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

    The Position

    We seek a highly motivated, productive, and creative Senior Scientific Researcher to join our endeavor in basic neuroscience research and pursuit of innovative treatments for CNS diseases. The individual will use a variety of neurophysiological and molecular/cellular techniques to investigate basic mechanisms of neurological disease and identify new therapeutic targets.  Areas of interest include understanding the roles of neural circuit dysfunction and neuroinflammation in neurodegenerative conditions.  He/she will be expected to independently design, execute and analyze experiments, as well as frequently interact and communicate with other groups as part of a diverse and multidisciplinary team. This is a hands-on laboratory position with abundant opportunity for collaboration with other researchers in a highly dynamic and fast-paced environment.

    Who You Are

    Applicants should have a relevant PhD with a strong research background in neuroscience or related fields. The ideal candidate will combine research experience using electrophysiological/imaging approaches and biochemical/cell biological approaches.  A track record of completing challenging technical problems independently and creatively, exemplified by publication of research in high-quality scientific journals is required.

    In hiring new employees, we look for people who are also inspired by our mission and who would fit in well with the collaborative, rigorous and entrepreneurial spirit of the company culture. We are seeking an individual who is self-motivated, collaborative, hard working, and possesses a proactive attitude and a strong desire to discover novel biology and potential new drugs. Efficient time management, excellent organizational and communication skills, and passion for high-quality, translational science are essential.

    9/19/18 Manager/Sr. Manager, Pipeline & Portfolio Planning - GI and Oncology Analytics Lead Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

    The Pipeline & Portfolio Planning (PPP) group, within Portfolio & Product Development Strategy (PPS), drives proactive portfolio management, product development strategy, and lifecycle planning.

    PPP Portfolio/Disease Area Team Lead serves as trusted thought partner to molecule teams, disease area teams, and portfolio committees and plays a key role in setting portfolio, disease area and molecule strategy.  The portfolio lead (PL) guides investment decisions and provides portfolio-level insights and analytics to maximize Roche late stage portfolio value for the benefit of patients and Roche.

    The PPP Oncology Analytics Lead will be the oncology representative to a cross-PPP Analytics Core team, proactively shaping and conducting analytics, and sharing insights to guide strategy and decision-making. 

    The Position

    Pipeline & Portfolio Planning  - GI and Oncology Analytics Lead

    GI Disease Area and Portfolio Lead will support the Oncology TA and the PPP team by providing Oncology, GI, and molecule level insight & analytics to enable high-quality portfolio decisions at TA level and governance committees.

    Major responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

    • Advise Franchise Heads (FH) and Life Cycle Leaders (LCL) on development strategy and lifecycle plans
    • Contribute to disease area strategy, including where to focus (e.g. indication prioritization) and how to win (e.g. clinical, diagnostic, and access strategy)
    • Lead development options generation and probability of technical success (PTS) assessments.
    • Support dynamic portfolio prioritization and project assessments
    • Conduct analytics including valuation of development options; generate insights to inform development decisions, strategy and scenario planning. 
    • As member of cross PPP analytics team, proactively shape and execute on analytics to guide Oncology strategy

    Qualifications:

    • Advanced degree in science, engineering, business or a related field. MBA or PhD degree strongly preferred
    • At least 5 years of experience in biotech, pharmaceuticals or a related field with demonstrated success in working with teams in Research, Development and Commercial functions. Experience in SI&A, strategic planning, business development, or management consulting is a plus
    • Strong strategic agility and analytical skills; expertise in developing and assessing portfolio investment opportunities via the development of financial models
    • Solid understanding of R&D trends, strategy and oncology markets. Experience or background in oncology is a plus.
    • Strong communication & presentation skills. Knowledge on how to summarize and communicate the key points from complex analyses effectively and succinctly is essential. Comfort making investment recommendations to senior leaders
    • Ability to influence without authority and build cross-functional partnerships across global Product Development and Global Product Strategy functions
    • International or global work experience is preferred, candidate must have ability to travel (expect up to 2 oversee trips annually)
    • Fluent in English, both verbally and in writing
    • Ability to adapt and operate in a multi-cultural and globalized environment

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    9/19/18 PHC Data Scientist Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

    POSITION SUMMARY

    As a DATA SCIENTIST within our Personalized HealthCare (PHC) 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, cross-functional, 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

    Data Scientist

    • 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

    Data Scientist

    • MSc, PhD or similar qualification  in a quantitative data science discipline (e.g., statistics/ biostatistics, epidemiology, bioinformatics, health economics, computational biology, computer science, mathematics, 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

    PREFERRED/ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

    • PhD degree in a quantitative or health sciences discipline as listed in Minimum Qualifications
    • Proven ability to translate and communicate complex study design and findings to diverse audiences

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    9/19/18 Medical Director/Lead Medical Director, gRED ECD (Neurology) Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

    Genentech has a strong commitment to developing novel, life-changing therapies for patients with neurodegenerative diseases and other hard-to-treat neurologic conditions. We are seeking a Medical Director/Lead Medical Director (rank will be commensurate with experience) 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.
    • Experience in neurodegenerative disease clinical research is highly desirable.
    • The candidate must demonstrate ability to evaluate, interpret and present complex scientific data.
    • 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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    9/19/18 Post-Doctoral Fellow - Purification Development- Chromatography Modeling Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

    The Purification Development Department at Genentech invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral research position focused on the computational mechanistic modeling of preparative protein chromatography. Mechanistic modeling is the in silico prediction of chromatographic separation of proteins based on first principles of mass transfer through porous media and thermodynamics of protein binding. Mechanistic modeling is a key capability being developed in Purification Development, with the potential to reshape future process development.

    This position will focus on augmenting existing mechanistic modeling approaches to expand capabilities with novel resin functionalities, as well as improving the modeling of heterogenous impurity populations, through a primarily computational approach. Although no direct laboratory experience with chromatography is necessary, this work will require interaction with laboratory scientists -- a willingness to participate in laboratory experiments is helpful.  This work may directly impact future regulatory filing strategy for commercial large-molecule products.

    Requirements

    Successful candidates will be highly motivated to work independently in a collaborative environment, and establish productive working relationships with colleagues across the company. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Biochemistry, or related discipline with a physical quantitative focus. Candidates will ideally have experience in mechanistic modeling as demonstrated by a first-author paper published or accepted in a peer-reviewed journal.  Programming experiences (i.e. Python, Matlab) is highly desireable. Familiarity with protein chemistry and bioseparations (including column chromatography) would be helpful. The candidate must have strong analytical, collaborative, communication and organizational skills, and should be open to performing experiments in a laboratory setting.

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    9/19/18 Lifecycle Leader TECENTRIQ GU Manager with direct reports South San Francisco, California

    This Lifecycle Leader (LCL) will lead TECENTRIQ GU Lifecycle Team (LCT) and is accountable for an aligned product vision, strategy and all activities governed by the Late Stage Portfolio Committee, including full fiscal accountability of Project Variable Costs (PVCs) and Global Product Marketing Costs (PMCs) and is accountable for all global commercial activities within the scope of the LCT, which presently includes bladder, renal and prostate programs. This position is a global role based in San Francisco. The LCL is the leader of the Lifecycle Team & line manager of International Business Leader.

    Responsibilities:

    • To act as the "General Manager" for TECENTRIQ GU.

    • To provide strategic leadership to the TECENTRIQ GU LCT, a multifunctional team covering preclinical, technical, manufacturing, development, and marketing activities.

    • To make recommendations to the Late Stage Portfolio Committee to maximize the value of TECENTRIQ GU over the entire lifecycle (as captured in the Strategic Lifecycle Plan, Product Development Plans, Strategic Launch Plans).

    • To develop a vision for TECENTRIQ GU by leading the process of developing a target positioning built on the target product profile, key claims and documented market insights.

    • To mobilize the organization's implementation of the Lifecycle Strategic Plan, ensuring alignment of development and marketing plans - in line with the target product profile.

    • To lead the Lifecycle Team to prepare the Product Development Plan and Strategic Lifecycle Plan as an integrated development and commercial plan agreed with functions and key affiliates.

    • To collaborate effectively with the TECENTRIQ Cross-Indication Team and other TECENTRIQ LCLs to ensure an integrated and aligned position for the molecule.

    • To produce the commercial assessment of TECENTRIQ GU Phase I-III results.

    • To ensure proper staffing of the LCT and key sub-teams.

    • To ensure that the approved plans are implemented globally and in the key affiliates.

    • To ensure proper expert peer review of plans throughout the organization.

    • To drive relevant licensing activities in relation to projects.

    • To serve as GU point person within GPSO including leading strategic initiatives beyond TECENTRIQ

    Qualifications

    • Bachelors Degree (marketing, business management or life sciences discipline is preferred)

    • MBA, MD, PhD or other relevant Graduate or Post-Graduate Degree is preferred

    • 12 or more years’ multidisciplinary experience in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry

    • 5 or more years’ people management experience

    • Experienced leader with proven results in people leadership and talent

    • Proven experience as an inspirational, empowering leader in a strategic multifunctional environment.

    • Exercises good judgment in decision-making, and understands how to work with a cross-functional team to gather appropriate inputs, challenge ideas, and come to a clear decision utilizing a single-decision-maker model.

    • Has managed complex projects with ambitious milestones in high-pressure circumstances.

    • An experienced leader with proven results in coaching and developing direct reports – proven track record of human resources management.

    Beneficial Experiences/Qualifications

    • Marketing or commercial experience and/or degree

    • Scientific or medical degree and experience is advantageous

    • Global/US launch experience is highly valued.

    • Has been a sub-team leader and worked in a Lifecycle Team as a core team member over a sufficient time period to have achieved a significant milestone (phase III implementation; NDA submission and approval, launch).

    • Has worked on a project that required activity/milestone achievement to 'file' the compound and/or prepare/launch the product.

    • Market-relevant experience of therapy area, including the competitive landscape and Key Opinion Leaders is an advantage.

    • Experience with phase 3 development and conduct and NDA filing and approval is highly valued.

    9/19/18 Intern - Product Development Regulatory - People and Organization Capability Entry Level South San Francisco, California

    Start Date: October - December 2018

    Job Title: People & Organization Capability Intern

    Division: Pharma Medicines 

    Department: Regulatory Affairs (PDR) 

    Location: South San Francisco

    Reports to: Capability Development Lead (CDL) for Build People & Organization Capability (BP&OC)

    Job Type: Intern

    Employment Type: 1 year, with option to extend

    Description of Work

    This position will provide an intern with practical professional work experience in a corporate learning and organizational development and within the biopharmaceutical industry.

    The Position:

    Product Development Regulatory (PDR) Organization Development Team is a small team of experienced leaders with diverse skills and expertise focusing on Organizational and People Capability Development and Change Management. Our group's aim is to develop PDR’s organizational and people capabilities - skills, knowledge, behaviors and mindset - to effectively meet the evolving business needs of the future through innovative approaches. 

    PDR OD Focus Areas

    Learning and Development

    • Provide educational solutions based on current and future business needs that build organizational and people capabilities within PDR

    Team and Functional Excellence

    • Meeting Design, facilitation and consultancy along the lifecycle of PDR Strategy teams, Leadership Teams, RAFTs to ensure teams achieve desired outcomes

    Change Management

    • Consultancy on the process, tools, and techniques to manage the people side of change to receive a desired business outcome (includes CM for PDR strategy)

    PDR Strategy: Build People and Organisation Capability

    • Define, build and manage a holistic people development framework and system aligned with the business strategy to enable the systematic, focused and consistent continuous development of regulatory professional skills, knowledge and behaviors

    As part of the PDR Strategy on building People & Organization Capability (BP&OC), we are activating two initiatives in October 2018, that will last through 2019. Initiative #1 is to build the BP&OC Framework and Initiative #2 is to Develop the PDR User Experience.  We are looking for an intern, to work on strategy initiatives as well as work on learning and development deliverables.  This is a meaningful position for an individual who wants to have a significantly positive impact on delivering value and deliver on the promise of readying the workforce for the future and contributing to the overall PDR employee experience as our business evolves.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist with key deliverables associated with the BP&OC initiatives, including process design, inventory of current competencies, L&D content, competency to role mapping, learning to role mapping.
    • Assist with global stakeholder engagements, project planning, meeting facilitation to progress the initiative deliverables.
    • Assist with the development of training programs for broad business topics.
    • Assist with designing training materials and activities.
    • Assist with the research and development of L&D technologies, including digital learning tools to improve learner experience
    • Other internship-related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Must be available to work full-time for a year
    • Recently completed an undergraduate or masters degree in in Industrial or Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Human Resources, Education, Instructional Design or MBA with an emphasis in Organizational Development or Organizational Behavior
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written, with proper spelling, grammar and punctuation.
    • Ability to manage workload effectively including planning, organizing, prioritizing and meeting deadlines.
    • Experience with Google Productivity Tools (primarily gDoc, gSheet, gSlides, gMail, gSites and gDrives). Visio skill are preferable.
    • Willingness to learn and collaborate with diverse workforce environment
    • Good at building and fostering relationships
    • Detail-oriented
    • Self-starter, independent, action-oriented and takes initiative
    • Loves to bring ideas to life in a creative way
    9/18/18 Principal, Health Policy and Systems Research, Evidence for Access Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

    This position is within the Evidence for Access (E4A) Medical Unit in US Medical Affairs. E4A’s aim is to support GNE’s portfolio of products and document their impacts on patients, family members/care givers, and constituents in the health care system (i.e., hospitals, payers, providers, integrated networks, accountable care organizations, etc.) via robust Health Economic & Outcomes Research (HEOR) and Health Services Research programs and agendas. The E4A Medical Unit also supports the mission of conducting research “above” the GNE molecule and/or disease state; such research efforts address questions related to overall effectiveness of patient care, identification of improvements needed in the health care system, and the impact of various policies on aspects of the health care system.

    The Health Policy and Systems Research function (HPSR) in E4A focuses on leveraging policy and health services research techniques and methodologies to execute scientific inquiries designed to inform and improve overall population health, health care delivery, and access to health care. HPSR evaluates implemented health care policies, and, as appropriate, will be utilized to further inform the US health policy debate. The E4A Health Policy and Systems Research function is responsible for executing research strategies that reinforce the following:

    The role of GNE therapies in the health care system; GNE’s leadership and participation in the creation of health care system solutions with stakeholders; GNE’s credibility in policy-related discussions; GNE’s contributions in providing the scientific evidence that can be translated into improved clinical practice.

    This position:

    • Reports to the Head of Health Policy and Systems Research, Evidence for Access (E4A) Medical Unit of US Medical Affairs (USMA).
    • Will conduct research in collaboration with large, national health systems related to health care services and health care quality impacting access, delivery and outcomes. And, when appropriate, investigates potential impact(s) of GNE’s portfolio on such aspects of the health care system.
    • Will be the single point of contact for systems research with large, national health systems, providing strategic oversight regarding research engagement and communication/dialogue, developing and executing health services-specific research priorities, strategies, and tactics.
    • Will collaborate with therapeutic areas to inform and execute against policy and health systems research strategies.
    • Works the with Head of HPSR to propose and establish cross-therapeutic area strategies, objectives, priorities, processes, budgets, metrics, and other resources needed to foster innovative, effective, and efficient execution and dissemination (e.g., peer reviewed publication) of policy and health systems research activities with large national health systems
    • Works closely with external stakeholders (e.g., industry organizations, professional societies, patient advocacy organizations, health care agencies, etc.) to conduct health systems research that can inform the US access environment on behalf of GNE.
    • Provides insights to E4A MU regarding US policy and health systems research findings to understand implications for GNE and further inform GNE policy-related positions and business decisions related to large national health systems
    • Monitors adherence to company policies and guidelines and acts according to established procedures to ensure all issues are addressed and resolved as required.

    Key Position Responsibilities:

    RESEARCH STRATEGY and EXECUTION

    • Develop robust health services research agendas with large, national health systems
    • Execute research strategies and projects that include, but are not limited to, the following topic areas: access to health care (e.g., evidence-based pathways and guidelines, barriers to access, reimbursement and coverage policy), economics of health care (e.g., cost of care, financing of care, MACRA, relationship between experience, outcomes, and costs), demand for health care (e.g., aging of America, health care workforce and capacity, and population health), and the role of pharmaceuticals/biotechnologies in health care (e.g., value and indication-based pricing, pharmaceutical pricing, value-based contracting).
    • Execute health services research strategies and tactics that focus on, but are not limited to, the following topic areas: delivery of health care (e.g., patient journey, information flow and exchange), efficiency of health care (e.g., care coordination, variations in care), quality and effectiveness of health care (e.g., care models, use of quality measures), and patient-centered health care (e.g., patient experience, quality of life, patient preference, patient satisfaction).
    • Ensure that all research activities are strategically aligned with other functions within E4A, including E4A Molecule Research/TA research activities, and additional GNE stakeholders (e.g., Government Affairs, MCCO, etc.) as appropriate.

    EXTERNAL PARTNERING, ENGAGEMENT AND PRESENCE

    • Develop relationships and collaborate with critical Thought Leaders in the transformative science and health care system research
    • Lead E4A relationships with large, national health systems to shape and inform research methods and policies related to transformative science, health care services research, and health care policy topic areas.
    • Leverage key external partnerships as appropriate to facilitate execution and publication of transformative science and access.
    • Routinely disseminate and communicate E4A-related health services research findings externally (e.g., publications, white papers, presentations, research reports) and to Genentech senior leadership (e.g., through presentations and newsletters).
    • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure alignment with Genentech positions; maintain internal relationships with health services-related functions across Genentech.

    ORGANIZATIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY

    • Act in complete & total compliance with all laws, regulations and policies.
    • Establish annual and longer-range plans, goals and objectives, and effectively align these with Genentech and Roche cross-functional Research, Development and Commercial strategies and objectives.
    • Develop and track metrics related to deliverables and impact of health systems research programs.
    • Assume leadership role in HSPR driving and executing select initiatives.

    Qualifications - External

    • Doctoral level degree in a relevant discipline (MD, PharmD, health economics, public health, health services research, epidemiology, psychology disciplines are preferred).
    • 8+ years relevant healthcare industry experience that includes working successfully within a highly matrixed environment.
    • 8+ years of experience in assessment of the clinical and economic value of healthcare interventions and/or systems and/or programs.
    • Extensive knowledge of health economics, public health, value assessment, drug information, clinical research and development methods, decision-analytical modeling, marketing, payers, formulary processes/practices, and health services research.
    • In-depth understanding of the U.S. health care system and marketplace.
    • Established relationships with health service researchers/thought leaders in large US health systems
    • Strong leadership skills and prior experience (6+ years) leading teams of researchers with/without direct authority.
    • Previous experience in other functions within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or related industry, e.g., research, development, medical affairs, marketing, market research, managed care, strategic planning, finance, health care consulting, etc.
    • Proven track record for consistently meeting or exceeding research goals for larger-scale organizations in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology/or related industry.
    • Demonstrated strategic thinking skills and ability to identify and drive creative approaches to tackle large issues and opportunities.
    • Comfort and skill in working in undefined, ambiguous environments.
    • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Demonstrated skill in planning and execution.
    • Demonstrated strong communication skills (writing, conversation, facilitation, presentation) and excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Track record of high performance and results. Business travel, by air or car, is required for regular internal and external business meetings.

      This position is within the Evidence for Access (E4A) Medical Unit in US Medical Affairs. E4A’s aim is to support GNE’s portfolio of products and document their impacts on patients, family members/care givers, and constituents in the health care system (i.e., hospitals, payers, providers, integrated networks, accountable care organizations, etc.) via robust Health Economic & Outcomes Research (HEOR) and Health Services Research programs and agendas. The E4A Medical Unit also supports the mission of conducting research “above” the GNE molecule and/or disease state; such research efforts address questions related to overall effectiveness of patient care, identification of improvements needed in the health care system, and the impact of various policies on aspects of the health care system.

      The Health Policy and Systems Research function (HPSR) in E4A focuses on leveraging policy and health services research techniques and methodologies to execute scientific inquiries designed to inform and improve overall population health, health care delivery, and access to health care. HPSR evaluates implemented health care policies, and, as appropriate, will be utilized to further inform the US health policy debate. The E4A Health Policy and Systems Research function is responsible for executing research strategies that reinforce the following:

    • The role of GNE therapies in the health care system;
    • GNE’s leadership and participation in the creation of health care system solutions with stakeholders;
    • GNE’s credibility in policy-related discussions;
    • GNE’s contributions in providing the scientific evidence that can be translated into improved clinical practice.
    • This position:

    • Reports to the Head of Health Policy and Systems Research, Evidence for Access (E4A) Medical Unit of US Medical Affairs (USMA).
    • Will conduct research in collaboration with large, national health systems related to health care services and health care quality impacting access, delivery and outcomes. And, when appropriate, investigates potential impact(s) of GNE’s portfolio on such aspects of the health care system.
    • Will be the single point of contact for systems research with large, national health systems, providing strategic oversight regarding research engagement and communication/dialogue, developing and executing health services-specific research priorities, strategies, and tactics.
    • Will collaborate with therapeutic areas to inform and execute against policy and health systems research strategies.
    • Works the with Head of HPSR to propose and establish cross-therapeutic area strategies, objectives, priorities, processes, budgets, metrics, and other resources needed to foster innovative, effective, and efficient execution and dissemination (e.g., peer reviewed publication) of policy and health systems research activities with large national health systems
    • Works closely with external stakeholders (e.g., industry organizations, professional societies, patient advocacy organizations, health care agencies, etc.) to conduct health systems research that can inform the US access environment on behalf of GNE.
    • Provides insights to E4A MU regarding US policy and health systems research findings to understand implications for GNE and further inform GNE policy-related positions and business decisions related to large national health systems
    • Monitors adherence to company policies and guidelines and acts according to established procedures to ensure all issues are addressed and resolved as required.
    • Key Position Responsibilities:

      RESEARCH STRATEGY and EXECUTION

    • Develop robust health services research agendas with large, national health systems
    • Execute research strategies and projects that include, but are not limited to, the following topic areas: access to health care (e.g., evidence-based pathways and guidelines, barriers to access, reimbursement and coverage policy), economics of health care (e.g., cost of care, financing of care, MACRA, relationship between experience, outcomes, and costs), demand for health care (e.g., aging of America, health care workforce and capacity, and population health), and the role of pharmaceuticals/biotechnologies in health care (e.g., value and indication-based pricing, pharmaceutical pricing, value-based contracting).
    • Execute health services research strategies and tactics that focus on, but are not limited to, the following topic areas: delivery of health care (e.g., patient journey, information flow and exchange), efficiency of health care (e.g., care coordination, variations in care), quality and effectiveness of health care (e.g., care models, use of quality measures), and patient-centered health care (e.g., patient experience, quality of life, patient preference, patient satisfaction).
    • Ensure that all research activities are strategically aligned with other functions within E4A, including E4A Molecule Research/TA research activities, and additional GNE stakeholders (e.g., Government Affairs, MCCO, etc.) as appropriate.
    • EXTERNAL PARTNERING, ENGAGEMENT AND PRESENCE

    • Develop relationships and collaborate with critical Thought Leaders in the transformative science and health care system research
    • Lead E4A relationships with large, national health systems to shape and inform research methods and policies related to transformative science, health care services research, and health care policy topic areas.
    • Leverage key external partnerships as appropriate to facilitate execution and publication of transformative science and access.
    • Routinely disseminate and communicate E4A-related health services research findings externally (e.g., publications, white papers, presentations, research reports) and to Genentech senior leadership (e.g., through presentations and newsletters).
    • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure alignment with Genentech positions; maintain internal relationships with health services-related functions across Genentech.
    • ORGANIZATIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY

    • Act in complete & total compliance with all laws, regulations and policies.
    • Establish annual and longer-range plans, goals and objectives, and effectively align these with Genentech and Roche cross-functional Research, Development and Commercial strategies and objectives.
    • Develop and track metrics related to deliverables and impact of health systems research programs.
    • Assume leadership role in HSPR driving and executing select initiatives.
    • Qualifications - External

    • Doctoral level degree in a relevant discipline (MD, PharmD, health economics, public health, health services research, epidemiology, psychology disciplines are preferred).
    • 8+ years relevant healthcare industry experience that includes working successfully within a highly matrixed environment.
    • 8+ years of experience in assessment of the clinical and economic value of healthcare interventions and/or systems and/or programs.
    • Extensive knowledge of health economics, public health, value assessment, drug information, clinical research and development methods, decision-analytical modeling, marketing, payers, formulary processes/practices, and health services research.
    • In-depth understanding of the U.S. health care system and marketplace.
    • Established relationships with health service researchers/thought leaders in large US health systems
    • Strong leadership skills and prior experience (6+ years) leading teams of researchers with/without direct authority.
    • Previous experience in other functions within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or related industry, e.g., research, development, medical affairs, marketing, market research, managed care, strategic planning, finance, health care consulting, etc.
    • Proven track record for consistently meeting or exceeding research goals for larger-scale organizations in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology/or related industry.
    • Demonstrated strategic thinking skills and ability to identify and drive creative approaches to tackle large issues and opportunities.
    • Comfort and skill in working in undefined, ambiguous environments.
    • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Demonstrated skill in planning and execution.
    • Demonstrated strong communication skills (writing, conversation, facilitation, presentation) and excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Track record of high performance and results. Business travel, by air or car, is required for regular internal and external business meetings.
    9/18/18 Evidence Synthesis Scientist Individual contributor South San Francisco, California

    Key Position Responsibilities 

    • Compile and evaluate literature, synthesize and prepare evidence in various response formats intended for diverse audiences.  The response formats may include, but are not limited to, response documents, formulary dossiers, slide presentations, compendia submissions, web-based media, materials for scientific meetings, etc.
    • Maintain understanding of managed care concepts and knowledge to enable customized communications (written and verbal) for organized customers and key internal stakeholders, e.g. commercial.
    • Develop and maintain a sound understanding of legal and regulatory topics that underpin related policies and practices.
    • Serve on internal review committees forpromotional and reactive marketing materials intended for the managed markets and payer environment as needed.  
    • Train relevant internal functional partners on E4A deliverables.
    • Establish and maintain understanding of the following topic areas relevant to the organized customer:  access to health care (e.g., value frameworks, evidence-based pathways and guidelines, etc.), economics of health care (e.g., cost of care, financing of care).
    • Ensure that all communication activities are strategically aligned with other functions within Evidence for Access (including E4A Molecule Research/TA research activities), squads, organized customer teams, and GNE stakeholders where appropriate. 
    • Develop/Assist with development of internal processes/guidance to ensure appropriate interpretation and implementation of key communication-related policies related to Evidence for Access and the organized customer (e.g., FDA Guidance on Health Care Economics Information Payer Communications).
    • Assist with planning for and execution of the communication of Evidence for Access molecule, disease area, policy and health services research findings externally (e.g., publications, white papers, presentations, research reports) and to Genentech senior leadership (e.g., through presentations and newsletters).
    • Maintain awareness of Genentech policy positions and ensure communications and outputs are in alignment with these positions.  
    • Act in complete & total compliance with all laws, regulations and policies.

    Requirements:

    • Masters or Doctoral level degree, in a relevant discipline (MD, PharmD, health economics, public health, public policy, health services research disciplines are preferred).
    • 1 – 5 years of clinical pharmacy or equivalent experience
    • 1 – 5 years of prior industry experience, including managed care experience, that includes working successfully within a highly matrixed environment
    • 3 or more years of medical writing experience
    • Extensive knowledge of health economics, public health, value assessment, drug information, clinical research and development methods, decision-analytical modeling, marketing, payers, formulary processes/practices, and health services research.  
    • In-depth understanding of the U.S. health care system and marketplace.
    • Strong skills/experience working in a matrix environment and leading without authority.
    • Previous experience in other functions within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or related industry is a plus, e.g., research, development, medical affairs, marketing, market research, managed care, strategic planning, health care consulting, etc.
    • Proven ability to critically evaluate and synthesize data and information from multiple sources.
    • Strong and effective written and verbal communication skills, including meeting facilitation and presentation capabilities.  
    • Must demonstrate a high level of technical proficiency and aptitude for common communication tools and platforms – MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills:  works well within teams and can effectively and quickly establish rapport with all key internal/external customers, partners, and other stakeholders.
    • Demonstrated strategic thinking skills and ability to identify and drive creative approaches in communicating information to the organized customer.
    • Comfort and skill in working in undefined, ambiguous environments.
    • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Demonstrated skill in planning and execution. 
    • Track record of high performance and results.
    • Business travel, by air or car, is required for regular internal and external business meetings.

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