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Global Head pRED Biosample Operations

Company: Roche
Location:
Reference: 2522976547
Closing Date: 16 Sep 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits:

Job Summary:

Based in Welwyn, the Global Head of Biosample Operations reports directly to the Vice President and Global Head, Clinical Operations, pRED and is a member of the Clinical Operations leadership team.   The Global Head of Biosample Operations has accountability for the vision and leadership of Biosample Operations to drive operational delivery of innovative and effective biosampling strategies across the global early clinical development portfolio. ...

Requirements:

Based in Welwyn, the Global Head of Biosample Operations reports directly to the Vice President and Global Head, Clinical Operations, pRED and is a member of the Clinical Operations leadership team.  

The Global Head of Biosample Operations has accountability for the vision and leadership of Biosample Operations to drive operational delivery of innovative and effective biosampling strategies across the global early clinical development portfolio.

She/he works in close partnership with other functions such as Translational Medicine, Biomarker and Experimental Medicine, Pharmaceutical Science, Late Stage Product Development as well as other key internal stakeholders, while external partnership include Central Lab partner, clinical centres and other esoteric laboratories.  The Biosample Operations organisation, with approximately 13 employees located in Basel, New York and Welwyn, works with internal and external resources to ensure that clinical biosamples collected, analysed and reported to high quality standards that meet rigorous ethical, legal, regulatory and ICH/GCP requirements and are delivered to budget and on time.

Principle responsibilities include:

• To lead the Biosample Operations function  through effective vision,  strategic direction, mentoring and implementation of innovative and high quality biosample related strategies

• To be accountable for the operational delivery of the Biosampling plan across the pRED portfolio to meet strategic goals

• To establish and maintain strong cross-functional relationships through expert input  on corporate wide initiatives and governance teams to support Roche’s personalized healthcare goals

• To be accountable for effectively planning, recruiting and developing top talent in Biosample Operations

• To ensure effective oversight of Biosample Operations activities and intervene when necessary to enhance decision-making and issue resolution

• To be accountable for the development, forecasting and spend of the fixed budget for the Bio Ops group

• To foster a culture and environment supporting innovation, knowledge sharing and smart risk taking to ensure the function continuously evolves, improves and excels through the application of patient centric cutting edge biosampling methodologies and technologies

• To lead effective oversight and governance of the biosample operations strategic partner  to drive high quality service delivery and continuous improvement

• To lead the creation of a stimulating and motivating work environment that encourages mutual respect, innovation and accountability at all levels through role modelling of Roche values and effective leadership behaviours

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.

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, and where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

With a minimum Bachelor’s degree in a life sciences field or equivalent, advanced degree preferred, you’ll bring extensive credibility and experience in clinical research and/or drug-development, with demonstrable managerial successes and proven leadership skills.  Your broad knowledge of drug development and the utilization of clinical Biosamples will be complimented by familiarity with regulatory and ethical policies.  You are a creative and agile individual with a passion to develop and drive innovation and best practice in clinical biosampling.

As a strong communicator, you will develop and promote strong cohesive partnerships, and utilize excellent judgment and analytical skills to diagnose issues, manage conflict and provide alternative solutions.

A decisive and people orientated leader, you are someone who believes in maximizing value, providing clarity and championing change. You relish working across cultures and travel internationally as required.

In return we offer a competitive salary plus the excellent benefits you would expect from a bluechip organisation, including a genuine interest in your development.

Closing date for applications is 31st August 2017. 

 

Who we are

Our UK Pharmaceutical head office is situated in Welwyn garden City, Hertfordshire, with beautiful country side surrounding the area. Supported by major motorways & airports as well as being a 30 minute train ride to London, access is easy. With over 1400 people occupying our site in Welwyn, you can expect opportunities in Early Development (pRED), Product Development (PD), Commercial (Rx) and of course our corporate function.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Contact Information:

Address:  UK Head Office
P.O. Box 8, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
AL7 3AY
England
Tel:  +44 1707 36 6000
Fax:  +44 1707 33 8297
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