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Business System Strategy Lead

Company: Roche
Location:
Reference: 3415424850
Closing Date: 18 Nov 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits:

Job Summary:

The Office of Technology and Information (OTI) is a business function within Product Development (PD), Roche’s late-stage clinical development organization. The OTI offers capacity and skills for PD to drive the modernization of its clinical trials infrastructure. ...

Requirements:

The Office of Technology and Information (OTI) is a business function within Product Development (PD), Roche’s late-stage clinical development organization. The OTI offers capacity and skills for PD to drive the modernization of its clinical trials infrastructure. As a member of the OTI Business System Strategy group (OTI-BSS), you will help PD express its longer-term technology needs from a business perspective to facilitate cross-functional collaboration on innovation, simplify our technology infrastructure and enable long-term planning.

 

You will drive and refine the strategic planning process through cross-functional workshops and coordination with functional leaders outside the OTI, and you will actively manage the ensuing “business capability” roadmap. As a consequence, you will have high visibility across the Clinical business and act as a thought partner to the Head of BSS and OTI’s leadership team.

 

Your activities include:

  • Driving the development of a cross-functional capability roadmap through workshops and extensive coordination of business leaders and subject matter experts (SMEs).
  • Driving the annual strategic planning process, including coordinating roadmap updates (ad-hoc as well as planned) and inputs from the functions.
  • Leading cross-functional BSS workshops and distilling workshop outputs into practical recommendations, communications and planning materials.
  • Soliciting cross-functional and senior management input into roadmap design, scope and desired outcomes.
  • Tracking progress against roadmap development goals and the strategic objectives associated with the delivery of “business capabilities”.

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.

To be successful in this role, you will have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in directly-related field (e.g. Natural Sciences, Computer Science/Engineering, and Medicine) and at least 6 yrs of industry experience plus  a background in management consulting. Combined with the ability to work in unstructured environments, you will be comfortable with strategy development work and used to thinking in a structured way to generate new solutions. In addition you have/are:

  • Experience in operational non-IT Strategy, Project Management and/or Functional / Operational roles preferred
  • Strong project and organizational knowledge, leadership and active facilitation to enable effective team meetings and high performance teams
  • Passion for exploring new IT solutions and technologies in dynamic market environment
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to connect with and influence variety of stakeholders across multiple functions and geographies

Who we are

Basel is the headquarters of the Roche Group and one of its most important centres of pharmaceutical research. Over 8,500 people from approximately 90 countries work in Basel, which is one of Roche`s largest sites. Read more.

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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P.O. Box 8, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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England
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