Main Purpose of the Position:
This position is part of Genentech's EHS function. EHS plays an essential role in protecting Genentech's right to operate and serving as a steward for the Genentech culture embracing prevention and problem solving to reduce risks and protect our people, environment and pipeline on our SSF campus and network of places. At Genentech, compliance is a shared responsibility with the business.
The Senior Business Optimization Analyst will identify the strategic direction and support the implementation of the EHS management system, business process improvements, and training for the Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) department in Site Services.
Partner with members of the EHS team and business stakeholders to understand, define and deliver business process improvements to continuously improve EHS business performance and the customer experience.
Develop a business process improvement strategy and training roadmap for EHS stakeholders, ensuring EHS vision, strategies and goals are realized.
Lead and facilitate EHS continuous improvement workshops to deliver significant return on investment (through cost/time savings, quality improvements, and/or customer satisfaction improvement) in support of business objectives.
Manage and maintain the EHS Management System, ensuring it is current and aligned with standard industry practice. Collaborate with EHS LT members and business stakeholders to define, manage, implement and support continuous improvements with an eye toward simplification for users.
Partner with Site Services SBO to identify and deliver cross-functional business process improvements and internal and external EHS training programs to improve the customer experience and ensure business continuity. This work will include estimating work efforts, defining milestones, and managing resources.
Research new continuous improvement approaches and incorporate into EHS strategy and roadmaps as applicable. Accountable for shaping EHS culture via continuous improvement and training within EHS and client groups.
Represent EHS as an active member of the Site Services Training Advisory Group (AG) and Site Services Continuous Improvement Steering Committee. This may also include participation in associated forums, initiatives, and/or events.
Track progress, resolve dependencies, evaluate risks and communicate status proactively with EHS LT and business stakeholders regarding progress, issues, constraints and resolutions for projects.
Lead continuous improvement methodology education in EHS, including educating others internally and/or externally on key trends and/or factors that influence EHS strategies, technologies, plans, activities and resources.
Implement best-practice methodologies, processes, systems, tools, metrics and other resources to optimize program/project success and return on investment.
Coaches and mentors others in continuous improvement, training and the EHS management system.
Serves as needed as a Safety Officer during disaster/emergency response and recovery efforts. May be required to serve as EHS Advisor (technical expert) for the emergency response team during company-related emergencies.
Competencies Identified for Success:
Strong analytical and organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects of varying complexity and scope simultaneously. Possesses the curiosity to continually optimize existing designs. Proven ability to challenge conventional wisdom about business processes.
Ability to articulate and maintain focus on long term objectives and strategies while successfully navigating complexity and uncertainty as well as adapting to change.
Demonstrated ability to identify and define problems, clearly articulate business cases and effectively apply structured approaches for resolution. Exercises independent judgment and decision making in solving issues and driving toward solutions.
Strategic and forward-thinking in identifying future needs and considering the best solution/outcome for EHS, the client, and Genentech. Listens deeply to key stakeholders, considers their needs along with the needs of the business to make well-informed decisions.
Exceptional communication skills, including the ability to effectively develop clear and concise messages from complex data, present to EHS LT and staff, and quickly gain trust. Can translate data into actionable insights and communicates in a way that resonatesinspiring people to care.
Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills. Able to influence and facilitate the work of cross-functional and interdepartmental teams. Effectively leads and motivates cross-functional teams in a fast-paced and diverse environment. This may include leading and/or participating in agile teams focused on creating value for the business.
Demonstrated ability to work with limited direction and prioritize work in alignment with EHS department goals, objectives and strategy in support of the business. Exercises independent judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria to obtain exceptional results with complex problems.
Skilled at seeing opportunities from challenges. Track record of being resilient and adaptable in navigating organizational resistance and influencing others to adopt new behaviors and approaches. Champion for EHS.
Education: BS in technology, engineering or business management, Master's degree in technology, engineering or business management is a plus.
BA or BS with 8+ years experience in Project Management and Process Improvements, including successful experience on a range of short (>3 months) and longer-term/more complex (> 12 month) projects.
Experience in pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device or high tech industries is desired.
LEAN Green Belt Certification and at least 3 years of experience leading, facilitating, and delivering green belt projects. Black Belt Certification is a plus.
Certification as a project management professional (PMP) highly desired.
Good knowledge of agile principles and methodology.
Strong experience partnering with the business, developing roadmaps and strategies.
Proven track record of organizing, managing and delivering business improvement projects, as well as the ability to understand, educate and influence others in LEAN, 5S, Six Sigma, Value Stream Mapping and other continuous improvement methods.
Passion for business process improvement and commitment to creating a superb client experience.
Familiar with EHS IT applications, including database systems such as Tableau and training systems such as Cornerstone.
Familiar with OSHA, EPA, DOT, NIOSH, FDA and other regulatory requirements applicable to cGMP and non-GMP environments.
This position is not eligible for relocation.
Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
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