Eligible for relocation to the South San Francisco area.
The Group Medical Director at Genentech puts patients and science at the center of all actions. They drive medical strategy and tactics aimed at maximizing medical progress. They collaborate to drive timely data generation and dissemination. They are expected to maintain an in-depth understanding of the medical strategy and relevant clinical and payer issues, while ensuring Genentech's partners understand key trends and shifts in the external healthcare landscape. They serve as the guardian for high standards of compliance, ethics and safety. This role is organized within a network of experts, and therefore may at any time be performing a variety of medical activities, as needed.
The Group Medical Director at Genentech is responsible for leading a complex organization providing strategic leadership on people and capability development and maintaining the system health to drive scientific innovation for Genentech's therapeutic portfolio. Putting patients at the center of all actions, they will be the strong servant-leader that will optimize the network of Medical Directors and Medical Science Directors to develop holistic Genentech medical scientists to advocate use of our therapies and evidence, resulting in the right patients receiving the right products at the right time. They will maintain an understanding of the high-level medical strategy and relevant clinical, patient and market landscapes for the network. They are expected to understand and evaluate the organization's opportunities and constraints and build capabilities with an enterprise mindset in collaboration with other Network Leads. They will serve as the guardian for high standards of compliance, ethics and safety. The Network Lead is also responsible for management accountability for all aspects of Genentech's people practices. The Lead will report into the therapeutic Head of USMA.
In this role the Medical Directors will be required to perform one or more of the following activities depending upon areas of expertise or assignment to specific activities, molecules, or disease/therapeutic areas:
Design, execute, and monitor medical strategies, plans and tactics spanning the lifecycle, including but not limited to:
Monitor adverse events reported and partner with medical monitoring team to identify signal vs.
Identify clinical strategies to mitigate risk for REMS plan [Risk Evaluation and Mitigation
Provide clinically meaningful perspective for regulatory and other scientific
Actively participate and contribute to relevant communities of practice
Depending upon areas of assignment for specific activities or molecules, disease/therapeutic areas or for the full portfolio, acting as a medical individual for relevant study design and monitoring, data interpretation, medical content development and review, scientific exchange and collaboration, clinical training and insights generation to internal stakeholders and external customers.
Accountable for implementing strategy through medical tactics, tapping into the network of relevant expertise and insights
Contribute medical expertise to Genentech work products and coach/mentor others as needed
Facilitate sharing of information within, across and outside of Medical Affairs to enable medical progress
Maintaining an in-depth understanding of relevant medical strategy and clinical, patient/caregiver, payer and healthcare/market landscape
Act as a guardian for high standards of compliance, ethics and safety; putting patients at the center of all actions
Focus on being a visionary, coach, catalyst, & architect; provide strategic technical and/or functional mentorship and coaching to your teams
Ensure fluidity and flexibility of people across activities within the network including suggesting appropriate resources for work products based on capacity, interests, and needs in conjunction with other Team Lead peers and the Network Lead
Identify necessary capabilities and resources needed within the network to support work products, initiatives and projects in conjunction with other Team Lead peers and the Network Lead
Identify and address training and development needs of your direct reports
Strengthen leadership capability in the organization in line with the needs of USMA/Genentech strategies
5-10 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)
Strong academic/teaching background preferred
Understanding of and/or previous experience with Phase I - III and/or Phase IV drug development
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
Proven track record of meeting or exceeding objectives and goals
Previous people management experience is preferred; Demonstrated ability to coach, mentor and develop emerging leaders
Demonstrated ability to strategically influence and motivate employees at all levels
Substantive understanding of and exposure to corporate legal and compliance issues related
to, GVP, GCP, GHP, OIG and other guiding or controlling elements of our business
Strong customer orientation/focus
Ability to flex and thrive in an ambiguous environment undergoing transformational change
Works well 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 of authority
Good negotiation skills: can drive discussions and decisions toward desired results
Understanding of legal and regulatory considerations impacting pharma/biotech industry and ability and judgment to apply principles to daily activities
Strong attention to -detail
Clinical/functional leadership: Typically recognized as an expert in his/her subject matter area
Building and leading teams: Demonstrable abilities to oversee the work of other team members and ensure the highest standards, efficiencies and overall effectiveness
Proven abilities to effectively and successfully manage multiple priorities, objectives and tasks
Enterprise mindset: ability to embrace and believe in Genentech's operating principles:
Financial acumen: proven abilities for effective planning and resource management
Good negotiation skills: can drive discussions and decisions towards desired results
Strategic agility: Strong ability to translate vision into a direction
Business knowledge: Ability 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
Strong business acumen: knows the industry, key competitors, marketplace factors/dynamics
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 to integrate knowledge of the therapeutic area with a broader business perspective and appreciation for our markets and the overall industry
Understanding of the evolving US regulatory, medical practice, healthcare and economic/market environments impacting Genentech
Business travel, by air or car, is required for regular internal and external business meetings
Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
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