Data and Analytics Manager

Location
South San Francisco, California
Posted
Jan 16, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Join a Team that Lives to Improve Lives

People come to Genentech from across disciplines and across the world to solve our most challenging medical conditions. You’ll find inspiration in our passion for biotechnology, our purpose to positively impact the lives of millions of patients and our dedication to our people. Joining Genentech means being part of a tradition of inquiry that will change the world. It means embracing our failures as much as our successes. It requires a willingness to look beyond the edge of what's possible. And a focus on doing the day-to-day work that makes great science happen. 

The following opportunity exists in our South San Francisco, CA headquarters:

[DATA AND ANALYTICS MANAGER]


Who we are

At Roche, 94,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.

At Roche, 94,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.

The headquarters in Basel is one of Roche’s largest sites, over 8,000 people from approximately 80 countries work at Roche Basel. Favored by its geographic location in the heart of Europe, the Basel area is one of the most dynamic economic regions in Switzerland – a great place to live and work.

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 30 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. The headquarters for Roche pharmaceutical operations in the United States, Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer and other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech, where we believe that our employees are our most important asset and are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

Behind every presentation of each product sold by Roche is the involvement of Pharma Global Technical Operations (PT). Starting with Phase I of the development process and continuing through to product maturity, PT makes medicines at sites around the world and includes more than 10,000 employees worldwide.

“Product & Supply Chain Management” (PTS) connects the different parts of Roche to ensure reliable supply of our innovative medicine to customers and patients.  The group ensures worldwide reliable supply to patients connecting their needs to the Roche Pharma Global Supply Network. This network consists of Roche manufacturing sites, contract manufacturers and external suppliers.  Lastly, PTS leads Product Management Teams within PT, develops and implements product strategies as well as designs and optimizes full Supply Chains from raw materials to final product throughout the whole product life-cycle.

The Digital & Advanced Analytics Stream, has a key role defining Supply Chain and Tech Ops embark on a digital transformation journey. This is an innovative and fast-growing team to develop innovative solutions and state-of-the-art processes for our company in an environment where the worlds of business, creativity, and technology intersect.


Summary

This position is a key member of the Digital Transformation in Global Pharma Supply Chain, supporting its launch and contributing to all its operations. The person will lead the activities related with Data and Analytics, coordinate external resources which will support different initiatives within the organization. The person will be the interface for Supply Chain in all Advanced Analytics towards other functions and organizations.

He/She will have an active role in gathering, fostering and spreading knowledge related with data and analytics across the entire organization, supporting a mindset change towards Digital Innovation in all Supply Chain functions and beyond.


The Position

As part of the Digital Transformation team, he/she will support the conception and  implementation of the next generation solutions for Supply Chain that will adhere to a broader enterprise technology strategy.

As a key member he/she will support the execution phases of strategic initiatives, assess the value creation and cost estimation, ensure resources and synergise with other areas and initiatives across Technical Operations.

The scope of accountabilities includes but is not limited to the following tasks and roles:

  • Identify and explore data and advanced analytics opportunities through collaboration with multiple corporate business units and external partners
  • Leverage opportunities to apply advanced analytics techniques to internal and external data sources and provide innovative approaches to generate insights
  • Provides recommendations about strategy, analysis methods, and tool selection to the Digital Incubator Initiative
  • Support technical training of team members, suggesting best ways to increase data and technology acumen
  • Promote the cultural & mindset shift towards Digital Innovation,  value creation and support the establishment of a Data Ownership Mindset
  • Support the rapid design and development of minimum viable products of new employee generated Digital products, business models and innovation on personalized supply chains, providing guidance and input for the data and advanced analytics component
  • Coordinate the external and internal work of ongoing initiatives in the area of data science including advanced analytics
  • Acquire, lead, partner and manage internal/external resources that contribute  to the different Digital Incubator initiatives in the Data and Analytics


Who You Are

The ideal candidate is passionate about using data driven methods for solving complex problems. Interacts with subject matter experts and management to understand situations and develop solutions consistent with our business strategies is a critical component for success and has a proven track record of getting things done.

We are looking for people who are excited about solving business issues and making a lasting impact by transforming operations. Entrepreneurial Spirit. Must be outgoing and enthusiastic about new technologies and market opportunities.

You are a person who is open to new ideas and challenges conventional paradigms. Define development opportunities and ensure feasibility analysis of potential initiatives.

In addition to these competencies, you provide the following qualifications:

  • BS/MS/Ph.D Degree in science, engineering, business, supply chain or equivalents
  • Capacity to act as a translator between business and technical groups
  • Display effective organization skills, managing multiple and competing priorities and coaching others to improve these skills
  • Technology and Data savviness, connected to latest technology trends and data driven mindset
  • Experience with SAS, R, Python, or Matlab is required. Hands-on analytical skills in predictive and prescriptive modeling, machine learning, data mining, time series forecasting and optimization algorithms
  • Previous experience in a Data Science/Analytics role.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and influence others across ALL levels of the organization in order to drive transformational change
  • General understanding of Roche operating principles and business processes.
  • Ability to foster innovation and generation of minimum viable products
  • Intermediate Relational Database knowledge (normalization, optimization, etc.)
  • Knowledge of non-relational databases
  • Basic cloud computing/cloud services knowledge is valued.
  • Strong analytical & process design skills
  • Mobility: Ability to travel up to 20%


A Job with Benefits Beyond the Benefits

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

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