Senior Administrative Business Partner

July 29, 2022
South San Francisco, CA
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At Roche, we are passionate about transforming patients' lives. Global Product Strategy (GPS) drives the business strategy at Roche from research to commercialization. GPS collaborates closely with teams across the organization to bring new therapies to the market and maximize the launched product portfolio.

As an integral part of GPS, we, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Ophthalmology, and Established Products (I2O-EP), transform patient care by following the science and pioneering diverse medical innovations for patients to restore health for a better life. We do so by shaping a portfolio of I2O-EP strategies, pioneering innovative "Beyond the Molecule" solutions, and fostering a diverse and inclusive community to work together to advance patient care.

We promote a culture of accountability for delivering on commitments and continuous improvement, we hire and develop talented people from diverse backgrounds who together foster an inclusive and connected culture, we challenge the status quo, create engaging, effective processes to add value and simplify work for ourselves and others.

As a member of the Administrative Professional team (AP Satellite), you will work with others in the AP Satellite to enable business partners to operate at their highest efficiency, being responsive to change and fit for the future. AP Satellite is growing to be a self-organized team and partnering to deliver better outcomes. AP Satellite provides tailored team operations and foundational administrative support to individuals and teams across I2OEP, ensuring continuity and coordination of work. As a communicative, proactive Administrative Professional, you will carry out tasks with minimal direction, making recommendations and ultimately finding solutions.

Mindset and Behavior Profile

  • Agile mindset (speed, stability, flexibility) - works according to and brings in the agile mindset concept in daily operations, embracing transparency, candor, inputs and feedback.
  • Customer Centric Mindset - Internal and external
  • A creative and growth mindset
  • High willingness to take ownership, can-do mindset
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • Managing change

Capabilities Required

  • Enterprise thinking-act on behalf of the enterprise, lead with inclusion, build company reputation.
  • Comfort with challenging the status quo, influencing change and navigating a global network, embracing the work in self-organized teams and proactively contributing to improving the AP community.
  • Strong collaboration, communication, facilitation skills, negotiation and influence abilities, presentation skills.
  • Superior and independent judgement and discretion with sensitive, confidential and proprietary information.
  • Ability to build trust and confidence with colleagues.
  • Seek to simplify and prioritise and act with urgency - exemplify the behaviours of focusing upon the right work, taking smart risks, speaking up and challenging, fostering learning and creativity and collaborating and building networks.

Business Operations tasks

  • Actively participating in meetings, promoting new ways of working and improvements to work processes, as well as sharing ideas and support amongst colleagues.
  • Acting in a professional and exemplary manner whilst supporting change management activities.
  • Virtual collaboration within I2O-EP
  • Work Package / Project Coordination - ability to prioritize and develop solutions.
  • Contribute and strengthen agile practices within the team, e.g. by taking on occasional scrum master responsibilities, preparing team stand-ups, retrospectives and more.

Foundational Administrative support tasks

  • General administrative support via intake tool (shared inbox): meeting logistics, recruitment, contract and compliance support. Requirements

  • You have good verbal and written communication skills - fluency in English is a requirement.
  • You have experience working in diverse and complex organizational cultures and structures, you are embracing the concept of constantly adapting to support Roche's 10 year ambitions.
  • You are tech savvy and proficient with technology applications and enjoy exploring new digital tools. You have strong Google Suite skills.
  • You have strong organizational skills and attention to detail and have the ability to track and manage projects through to completion.
  • You maintain a collaborative, professional, highly responsive, and team-oriented approach to the workplace.
  • You are able to work independently and with a team effectively.
  • You have an ability to see the big picture and incorporate problem solving, critical thinking and tactical execution into your daily work.
  • You maintain calm in a fast-paced environment with an ability to multitask and prioritize numerous projects.
  • You maintain confidentiality and discretion.

strange Relocation benefits are not available for this posting.

Who we are

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.

Unless entitled to a reasonable accommodation under applicable law, employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in accordance with customer requirements, the company's health and safety obligations and/or applicable law or guidelines.

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society. We believe that by championing diversity of background, thought and experience, we can foster a sense of belonging and provide an environment where every employee feels valued, included, and able to contribute their best for the patients we serve. We're focused on attracting, retaining, developing and advancing our people to their full potential by rewarding bold ways of thinking and integrating inclusive behaviors into every aspect of our work.

Genentech is an equal opportunity employer, and we embrace the increasingly diverse world around us. Genentech prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status and veteran status. For more information about equal employment opportunity, visit our Genentech Careers Homepage.

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