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  • Posted: Feb 8, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Roche is a global pioneer in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics focused on advancing science to improve people’s lives. The combined strengths of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics under one roof have made Roche the leader in personalised healthcare - a strategy that aims to fit the right treatment to each patient in the best way possible. Roche is the ...
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    Country Manager Kenya & East Africa Cluster

    We are looking for someone who fully lives the primary team (i.e. the team `above` they are members of*) concept and collective leadership and ensures the whole affiliate thinks and acts to prioritize success of the Region (Division above Region above Country). In the affiliate, balances short-term and long-term accountabilities:

    • Accountable for the affiliate’s profit and loss; ensures the affiliate consistently achieves or exceeds annual revenue, profitability, market share and other relevant goals and targets;
    • Ensures affiliate compliance with all statutory regulations and Roche corporate standards;
    • Leads and oversees the multidisciplinary affiliate functions and teams, as well as the development and execution of cross-functional affiliate business strategies, plans and tactics for all divisional pipeline and marketed products across all areas;
    • Leads cross-functional brand and business planning across the portfolio ensuring affiliate alignment with regional and global direction
    • Accountable for integrating and aligning cross-functional strategies and plans into a cohesive, actionable and elevating affiliate vision and direction; identifies strategic opportunities and adapts affiliate to long term dynamics in the market;
    • Represents Roche in external forums and build trustful relationship with a broad range of stakeholders, including customers, to shape the local healthcare environment; helps position Roche as the market leader and an employer of choice;
    • Bring to life 10 years Africa strategy ambitions while building a dynamic teams of professionals;
    • Builds a sustainable and robust talent pipeline by identifying talents, accelerating development and retaining employees;

    What does success look like in this position?

    Driving measurable progress in all pillars of the Africa 10 year Vision and Strategy as well as driving impact beyond the affiliate and contributing to the Sub-Region’s overall success:

    • Building stronger and empowered local teams
    • Ensuring business sustainability (e.g. meeting ambition on customer satisfaction, sales and profitability, and sustaining these achievements over time)
    • Enabling Healthcare Transformation & New Business Models (e.g. driving agility with focus on structure, methodology and mindset)
    • Inspiring and engaging people - Collective Leadership & Learning (e.g. accelerating talent pipeline, demonstrating significant personal growth on desired leadership and mindset )
    • Communicating with One Voice (e.g. engaging systematically, linking to divisional and regional strategy, creating an environment of trust that enables safe participation)

    Who you are:

    • Acts and leads according to Roche Values, Leadership Commitments and Creative Leadership principles
    • Experience working in an international, multi-cultural and matrix environment
    • Strong business acumen and good knowledge of the Healthcare market
    • Strategic thinking skills and proven track record of developing and delivering business strategies
    • Solid experience of leading change, negotiating and managing conflict
    • Demonstrated ability to confidently lead internally and externally in times of crises
    • Strong interpersonal skills with experience in building, leading and coaching teams, and an ability to communicate complex topics simply and articulately to various audiences
    • Higher education degree (MA, MS, MBA, PhD) preferred
    • Fluency in English

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Roche Kenya on to apply

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