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  • Posted: Aug 6, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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    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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    Head of Sub-Sahara Africa (Kenya or Nigeria)

    Roche is seeking a Head of sub-Sahara Africa to lead sub-Saharan Diagnostics by developing and implementing short & long term Marketing & Business development Strategies in alignment with the Management Center in South Africa to ensure that Roche Diagnostics retains and advances is leadership position in Anglophone sub-Sahara Africa and ensuring that Roche values of Courage, Passion and Integrity are instilled across all teams.

    Key Responsibilities

    Strategic and Operational Management

    • Play a leading role as a member of the Management Center South Africa Leadership Team to define and implement the overall Management Center Vision and Strategy.
    • Contribute to the organisational strategic plan by understanding the organisational vision, identifying, developing and drafting the key strategic inputs and providing these inputs to the organisational strategic plan as required.
    • Develop the departmental long term strategy by undertaking research and drafting the strategy, aligning with the overall long-term organisational strategy and vision as required.
    • Manage and report on performance by tracking department performance against targets, identifying progress and areas of concern, implementing corrective action, drafting reports and submitting quarterly and as required.
    • Manage and report on performance by tracking departmental performance against targets, identifying progress and areas of concern, implementing corrective action and drafting reports and submitting quarterly and as required.
    • Lead the knowledge and communication sharing process for the department with other / international Roche teams and other relevant stakeholders by developing inputs, preparing communications and participating in discussion forums as required.

    Strategic Agility

    • Develop and implement strategic plans for Anglophone sub-Sahara Africa in line with that of Management Center South Africa.
    • Define and attain needed resources and competencies to ensure Roche Diagnostics is able to achieve its short and long term Strategic and Financial objectives.

    Teamwork & Collaboration

    • Drive and foster culture of cross collaboration between sub-Saharan Markets and the Management Center South Africa.
    • Build relationships with key stakeholders and Key Opinion Leaders to position Roche as a leader in the IVD market.
    • Build and foster relationships across Roche Divisions in all Anglophone sub-Saharan Markets leveraging the One Roche approach.


    • Play a leading role in local and corporate compliance and promote ethical behavior, in compliance with laws, regulations, industry codes, policies and procedures.
    • Ensure Roche Values are instilled across the Organization.
    • Ensure the effective Management of Business Partners in line with Roche values and objectives.

    Financial Management

    • Develop the department budget by identifying activities and costs, preparing the budget and submitting it annually and as required
    • Manage expenditure by tracking spend against budget allocations, approving expenditure, address any budget variances and provide feedback monthly and as required.

    Staff Leadership and Management

    • To define the staff requirements, resourcing the team by retaining, recruiting, selecting and appointing staff as required, inducting new staff members, monitoring and managing performance and managing staff development.

    A full job description will be made available to candidates invited to the interview process.

    You, as an ideal candidate, will have the following skills, experience and education:

    • Required Qualification: University Degree or Professional Medical Degree and MBA/ post graduate studies.
    • Required Experience: At least 5-7 years Senior Leadership experience in sales, marketing or Finance in the medical / pharmaceutical / healthcare industry.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Roche Kenya on to apply
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