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  • Posted: Mar 26, 2021
    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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    Strategic Programs Lead

     

    Roche Diagnostics in Midrand is seeking a Strategic Program Lead to lead, develop and deliver a pipeline of Strategic Programs within Roche Diagnostics Management Center South Africa (serving sub-Saharan African Markets). The pipeline and the programs within are focused on shaping access to healthcare – understanding and overcoming barriers while developing approaches that transform healthcare delivery and striving towards Universal Health Coverage and the health and wellbeing of all Africans. The pipeline is developed and delivered in line with the broader Healthcare Transformation strategy and objectives and aligned with achieving the medium to long term growth objectives for Management Center South Africa.

    Key Responsibilities

    Situational Analysis

    Leading the process to understand the broader Healthcare Landscape through the lenses of the patient (and patient journey’s), the healthcare system and data & analytics to support the broader vision of the Head of Healthcare Transformation. This landscape is inclusive of Market Situation /Scope /Opportunity/ Segment or Product Portfolio including:

    • Problem & Users needs definition
    • Stakeholder analysis
    • Mapping & Segmentation
    • Force-field analysis (or other techniques like Paper-computer)
    • Definition of the “Problem Statement”
    • Definition of Impact on Stakeholders.

    Innovation and Disruption

    • Propose and develop disruptive patient-centric innovation approaches that seek to overcome identified barriers and identified market challenges.
    • Lead and coach the Strategic Programs Team to explore new business models and innovative approaches to drive Roche’s strategic portfolios and drive future competitive advantage.
    • Identify potential external parties who can participate in innovative approaches to tackle identified challenges within the markets served.
    • Support the broader Healthcare Transformation team to understand emerging futures and to identify areas for innovation and disruption.

    Road-Mapping and Strategy Development

    Lead the road-mapping process and drives the following activities (working in collaboration with SPMs, sRHCs and other parties)

    • Analysis of the opportunities
    • Ideation
    • Outlining of Solutions
    • Creating a broad-based strategic roadmap Incl Goal Setting
    • Creating a Vision
    • Communication of the above outputs to Management/Leadership

    Framework Support

    • Translate the internal Project Management Standards into actionable Program Management to ensure that all projects, both concurrent and longitudinal, are standardized in their execution and quality.
    • Define and maintain a Quality Framework for the SPM team
    • Ensure that the Strategic Projects link to broader strategic goals
    • Provide Prioritization guidance
    • Execute and manage “checks & balances” for all strategic projects
    • Ensures that Milestones are SMART
    • Provide external measurement of Milestones and drive accountability to deliver
    • Synthesize high-level communication to Management and the Leadership team for all Strategic Projects.

    Communication

    • Ensure adequate and timely communication of Strategic Programs to internal stakeholders within the Management Centre and within the Region and the Global Business Areas.
    • Ensure strong stakeholder management in a highly matrixed environment

    Staff Leadership and Management

    • Define 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: NQF 7/8 in a Science related field or similar
    • Required Experience: At least 3 years experience in sales, marketing or similar in the medical / healthcare industry. At least 1 year experience in strategic thinking or strategic management is required.  A solid understanding of project management principles is required. Experience within an innovation environment will be beneficial.

     

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    Data Engineer – People Insights EMEA

    People and Culture vision is built on the premise that what makes companies great is people, and analytics is able to unlock their full potential. We wish to unleash exponential people & business impact through data driven decisions, surfacing insights and embracing cutting-edge technology.

    As a People and Culture Data Engineer, your work will impact the way Roche functions throughout our candidate and employee lifecycle.  Your work will impact every facet of our quest to cure and treat diseases for our patients and you will personally help shape and define this journey. If you are interested in helping us transform into a more diverse, transparent, inclusive, collaborative and agile team – this role is for you.

    We are looking for a Data Engineer to work on our impactful and dynamic team. This Data Engineer will work closely with other Data Scientists, Data Engineers, Business Intelligence Developers, Insights Partners and Product Owners to deliver products to our employees including the most senior leaders.  Key technical role in the design and build of data management systems and data pipelines related to advanced analytics and data science platforms.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Develop and maintain scalable data pipeline(s)
    • Build new API integrations
    • Design data integration and framework
    • Work closely with data governance and technology practice areas
    • Understand and maintain data schemas and architectures
    • Choose proper storage technologies to drive both Data Science and Applications
    • Understand and architect ETL processes
    • Architect and maintain analytics data lake/warehouse
    • Architect and build front-end applications
    • Synthesize requirements from non-technical stakeholders

    Qualifications, Skills & Knowledge:

    Required:

    • AWS (S3, EC2, Glue)
    • RDBMS and NoSQL technologies
    • Python
    • Production software development experience (git, testing, code reviews)
    • Production Deployment of Machine Learning models
    • Javascript (Vue.js)

    Familiar (and willingness to learn more of):

    • Docker
    • CSS
    • HTML

    Preferred experience & background:

    • 5 to 10 years experience in the data engineering field, with strong analytical, solution architecting and design skills / background.
    • University degree in Computer Science or comparable education.

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    Data Scientist, People Insights EMEA

    People and Culture vision is built on the premise that what makes companies great is people, and analytics is able to unlock their full potential. We wish to unleash exponential people & business impact through data driven decisions, surfacing insights and embracing cutting-edge technology.

    As a People and Culture Data Scientist, your work will impact the way Roche functions throughout our candidate and employee lifecycle.  Your work will impact every facet of our quest to cure and treat diseases for our patients and you will personally help shape and define this journey. If you are interested in helping us transform into a more diverse, transparent, inclusive, collaborative and agile team – this role is for you.

    We are looking for a Data Scientist to work on our impactful and dynamic team. This Data Scientist will work closely with other Data Scientists, Data Engineers, Business Intelligence Developers, Insights Partners and Product Owners to deliver products to our employees including the most senior leaders. 


     Key Responsibilities

    1. Leadership of projects and initiatives
    2. Thought leadership on how to use advanced statistics, ML and AI in the HR domain
    3. Synthesize requirements from non-technical stakeholders
    4. Drive decision making by clearly tell stories with data 
    5. Promote (both your own and others on the team) ideas and vision to external stakeholders and potential customers
    6. Inspire and collaborate closely with team members and stakeholders across the company to drive success

    Technical Experience

    Required

    • Experience building models, executing statistical analyses, and manipulating data
    • Python (Numpy, Scipy, Pandas, scikit-learn,NLTK)
    • SQL RDBMS
    • Statistical expertise
    • Data Visualization (QlikSense,Tableau etc.)

    Familiar (and willingness to learn more of)

    • AWS (S3, EC2, Sagemaker, Glue)
    • R
    • Docker
    • Agile processes
    • Plotly and Plotly-Dash
    • Deep Learning (Tensorflow, Pytorch)
    • Production software development experience (git, testing, code reviews, etc.)

    Preferred Experience & Background

    • PhD or MS in Statistics and computer science. Mathematics/Actuarial Science background desirable, people analytics experience a plus
    • 5+ years of experience in the field of data science, analyzing company data sets (structured, unstructured) to find opportunities and drive improvements through data-based insights

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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