We believe it's urgent to deliver medical solutions right now - even as we develop innovations for the future. We are passionate about transforming patients' lives. We are courageous in both decision and action. And we believe that good business means a better world.
That is why we come to work each day. We commit ourselves to scientific rigour, unassailable ethics, and access to medical innovations for all. We do this today to build a better tomorrow.
We are proud of who we are, what we do, and how we do it. We are many, working as one across functions, across companies, and across the world.
pRED CLINICAL OPERATIONS:
Our North Star is to increase R&D Productivity and Patient Centricity. This is supported by our CO Strategy to deliver value for pRED CO, pRED BHAGs and our portfolio. We aspire to be a leading edge Clinical Operations organisation that drives innovative patient-centric approaches in study design and execution, utilizes advanced analytics to drive data-driven decisions, and embeds innovative technologies into our ways of working to improve productivity delivery of programs and studies. We strive to create a workplace where team members own their own development and learning and are empowered to create and innovate.
As a Data Scientist in Clinical Operations, you act as a strategic thought partner to key stakeholders. You are the champion in organisational analytics learning, and ensure expertise continues to flourish and develop towards future business needs. You are responsible for creating and implementing analytics and insights for different customers in the Clinical Operations group and partnering closely with business leaders and end users to understand needs, build or leverage existing capabilities and develop study decision support solutions.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Has a comprehensive understanding of the clinical operational data we work with and foster learning with colleagues using analytical tools and applications.
Together with partners in business and IT, jointly designs, implements, and maintains efficient analytics tools and solutions for data-driven study decision support (SDS) in agile teams.
Demonstrates customer-centric mind-set; proactively seeks to further improve our CO SDS landscape by contributing to projects and SDS solution development.
Acts as thought partner and advisor to all relevant teams and stakeholders; Identifies evidence needs and recommends and supports implementing data solutions; e.g. jointly with IT partners.
Applies analytical and statistical methods to answer a variety of business questions using multiple data sources and technical tools.
Monitors and assesses the effectiveness of enrollment and engagement efforts, projects, and practices and identifies opportunities to optimise value of investments.
Increases the sophistication and application of advanced analytics methods (including predictive modeling, machine learning, and scalable prototypes) to measure and predict study performance and guide program-level decisions efficiently and at the speed of business.
Regularly assesses and adjusts priorities based on stakeholder feedback, organisational needs, and strategic relevance.
Demonstrates strategic agility and ability to engage stakeholders to understand and diagnose CO problems and recommend appropriate courses of action.
Acquires, aggregates and/or curates data and information to address business needs.
Conducts high quality analyses; plans for data processing, designs fit-for-purpose analysis plans, assesses effective ways of presenting and delivering the results to maximise impact and interpretability.
HOW YOU WILL DO IT:
In Clinical Operations Mindset and behaviour is as important to us as skills and capabilities
Connect with the bigger picture, prioritize Roche, pRED or wider team over Function and individual, apply enterprise view
Collaborative and creative mindset, ability to partner inside and outside Roche
Show and embrace agile behavior
Follow a logic of incrementally improving approaches and solutions (80/20 approach where applicable/ MVPs/ iterate)
Stand in the shoes of stakeholders and able to build strong customer relationships
Ability to cope with uncertainty and manage ambiguity
Empowerment and accountability
Take ownership and accountability
Empower people to contribute according to their skills, capacity and interest
Decisions are made by the most appropriate person on the topic
Foster a speak-up culture
Demonstrate a growth mindset
Give, seek and receive constructive feedback
Openly and proactively share information, failure, ideas, experience and learnings with others
Drive innovations and foster the power of experimentation
Create value in an agile organization by increasing our focus on playing the role of Visionary, Architect, Coach and Catalyst
As a visionary, you facilitate the creation of a bold, shared vision and higher purpose that is co-created with customers to advance a vision.
As an Architect, you seek value creation across the whole organisation, shaping organisational architecture and culture.
As a Coach you help everyone in the network build the skills and mindsets they need to succeed in an empowered system, acting as a role model and coach, with a willingness to be coached.
As a Catalyst you help connect others' work to a collective purpose, creating connections and collaboration across the organisation.
WHO YOU ARE:
You are talented and passionate. You are inspired by our mission and would fit in well with our collaborative, patient centric and entrepreneurial spirit.
Have a growth mindset and are excited about learning through experience
Feel comfortable thinking on your feet and thrive in fast paced, ambiguous and highly collaborative environments
Have sound experience in pharmaceutical and/or healthcare industry and drug development experience (therapeutic area experience a plus)
Have people management experience, ideally in a culturally diverse and matrixed environment
Hold a university degree or equivalent years of experience, preferred focus in life sciences
Find passion in achieving successful outcomes by leading, coaching and inspiring others
Want to make a difference and find excitement in innovating practices, therapeutics and processes
Possess strong working knowledge of drug development process and respective regulations
Feel comfortable traveling internationally based on specific program needs
Excellent knowledge in data manipulation and analysis programming languages such as R, Python, Julia
Good knowledge of database systems (SQL and no-SQL) and related query languages
Excellent data visualisation and mock-up skills (e.g. d3, plotly, bokeh, Shiny, etc.)
Basel (Switzerland), Little Falls (US), or Welwyn (UK). For administrative purposes only, the primary location is listed as Basel.
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