Pharma International is Roche's global business network (excluding US) of over 15'000 people whose vision is to bring medicines to patients in the fastest possible way.
We are transforming the way we do business and how we work together for patients and customers.
We are structured into two communities - the International 8 Markets (Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom) and the International 7 Areas (Africa, Asia-Pacific, CEETRIS (Central Eastern Europe, Turkey, Russia and Indian Sub-Continent), Europe North, Europe South, Latin America and the Middle East).
The Agile Coach works with the organisation through a wide mandate (coaches and challenges teams, executives, affiliate transformation leads and other change agents), helping to ensure we achieve better outcomes and reach more patients faster by creating an agile mindset, and enabling and embedding agile performance and practice methodologies across Pharma International. As the Agile Coach you will be part of the Pharma International Transformation Office, and work together with other Agile Coaches, Community Engagement Managers, and Project Managers. You will be the catalyst for Pharma International transformation.
Your responsibilities as an Agile Coach include:
Coach and mentor individuals and teams in Agile mindset and behaviours
Enable the development and sustainability of communities of practices across Pharma International, fosters collaboration and network behaviors between affiliates and above-affiliate teams
Provide sprint planning support for international design teams
Help define if sprint is needed
Co-define sprint scope, resources, outcomes
Identify possible duplications with other sprints/ communities
Facilitate agile principles onboarding and ongoing coaching of Sprint Lead, depending on the needs and expected impact
Develop and evolve toolkit of transformation practices for use across affiliates
Facilitate above-country sprints and within affiliates when needed
Provide training for leaders and team members
1 position available
Location flexible, with a preference within time zones CET -1 to CET +3 and commutable distance to a Roche office
What should you bring?
Having a growth mindset
Experience driving organization readiness, and professional learning and development methodologies
Ability to demonstrate Roche Values, Leadership Commitments and Core Competencies
Knowledge of agile ways of working, design thinking and/or LEAN methodology
Leadership in diverse business settings and multicultural agility
Facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, communications and mentoring
Expertise as a coach
Ability to connect ideas, people and initiatives across diverse functions, geographies and disciplines
Knowing how to ‘drive’ mindset and culture change
Able to architect and coach people and teams towards our purpose and vision
Proven leadership in diverse environments
Excellent team-working, collaboration, networking skills
Experience in project management
Experience working with senior leaders
Demonstrated ability to get to results quickly through strong coaching, mentoring and inspirational environment setting
Why this role?
Drive transformation to achieve our purpose and vision
Focus on mindset and culture change to raise awareness on new ways of working
Drives adoption of agile ways of working on a broad scale for significant impact
Experience working with senior leaders
Opportunity to shape the future of the organisation
Exposure to a variety of challenges and situations
To help shape others to be their best and unleash the human potential in Pharma International
Work across 100+ countries and have a truly global perspective
Pharma International – Ways of Working
The behaviors & capabilities we value and foster in our employees
Every day, we come to work to make a difference in patients’ lives. We strive to deliver more medicines to more patients, faster.
We invest our time, energy and effort to optimize the customer experience in order to realize the most effective patient outcomes.
We are highly curious and engaged. We actively experiment, learn fast and share our knowledge, experience and expertise across our network to ensure greater impact than the sum of individual contributions.
We are stewards of the business plan across Pharma International. We act to drive growth and to innovate for patients regardless of geography. We constantly evolve and continuously improve ourselves and how we work to ensure a great place to work.
We leave our ego behind, we speak up to make meaningful contributions, and we know when to listen versus talk. We rigorously prioritize for impact and challenge the status quo to ensure value generation. We each know our unique impact.
We share feedback openly, communicate directly and transparently, to ensure trusted and empowered relationships.
Are you ready to apply? We are looking for someone who thinks beyond the job offered - someone who knows that this position can be a rare springboard to many other opportunities at Roche.
Roche is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We strive to build teams that represent a range of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Embracing diversity enables us to create a great place to work and to innovate for patients.