Country Clinical Operation Leader

Belgium, Brussels

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To support the growing and more complex oncology portfolio we are looking for 2 full time passionate and motivated colleagues to take on a Country Clinical Operation Leaders (CCOLs) role

The CCOLs will directly report into the regional TAL and will be allocated to a part of the oncology portfolio. They will be empowered and accountable to ensure the deliverables of their portfolio. 

In order to maintain the operational expertise the CCOL will still be responsible for one or more studies as a CSM. It will be a hybrid role, combining people management with project work.

The main accountabilities of the CCOL will be as follows:

  • Provide leadership, direction and oversight of the delivery of the clinical trials in their assigned disease areas.
  • Accountable for the delivery of clinical trials including planning, execution and delivery of portfolio to agreed timelines, plans and quality, proactively communicating status, issues and proposed solutions. 
  • Provide functional management, coaching and development of direct reports.
  • Engage relevant stakeholders to drive country clinical performance with a customer mindset. 
  • Be an active member of the Belgian extended LT and drives the implementation of the CCO and broader PD strategy. 
  • Provides resource management and oversight across their teams, in close collaboration with the TAL/NIS Lead and Resource Manager to ensure sufficient, appropriate-qualified and trained resources are identified and allocated to studies. 

The competencies of the CCOL we are looking for are:

  • Strategic Agility – able to articulate, long-term strategies and objectives and provide clarity and focus on key priorities.
  • Decision Making – able to make sound decisions even in the face of ambiguous circumstances or contradictory requirements.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration – successful and comfortable working in a complex matrix, able to seek common ground in an effort to resolve conflicts, able to pull people together around a common goal, and to build diverse teams leveraging them to deliver exceptional results.
  • Change Management – able to effectively manage change, explaining the context, answering questions and listening to concerns, to introduce needed change even in the face of opposition.
  • Communication – able to clearly articulate complex concepts and encourages direct and open discussions about important issues.
  • Personal Organization – highly organized with excellent ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, is self-motivated and achievement/results driven for themselves and for others.
  • Technical and Business Expertise – ability to identify opportunities to streamline and improve business operations, to build alliances with internal and external customers that strengthen reputation and create value and has a good understanding of external conditions affecting the local organization.

The expected mindset of the CCOL are: 

  • Embracing a customer centric mindset and applying the new way of working.
  • Leading by example.
  • Supporting the transformation @ Roche by being an ambassador of the agile methodology
  • Living the OnePDG principles

The disease areas and responsibilities will be grouped as below (subject to change): 

  • Breast cancer, gynecologic cancer, LASR (Lung, Agnostic, Skin and Rare cancers) 
  • Heme malignancies, Gastrointestinal & Genitourinary cancer, phase I studies  

If you are interested, please apply via the system and add a motivational letter.