Leading the technology strategy and architecture that will truly bring our business online and be seamless for customers to consume our products and services.
You will be an expert for an ecosystem that includes eServices, eCommerce, customer relationship management, service design and advanced integration strategies.
You will be a thought partner who can envision and lead future evolution of our customer engagement platform enabling patient and customer success leveraging our healthcare solutions.
Partner closely with key business stakeholders and corresponding Pharma IT Groups and Global Infrastructure and Solutions
Inspiring senior leaders on the Digital Vision, Strategy, goals, status and impact
Influence external vendor solution provider product roadmaps and capabilities
Develops the technology strategy, architecture and critical investment plan in strategic technologies
Ensures that the technology architecture enabling the capabilities remains current with business direction, and directs the development of architecture activities and initiatives in support of the strategy
Provide strategic leadership and creative thinking tied to the analysis of technology trends and the identification of new opportunities to help drive organizational strategies
Makes expert recommendations and decisions clearly linked to the organization's strategy and financial goals
Have a broad knowledge and leverage the technical capabilities of the internal teams and external technology providers and vendors.
Conduct market assessments and identify new capabilities for existing and future business needs.
The ideal candidate:
Nurtures and develops a collaborative, consultative and value driven partnership
Exhibits a high degree of self-awareness, empathy, listening, active curiosity, awareness of different norms and expectations
Well-networked, has a customer journey perspective, connects the dots forward and adds the external perspective
Exhibits an Agile mindset in the approach to work
Enables a diverse group of partners to speak with a single voice
Good enough instead of perfection
Exhibits intellectual curiosity and integrity and has a strong passion to bring value-adding technology to the business.
Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred) in a relevant technology field
10+ years experience IT with at least 5 years as an Architect
Experience in business analysis, planning and design with a cohesive vision of the key business challenges
Demonstrated cross-functional leadership experience (aligned to the VACC leadership competencies) including the ability to successfully influence others to achieve objectives in an environment of competing priorities
Proven ability to balance business demands and fulfillment in terms of standardization, reducing risk and increasing flexibility
Excellent communication (written and oral) and presentation skills; solid business acumen; well-honed influencing skills are essential
Self-motivated and team-oriented; able to work both autonomously and effectively as part of a broad team
Ability to travel internationally as needed
Experience within the Pharmaceutical or BioTech industry preferred
Location: This position can be based in any Roche location globally and working from home is fully supported.