Sr. Digital Enablement Manager

Canada, Ontario, Mississauga
United Kingdom, Hertfordshire, Welwyn

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Job Description

This posting represents two open positions in different locations: 

1 in Mississauga, Canada 

1 in Welwyn, United Kingdom

When applying, please indicate in the questionnaire which location you apply for.

Sr. Digital Enablement Manager 

Roche has defined an exciting 10-year ambition plan, requiring us to adapt and transform to our evolving ecosystem and challenges ahead of us. We have redesigned our Global Procurement (GP) organization to ensure we can succeed in this new environment and deliver on our mission for patients by building new capabilities and creating a more agile organization. Our goal is to improve our ability to deliver on our vision to “accelerate Roche’s goal to bring innovative solutions to patients quickly and efficiently through business and supplier partnerships.” If you are excited about driving this change and catalyzing the future in the area of digital procurement transformation and technology the Sr. Digital Enablement Manager role is for you.

What is Procurement Digital Enablement?

The Procurement Digital Enablement team is focused on driving the digital procurement transformation by enabling increased demand-to-pay automation and providing the vision and oversight for the procurement technology landscape that ensures efficient functional and customer experiences.

Are you wondering what is in it for you?

Are you interested in further developing and leveraging your procurement technology, automation advisory & UX skills? Here is why we think the Sr. Digital Enablement Manager role is a fantastic job to consider!

As a Sr. Digital Enablement Manager you will work in a dynamic global environment where you will meet the challenge to bring new ideas and concepts, structured thinking, facilitation, execution, and focus to procurement technology, enabling self-service and automation. Using your specialized knowledge and in-depth expertise, you will proactively identify and drive strategies and approaches that support customer needs & experience and positively impact procurement`s effectiveness & efficiency.

You will work closely with procurement, IT, Roche services & solutions (incl. business process management, project management, regional solution centers), and other relevant colleagues either as a peer, coach, project/workstream lead, or subject matter lead, to align on needs, opportunity identification, and priority to develop, enhance, or deploy enabling services and solutions and respective governance to our internal customers.

Your key responsibilities include:

Your successful performance and contribution depend on the full embodiment and demonstration of core mindsets and behaviors, including an entrepreneurial spirit, enterprise thinking, inclusive collaboration, and desire for continuous learning that underpin our culture and ways of working.

As a Sr. Digital Enablement Manager, you will play a variety of roles according to your experience, knowledge, and general requirements, such as:

  • Acting as a domain knowledge and subject matter expert, providing input, advice, and know-how on digital procurement transformation & technology and solution governance

  • Developing, overseeing, and improving the procurement technology roadmap and functional & usability enhancement planning as well as contributing to and supporting the improvement and creation of broader enablement frameworks and services

  • Advocating and influencing the alignment of requirements for an aligned technology roadmap to advance the digitization of procurement

You will work within the broader team and GP networks and squads to determine the other various roles needed to deliver project and foundational work. 



You bring the following skills, mindsets, and behaviors:



You hold a university degree, with a business or information technology degree preferable. You also have 7+ years within procurement, (cloud-based) procurement technology, or management consulting, ideally in a matrix organization, and demonstrated in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge of digital procurement technology management and oversight. 

In addition, you have:

  • Relevant project-based experience with procurement technology and source-to-pay platforms (`Smart by GEP` technology and services procurement knowledge is a plus).

  • An analytical & creative mindset 

  • Demonstrated ability to translate business needs into broader solutions & technology requirements and vice-versa translate technology terminology into simple business terms.

  • Experience in communicating with senior stakeholders & the ability to communicate difficult or moderate complexity concepts/ideas and effectively negotiate with others to adopt a different point of view, approach, or endorse/use a proposal/solution.

  • Understanding of general and procurement specific business processes. 

  • Certified / Expertise in proven methodologies such as: Agile / Change Management / Project Management / LEAN.

  • Business level fluency in English (German may be beneficial for certain positions).

Mindset and Behaviors

  • You strive to act as an enterprise thinker and leverage knowledge and expertise to create solutions for business customers by proactively fostering collaboration, including across the procurement network.

  • You are action-oriented and can make decisions and influence others to do the same; you repurpose work and ideas in favor of starting from scratch. 

  • You demonstrate curiosity, active listening, and a willingness to experiment and test new ideas when appropriate, focusing on continuous learning and improvement.

  • You work with colleagues across procurement, business, and the broader Roche organization to broaden knowledge and expertise, better understand customer needs, and connect the dots.

  • You are open-minded and inclusive, generously sharing ideas and knowledge while being receptive to ideas and feedback from others.



When you apply as an internal Roche candidate, you can use your Workday profile or upload a resume/CV in English.

When you apply as an external candidate from outside of Roche, please upload a resume/CV in English and a cover letter (if relevant) in one step.

Job Level:

Individual contributor