Head of IP Engineering - Senior Team Leader

Switzerland, Zug, Rotkreuz

Within the DIA Product Lifecycle Services organization, we are looking to hire the Head of IP Engineering (Senior Team Leader). You and your team are supporting the organization with the IP Engineering activities in the process to gain freedom to operate and the generation of new Patents.

Main tasks

  • Based on the clarified mandate you will drive the IP Engineering Strategy in close alignment with the Patent Department
  • Process Owner of IP Engineering Processes (Product Patent Clearance and Invention Process)
  • Owner of database on patent information for defined technical areas, coordinator of ideation database
  • Depending on capacity you will also act as IP Engineer supporting Inventors and Development Projects
  • Leader and Line Management of a team of 6 IP Engineers over 3 sites - Kornwestheim (Germany), Sant Cugat (Spain) and Rotkreuz (Switzerland)
  • Stakeholder Management to the internal R&D & business organizations to advocate for, strengthen and maintain the value added by IP Engineering
  • Budget accountability for IP Engineering headquarter budget
  • Process Owner of IP Engineering Processes
  • Develop, improve and maintain the offering of the IP Engineering Services to the Roche Diagnostics organization
  • Member of the DIA Product Lifecycle Leadership Team supporting and driving departmental development and peer collaboration
  • Depending on capacity you will also act as IP Engineer in Development Projects