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Precision Medicine Partner, Western Canada
Field based role (BC and Alberta)
Ideal candidate location: Vancouver, Calgary or Edmonton
At Roche, we believe it’s urgent to deliver medical solutions right now – even as we develop innovations for the future. We are passionate about transforming patients’ lives. We are brave in both decision and action, we believe that good business means a better world.
Personalized Heath Care (PHC) is a key priority and focus for Roche. Integration of concepts such as that of tumour agnostic therapies and comprehensive genomic profiling technologies are critical to understand and shape in order to achieve the integration of PHC into the health care ecosystem and this warrants a fit-for-purpose approach to our activities.
The precision medicine partner (PMP) is a medical field based role that will be critical in ensuring we gain an in-depth understanding of the complex precision oncology ecosystem and to shape the clinical pathway for bringing precision medicine (drug and test) to clinical practice. 
In this position, you will:
Ensure and support end-to-end launch readiness for tumour agnostic therapies in actionable driver mutations, including actively mapping and profiling stakeholder and experts who are interested in research, scientific information and education in this space.
Enable and implement the overarching PHC strategy, covering both product and diagnostic testing to identify and deliver on valuable soltuions that will enable integration of tumor agnostic therapies and comprehensive genomic profiling solutions.
Co create impactful solutions with oncologists, pathologist and other stakeholders to help shape and integrate the approach and PHC into clinical practice, including education and research activities.
Identify opportunities and prioritize initiatives and activities in collaboration with PHC team, diagnostic teams, other oncology brands and field teams
Closely liaise with policy and access teams to navigate successfully the local reimbursement process and to shape the environment for precision medicines, in particular for tumour agnostic therapies.
To be successful in this role, you have:
A post-graduate scientific degree in medicine, genomics, biology or related fields ( Ph.D, MD) or a professional degree such as a PharmD or Nursing (Bachelor or Master level degree) are preferred 
Related work experience in the pharmaceutical industry
In-field experience (min. 2 years)
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills to successfully navigate a complex organizational matrix
Experience in the principles and techniques of complex data analysis, interpretation, and assessment of clinical relevance for the purpose of understanding and communicating clinical study results
Extensive experience in delivery of scientific presentations and leading insight gathering/communication is essential
Fluency in English
Experience in oncology required
Deep understanding of local health-care system coupled with the ability to understand and address opportunities/gaps for bringing personalized medicine to clinical practice
A strong ethical mindset and good understanding of relevant compliance principles and regulations.
An entrepreneurial mind-set coupled with a strong desire to work at the forefront of personalized medicine and transform oncology care for the benefit of patients
Openness to explore transformational methods and to use new technologies to its full advantage
A customer centric mind-set and willingness to spend about 70% of time in the field.
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 embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by:  May 30, 2019
This position is not eligible for relocation support.
This position is open to applicants legally authorized to work in Canada.
Roche is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon any legally protected ground. Roche will make a good faith effort to accommodate the individual needs of applicants with disabilities in our recruitment process. 
NOTE: All employment is conditional upon completing and obtaining a satisfactory background

About the company

Roche is a Swiss global health-care company that operates worldwide under two divisions: Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics. Its holding company, Roche Holding AG, has bearer shares listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

The company headquarters are located in Basel and the company has many pharmaceutical and diagnostic sites around the world – including: Tucson, AZ; Pleasanton, CA; Vacaville, California, Oceanside, California, Branchburg, NJ; Indianapolis, Indiana; Florence, South Carolina; and Ponce, Puerto Rico in the US; Welwyn Garden City and Burgess Hill in the UK; Clarecastle in Ireland; Mannheim and Penzberg in Germany; Mississauga and Laval in Canada; Shanghai in China; Mumbai & Hyderabad in India; São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Segrate, Milan in Italy; Johannesburg in South Africa; Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore in Pakistan. There are 26 manufacturing sites worldwide.

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