Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • South San Francisco


Reports to: AD, Corporate Security 
Function: Business Continuity Management 
Division/Department: Corporate Security 
Lead the comprehensive program execution (business impact analysis, risk assessment, planning, tests and exercises, reviews and training) at Genentech.
Coordinate functional resources and prioritization of plan build and recovery strategy determination
Ensure testing is scheduled, staffed, executed, evidence provided and that issues are documented and closed
Improve the continuity capabilities of all business processes by increasing knowledge and incorporating best practices from internal and external resources
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Identify and evaluate business and technology risks, internal controls which mitigate risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement
Conduct training and actual exercises for Emergency Response, Crisis Management and Business Continuity teams.
Actively participate in decision making with engagement management and seek to understand the broader impact of current decisions
Improve the continuity capabilities of all business processes by increasing knowledge and incorporating best practices from internal and external resources 
Facilitate use of technology-based tools or methodologies to review, design and/or implement BCM plans.
The position requires interaction with every business function within Genentech. It also requires partnership and interaction with members of the Roche Global BCM and Risk groups. 
Application Integrity 
Business Continuity Management 
Identity & Access Management 
Infrastructure & Operations Security 
Privacy & Data Protection 
Security Management 
Vulnerability Management
10+ years experience in business continuity management and disaster recovery assessment and planning. Demonstrated experience with risk evaluation and control, business impact analysis, business continuity strategy development, emergency response and operations, developing and implementing business continuity plans, developing Technology and Business Process recovery strategies, and crisis communication planning.
Previous experience with business process assessment/improvement required. 
Supervisory experience and demonstrated leadership capabilities required Experience with internal controls, application reviews, internal IT control testing or operational auditing a plus. 
General understanding of security and/or systems change control concepts. 
Minimum 5 years of related experience within consulting or professional services required.. 
Previous experience Healthcare, and/or Pharmaceutical industry preferred. 
Demonstrated ability to write report segments and to participate in presentations. 
CBCP or MBCP certification preferred. 
BA/BS in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Computer Science, Information Systems Administration or related field.

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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