Job description


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


Genentech makes available grants for independent medical education as part of its ongoing commitment to the understanding of diseases, epidemiology, mechanisms of disease, as well as the open dialogue of clinical strategies, including therapeutic options.
The Medical Education Manager/Senior Medical Education Manager will manage independent medical education grants and associated activities for the assigned Genentech therapeutic areas. The Medical Education Manager/Senior Medical Education Manager works with Medical Affairs therapeutic area colleagues and various internal functional areas, as required, to ensure independent medical education grants are fulfilled in compliance with ACCME, FDA, OIG and other relevant guidelines, as well as Genentech policies and federal/state statutes and regulations.
Key Accountabilities:
Ensure overall compliance and quality of medical education programs for the assigned therapeutic areas; working collaboratively and efficiently with all internal and external customers, partners and other stakeholders
Evaluate grant requests and provide compelling recommendations for approval/denial based on strategic and compliance considerations
Lead multiple cross-functional GRCs (Grants Review Committees) for the assigned therapeutic areas; using effective written and verbal communication, facilitating constructive discussion to enable decision-making, and building collaborative relationships with committee members
Coordinate the development and ongoing maintenance of clear criteria to assess Independent Medical Education providers and their grant applications in a consistent and compliant manner for the assigned Genentech therapeutic areas
Core Responsibilities:
Use in-depth IME expertise to assess HCP educational needs and develop strategic tactical plan recommendations for IME in assigned therapeutic areas
Participate in the development and ongoing maintenance of criteria used to assess appropriate IME providers, such as academic institutions, hospitals, professional societies and associations, as well as for professional medical education organizations
For the assigned therapeutic areas, manage all incoming grant requests and assess for appropriateness and compliance with Genentech criteria, policies and procedures
Chair the GRC for assigned therapeutic areas, which is a cross-functional review group. Update members on grant status, pending requests and other relevant information
Manage grant through the decision-making cycle and ensure appropriate end-to-end documentation
Limited travel (approximately 1-2 per year) to monitor IME activities based on established criteria
Qualifications and Experience Required:
Bachelor’s Degree required in Life Sciences or other relevant technical disciplines
Advanced degree in life sciences or other relevant technical disciplines strongly preferred
4+ years of multi-disciplinary experience in the biotechnology / pharmaceutical industry
Previous work-experience in medical education or medical affairs is strongly preferred
Must demonstrate knowledge of, or the aptitude to learn, the legal and regulatory environment as it relates to medical education in the biotechnology / pharmaceutical industry
Must demonstrate knowledge of, or the aptitude to learn, medical education and adult learning methodologies
E4 Capabilities Required:
Delivers a viable product in a timely manner by using business partner insights throughout the process and improving the end deliverable incrementally
Shows initiative and acts with confidence, including in challenging and ambiguous situations
Stays resilient and finds ways to overcome setbacks (e.g., switching approaches, seeking help)
Enforces high performance standards and takes appropriate and direct action when they are not met
Challenges decisions or highlights issues that do not align with organizational goals including in the face of pressure or conflict
E5 Capabilities Required:
Advances bold ideas for exponential improvement, including when faced with initial resistance
Trusts and empowers team members to deliver results; balances appropriately between delegation and support
Helps, mentors and encourages others to challenge the status quo and explore the possibilities for “what might be’”
Makes decisions and sets priorities based on evaluation of long-term costs versus benefits to Genentech’s mission
Assesses when initiatives are no longer viable and “pulls the plug” when needed
Evaluates trends and translates

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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