Who we are
The Digital Transformation Office (DTO) is a business function within Product Development (PD), Roche’s late-stage clinical development organization.
The DTO offers services and products to PD that develop or extend critical business capabilities (e.g. knowledge & information management, digital transformation of specific business processes, capability-based planning).
The Digital Transformation Strategy (DTS) team is charged with identifying and developing opportunities for digital advancement to improve PD’s business operations, enable agile ways of working and support the delivery of business change.
Our main focus is to advance PD’s ability to assure and improve findability, accessibility, interoperability and reusability (FAIR) of critical information across Roche.
Timely access to quality information & insights is essential for bold decisions delivered quickly - be they in support of a clinical hypothesis, in aid of agile teams addressing operational challenges or in support of executive portfolio decisions.
As a member of the DTO Strategy Team, the Digital Strategy Analyst will have the following responsibilities / duties :
Lead and drive requirements gathering, business needs assessment and scoping of solution options in close collaboration with colleagues from IT and outside vendors
Provide business analysis and problem-solving support to the DTS team in developing and maintaining technology-agnostic business capability roadmaps
Support, or lead aspects of, the development and implementation of our knowledge & information management strategies
Support, or lead aspects of, the development of our capability-based planning (CBP) tools and services.
Participate and support the conduct of strategy workshops - principally by preparing / designing the agenda, processing and communicating the outputs.
Establish and maintain relationship with key stakeholders principally by actively participating in meetings, including presenting aspects of your work and capturing the business needs
Conduct primary & secondary research on industry best practices and emerging trends to inform internal maturity assessments and opportunity analyses
Who you are
The position will be based in Basel (CH). Given the cross-functional and global nature of our work, this role will require a high degree of flexibility, quick learning, and exceptional teamwork and collaboration skills with all levels of the organization.
We expect a candidate who is committed to ownership, takes accountability for actions, drives for results and learns from mistakes.
You have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Information Management, Engineering, and 3+ years of business analysis & digital product development experience, ideally, paired with 2+ years of operational experience in a global environment.
For this position, you also bring the following :
Ability to surface business needs with business SMEs and communicate business expectations to cross-functional teams in jargon-free English
Ability to explore independently complex business problems and drive co-creation of innovative solutions with x-functional teams
Experience with business architecture modelling (e.g. Archimate, Alfabet) & visualisations (e.g. R Shiny, Tableau) is a plus
Strong conceptual understanding of data modelling, data & content curation and information architecture is a plus
Experience working in agile teams as Scrum Master and / or Product Owner is a plus
Experience in gathering business requirements and dealing with conflicting requirements
Project management experience on a regional / global scale, incl. business case creation, portfolio management process knowledge
Proven skills in relationship building, customer-focus, decision-making, and problem-solving
Ability to recognize and react to situations with a sense of urgency and problem ownership / accountability, with a focus on customer service
Good domain knowledge of the Pharmaceutical industry
Excellent presentation, meeting facilitation and communications skills (written and verbal in English, other languages are a plus)
Positive and enthusiastic attitude and interpersonal skills
Business Analysis certification (IIBA or equivalent) is a plus
Ability to travel (c. 10%)
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