You will be responsible for setting the strategic direction for Roche Diabetes Care CANZ (Canada Australia & New Zealand) in alignment with the Regional and Group Strategy and developing and implementing plans to achieve the short-
term and long-term business objectives of RDC CANZ. This includes responsibility for all main financial goals as well as responsibility for the whole RDC CANZ organization and ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
The Sub-Region Head includes responsibility for support functions such as Finance & Operations, HR, Quality & Regulatory Affairs and Medical Liaison.
Your responsibilities include :
Leading strategy execution
Develop and implement local plans / strategy that are aligned with the broader global strategy
Strategic and operational / tactical leadership of RDC CANZ and assigned markets sales and distribution operations
Contribute to global / regional strategy by providing input about local external environment and customers
Work collaboratively to adapt global and regional strategy to local healthcare environment
Lead the country and assigned markets DC-operations to optimize DC-sales and profits
Know the local economic, market and industry trends and uses trend data to maximize opportunities and minimize risk exposure
Institutionalize changes in culture, process, external relationships and business models
Recommend capital expenditures, investments and business expansion, coordinate management of projects and activities once these are approved by DC
Create business development and partnering opportunities within and across the countries in the assigned markets. Build competitive knowledge through organizing and participating in local events in the market.
Proactively shape the RDC CANZ environment, defend and improve Roche market position and depth of market access by developing strong, trust-
based relationships with external partners, customers and key stakeholders
Delivering financial commitments
Propose and implement annual targets and budget for RDC CANZ
Deliver financial commitments to optimize short term performance and long term growth while ensuring compliance with all laws, regulations, and company policies
Ensure cost-effective utilization of all assets
Appropriately allocate resources to align with regional and global strategies
Conduct financial reviews to monitor business performance
Establish appropriate budget goals aligned with external marketplace and internal strategy
Enhance and ensures financial forecasting accuracy
Shaping external environment
Represent RDC CANZ and the Roche Group’s interests with important external stakeholders as appropriate, e.g. government and regulatory officials, health authorities, industry associations, media, key opinion leaders, physicians, patients, and advocates
Develop strategies / plans to achieve appropriate access goals including pricing and reimbursement
Strengthen and improve the image of Roche and the health care industry
Integrating the matrix through vertical and horizontal alignment
Work with local Diabetes Care Leadership Team ( DCLT ) to prioritize objectives and ensure alignment with global / regional priorities
Keep the local leadership team and the broader organization focused, aligned, and integrated
Work to ensure that time and resources are appropriately allocated to all functions within RDC CANZ
Establish and works within appropriate governance models
Institutionalizing a culture of compliance and high performance
Communicate and set the example for why compliance is integral to business success and achieving competitive advantage in the marketplace
Establish and monitor the financial and business controls and processes to follow internal and external rules and regulations for or within the legal entity
Ensure that all relevant Company Policies and Procedures are understood by the team and adhered to
Ensure the affiliate adheres to sound business practices and compliance with business ethics
Ensure robust processes are in place to support our compliance efforts and that appropriate actions are taken in cases of non-compliance.
Attracting, developing and retaining diverse people
Demonstrate effective people leadership in line with Roche Leadership Commitments
Make employee engagement part of overall business strategy by focusing on the right things that matter to our employees and our business while creating a motivating, high-
performing workforce that gives us a competitive advantage.
Establish an efficient / effective organizational structure with clearly defined roles and responsibilities
Communicate clear performance expectations, ensures feedback / coaching throughout RDC CANZ
Build individual and organizational capability through effective implementation of Roche programs and practices and development of local strategies / initiatives
Ensure there are mechanisms for retaining key talent
Proactive succession planning for key position including for key leadership positions
Who You are
University Degree (or MBA or other relevant Post Graduate qualification)
Prior Country or General Management experience is essential
Strong financial, marketing and sales acumen
Experience in people management
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Fluent in English
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