Hoffmann-La Roche Limited

Position: IT Product Manager

Location: Mississauga

Duration: Permanent full-time

As IT Product Manager you will oversee one or multiple products (technology or data solutions) within a PTD/PTI Informatics Network’s mandate being accountable for the end-to-end product lifecycle and ensuring, in partnering with relevant business stakeholders, that the products are fit-for-purpose.

What you’ll be working on

  • Co-create product vision and strategy with business partners (e.g. Business Process Owner/Manager, Product Owners) in collaboration with IT experts (e.g. Architects and Business Analysts), external vendors and brings in a value adding Informatics point of view to help continuously improve business processes and solutions. Manage the long-term product roadmap.
  • Seek opportunities to create additional value and improve business processes and patient outcomes
  • Manage product lifecycle including release management and decide when enough value has been accrued to warrant a release to the business. In collaboration with Product owners, prioritize product releases considering the optimal flow of throughput from different teams/squads
  • Determine business criticality and product quality. Define, in collaboration with Delivery Service Manager, service levels, governance and operational support
  • Lead or coordinate technical discussions and vendor negotiations
  • Support C-Pod in prioritization and strategic planning, in collaboration with IT Business Partners, monitor and improve customer and user experience
  • Promote Global mindset and support customers/IT colleagues across multiple locations, time zones and organizations.

Technical and Business Skills:

  • Strong experience in pharma/biotech
  • Strong experience in pharma/biotech laboratory technology and processes (mandatory)
  • Experience in pharma/biotech manufacturing technology and processes (a plus)
  • Strategic and network thinking
  • Ability to break down strategy into actionable steps
  • Strong experience in working between pharma business and IT
  • Experience working in a global organization
  • Excellent communication skills
  • German speaking is a plus

The ideal candidate:

  • Knows product(s) in depth
  • Has business domain knowledge for the PTD and PTI
  • Experience and passion for Digital Transformation
  • Exhibits the behaviors of a Lean-Agile Leader with a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Exhibits intellectual curiosity and integrity and has strong passion to bring value-adding technology to the business.

This position is not eligible for relocation support.

This position is open to applicants legally authorized to work in Canada.

  • All employment is conditional upon the completing and obtaining a satisfactory background check, including educational, employment, references and criminal records (for which a pardon has not been granted) checks.

AGENCY NOTICE: Please note that Roche Canada does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Services Agreement with agency/recruiter, Roche Canada will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Roche Canada explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
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