Roche Hiring for Manager – Clinical Operations

Roche Hiring for Manager – Clinical Operations

10 May, 2022

Role Summary

Provides leadership to study team, local strategic planning and operational delivery of assigned clinical studies through all phases of study management (preparation, study start-up, conduct, close-out), in accordance with Roche quality standards, all applicable regulations, timelines and budget commitments.

How does the role serve the patients?

Provides hands-on experience to KOLs on new Innovative treatment by early participation in global trials.
 By providing early access to innovative treatment to Indian patients.
 By generating robust safety as well as efficacy data on Indian patients through participation in the clinical trials which in turn facilitates faster regulatory approvals for Roche Innovative products.
 Provide ongoing access to mature products through regulatory commitment studies.


Has full accountability and oversight for all assigned studies at country level (Global, local studies) in accordance with the overall project plan, manages and maintains accurate country /study level plans (e.g. timelines, budget, resource, risk and quality plans) in the appropriate Roche planning system.
 Leads local study teams, represents Country /Region Clinical Operations at the global SMT, and provides global teams with feedback from an Affiliate perspective
 Works with global study team and CSM to manage day to day activities of the study, including monitoring report review, problem solving, issues escalation , timely closure of non-productive studies and tracking of safety procedures
 Plans and executes country study goals and commitments, and ensures compliance to relevant processes, Roche quality and safety standards, regulations, timelines and budget commitments.
 Provides operational oversight of Investigator-initiated studies and Compassionate Use studies in terms of Roche quality and safety standards, regulations, timelines and budget allocation.
 Highlights deviations and risks in plans to relevant parties, develops and implements mitigation strategies as required.
 Coaches and provides support to responsible study team members by maintaining effective communication with CSM, supports communication to local study teams, as required.
 Provides study oversight, leadership and support to Contract Research Organisation (CRO) staff to ensure overall delivery at the country and site level, and interfaces with CRO Management regarding feedback on CRO staff performance as required.
 Oversees study feasibility, site monitoring performance, preparation of Risk Based Monitoring plans, and ensures eTMF completeness and oversight of all relevant compliance activities for allocated studies (including translations, as applicable)
 Provides inputs to and/or develops study related materials such as Monitoring plans, recruitment plans and study Newsletters
 Supports/coordinates the negotiation of site budgets within Fair Market Value guideline, budget plans and provide oversight for site payments as per contract, as required
 Participates in local quality/compliance reviews, internal audits, and regulatory inspections, ensuring inspection readiness at all times and completion of Corrective and Preventative Actions for allocated studies.
 Develops and maintains optimal site relationships with key investigator sites, alliance partners and/or collaborative group for current and future Roche studies.
 Participates in overall therapeutic area support together with the therapeutic leads and country experts (e.g. landscaping activities, investigator/site development activities or affiliate cross functional teams, etc.), as required.

 Performs/coordinates for Health Authority presentation for the study/ protocol amendments.
 For Local Studies, provides the leadership and clinical operations expertise for the local study team.

Internal Stakeholders: Medical, Business Insights & Sustainable Value, Legal, Communication, Value Teams (Oncology & Specialty)

External Stakeholders: HCPs and HCOs, Regulatory authorities, Industry Bodies, Patient Support Groups, Global partners (IQVIA, TCS etc.) and Vendors

Functional Competencies: Knowledge of ICH-GCP, Indian Regulations, multiple therapy area knowledge, technical expertise in the field of clinical operation, vendor management

Behavioral Competencies: Exhibition of Roche Core Values, Exhibition of Servant Leadership, Patient centricity in decision making, Strong Collaboration and Networking skills, Inspiring and Influencing

Eligibility Criteria (Qualification and Experience):

● University degree or equivalent; professional qualification preferably in a medical/science related field Pharmaceutical medicine training highly desirable
● Higher degree and / or specialist accreditation desirable
● Employee has completed minimum 1 year with Roche Pharma (Applicable for internal hire)
● Employee having an overall experience of minimum 7 years in Pharmaceutical / Biotech / Clinical Research industry with minimum 5 years in Clinical Operations.
● clinical operations and quality assurance

Who we are

At Roche, more than 100,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.

Roche is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Level: Individual contributor

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