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Training Manager in Global Product Strategy University

Roche AG

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Training Manager in Global Product Strategy University

Training Manager in Global Product Strategy University

Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel

Global Product Strategy (GPS) provides strategic business direction from research through to development and commercialization excellence, collaborating with functions and affiliates to shape the future of medicine.

GPS University designs and delivers marketing and product strategy courses for members of IBTs, LCTs, and IDCP teams, and is part of the Learning and Planning Excellence group within GPS Excellence (GPSE). GPSE is an integrated group of 4 Centres of Excellence, supporting product launch, digital, planning & learning, and commercial effectiveness. 


Our aspiration in GPS University is to offer a market-leading organizational development offering that truly empowers GPS members and the teams they lead to take action in advancing their individual and team capabilities, in order to drive business outcomes and future growth in a changing and complex market environment.

A core deliverable of the GPS University is to scope, create and deliver an industry-leading Strategic Marketing curriculum that communicates Roche’s core marketing philosophies, competencies, and best practices to commercial teams in GPS. We are looking for a GPSU Training Manager with a strong commercial or drug development background who is ready to make their mark. This role will give you great exposure to GPS and you will work across brands and different functions.

GPSU is a diverse and dynamic team. We like to influence business and are always looking for opportunities to set new and innovative standards.

The role will include:

  • Engaging with senior leaders and key stakeholders, e.g. leading thorough needs analysis and aligning on content and approach to training and learning
  • Identifying and applying of cutting edge and creative approaches to adult learning and training; developing, updating and providing input on curriculum content (in collaboration with internal subject matter experts as required)
  • Leading implementation and delivery of the curriculum
  • Consulting with brand and lifecycle teams and helping them implementing Roche’s frameworks when developing their strategies 
  • Promoting of our learning offerings to our internal target audience to ensure it is considered in their individual development planning

  • Who you are
    You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.
    • Bachelors Degree  (marketing/business or life sciences) is required, Graduate or Post-Graduate Degree in marketing / MBA or related field is desired
    • Min. 3 years commercial or drug development experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry is preferred
    • Thorough understanding of product strategy, including key processes, teams, and roles and responsibilities
    • Strong consulting skills, influencing & negotiation, creative thinking & problem solving, strong customer orientation, strong interpersonal skills are required; strong communication/presentation skills, facilitation experience at senior level are required
    • Experience in vendor and budget management is desired; ability to travel globally (10-20% travel time required)

  • Who we are
    Basel is the headquarters of the Roche Group and one of its most important centres of pharmaceutical research. Over 8,500 people from approximately 90 countries work in Basel, which is one of Roche`s largest sites. Read more.

    Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Job facts
    • Location Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel
    • Function Sales & Marketing
    • Subfunction Other Sales and Marketing
    • Schedule Full-time
    • Job level Individual Contributor
    • Job type Regular Employee
    • Division Roche Pharmaceuticals
    • Posted since 2017/10/23
    • Posted until 2017/12/23
    • Job-ID 2547638657
  • Get in touch
    Christine Müller +41 61 687 4662