South San Francisco Job Description Sample
Clinical Laboratory Scientist
The clinical laboratory scientist I is responsible for processing and analyzing test samples in a highly automated, high-complexity testing laboratory through manual and automated operations. This individual will ensure an efficient workflow within the laboratory and will be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
The clinical laboratory scientist I is responsible for the following:
Performing tests that require the exercise of independent judgment and responsibility, with minimal supervision by the laboratory director or general supervisor, in only those specialties or sub-specialties for which they are qualified by education, training, and experience
Interacting and communicating with non-laboratory staff to ensure an efficient workflow
Following the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting,
and maintaining records of test examinations
Maintaining records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens
Identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either correcting the problems or immediately notifying the general supervisor, technical supervisor, clinical consultant, or laboratory director
Documenting all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications
Performing high-complexity testing only under the on-site supervision of a general supervisor
Providing direct and constant supervision of laboratory assistants (note: testing personnel shall be sufficient in number to adequately supervise the work of technicians, trainees, laboratory assistants, and any other unlicensed personnel)
Participating in the monitoring of the inventory of clinical laboratory supplies and materials
Participating in the continuous quality-improvement process
Adhering to the laboratory's quality control policies, and documenting all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and maintenance performed
- Following the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance
A valid clinical laboratory scientist license or clinical genetics molecular biology scientist license issued by the State of California
A BS, BA, or MS degree in a chemical, physical, biological, clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution
At least one year of pertinent laboratory experience and/or training covering the specialties of the laboratory (required)
The ability to accurately pipette
Strong analytical skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated proficiency in computer skills, such as word processing, statistical analysis, and labo- ratory information systems
A strong understanding of good laboratory practices and regulatory compliance
The ability to adapt and be flexible in a fast-paced and evolving work environment
Production Laboratory Scientist (Wed-Sat 7:00Am-5:30Pm)
The production laboratory scientist is responsible for assisting licensed testing personnel and for the generalmaintenance at a highly automated, high-complexity testing laboratory. The individual in this role willassist with equipment maintenance, inventory management, and identifying and reporting nonconformancewithin the laboratory. This individual will ensure efficient workflow within the laboratory and will workunder the supervision of clinical laboratory scientists (CLSs) and general supervisors.
Flexibility/willingness to learn
Shows a positive/eager attitude and always wants to do their best in any circumstance they are placed in
Ability to excel with humility in a group setting
Excellent hand-eye coordination
Team Oriented with a high level of social intelligence
Effective communicator who is open to suggestion and feedback
Realistic and is willing to ask for help or assistance when necessary
The production laboratory scientist is responsible for the following duties.• General Duties– Assisting licensed testing personnel (other than trainees)– Assisting in preventive maintenance and troubleshooting– Assisting in the performance of quality control procedures– Labeling barcodes on sample tubes– Preparing and storing reagents as instructed– Organizing and cleaning lab space and equipment– Setting up and shutting down equipment– Completing other tasks as assigned by the general supervisor or their designee• Inventory Management– Stocking reagents and consumables– Refilling water and discarding non-hazardous waste– Receiving deliveries– Reordering inventory– Performing inventory audits• Sample Storage– Receiving samples– Archiving samples to storage– Retrieving samples from storage– Sending out samples for testing• Process Control– Documenting non-standard process events and issues in the appropriate Jira board– Notifying a CLS or supervisor of such events as soon as possible– Completing Jira documentation punctually
Qualifications and Experience• A BS or BA degree in a chemical, physical, biological, clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution (required)• Experience with laboratory operations and procedures (preferred)
5 Skills• The ability to work diligently with minimal supervision• Basic computer proficiency• A good attendance record• Punctuality
About Our CompanyMyriad Women's Health, is a leading personalized medicine company dedicated to being a trusted advisor transforming patient lives worldwide with pioneering molecular diagnostics. Myriad discovers and commercializes molecular diagnostic tests that: determine the risk of developing disease, accurately diagnose disease, assess the risk of disease progression, and guide treatment decisions across six major medical specialties where molecular diagnostics can significantly improve patient care and lower healthcare costs. Myriad is focused on three strategic imperatives: maintaining leadership in an expanding hereditary cancer market, diversifying its product portfolio through the introduction of new products and increasing the revenue contribution from international markets. For more information on how Myriad is making a difference, please visit the Company's website: www.myriad.com. Myriad is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran. Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. We believe that diversity lends a regional, national, and global advantage to the clients we serve. Our workforce consists of dynamic individuals, with a range of backgrounds, talents, and skills.
Associate Laboratory Director
Over the last few years, Counsyl has grown from a dorm room startup to become one of the largest clinical genome centers in the world, processing over 700,000 samples to date. We currently seek to hire a board-certified Associate Laboratory Director.
You will report directly to the Executive Medical Director and collaborate with teams across the organization to ensure our lab continues to process our patient samples with the utmost quality and integrity. This role can be based on-site at our state-of-the-art facility in South San Francisco, or you can work from your home office- the choice is yours!
Collaborate with software engineering team to design, optimize, and automate QC and data review interfaces
Design assay validation studies
Partner with quality management team to develop, implement and maintain SOPs and appropriate QC and QA programs
Work with technical supervisors to improve procedures for sequencing QC and data review, review sequencing quality indicators on a weekly basis and help develop action plans
Refine curation protocols and classification criteria
Review variant classifications and final reports
Function as a knowledge resource for difficult cases
ABMGG board-certified clinical molecular geneticist or ABP board-certified molecular genetic pathologist. FACMG and DABMG work too!
Experience with: 1) Interpreting variants in the context of the medical literature (experience with germline diagnostics including hereditary cancer syndromes or exome sequencing desired), REQUIRED 2) Corresponding with medical geneticists and oncologists on interpretation of results 3) Design of gene panels and molecular tests 4) Reviewing results of germline and/or somatic NGS assays for validity 5) CLIA lab operations and testing requirements
Comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment
Excellent leadership, human relations and communication skills
Requires high attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and adapt rapidly to changing priorities and tasks
PhD with Fellowship and 1-3 years experience for Assistant and 3+ years experience for Associate
About Our Company
Myriad Women's Health, is a leading personalized medicine company dedicated to being a trusted advisor transforming patient lives worldwide with pioneering molecular diagnostics. Myriad discovers and commercializes molecular diagnostic tests that: determine the risk of developing disease, accurately diagnose disease, assess the risk of disease progression, and guide treatment decisions across six major medical specialties where molecular diagnostics can significantly improve patient care and lower healthcare costs.
Myriad is focused on three strategic imperatives: maintaining leadership in an expanding hereditary cancer market, diversifying its product portfolio through the introduction of new products and increasing the revenue contribution from international markets. For more information on how Myriad is making a difference, please visit the Company's website: www.myriad.com. Myriad is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran.
Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. We believe that diversity lends a regional, national, and global advantage to the clients we serve. Our workforce consists of dynamic individuals, with a range of backgrounds, talents, and skills.
Senior Research Associate/Scientist-Protein Analytics
Parvus Therapeutics is pioneering a breakthrough class of disease-specific, non-immunosuppressive biologics called NavacimsTM that are designed to halt and potentially cure autoimmune disease and other inflammatory disorders by restoring immune tolerance. The Navacim technology platform is generating a rich pipeline of therapeutic candidates to address a wide range of inflammatory diseases. Our most advanced programs target Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) (partnered with Novartis) and autoimmune liver diseases. POC and efficacy in animals has been established not only for these two programs but also for multiple sclerosis (MS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Drug candidates have also been identified for celiac disease with others in earlier stages of research. Parvus recently announced that it had entered into a worldwide collaboration and license agreement with Genentech covering three of these programs: autoimmune liver, IBD, and celiac. In support of our new partnership, Parvus is expanding rapidly to on-board the additional resources necessary to advance these programs to the clinic.
The Parvus management team combines decades of experience in start-ups and biopharma, with demonstrated success in commercializing drugs from the lab to the market. We are seeking extraordinary and ambitious individuals who share our drive and desire to transform medicine.
We are seeking a Senior Research Associates/Scientist with expertise in biologics analytical characterization methods to join Parvus Biologics Research Group to conduct experiments enabling the development of Navacims towards clinical evaluation as well as research and discovery effort fostering Parvus product pipeline growth. Compensation and title will be commensurate with experience level.
- Conduct analytical method development and testing of protein and nanoparticle-protein conjugates
- Contribute proactively to cross functional activities across Research groups and with other departments as needed.
- Document experiments/write study reports according to company protocols
- Present data at internal meetings
- Participate in all aspects of laboratory operation and organization
- Comply with employees and environmental safety company guidelines
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
- A BA/BS/Master degree in life sciences or equivalent with at least 6 years (Sr Associates) or Ph.D. with at least 3 years (Scientist) of relevant experience in protein/biologics analytical characterization methods in a Biotech/Pharma environment.
- Strong hands-on experience with analytical HPLC methods (SEC, RP, HILIC, HIC, IEX etc.), protein/biologics quantitation (A280, Bradford, BCA, colorimetric assays, ELISA etc.), SDS-PAGE, western blot etc. and working knowledge of mass spectrometry (LC-MS)
- Prior experience with particle characterization methods (DLS, MALS, field-flow fractionation, nanoparticle tracking analysis) highly desirable
- Independently troubleshoot data and propose novel approaches or corrective experimental designs
- Creative while performing in a collaborative manner according to corporate objectives
- Hands-on self-starter with excellent technical and communication skills
- Organized and detail oriented, possessing excellent record-keeping skills
- Able to work in a fast-pace environment and adapt to changes under short notice with a proactive and collaborative attitude
- Behaves professionally and tactfully
Scientist/Senior Scientist, Blood-Brain Barrier
At Alector, our mission is to develop therapies that empower the immune system to cure neurodegeneration. Our team is solely focused on developing cures for some of the most challenging diseases facing our society. We are supported in this mission by experienced and accomplished scientists and board members, leading healthcare investors and some of the most innovative pharma companies.
Would you like to take part in creating novel therapies that really make a difference in patients' lives? Do you desire both autonomy and collaboration in pursuing scientific challenges that interest you? Would you like to be part of a hardworking team where everyone has a voice?
Use your hard-earned scientific skills to help us achieve our mission of saving lives by curing neurodegenerative diseases.
As a Scientist for the antibody discovery and protein engineering (ADPE) group, you’ll work closely with scientists in both Research and Development to advance Alector programs forward. You will help contribute to a variety of programs across our portfolio. You will apply your existing technical skills, learn new skills, and play a key role in development of the programs and help grow the company and guide its direction. As an early hire, you’ll be influential in championing and developing Alector’s culture.
During the first year, you will:
- Help develop techniques to identify therapeutic biologic candidates with enhanced ability to cross the blood-brain barrier (BBB)
- Contribute to the design and testing of novel engineering strategies for BBB penetration
- Consult with members of the immuno-neurology and ADPE teams for identifying and optimizing brain exposure of biologic therapeutic candidates at different stages in the development pipeline
- Develop and run academic and/or industry collaborations as necessary to evaluate current techniques for BBB penetration and other methods to increase brain exposure of antibody therapeutics
At Alector, we believe that high-performing teams include people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences who can challenge each other’s assumptions with fresh perspectives and bring creative ideas to the table. We are committed to building an open, diverse, and inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, or any other characteristics protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.
Alector is a phenomenal place to learn and experiment. If you excel in a dynamic environment where everyone is committed to finding a cure, where you’ll drive growth, this is the role for you. There is no limit to how far you can go with us.
We'd love to hear from you if:
- Your academic background includes a PhD in biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, molecular biology, chemistry or a related scientific field
- You have a minimum of 5 years of lab experience in the fields of protein engineering, neuroscience, or a combination thereof
- You have extensive knowledge of, and preferably practical experience with, different techniques to deliver large-molecule therapeutics into the brain
- You have the ability to work in a disciplined manner with minimal oversight in the lab to meet goals under project timelines
- You take pride in being self-motivated, a fast learner, and creative problem solver
- You have a point of view but are low ego
- Ability to do animal work with mice and rats
- Experience in developing antibody therapeutics in an industry environment
- Experience in BBB development, BBB model systems, neuro-vascular system and/or BBB functional studies
While we’ve focused on what to look forward to during the first year and beyond, Day One is great, too: committed and driven colleagues, a bold and important company goal, state-of-the-art brand-new brightly-lit offices in the heart of the biotech area, competitive compensation and benefits. But these matter only if you’re excited to build and own something great, and take on these challenges with us. Come join us.
Manager Of Customer Success
Manager, Customer Success
Lightning Bolt Solutions is a growing, successful team doing impactful work in healthcare through our web-based physician shift scheduling software. Using cutting-edge artificial intelligence and operations research methodologies, we reduce physician burnout and improve patient access by helping top organizations build balanced shift schedules.
We're looking for a driven Manager, Customer Success to oversee a team of customer success managers (CSMs), driving system utilization, adoption, and high levels of client satisfaction. The successful candidate is self-directed in managing a portfolio of clients and proactively identifies process improvement opportunities, takes ownership of and resolves escalated issues, leads optimization efforts, and runs point on any retention efforts.
Named one of the top 150 places to work in healthcare by Becker's Hospital Review, Lightning Bolt is a team that highly values work-life balance, self-motivation, and collaboration. Apply today to help us expand and improve the professional lives of doctors around the world.
Lead, mentor, and grow customer success managers to drive successful engagements and build strong partnerships with current clients, supporting CSM team day-to-day operations
Serve as an escalation point for client-related issues and work cross-functionally with other teams to find solutions
Analyze and develop effective and efficient internal processes and strategies to improve the client experience
Ensure team members have appropriate training and other resources to perform their job duties
Collaborate with clients to identify common challenges and trends, proactively driving process improvement initiatives to solve them permanently
Build and maintain trusting relationships and provide day-to-day support to clients (e.g., executive sponsors, department or service line directors, and key strategic partners)
Ensure clients are maximizing the value of their Lightning Bolt investment, identifying, developing, and sharing best practices that enable clients to achieve their business goals and objectives
Develop and maintain product expertise, driving high end-user satisfaction
Serve as the voice of the client and as an advocate for end users in the organization
Provide proactive oversight of system utilization, adoption, and service request data to identify, resolve, and prevent issues in an effort to ensure client satisfaction and retention
Understand scheduling workflows and how Lightning Bolt can be applied to improve them
Collaborate with account executives to establish and execute on client account plans
Lead client retention and save programs, where appropriate
Collaborate with application consultants to resolve client scheduling issues
Ensure successful coordination of all client service activities
Ability to establish and maintain relationships
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Exceptional customer service
Product expertise and the ability to apply Lightning Bolt to solve client problems
Ability to juggle multiple tasks in high-pressure situations
Ability to drive process change
Have excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Strong work ethic
- Bachelor's degree required
- 3+ years of relevant customer success experience, preferably in a SaaS Software environment
What we offer:
Considerate corporate culture
Competitive salary and benefits, including health insurance and dental and vision plans
Generous paid time off and paid holidays
An excellent working environment that fosters creativity
Food and drink onsite
Flexible work hours, including the option to work from home twice a week
Company-sponsored volunteer time
The opportunity to make a real difference by helping solve some of healthcare's toughest challenges
Integrated Service Owner - Individual And Team Productivity
Do you want to be in charge of the strategy, experience and communication of your IT product or service end to end? The teams in Global Infrastructure & Solutions (GIS) connect Innovation and Productivity, ensuring that we provide excellent support, while at the same time providing innovative IT solutions to all our customers who consume IT Services within Roche. The Integrated Service Owner (ISO) is a leader with Product Management expertise who is passionate about building services that deliver excellent customer experience by considering "What would a customer say?" both in our approach to Services and in measuring what matters to them. The Integrated service Owner for Individual and Team productivity has the accountability for the end to end integrated experience across components like Google Collaboration Suite, MS Sharepoint, Desktop and Cloud productivity tools, Devices like laptops and tablets etc.
Key partners are functional account managers, business leaders, enterprise architecture and internal IT groups delivering the various technology services. Roche moving towards an agile organization with cross functional and cross geographical agile teams and the individual and team collaboration experience must meet current and future needs of this organization
Main job accountabilities:
Identify and Assess Opportunities:
Ensure GIS understands the desired experience and delivers the required consumer experience for the services.
Ensures effective and appropriate mapping of business needs to technology capabilities.
Define your Service:
Aligns strategic direction with key stakeholders.
Defines Integrated Service Strategy & Roadmap, influences product Standards and Lifecycle plans, and proposes projects to create or enhance the service.
Evolve your Service:
Manages consumer experience and satisfaction with the integrated service while appropriate focusing on cost efficiency.
Defines service marketing/communications to consumers to drive appropriate use of the service.
Tracks service utilization and cost to ensure GIS is doing the most with our resources.
Ensures meaningful qualitative & quantitative KPIs are in place and are managed.
Seeks opportunities for continuous improvement across all components that comprise the service.
Positions GIS services in the ecosystem of complementary and competing external services .
Create and maintain trust and mutual understanding
Bachelor's degree required
Master's degree preferred but not required
Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience preferred
Demonstrated excellence in product/service management and customer relationship/account management.
Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product/service throughout its lifecycle
Proven ability to develop product/service and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to executive management and consumers at all levels.
Skilled at working effectively within cross-functional teams in a matrix organization
Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
Product Management, Understanding the Customer, Product Development, Requirements Analysis, Pricing, Planning, Competitive Analysis, Financial Planning and Strategy development.
Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
Information Technology, Information Technology > IT Consulting & Key Account Management
Senior Marketing Manager (E5) – Venclexta Digital And Brand Marketing, Acute Myeloid Leukemia (Aml)
Within the Product Marketing organization, this Senior Marketing Manager will contribute and continuously develop essential marketing capabilities (eg brand positioning, content development, organized customer, digital development, channel optimization etc) and business acumen (healthcare ecosystem, customer knowledge) that enable the development and execution of the integrated product/TA value proposition. This Senior Marketing Manager will focus on Venclexta in AML and play a significant role in the development and implementation of the non-personal promotion/digital plan for Venclexta. This role will report to the Venclexta Marketing Director.
Genentech co-commercializes VENCLEXTA in the United States with Abbvie. This Senior Marketing Manager will play an essential role in our partnership with Abbvie. In order to achieve goals, this Senior Marketing Manager will be responsible for ensuring strong alignment between both organizations and for developing and maintaining productive and professional relationships with Abbvie counterparts.
Supports the development and execution of the product/TA value proposition, customer positioning, and the end-to-end customer experience while ensuring this is reflected in best-in-class digital marketing practices.
Responsible for optimizing all marketing materials, including branding, messaging, and channel mix for target customers. Serves as a digital marketing expert when optimizing or creating new materials to address a customer need.
Uses and commissions appropriate marketing research needed to drive the product's overall market positioning and to inform the optimal end-to end customer experience
Identifies and works regularly with internal network partners and external resources to deliver product marketing activities.
Responsible for ensuring a seamless, well-integrated product message and position across multiple marketing platforms.
Accountable for high quality, compliant execution across all marketing platforms and customer types (e.g. patients, providers, organized customers)
Prioritizes and creates personal messages and resources for field-based channels in coordination with non-personal messages and resources
Monitors marketing activity usage, performance, and customer satisfaction to optimize campaigns and drive customer and business outcomes
Partners with the Promotional Review Committee (PRC), including Legal and Regulatory, to ensure development, approval, and pull-through of compliant and effective promotional tactics
Leads and/or participates in flexibly deployed work teams across the CMG network, contributing novel ideas or approaches based on their areas of expertise
Works autonomously to make decisions and act, in close alignment with the full product value proposition, customer positioning, and Squad priorities
Skills and Competencies
Strong working knowledge of all aspects of brand marketing to include positioning, branding, campaign development and channel mix
Knowledge of the healthcare ecosystem including health economics, policy and the regulatory environment
Knowledge of each critical customer type (e.g. patients, providers, organized customers) as well as their experiences and their needs end-to end
Ability to think with an enterprise mindset
Ability to influence and inspire individuals and teams across the CMG network
Breadth of experience in product/therapeutic area, access marketing and multichannel marketing
Ability to flex and thrive in an ambiguous environment undergoing transformational change
Strong customer orientation and focus
Strong analytical skills to effectively utilize research and behavioral data to shape strategies and tactics
Strong agency management skills
Ability to translate strategic direction into action plan for self, and make progress in the face of ambiguity
Good judgment in recognizing the distinction between "good enough" and perfection
Embraces change, embodies a continuous improvement mindset, and exemplifies agile principles in day-to-day activities
Relocation assistance being offered
Up to 15% overnight travel
- Bachelors degree in Marketing / Business preferred
- MBA or other related graduate level degree preferred
12-15 years experience with the majority working in a product marketing function
Experience in the managed care, pharmaceutical or biotech industry/pharmaceutical or biotech field sales
Marketing experience in other relevant industries
Experience in creating non-personal/digital marketing strategies, plans and tactics that have strengthened market positioning and driven high-value customer and business outcomes
At Alector, our mission is to develop therapies that empower the immune system to cure neurodegeneration. Our team is solely focused on developing cures for some of the most challenging diseases facing our society. We are supported in this mission by experienced and accomplished scientists and board members, leading healthcare investors and some of the most innovative pharma companies.
Use your hard-earned accounting skills to help us achieve our mission of saving lives by curing neurodegenerative diseases at Alector.
As a Sr. Accountant for the Finance team, you'll work closely with the Assistant Controller to ensure our month end is closed accurately on a timely basis. You will support the requirements of the annual audit and quarterly reviews by external auditors, and be responsible for internal controls. You will also be a part of the team forecasting monthly cash, and other ad-hoc projects.
You will apply your existing accounting skills and knowledge, learn new skills and play a key role in guiding the growth of the Finance department. As an early hire, you'll be influential in championing and developing Alector's culture.
During the first year, your goals will include:
- Manage the clinical trial accounting function, including review of CRO reports, preparation and booking of clinical trial accrual reconciliation and journal entries, and preparation of clinical trial spending reports.
- Work closely with clinical trial study leads to ensure that purchase orders are maintained/updated to reflect recent change orders, account and project coding.
- Manage the manufacture accounting function, including review of contracts, preparation and booking of manufacturing/tox accrual reconciliation and Journal entries, and Preparation of manufacturing spending reports.
- Work closely with CMC leads to ensure that purchase orders are maintained/updated to reflect recent change orders, account, and project coding.
- Support the requirements of the annual audit and quarterly reviews through preparation of audit schedules and other support requested by the external auditors.
- Manage the stock compensation accounting function, including the processing of equity grants, administration of the ESPP Plan, and preparation of stock compensation expense reconciliations, journal entries and equity footnote disclosures.
- Support the requirements of the annual audit and quarterly reviews through preparation of audit schedules and other support requested by external auditors.
- Provide support to all other teams across the company as needs arise, include special projects, system improvements, and ad-hoc financial analyses as assigned.
At Alector, we believe that high-performing teams include people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences who can challenge each other's assumptions with fresh perspectives and bring creative ideas to the table. We are committed to building an open, diverse, and inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, or any other characteristics protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.
Alector is a phenomenal place to learn and experiment. If you excel in a dynamic environment where everyone is committed to finding a cure, where you'll drive growth, this is the role for you. There is no limit to how far you can go with us.
We'd love to hear from you if:
- You have BS or BA in Accounting or related field
- You are self-motivated, mature and versatile
- You have 6+ years of progressive experience
- You have excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
- You are proficient in advanced MS Excel and Word skills
- You have strong working knowledge of system processes, internal controls, GAAP and SOX regulations
- You have experience with Stock Compensation Accounting
- You are able to work collaboratively within cross-functional teams
- You are a critical thinker and problem solver
- You are detail-oriented and highly organized with ability to multi-task
- You have prior experience in biotech preferred, but not required
While we’ve focused on what to look forward to during the first year and beyond, Day One is great, too: committed and driven colleagues, a bold and important company goal, state-of-the-art brand-new brightly-lit offices in the heart of the biotech area, competitive compensation and benefits. But these matter only if you’re excited to build and own something great, and tackle these challenges with us. Come join us.
Sr. Manager, Executive & Internal Communication Specialist In CMG
The Communication & Engagement team designs and manages internal communications for the Genentech U.S. Commercial, Medical Affairs and Government Affairs (CMG) organization in order to inform, inspire and engage employees.
We are currently looking for an experienced executive and internal communications professional who is passionate about shaping the employee communications experience to join our team. The right individual will be able to strategize, collaborate with stakeholders, counsel and synthesize one minute and execute the next. This individual will work closely with internal communication teams, CMG leaders and partner to lead on internal strategic communication campaigns, change communication, to come up with innovative ways to engage employees and to write communications, business update presentations and talking points.
Act as a primary contact for all assigned CMG Communications projects in designing and implementing communications strategies, plans and tactics.
Define, scopes and structures CMG Communications projects and other ongoing. assignments/responsibilities, including effective and efficient project management oversight of internal and external partners and vendors.
Provide in-depth communications expertise and outstanding customer service to senior leaders, internal stakeholders and other customers.
Work closely with internal communications teams and leaders and partner with communications operations team to lead efforts around people, culture, strategic communications, campaigns and initiatives.
Assume responsibility for assigned communications projects and/or other specific ongoing CMG Communications responsibilities and assignments, which may include some or all of the following:
Develop communication materials (initiatives, strategy, plan and tactics' documentation), reviews with key stakeholders and managing from end to end. Materials include, but are not limited to: CMG executive business presentations, executive communications, meeting/event agendas, speaker materials and notes, and content for the CMG portal and newsletter.
Interact and influence executives and provide advice that reflects an understanding of their leadership and business style.
Write compelling messages for leadership and create thoughtful presentations for internal meetings and coach leadership to communicate in written (narratives, emails, articles, posts) and spoken (speeches, presentations, podcasts, videos) forms.
Manage the design, production and maintenance CMG intranet portal (as a communication vehicle/device).
Develop creative strategies for communicating to employees and identifying topics and developing content with speakers for large CMG forums/meetings (e.g., preparing talking points for CMG leadership at national internal meetings and providing staff support to engagement efforts, managing the design and production of CMG Town Hall meetings, etc.).
Manage the process to provide formal CMG reward and recognition to employees.
Establish KPIs and assessing channel effectiveness.
Lead change communication efforts for CMG programs as well as drive messaging and narrative development.
Lead in the identification and contracting of external vendor partners to support assigned communication projects and responsibilities, if needed.
Develop detailed project plans, which includes core deliverables, responsible parties, interim review meetings and full implementation plans.
Develop success metrics and shares results with the communication operations team, stakeholders and leaders.
Lead and/or participate in cross-functional communication planning and development meetings. Ensures timely follow-up and completion of all assigned tasks.
Monitor communication projects and ongoing responsibilities to measure and regularly track progress. Where appropriate, provide regular updates or other reporting on progress and performance of assigned communication responsibilities.
Review overall functional processes, procedures, tools and other resources continually to ensure best practices, optimal efficiencies and effectiveness for communications support to CMG.
Support, as needed, wider goals, objectives or projects. If needed, act on cross-functional teams assigned with a specific mission or role, and in other such capacity to represent the CMG group.
Comply with all laws, regulations and policies that govern the conduct of Genentech activities.
Participate in business travel, by air or car, when required for regular internal and external business meetings.
Qualifications and Experience: unless stated as "preferred" or "a plus," all other criteria is required
Bachelor's degree (general business, public relations, marketing and/or communications disciplines are preferred).
MBA or other related graduate-level degree is preferred.
Previous corporate communications or communications agency experience required and marketing experience is preferred.
Average of 4 or more years of multi-disciplinary work experience.
A minimum of 5 years of previous communications or public relations experience, with 3 years of experience gained in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or related industry.
Experience with change communications preferred.
Demonstrated superior communications skills, both written and verbal; with particular emphasis on business-writing skills and active listening (proven abilities to communicate effectively and efficiently with various cross-functional partners, stakeholders and senior management).
Experience writing executive communications and presentations, including handling confidential and sensitive topics.
Strong creative ability, outstanding story-telling (via multiple formats), business and technical writing skills and excellent editorial judgment.
Experience creating strategic communications plans, leveraging multiple communications and engagement channels, particularly during times of changes.
Creative problem-solver, with the ability to think, plan and execute on multiple project autonomously and in an organized fashion, balancing the long-term and immediate needs of the team.
Knowledge of the healthcare industry and the ability to bring this knowledge to bear when advising stakeholders and partners on communications strategies, plans, objectives, tactics, implications and impact.
Influencing & Collaboration
Strong consulting skills with the ability to quickly assimilate business needs and circumstances and effectively advise others.
The ability to influence others without authority; excellent partnering skills; and the ability to work collaboratively, effectively and efficiently with internal and external partners and stakeholders.
Strong executive presence with a history of cultivating strong and trusting counseling relationships with executive leadership.
Strong customer-orientation and proven track record of collaborative work relationships.
Strong track record in managing external vendor partners and other internal colleagues in the execution of communications strategies, plans, programs and events.
Outstanding time-management and organizational skills, with an ability to consistently execute multiple, and sometimes competing, activities and complex projects to high-quality conclusion, on-time and within budget.
Proven track record for meeting or exceeding objectives and goals, demonstrating outstanding attention to detail and acting with urgency as appropriate.
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